6 Plumbing Tools Everyone Should Have

6 Plumbing Tools Every Homeowner Should Have on Hand

Whether you consider yourself a DIY pro or not, there are certain tools that every homeowner should have on hand. Being confident you’ll be able to stem any sudden floods that come your way is a huge boon.   Here are the six plumbing tools that will help you feel that confident. We think all […]

Why is my faucet leaking?

Why is My Faucet Leaking and How Can I Make it Stop?

Drip, drip, drip. The incessant dripping of a leaky faucet can drive even the calmest person to The Shining levels of crazy. It can also lead to a marked increase in your monthly water bill, wear away at the inside of your faucet, and lead to other costly and troubling problems. Luckily, not only are […]

3 reasons to never use liquid drain cleaners

3 Reasons to Never Use Liquid Drain Cleaners

We get it: liquid drain cleaners seem super convenient. They’re right there in the cleaning aisle. Using them requires almost no effort. You just pour and the drain clog disappears, right? Unfortunately, there is–of course–a catch. More often than not, the problems that come with using liquid drain cleaners are greater than the convenience they […]

4 plumbing mistakes you never want to make

4 Plumbing Mistakes You Never Want to Make

Nobody wants plumbing issues. Nobody wakes up in the morning and thinks to themselves, “Man, it would be great if my toilet overflowed today”! That’s just the truth. Another (less pleasant, truth): a lot of the potential plumbing problems you can face as a homeowner are mostly avoidable. We’ve gathered the four most frequently made […]

bathroom remodeling nightmares to avoid

Bathroom Remodeling Nightmares to Avoid

Renovating your bathroom can be stressful and exciting in equal measure. Between managing contractors, choosing tiles, deciding whether to install cable television in your shower… It’s a lot of work. When there are so many things to look after, it’s nearly impossible to stay on top of everything. We’ve listed the biggest bathroom remodeling nightmares […]

Choosing an Eco-Friendly Toilet

Eco-Friendly Toilets: How to Choose the Right One

You have a lot to consider when choosing a toilet. You’re probably thinking about how it looks, how comfortable it is, and its quality of construction.  Those are important things to consider, but we’d like to bring up another: environmental impact. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, “the average family can save 13,000 gallons […]

How to Remove Hard Water Stains

How to Remove Hard Water Stains

Different people call them different things: lime scale, mineral deposits, or simply as hard water stains.  There’s one thing everyone can agree on, however these stains are annoying. Hard water has an unusually high amount of mineral content in it. These minerals leave behind a crusty gunk on any surface the water regularly contacts. The […]

Why is Your Water That Color

Translating What Your Discolored Water is Saying

What’s not to love about rainbows? They’re beautiful, bright, and they represent beauty and luck. When the colors of the rainbow appear in your sink, however, it’s an entirely different story. Discolored water coming from the taps in your home can mean a lot of different things depending on its color. Next time you see […]

4 Ways to Conserve Water in the Kitchen

According to the Environmental Protection Agency, letting the faucet run while washing dishes wastes ten gallons of water and enough energy to power a 60-watt light bulb for almost a day. If that only happened once in a while, maybe it wouldn’t be so bad. But every day? Those wasted gallons will add up fast! […]

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