Plumbing

Spend Smart: Plumbing Upgrades That Make a Difference

2023-12-20T15:40:52-05:00

Do you plan to put your home on the market next year? Now’s the time to consider home improvement projects for 2024. But not all upgrades are equal. You don’t want to spend your hard-earned money on something that won’t yield an investment when it’s time to put up that “for sale” sign. One overlooked yet essential area that can significantly boost your home's value is the plumbing system. Spending money in this area not only enhances your home's functionality but also boosts long-term value. Here, we detail plumbing upgrades that can make a significant difference in resale value. Energy-Efficient Fixtures: [...]

Spend Smart: Plumbing Upgrades That Make a Difference2023-12-20T15:40:52-05:00

Spring Safety at Home: Don’t Neglect the Basics

2023-04-19T10:05:34-04:00

Spring can be a mixed bag in the Midwest. Fluctuating temperatures and unpredictable weather patterns can leave homeowners guessing. It’s not uncommon to have snow in April on one day and then 70-degree weather on the next. That’s why it’s important for homeowners to have emergency preparedness plans and knowledge if and when a disaster strikes. A checklist can be a great resource to help you protect your loved ones in a moment of crisis. Here’s what you need to know about weather-related safety at home. Stay Informed There’s no substitute for being vigilant. Keep an eye on the weather [...]

Spring Safety at Home: Don’t Neglect the Basics2023-04-19T10:05:34-04:00

Think Before You DIY

2023-03-23T14:31:18-04:00

Maybe you consider yourself handy and like to tinker with home improvement projects on the weekends. No matter how many YouTube videos you’ve watched, attempting to fix a broken HVAC unit can quickly turn into a misadventure. But beyond the aggravation factor, DIY repairs can compromise your physical safety, wallet and longevity and function of your equipment. Here are a few reasons why you should call a pro instead of trying to fix the issue and hope for the best. Unsafe Conditions It might not be obvious to homeowners but fixing repairs without the right knowledge, tools, or experience can [...]

Think Before You DIY2023-03-23T14:31:18-04:00

How to Prevent Shower Clogs

2023-02-24T09:53:28-05:00

Shower clogs can create headaches for homeowners or renters. But as the saying goes, the best offense is the best defense. You can prevent this annoying and often gross issue from occurring in the first place with some intentionality and attention, saving you time, money and frustration. Here’s how to get in front of a potential drain issue: Tip #1: Modify your grooming routine. Reducing the amount of gunk that goes down the drain can help you stop a clog in its tracks. That’s because hair is to blame for most of the congestion. That’s why it’s a good idea [...]

How to Prevent Shower Clogs2023-02-24T09:53:28-05:00