Expecting a Baby? Baby-Proof Your Home's Hot Water to Prevent Burns
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.
Many people enjoy taking hot showers and baths, but hot water can scald a baby's delicate skin and lead to severe burns.
Thinking About Tossing A Brick In The Toilet Tank? Think Again
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
Resolving An Issue With Air In Your Water Well Discharge Pipes
10 August 2016
If you have a water well on your property, then you are living in one of the 15 million homes in the United States that relies on a well to supply water to the home. You then likely know that water moves from the well to your house with the assistance of a well pump. Most wells have submersible pumps that require very little maintenance. However, issues sometimes spring up with the pumps, and the presence of air in your water lines is one sign of a well pump problem.
3 Things To Consider When Replacing A Trailer Toilet With A Standard One
21 June 2016
Do you live in a single-wide trailer? Are you itching to remodel your bathroom and wondering whether or not you can replace your low-grade, trailer-model toilet with a standard one from your local home improvement store? In most cases, yes you can, but there are some things you should keep in mind when doing so.
Be Sure To Measure Toilet Distance From Wall
The standard distance between the back wall behind a toilet and the center of the toilet flange is 12 inches.