It's 2 am, and after getting up for a middle-of-the-night bathroom trip you've come across a plumbing emergency. Or is it? It can be difficult to understand what's truly an emergency and what can wait until morning, so here are three tips to help clear up the confusion. Tip #1: There is a Non-Stop Flow of Water You turn off the bathroom faucet and the water just keeps coming. And coming.
- It may not be the first thing you think of when you prepare for home maintenance and repairs, but proper attic insulation can pay off big time. Though the integrity of attic insulation typically lasts for a very long period of time, perhaps as long as you are in your home, there are circumstances where it can be compromised. Here are four potential issues that should cause you to assess your insulation and consider replacing it.
- When you have one drain that keeps clogging up, you need to figure out the best method for dealing with your problem. You have several methods for removing the clog on your. However, for some clogs, contacting a plumber is needed. Use a Chemical The first method to get rid of the clog is to use chemicals that you can buy in the plumbing section of a store. To get the most options, it is best to visit a home improvement store.
- So, you pulled back the carpet in your new home to reveal beautiful antique hardwood floorboards throughout the entire house. You couldn't be more delighted, except for one problem: ugly, smelly black stains in a few areas of the house. Don't worry! There's a solution. Pet Problems Although it's impossible to say for sure, the most likely cause is pet urine. Even the most well-trained pets have accidents sometimes, and if that urine soaks through the carpet to the floorboards underneath, the buildup of uric salt crystals can discolor the hardwood.
- Being fortunate enough to have a running air conditioning unit in the summer months can make the heat bearable. AC units need proper care and maintenance to stay up and running. Here are four things that you can do to keep your AC from pooping out on the hottest day of the year. 1. General Professional Maintenance Having an air conditioning professional come out and service your AC unit every two years will keep your unit working well and hopefully extend the life of your air conditioner.