• Hands reaching up to replace an LED light bulb.

    How Long Do LED Lights Last?

    Lighting technology has evolved and advanced significantly over the years, and one of the most remarkable inventions in the lighting industry is LED technology. LEDs are quite popular today, and they offer many benefits over traditional incandescent bulbs. For example, they have excellent energy efficiency, produce less heat, offer better...

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  • Little kid flushing the toilet.

    5 Things You Should Never Flush Down the Toilet

    As busy homeowners, many of us don’t think twice about flushing certain items down the toilet. However, what we don’t realize is that some of these items can cause major problems to our sewer system and the environment. Believe it or not, there are actually numerous things you should never...

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  • A man pressing a button on a carbon monoxide detector.

    How Many Carbon Monoxide Detectors Do You Need?

    It’s pretty much second nature to install smoke alarms in your home. After all, we know that these crucial devices can help us detect the presence of smoke, which can help protect our homes and prevent severe fire-related injuries. However, it’s vital to recognize that smoke detectors aren’t the only...

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  • A man holding a plunger over a toilet bowl.

    Step-by-Step Guide on How to Plunge a Toilet

    No one wants to deal with a clogged toilet. But, unfortunately, you can’t always predict when this problem will appear. Foreign objects, excessive amounts of toilet paper, and various other factors can cause this important plumbing fixture to become backed up. Fortunately, we’re here to help get the situation under...

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    Are Chemical Drain Cleaners Safe for Drains?

    Let’s face it: as a homeowner constantly on the go, you probably don’t stop to think about all the food, hair, grease, and soap scum that goes down your drains. Unfortunately, this means a day may come when a clogged drain puts your busy schedule on hold. When dealing with...

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  • The thermostat in your home can impact your comfort in unexpected ways. Find out how you can potentially benefit from installing a digital thermostat!

    5 Benefits of Digital Thermostats

    Believe it or not, your thermostat can significantly affect how you heat and cool your home. So if you have an old, outdated analog thermostat, it might be time for an upgrade. There are several factors that make digital thermostats better than analog models. Below, we’ll discuss five of the...

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  • A sink filling up with rust-colored water.

    Do You Need to Drain a Water Heater?

    Many appliances in your home contribute to your comfort — including your water heater. When you truly think about it, your water heater is a veritable superstar in that it’s constantly working hard to provide your family with hot water. Without this important appliance, you would shiver every time you...

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  • A plumber explaining a service to a homeowner.

    How Does Trenchless Sewer Repair Work?

    Are you dealing with sudden spikes in your water bills? At the same time, are you experiencing a soggy front yard, slow-moving drains, or foul sewage smells in your home? Unfortunately, if you’re encountering one or more of these frustrating issues, there’s a good chance that you need a sewer...

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  • A strip surge protector placed on a wood surface.

    What Is a Surge Protector?

    You might think that a power surge will never happen to you. Unfortunately, you can encounter this electrical problem when you least expect it. As the name suggests, a power surge is a sudden spike in voltage. It can occur for many reasons, such as lightning strikes and downed power...

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  • Burst pipe gushing water

    How to Prevent Pipes From Freezing

    When winter arrives, many of us become preoccupied with our own sense of comfort. We huddle beneath blankets, heat up some hot chocolate, and put on our coziest sweaters. Although it’s vital to stay warm and comfy throughout the colder months of the year, you shouldn’t forget that your plumbing...

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