Kids Vs. Plumbing

When you have small children in your home, you want to do what you can to prevent them from being hard on many different things in and around the home. You are going to want to make sure they don't color on the walls, spill red juice on the carpet, use their little fingers to rip off the wallpaper, seriously injure themselves by messing with the outlets (which you will want to have babyproofed for their safety), or rip through your beloved garden. [Read More]

Don't Wait If You Sense Trouble With Your Furnace Now

Winter is not being very cooperative in many parts of the country, meaning furnaces are staying in action long past when they should have been turned off (or at least not used as much anymore) for the season. The one advantage to this is that, if there is a problem brewing in the furnace, you're going to have more chances to see the effects of that problem. Many times, small problems are missed -- that's why people have furnaces inspected before cold weather sets in -- but if you can see that there might be something wrong now, don't wait. [Read More]

Caring For Your Septic System

A septic tank is basically a holding tank for all of your waste that is set beneath your yard. All of the waste from your home goes into this holding tank. When it fills up, you have to call a septic service to come out and empty the tank for you. Failing to empty the tank can be a disaster if the tank backs up and sends all of that waste back into your home. [Read More]

3 Immediate Steps To Take If Your Water Heater Bursts

Water heaters definitely provide a great commodity for life at home, but these appliances also have a nasty reputation, especially the older models. If something malfunctions with the unit, too much pressure inside the tank can cause the tank to explode. The water heater has come a long way from what it once was, and now there are all kinds of valves and safety features present that would likely prevent you from seeing the thing explode. [Read More]