Learn about common residential plumbing installations, maintenance, and repairs, including fixing and replacing bathroom and kitchen faucets, toilets, drains, sump pumps, valves, water lines and pipes, and more.

Who Installs Bathroom Exhaust Fans?

September 13th, 2022|

Depending on the complexity, a bathroom fan installation may require an electrician, HVAC technician, and roofer, although a highly-skilled handyman or general contractor may be able to complete the project. Learn about the complexities of installing a bathroom exhaust ran and which licensed professionals may be required.

Most Common Home Renovation Projects for Empty Nesters

September 9th, 2022|

A home renovation to an empty nest becomes a practical option for those ready for an upgrade, with approximately 3 out of 4 empty nesters planning renovation projects. Learn about common home renovations to consider after the kids are out of the house.

What Should I Do If My Sump Pump Runs Without Rain?

August 15th, 2022|

Common causes of a sump pump running without rain include a rise in the water table or an increase in groundwater, melting snow, a broken float switch on the sump pump, and a clogged sump pump drain line. Learn more about sump pump failure and actions to address causes.

Water Heater Upgrade and Other House Projects to Consider if the Climate Bill Passes

August 12th, 2022|

The climate bill that recently passed for 2022 offers rebates and tax breaks for qualifying homeowners who install energy-efficient products such as an energy efficient water heater. Estimated savings are approximately $1,800 in annual costs for gasoline and utility bills and can exceed $30,000 after 10 years and $140,000 after 25 years, if a household invests their energy bill savings from making energy efficiency upgrades. Learn about home improvements that can reduce energy costs and quality for tax savings and rebates.

Home Improvements You Can Tackle with Your Tax Refund

April 14th, 2022|

Home improvements that typically cost less than the average tax refund and can be completed quickly include adding a kitchen island; painting a house; adding a tile backsplash; replacing bathroom amenities such as cabinets, sinks, and fixtures; installing wainscoting, and upgrading a sump pump. Learn about home improvement projects that can be completed with a tax refund.

How to Get Rid of Cockroaches in Kitchen Cabinets

April 12th, 2022|

Roaches are unsightly in kitchen cabinets as well as other areas of a home, and can carry diseases and be a risk to pets. To get rid of cockroaches in kitchen cabinets, there are some remedies that can be used before contacting a pest control specialist. Learn more about remediating roach infestations in kitchen cabinets.

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