Basics of bathroom design

When you are designing your house, it is easy to follow the design ideas and logic for the kitchen and the living rooms. Bathrooms, however, can be last on your mind, even though you spend time there daily. The primary challenge when coming up with a bathroom design is to fuse comfort and usability. Here are the major considerations that can inform your bathroom design: Plumbing The plumbing can be on one, two, three or four walls. [Read More]

5 Signs Sediment Might Have Built Up Inside Your Water Heater

One of the most common problems with water heaters is a build-up of sediment. Water contains plenty of natural minerals and compounds that can get stuck inside your water heater. The resulting sediment will harden as it is heated and reheated, and this can cause plenty of problems, including burnt out electrical units and damage to the structure of the heater itself. Here are just five signs you might have a build-up of sediment inside your water heater. [Read More]

How to avoid blocked drains

If you have ever had to deal with a blocked drain one of your greatest wishes is to never have to deal with it again. Whether there was a bad smell, flooding or just discomfort, the experience was not pleasant. It is not hard to have your drains in good working condition. What you must do is give the drain your attention before it asks for it and you won't be making too many emergency calls to the plumber. [Read More]

Has Your Residence Developed An Undetected Leak?

One of the biggest risks to residential plumbing is leaks. As such, when homeowners realise one of their pipes has sprung a leak, they tend to seek plumbing repairs as soon as they can. However, it is also not uncommon to find that a large number of homeowners may not be aware that they have a leak in the first place. Not knowing can be extremely hazardous since by the time that you find out, extensive water damage will have happened to your home. [Read More]