DIY Storage Shed Planning

Planning is the key to building your own storage shed. With the proper planning and organization anyone with a basic ability to use hand tools can be successful building their own storage shed.The following steps will help insure a successful storage shed project:1....

Top Tips for Preventing Basement Flooding

If you have a basement, there may come a time that you have to deal with the common problem of flooding. While this is a common issue in houses that have basements, it is still serious. Basement flooding can lead to real and negative consequences that can impact your...

Hard and Soft Water: What’s The Difference?

What is hard water? It is water which comes out of a well and has plenty of iron in it. This water creates a host of problems for residential plumbing systems. If you see your bathtubs going rusty with stains, toilets, and even your bottles where you store water, then...

How to Fix a Tub Leak Like a Pro

Leaks from a bathtub can be frustrating to diagnose. There are several different possible sources for leaks at tubs and most of them are behind drywall. A leak could be from the valve, the shower head, the tub spout or the drain.Since each of these possible locations...

Smart Homes – The Future or a Dream?

The idea of homes that we can interact with, program and monitor has been around for quite awhile. With the advent of wireless, bluetooth, RFID and the host of other networking technologies available we are beginning to see a flood of new home automation products...