How To Troubleshoot An Electric Water Heater
12 February 2015
A failing water heater comes with a host of problems and inconveniences, from uncomfortably cold showers to dishwashers and washing machines that can no longer get the job done without a sufficient supply of hot water. Fortunately, many common electric hot water heater issues can be fixed without the help of a repairman, even for homeowners with few DIY skills. Before you call in the pros, check out these simple fixes to get your hot water heater up and running once more.
4 Common Mistakes When Installing A Window Air Conditioner
9 February 2015
Window air conditioners make it possible to add cool air in a space where a whole system unit is either not possible or not in the budget. These air conditioners are quite effective at cooling a space and can be purchased in sizes small enough to cool just one room or large enough to keep almost the whole house comfortable. These units are designed to be simple to install, even if you have never had any experience with an HVAC system or its components.
Caring For Your Septic System: 3 Facts You Need To Know
3 February 2015
If you have recently moved into a home with a septic system, it is important for you to know that this type of plumbing system requires far different maintenance than a sewer system. Furthermore, failing to provide your septic system with the care it requires could quickly result in an overflow that leaves your home and yard covered in sewage. If this is not bad enough, repairing the damage done to your plumbing system as a result of an overflow can be incredibly expensive and require the excavation of your yard.
Do You Need A New Pool Liner?
29 January 2015
The average vinyl pool line or will last around 10 years if you take care of it with proper maintenance. For most of this time, it probably won't show much in the way of wear and tear. However, in time the chemicals you use in the pool, sunlight and temperature changes can begin deteriorating the lining, which can result in serious problems. But given how expensive pool liners are, you don't want to replace it before it's really necessary.