We Reviewed the 6 Newest Kohler Toilets on the Market

Have we told you we love Kohler toilets? If not...
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Read This Cosco Water Ridge Toilet Review Before Making a Purchase

If you’re in the market for a new toilet, you...
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Top 9 Best Water Storage Tanks on the Market

The age-old adage says that a wise man prepares...
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Seven Simple Tips on How to Fix a Leaky Faucet

A leaky faucet often indicates a problem with...
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How to Choose the Perfect Sink Basin for Your Bathroom

Even though its basic concept is pretty...
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GREEN PLUMBING

Hansgrohe Kicks Off "Power of the Shower Campaign"

Hansgrohe "Power of the Shower Campaign"  Kicks Off With Hand Shower Giveaway Boy has the concept of the shower changed in the last 20 years. I remember when high-end homes went super fancy with one rain head piped through the ceiling. Maybe a few luxury homes...

New Options in High Efficiency Water Heaters

Bradford White's Icon Control Offers Exciting New Options Water Heaters Options when it comes to domestic water heating is being introduced at break neck speed. When a consumer is in need of a new water heater they are literally being bombarded with options, which is...

THE PLUMBING PRO

Looking For A New Career? How Much Do Plumbers Make?

Looking For A New Career? How Much Do Plumbers Make?

I know that most of my readers who aren’t plumbers will scream “TOO MUCH” when posed with the question “ how much do plumbers make?". We certainly aren’t here to judge. I think we can all agree being knee deep in sewage is no fun and it’s a task you’d rather leave to...

Should Google Be Directly Connecting You To Your Plumber

Should Google Be Directly Connecting You To Your Plumber

Do We Want Google Connecting Us To A Plumber? I think we can all agree that there are now countless ways to find a plumber in your area when the need arises. From traditional advertisements like the phone book, church newsletters, mailers and local business...

ARTICLES

How to Find Proper Emergency Plumbing: Top Tips and Resources

No matter when they happen, plumbing problems are always terrible to have. However, things can get extra ugly when they happen in the middle of the night, during the weekend or holidays. Emergency plumbing services aren't only more expensive but also much harder to...

Who is Responsible for Plumbing Repairs in a Rental Property?

Whether you are a tenant who has just rented out a property, or you are a landlord renting out your home for the first time, you may be unsure about who is responsible for plumbing repairs should they occur. A plumbing issue could happen at any time, and it’s...

5 Great Alternatives for Your Kitchen Work Top

Some of the materials you choose in your kitchen will be vital to its performance, and none more so than your kitchen work top. Some work surfaces are good and some are bad, but they all have a different bundle of qualities.. In this article we will look at some of...

Stainless Steel, 5 Reasons It Is Perfect for Your Kitchen

When most people think about kitchens, the first things that spring to mind are wooden cabinets and furniture; and who can blame them with the amount out there. However, perhaps they should be thinking about a different material. Stainless steel is, in my opinion, an...

DIY Projects Gone Terribly Wrong – Was It Really Worth It?

Nothing lasts forever, that’s a sad fact of life. Some things are built to be durable but even those have an expected lifespan and will one day wear out or break down. If you are a homeowner looking to save money with a DIY project on a major repair, it would really...

FAQs

Frost Proof Hose Bib And Spigot

[productspage] The Hose Bib and Its Aliases Almost every house has one but you may call it by another name. Sillcock, spigot, outdoor faucet, hydrant or hose bib are all different names for the same thing. Quite often these faucets fail from improper use or improper...

Plumbing Tools The Homeowner Would Use

What Plumbing Tools Should You Have in Your House Sink Auger (also drum auger or canister auger) It is basically a flexible cable that is coiled inside a canister with a self feeding auger bit on the end. The canister is usually connected to a handle and the canister...

TROUBLESHOOTING

What Is a Water Hammer Arrestor & How to Install and Use It

Water hammer is the term used to describe loud, banging noises in your pipes. It is caused when the water that has built up momentum flowing through the pipes is suddenly stopped by a rapidly closing valve. When water hits a sudden wall, it does not compress; it...

Plumbing Pipe Troubleshooting: 3 Common Problems and Their Fix

Even though faucets, sinks, and toilets represent a familiar territory for weekend plumbers. Plumbing leaks are an entirely different story, not only are plumbing leaks difficult to find at times but they can be buried in walls or in crawl spaces making them difficult...