How to Drain Your Water Heater, and Why! »

Minerals such as manganese and calcium are naturally incurring ingredients inside your city or well water supply. And, in the right amounts, they’re good for you, just as many other vitamin and mineral supplements are. But you’ve heard of too much of a good thing, of course. Well, that applies to calcium and manganese, too, […]

How to Reduce Your Water Heating Costs »

How much do you spend to provide for your family’s hot water needs? About 18% of your total annual energy costs. So what does a family do when every dollar counts? You start looking for ways to cut back, of course. In keeping with that goal, here are several ways to bring about sizeable reductions […]

What To Do When The Main Water Line Goes Bad »

Contrary to popular belief, the plumbing systems present in our homes are not meant to last forever. Every fixture—from faucets to the main water line—has to be periodically maintained in order to extend their lifespan, but even then, there comes a point in time when these plumbing fixtures have to be replaced or repaired.

Tips To Remove Stubborn Stains From Your Glass Doors »

Hard water leaves a variety of stains on glass surfaces, especially glass doors present in bathrooms. These stains are incredibly stubborn and will resist normal cleaning products. They have the capacity of ruining the entire aesthetic facet of a bathroom. 

Domestic Gas Pipe Leakage »

Easy Short Steps For Removing And Preventing Limescale »

Limscale is a form of calcium carbonate that leaves behind a chalky white film on fixtures such as faucets and appliances such as kettles.

5 Most Common Summer Plumbing Problems »

Dangers of Backflow Plumbing »

Backflow is a term used in the plumbing industry that is used to describe situations when an unwanted flow of water starts flowing in the wrong direction.

Summer Home Improvement Projects »

We may not get the winters here in Maryland that a place like New England gets pounded with, but it still gets plenty cold and with plenty of snow. As a result, most of us can’t wait for the warm weather to arrive and rue the day winter finally hits. What you don’t want to […]

The Health Benefits of a Steam Shower »

Some bathroom remodels essentially turn out to be more of the same. Nicer and more contemporary, to be sure, but you still have what you had before: tub and/or shower, toilet, sink with vanity, and so on. Well, this time around, how about something a little different and a lot more luxurious. Not the way […]