Nearly invisible from above, shower drains can seem mysterious and intimidating. Unfortunately, drains are also a common point for shower failures to occur. If you're beginning to see water stains on the ceiling beneath the shower (especially if the stains are rust-tinted) it may be time to replace your drain. Of course, before you can replace a drain you need to get the old one out. This article will explain how to easily remove a shower drain without removing or damaging the shower pan.
- It doesn't matter how long you have owned your home, preventing termites is something you should always be diligent about. A termite infestation can destroy your home and cost you a lot of money in repairs. You can follow the tips below in order to prevent your home from being overtaken and possibly destroyed by termites. Always be on the lookout One thing you need to do is make sure you are always on the lookout for a possible termite infestation.
- Relaxing after a long day at work in a hot tub allows your muscles to loosen and your brain to unwind. While the pulsating jets can make you feel as though they are melting away any stress and anxiety you feel, there is a way to make your hot tub experience even more enjoyable. Essential oils are a great way to add to your hot tub experience. Different oils spark different reactions in the body, making them the ideal item to add to your hot tub routine.
- If you have a sprinkler system installed for irrigation around your home, you will have to prepare it for winter months in the fall. This includes blowing the system out to remove any water and prevent damage from freezing. You may also have to reconnect a backflow prevention device in the spring to begin using the system again. Here are four things that you will want to know about preparing your sprinkler system for the winter:
- When you're designing your home's landscape, there are many decisions you have to make. You need to take into account your own wish list, the budget you have to work with and the size and nature of your property. The amount of sun you get, the soil you have and the slope of the ground will also have an impact. These points are particularly important when you are deciding whether you want to have a hardscape, a conventional lawn or some combination of the two.