preparing for plumbing emergencies
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preparing for plumbing emergencies

Do you have a plumbing repair kit in your home to make emergency repairs quickly? Having everything you need in one bucket or box can help you eliminate some of the stress that comes with plumbing emergencies. On this blog, you will find out what you should have in your kit and some basic tips about making these repairs to avoid further damage to your home. It is my hope that you will find more than enough information to keep your home dry, your drains draining, and a peace of mind and lack of stress to tackle these dreaded household occurrences.

preparing for plumbing emergencies

  • 4 Management Tips for an Undersink Leak

    1 March 2017

    No one wants to open up their undersink cabinet and discover a leak. Not only does it temporarily make the sink unusable, it can also lead to mold, mildew, and a host of structural problems. The following tips can help you mitigate the damage from the leak while you wait for the plumber to show up and make the repair. Tip #1: Shut off the water Your first task is to make sure the damage doesn't get worse.

  • Furnace Trouble: How to Spot the Signs

    13 February 2017

    Unless you want to find yourself cold in the middle of winter because you missed the signs that your furnace was having trouble, you will want to read through the following points. This way, you will have all of the knowledge you need in order to know when it is time to call in a professional.  It Is Making Odd Noises A furnace should not really make a lot of noises beyond the occasional sound of it turning on and off.

  • Home Have Water Damage? Why You Should Not Wait Around Too Long To Get It Fixed

    13 February 2017

    If your home currently has water damage due to things like busted water pipes, floods, etc., you should not wait around to get it fixed. This is true even if the water damage is not very bad. Below are some reasons why this is the case so you can get your home back to normal again. Mold One of the main reasons to get the water damage fixed is mold can build up in your home.

  • Three Tips For Combating Hair Clogs

    13 February 2017

    Dirty or clogged drains can be an inconvenient issue for your home to experience. Hair can be a common source of clogs for the drains in your bathroom, but being aware of some basic strategies for combating this problem will make it easier to keep your home's plumbing flowing. Install Hair Strainers A particularly effective way of preventing hair from causing clogs is to place strainers over the bathtub and sink drains.

  • Simple Tips For Saving Water In The Bathroom, Kitchen, Laundry Room, And Yard

    10 January 2017

    There are four main areas in your home where you use water: your kitchen, your bathroom, your laundry room, and your yard. Since you use water in different ways in each of these areas, it only makes sense for you to take a different approach to water conservation in each area. If you're looking to reduce your water use, here are some tips to help you accomplish that in each of the four areas.