Your sink drain is an invisible part of your bathroom. However, if it isn't working right, it can cause a major problem in a hurry. There are a couple of situations where replacing your sink drain is your best choice, and they can be split into a few simple categories. The Pipes Are Getting Old If you aren't sure how old your plumbing is, the easiest way to figure it out is to look at the material it is made out of. [Read More]
Struggling With A Noisy Water Heater? Possible Causes And Remedies
The last time you walked past your water heater, did you notice a strange noise, like a popping or a high-pitched squeal? Even if your water heater is functioning properly, it can still make a series of strange noises that might not be an issue now but could be a sign of problems to come. Here are a few common noises you might hear coming from your water heater, what they mean and if it's time to call a professional to address the issue: [Read More]
Is It Time To Replace Your Asphalt Shingles?
Nothing in this world lasts forever, and your roof is no exception to this rule. Most homes come with asphalt shingles that need to be replaced every 20-30 years, but the actual date will depend on several factors including the quality of the shingles, the weather, and maintenance schedule. Rather than setting an arbitrary date to do the replacement, look for these signs that your roof is going to need replacement in the near future. [Read More]
Tips For Getting Rid Of Snakes Under Old Buildings Before Transforming It Into A Home Office
Renovating an outbuilding or shed into a home office may seem like the answer to your dreams, until you discover a den of snakes have taken up residence under the building. Before you can call the contractor and get to work on creating that private office, you will need to get rid of the snakes. You could call an exterminator, but if you'd rather take things into your own hands, try these techniques for getting rid of snakes under a building. [Read More]