Remodeling your home can both bring new aesthetics to the house and increase property value. In fact, even a minor kitchen remodel can result in an ROI of 82.7%. But one room of the house that often gets neglected is the bathroom. While bathrooms get a lot of use, they don’t always get updated when […]
If you’ve ever had to call a plumbing contractor, it’s likely that they have made the effort to check your sump pump. This common household feature is often placed in the basement of your home to protect against flooding. Here’s what you should know about this handy tool as a homeowner. What is a sump
Most people understand the benefits of hiring a plumber at any time of the year — after all, fixing easily corrected household water leaks can save homeowners about 10% on their water bills. But when it comes to the winter season, many homeowners are unaware that the lack of maintenance can cause adverse effects on
In the last post, we discussed some of the most common problems homeowners experience with their sump pumps. However, having a full understanding of the range of problems that can occur from lack of maintenance is the key to maximizing the lifespan of your sump pump. Here’s part two of our guide that will explore
The US Department of Housing and Development estimates the average life expectancy for a sump pump to be about 10 years. However, there are many factors that can affect this lifespan, one of which involves proper maintenance — or lack thereof. Sump pumps can fail for a multitude of reasons, and taking a few precautions
Interior plumbing has existed since 2500 B.C., which means plumbing problems have been plaguing human beings for a substantial amount of time (and they’ll continue to). Fortunately, we’re no longer in the Neolithic Era of plumbing services and technology, but today’s plumbing problems are the same as they’ve always been.
Of all types of home issues, plumbing problems seem to be some of the worst. Water leaks can wreak havoc on a home and cause irreparable damage. They can also raise the cost of home utility bills. In fact, fixing easily corrected household water leaks can save homeowners about 10% on their water bills. Of