As a homeowner, it's actually good to learn how to manage some everyday home repair and maintenance tasks yourself; you can then avoid the expense and the wait of having to call a pro for simple and minor repair jobs. However, there are times when it is best to call a professional to tackle certain repair work around the house, even if you consider yourself very handy and have a nice selection of tools at your disposal! [Read More]
What Should You Do if Your Child Flushes a Toy Down the Drain?
Toddlers make some choices that can seem crazy to anyone over five, and they've been known to throw toys down the drain. Sometimes, it's a bath toy that accidentally slips down a bathroom drain, and other times, it's a toy that gets flushed down the toilet. If you are in this situation, you are not alone. Many parents have dealt with the horror of toy-blocked drains. Here's some tips to help you. [Read More]
What Causes Clogged Drains, and How to Address Them
When your home's sinks or bathtub drains get clogged, you may assume that it's just hair or food caught in the stopper; this can certainly be true, but this isn't the only reason for such clogs. It's good to understand this, because it's good to do everything you can to avoid those clogs in the first place. Too many clogs can actually damage your home's plumbing pipes, and of course there is the expense of having them cleared by a plumber. [Read More]
How to Figure Out What's Wrong with Your Drainage System When Disaster Strikes
Many people procrastinate when it comes to fixing any maintenance issues around the home. They may know that trouble is brewing and can see where their attention is required, but they always tend to put things off until disaster strikes. You may have been aware of a looming problem with your drainage system, but now it's all overtaken you and you need to move quickly. What kind of professional help do you need to get things back to normal? [Read More]