Landlords Of Young Adults: 3 Things To Make Sure Your Tenants Know About Sinks

Posted on: 13 January 2017

If you are delving into the world of being a landlord, it's crucial for you to realize that some of your tenants may be new at adulting and, therefore, may need some instructions on how to properly take care of a rental unit. Unfortunately, these types of life lessons usually are not taught in schools and may not get enough attention on the home front due to the hustle and bustle lifestyle in recent years. [Read More]

Three Common Causes Of A Clogged Bathroom Sink And Tips For Solving The Problem

Posted on: 8 December 2016

Clogged sink drains are a common plumbing issue that nearly everyone deals with occasionally. Clogs in the drain of the bathroom sink can occur at any time.  Understanding the most common causes, how to avoid them and what to do if a clog occurs will make your life easier. Hair You may not think of hair as a common culprit for clogged bathroom sinks, but it is. Over time, just a few strands of hair a day from daily grooming in front of the mirror can wreak havoc with your drains. [Read More]

Expecting a Baby? Baby-Proof Your Home's Hot Water to Prevent Burns

Posted on: 21 October 2016

If you are expecting a baby, there's no doubt you've thought about what would need to be done to baby-proof your home. While you do have some time before your little one is scampering around and getting into everything, it's important to baby-proof your home's hot water. Here are a few things to consider.  Water-heater temperature Many people enjoy taking hot showers and baths, but hot water can scald a baby's delicate skin and lead to severe burns. [Read More]

Thinking About Tossing A Brick In The Toilet Tank? Think Again

Posted on: 26 September 2016

There are plenty of ways that water-conscious homeowners try to curb their water usage. Putting a brick inside the toilet tank happens to be one of those commonly touted water saving tactics. With the average toilet consuming 26.7 percent of the water used by a typical household, it seems like a smart strategy. However, it might not be as effective as you'd think. The Idea Behind the Brick in the Toilet Tank [Read More]