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What You Need to Know About Your Home »

You can probably know your home’s square footage, the approximate size of each room, and the best restaurants within a 2-mile radius.  But do you know your town’s policy regarding signage or your exact property line? If not, you’re not alone since, often, it’s an issue that rarely if ever arises.  Still, the more you […]

My Dishwasher Isn’t Draining! »

We ask a lot of sink drains and dishwashers. We put stuff in or down them, and just expect they’ll know what to do with it. You know, like it’s a job they’re trained for and by now should have down pat. You see, no matter how much you may try not to, sometimes you […]

How to Locate a Hidden Water Leak. »

Leaky faucets and shower heads are easy to spot and fix. But what about hidden water leaks…the kind that can cause serious damage?  These are among the most common: Refrigerator – If you have a built-in icemaker, wet spots on the floor might indicate a crimped icemaker line…one that’s just waiting to burst. Also, the […]

5 Things to Expect from a Plumber »

If you’re jumping from one website to another trying to decide which local plumbing company best suits your needs, perhaps we can be of assistance. While there are many things to consider when making such a decision, we think there are five key considerations that should rank high on your list of questions: Do you […]

Thanksgiving Trivia You’ll Love Sharing »

What’s Thanksgiving if not a time to recall favorite stories and meals from the past even as you regale in present company and the new feast spread before you? Still, there’s a lot more to Thanksgiving than family traditions and gatherings. And now, we’re here to share some of that with you, including the very […]

Telltale Signs of a Water Leak »

Has your water bill risen lately, and by more than a little? Leaky pipes may be to blame, some of which are easy to spot while others may be hidden. It’s the latter group that can cause you the most problems, which make early detection a key to preventing lots of wasted water and home […]

Why is My Faucet Dripping? »

Okay, so you have a leaking faucet on your hands and it’s annoying the heck out of you.  But, being the curious type – perhaps even handy with a wrench – you want to know why it’s leaking. Did you buy a bum product? Did someone mess with it? Is it the result of normal […]

Why You Need More than One Plunger »

Why You Need More than One Plunger When is a clogged drain REALLY clogged?  When you can’t clear the drain on your own. So, before you even think about calling it quits next time or right now if you’re currently battling an obstructed drain, consider how having the right plunger for every occasion can spell […]

How to Rake Leaves Like a Pro »

Few things in nature are as beautiful as the colors of autumn. Some people start in Maine and travel south to see nature unfold its changing colors one state at a time. And then there’s the rest of us – the people who can’t take that much time off and instead, stay home to clean […]

How to Make Your House a Home »

If your house is starting to look more like four walls and a roof vs. someplace special, it’s probably time to freshen things up a bit. And while there are plenty of ways to do that, from the simple to the extreme, this blog focuses on 6 ways to liven things up without breaking the […]