As a new homeowner, I can tell you that things aren't always as simple as they appear. I started thinking about it a few years ago, and I realized that there were some serious problems with our plumbing system. We had issues with drains working correctly and toilets flushing like they should, so I started focusing more heavily on understanding the basics of our plumbing system. Within a few short months the entire system was operating more fluidly because of a few changes that I made, so I wanted to create a blog all about my journey. Check out these articles to learn more about the plumbing basics.
2 August 2017
Fall will be here before you know it. While you're busy enjoying the last warm days of summer, it's time to start thinking about the transition you'll need to make in the next few weeks. That's the transition from an air conditioner to a heater. If you want to keep both systems operating properly, you can't just turn one system off, and turn the other one on. You need to prepare both of them for the next phase.
27 July 2017
Designing your restrooms for an office, retail space, or restaurant takes more tact than it ever has before. More than just being a place to relieve oneself, a clean and inviting restroom has an impact on how customers perceive your business. It's not a negative impression you want to leave. So how can you design a great restroom? Here are four important principles to think about. What Does Your Restroom Say About Your Hospitality?
25 July 2017
Of course, it's nice to have a home that looks beautiful and well organized. However, there is obviously more to keeping your home up than sprucing things up. Even though it's not as glamorous as the decorating aspects of home care, making sure that everything in your house is in good working order. From making sure that your heating and air-conditioning system is up to par to maintaining the plumbing in your home, here are some ideas that might help you to maintain the inner workings of your home:
14 July 2017
Does your home have a water heater that no longer heats very well, is leaking or that otherwise needs to be fixed? Have you already decided that you're going to replace the water heater, but you're not sure what to look for? Your plumber will likely recommend one or more water heaters to put in place of the old one, but the choice will ultimately be up to you. Here are some things to keep in mind:
8 July 2017
When many people think about installing a heating system in their home, they automatically think about installing a gas-powered or electric-powered furnace. Even though a furnace is a popular choice for many, it is not the only option that you should look into. For example, depending on where you live and what your needs are, you might find that a heat pump is an even better choice. These are a few signs that a heat pump might be right for you.