2016

Two Tips To Help You Get Greater Efficiency Out Of Your HVAC System

Your heating, air conditioning, and ventilation (HVAC) system is one of the most vital components of your house.  It allows you to have clean, climate-controlled air at the touch of a button.  However, as much as you enjoy the ability to heat and cool your home on demand, it could be becoming too expensive for you to run your system as much as you want to.  If this is your current situation, you may be wondering if there are methods you can employ to drive down your HVAC costs.


Faucet Aerators: Should You Add Them?

You want to save water but, like many people, hate to give up your water pressure. You like your hot, pounding showers every morning, and you also want enough pressure to blast the grease off of your dishes. Low flow anything frightens you. A simple device, the faucet aerator, may be able to help you get the water feel you want while using less water and saving money. Purpose The aerator is a small mesh attachment that is placed on the end of your faucet.


Are Flushable Products Actually Safe To Flush?

Many items are sold under the claim that they’re safe to flush, like baby wipes or tampons. However, have you ever wondered if they’re actually safe to flush? If your toilet is clogging and you flush any of these products down your pipes, it’s important to understand what’s going wrong and what you can change to stop the clogs. Are Flushables Really Flushable? If you buy a product that claims that you can safely flush it down your toilet without causing any harm, chances are you believe it.


Sneaky Signs Of Impending Septic Tank Problems In The Home

You may not give your septic system a lot of attention, but it is easily one of the hardest working components in the entire house. If you fail to keep up with septic system maintenance, there is no doubt that eventually, you will run into problems. Septic system issues don’t usually happen all at one time, but slowly, showing telltale signs and giving sometimes not-so-obvious signals along the way. Here are a few sneaky signs of septic system problems that could show up in your home that are a sign that you will soon be facing issues.


Kick The Bucket With Pleasure - Stopping A Pipe Leak

If you are experiencing a sporadic or constant drip from a pipe leak, you don’t need to keep emptying a bucket or other container as they fill with water. There are multiple options for stopping a minor pipe leak that you can perform yourself. Of course, if you have a steady flow or spray coming from a pressurized supply pipe, it’s time to look for plumbers in your area before you are underwater in your own home.