How To Change The Heating Element In Your Water Heater

Most water heaters last a pretty long time. If you have an electric appliance, then you can expect it to stay in good working order for about 10 years. If your water heater is much newer than this and you notice that the device does not produce as much hot water as it should, then there is a possibility that the water heater is experiencing an electrical issue. There are a few electrical components that can be replaced easily and inexpensively. [Read More]

Three Easy Ways To Get Rid Of The Rotten Egg Smell In Your Hot Water

Jumping in the shower can be an energizing way to start your day or to relax after a hard day's work. For many it is one of the little joys in life that they take for granted. But, when your hot water suddenly begins to smell like rotten eggs, it can take all the joy out of your shower and leave you feeling stinky. Fortunately, the rotten egg smell is typically harmless and easy to eradicate. [Read More]

Protect Your Pipes From Root Damage With These 3 Tips

You know that feeling of dread that you get when you flush the toilet, and instead of going down the drain, the water in the bowl rises, threatening to overflow? This could happen because of a simple clog that's easily dislodged with a plunger, but it could also be the sign of a much more serious problem—tree roots that have grown into your pipes. Knowing how to prevent this problem, or how to deal with it before it gets too serious, can save you a lot of time and money. [Read More]

Own a Big Parking Lot? How & Why You Should Have Your Storm Drains Cleaned Regularly

Most large parking lots have storm drains placed at regular intervals. When it rains, water flows into these drains and then through pipes leading to the sewer system. This prevents your parking lot from flooding. The drains also collect melting snow in the winter so it does not just sit in place and re-freeze, leading to dangerous conditions. What many parking lot owners fail to realize, however, is that in order to keep functioning properly, these storm drains need to be cleaned out on a regular basis. [Read More]