24 Jul

How Do Backflow Prevention Devices Work?

In short, a backflow preventer is put in place to protect our drinking water supply, ensuring that contaminates don’t enter the public supply. A backflow preventer keeps water from backing up into the supply line via a one-way valve. In other words, it only allows water to flow in one direction. Backflow, for all intents and purposes, is the reversal of normal water flow. It is the result of two events: back pressure, which occurs when your property’s water pressure is greater than the city’s, as well as back siphonage. Back siphonage is the exact opposite of back pressure. Read More

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17 Jul

3 Tips For Financing A Kitchen Renovation

Kitchen renovations are the home project most often taken on, yielding incredible value with a great return on investment. Indeed, kitchen renovations are one of the smartest investments you will make when it comes to your home. If you have decided that a kitchen renovation is in your future, you need to figure out how to finance the project. Today, we have more options than ever before to finance a renovation. That said, some options have advantages over others. Here is a look at the three best ways to finance a kitchen renovation. Read More

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10 Jul

What Causes Your Water Pump To Short Cycle?

There are a number of things that can cause your water pump to short cycle. Short cycling, for all intents and purposes, refers to a water pump that turns on and off too frequently. This article will take a look at two of the more common causes of water pump short cycling and offer a brief overview of how one would go about fixing the problem. Loss of Adequate Air Charge in the Water Tank (And Overcharging) The most common cause of water pump short cycling is a loss of adequate air charge in the water tank. Read More

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3 Jul

Tips For Replacing A Shower Head And Arm

Whether you’re replacing your shower head for aesthetic purposes or because you have a leaky shower head, the task is a relatively simple one. There are a lot of articles out there that will guide you through this process, but this article offers some tips to make the process even more effortless. Choose a Low Flow Shower Head A low flow shower head will save you a lot of water over time. Today’s models have been re-engineered to perform like a full-flow shower head. Read More

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19 Jun

All About Waterproofing Your Basement On The Outside

If you have leaky walls and/or floors in your basement, basement waterproofing is the first line of defense against a wet and musty basement. If your basement is wet, it is important to address the issue immediately, otherwise you run the risk of mold growth, damaging your basement and even comprising the structural integrity of your home. Basement Waterproofing When it comes to basement waterproofing, there are a number of different methods that can be used, both inside and out. Read More

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