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How to Detect a Gas Leak

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According to the American Gas Association, over 73 million residential, commercial, and industrial buildings use natural gas as a source of energy. While natural gas is a viable option to power appliances and HVAC systems, a gas leak can be extremely dangerous to humans and animals. Natural gas’s toxic nature can lead to negative health effects, […]

Solutions to Common Bathroom Plumbing Problems

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It can be extremely frustrating when problems suddenly arise with your bathroom’s plumbing. Fortunately, many of the most common bathroom plumbing problems have simple solutions. Here are some do-it-yourself solutions to the 5 most common bathroom plumbing problems: 1. Clogged Sink Drain Clogged sink drains are most commonly caused by soap scum and debris which have become […]

How to Fix a Leaky Faucet

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Having a leaky faucet is a major inconvenience for homeowners. Left unresolved, a leaky faucet can cause your water bills to rise and result in an increased risk of developing mildew and mold. Luckily, fixing a leaky faucet isn’t difficult, and with the right tools, it can become an afternoon DIY project. If you have a […]

How to Know if you Have a Slab Leak

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If you have running water in your house, there’s a good chance you will have to deal with a water leak at some point. Some leaks – such as a dripping faucet or broken toilet seal – are relatively easy to detect and repair. Slab leaks (leaks coming from the pipes that run under your […]

Electric Water Heater vs Gas Water Heater

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One of the most important appliances in any home is a water heater. When you have a quality hot water heater on your property, you will have reliable access to hot water, which is necessary for showering, cleaning, and cooking. When you are looking for a new water heater, there are a variety of options to […]

Why does my House Smell Like Rotten Eggs?

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If you detect a rotten egg smell in your home, you should be careful because it’s often a sign of a natural gas leak in your home. Natural gas has a rotten egg smell added to it so that you’ll be aware of any gas leaks in your home. Here’s how to determine if there’s […]

How to Know if you Have a Water Leak

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A water or plumbing leak can be a homeowner’s worst nightmare. Not only can leaks cause thousands of dollars in water damage, but they can be costly to diagnose and repair as well. Hopefully, you’ll never be in a position where you need to deal with a water leak in your home, but it’s always a […]

Traditional vs Tankless Water Heater

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Whether your existing water heater has stopped working or you’re simply looking to upgrade an older water heater, you have two main options: install a traditional water tank or upgrade to a tankless water heater. Both options come with some inherent pros and cons, so you’ll want to educate yourself on both before making a decision. […]

Which Pipes are Best for Plumbing?

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When you’re building a house, remodeling a house, or need to get your plumbing replaced, you’ll need to decide what kind of pipes to use. There is no universal answer to this – it varies depending on your specific needs. The six best kinds of piping are copper, brass, PEX, PVC, CPVC, and stainless steel; […]

Why Does my Water Heater Take So Long to Heat Up?

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Are you sick of waiting forever for your water to heat up? It’s frustrating when you have to waste precious time before work standing next to your shower, waiting and waiting for the water to get to a comfortable temperature. There are many reasons why this issue may be occurring. Here are the 5 most […]