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The last two months were really busy. Between preparing for the holidays, hosting get-togethers, and visiting friends and relatives, you probably didn't have a lot of time to think about home improvement projects.
This blog post is part of our home maintenance for first time homeowners series. Stay tuned for more!
There comes a time in your bathroom sink’s lifetime when it’s reached the point of no return. Whether it’s rusty, cracked, or you simply want an upgrade, the most feasible solution would be to replace it altogether.
Whether it’s in your kitchen or your bathroom, clogged sinks can happen to anyone, and, unfortunately, they always seem to happen at the most inconvenient times. From washing dishes to getting ready for bed, you rely on your sinks constantly, and thus, you need this resolved now, without delay.
Have you got a bathroom remodeling job in your future? Whether you're updating your master bath because you're bored with the old look or getting ready to sell and want to improve your home's value, you're going to want to incorporate the latest tile trends and styles.
If you’re like most Americans, you’ve probably known how to use a toilet for most of your life (some earlier than others, but hey, no judgment here). Living on your own brings a whole new perspective to this basic utility that you may have taken for granted.
There’s no way around it - a clogged toilet can instantly wreak havoc on your floors, linens, and your general state of mind. Whether it’s overflowing like crazy or it simply won’t budge, a clogged toilet isn’t something you can leave unattended, even for a few hours.
Toilets are incredibly durable pieces of equipment—and if taken care of properly, can last up to 40 or 50 years (assuming the laws on water usage per flush don’t change). However, there are occasions when your toilet’s days are numbered, and the repairs outweigh the cost of replacement, or you might simply want to upgrade yours in favor of an ultra-low-flow model to conserve water.
While it’s not necessarily thought of as the most glamorous room in the house, your bathroom still plays an important role in your daily routine. From grooming yourself, to getting ready for bed and preparing for the day ahead, you spend quite a lot of time in your bathroom.
There’s no two ways about it – you can’t shower with water pooling around your ankles forever, and if your bathtub drain is clogged, that’s an even bigger problem. In fact, a clogged bathroom drain is a problem that gets even hairier (sorry for the gross pun) if left unattended to.
For most people, hiring a plumber isn’t something that happens quite often. As such, when the time eventually comes around, and you need one on the double, it’s important to find someone with the proper knowledge and credentials.
Nothing can halt your morning routine like a clogged shower, sink, shower, tub, or toilet. Whether you know what caused the offending clog (with long hair often being the culprit) or you’re unsure of the issue, there are plenty of drain clog removers on the market that can help you get rid of the problem, without having to pay a plumber to fix it.
Standing ankle-deep in tepid shower water might not be the most annoying thing we’ve ever experienced, but it definitely makes the top ten. To make matters worse, if you’ve got a shower flooding, or your stubborn bathtub won’t drain, the situation can start to become an emergency.
Your plumbing systems play an incremental role in your daily routine, whether you realize it or not. From your bathroom, to your kitchen and laundry room, you constantly rely on plumbing systems throughout the house to facilitate a myriad of our everyday tasks.
Drips, leaks, and clogs can spring up without warning, or often linger for long periods of time without being addressed. Calling in a professional plumber might seem expensive, and fixing the problem yourself can be intimidating.