2015

What’s Wrong With Your Toilet? A Troubleshooting Guide

The toilet is an essential component of your home, so when something goes wrong with it, you want to fix it quickly before the matter gets any worse. Many, but not all, common toilet problems can be fixed by the average homeowner who has a little DIY know-how and basic tools. Here's a look at some common toilet issues, how to fix them, and when to call a plumber. Problem: The toilet is only partially flushing. Read More 

4 Biggest Benefits Of Having Your Air Ducts Routinely Cleaned

Forced-air heating and cooling systems are usually trumped as the most effective and fastest way to heat and cool your home. However, the ducts on which they rely can develop problems. One common problem is dirty air ducts, which is why you should have your air ducts cleaned about once every three to five years, and if you're still not sure if it's really necessary, check out these four big benefits of having your air ducts routinely cleaned. Read More 

Challenges To Consider When Installing Frameless Shower Doors On Your Own

A frameless shower door can serve as a luxurious finishing touch for a recently remodeled bathroom. Although the installation process is normally best left up to the professionals, it's not out of the ordinary for homeowners to tackle this as a do-it-yourself project. Not only does it give you an opportunity to save money, but it can also hone your home improvement skills and provide you with a sense of accomplishment Read More 

HVAC Contractors: What You Need When Replacing a Rooftop HVAC System

If you are a new HVAC contractor, there's no doubt that, at some point, you'll be tasked with the installation of a replacement HVAC system on a rooftop—especially when a commercial facility calls for your services. It's important to understand the logistical nightmare that could occur with the delivery of large HVAC systems that need to be installed on the top of roofs via a crane service so you can sub-contract with other professionals to get the job done. Read More 

How To Thoroughly Clean The Exterior Of Your Home Before Painting

If you are planning to paint the exterior of your home, then it is important to thoroughly clean the walls, fascia and trim in advance. Otherwise, the paint will not properly adhere, or mold could grow beneath the paint and ruin the finish or even damage the exterior. A thorough cleaning requires using the right equipment and materials; below is a list of what you will need,as well as a step-by-step procedure to cleaning the exterior: Read More