2015

  • Signs You Have a Hidden Little Leak In Your Plumbing System

    When most people think of plumbing leaks, they picture large amounts of water spewing from pipes and causing rampant plumbing. The truth is, however, that plumbing leaks can be much more subtle. A tiny crack in a pipe or loose joint between pipes can let little drips of water escape. While these drips won't flood your home, they will slowly cause other damage -- and the crack may expand to the point of causing more substantial flooding if it's not addressed.
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  • Quick Fixes for Common Plumbing Issues

    Serious plumbing problems are best handled by professional plumbers. However, this doesn't mean that you always have to suffer until the plumber arrives. Most plumbing issues have quick fixes that can give you peace of mind until the professional comes. Some of the quick fixes can also function as permanent solutions. Here are three examples of problems that you can handle either temporarily or permanently with quick fixes: Draining Bathtub
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  • Diagnosing Common Air Conditioner Problems Using Your Nose!

    When your home's air conditioning unit is working properly, you shouldn't notice any smells coming from it at all. But when problems arise and you're not sure what's wrong, you may very well be able to use your sense of smell to get to the bottom of things. Specifically, there are a few common smells to be on the lookout for that could indicate problems with your home's air conditioning system.
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  • Creating A Comfortable And Relaxing Bathroom

    For many people, their bathroom is their sanctuary. They go in there to take a relaxing hot shower or bath, and they spend long lengths of time putting on make-up, shaving and doing their hair. If you find that your bathroom isn't as comfortable and relaxing as you would like it to be, there are some improvements you can make that will make all the difference to the ambiance of your bathroom.
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  • Quiet Your Toilet to Prevent Sleep Deprivation

    Do you get frustrated with how noisy your toilet is? In many cases, bathrooms are close to bedrooms, which means that anytime someone gets up at night to use the bathroom, everyone can hear. There are things that you can do to decrease the toilet sounds so that your sleep isn't disrupted by someone making their nightly visit to the bathroom. Quiet the Flush A noisy flush can be disturbing, and your options are these: live with the noisy flush, don't allow nighttime flushes, or do something to quiet the flush.
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