How To Install A Backup Battery In Your Sump Pump


If you have a sump pump in your house, it is important to install a battery backup system to your primary pump. If your power ever goes out, you can switch from your primary sump pump to your battery backup. With a battery backup, you will always be covered. Here is what you need to know in order to install a battery backup sump pump system. Purchase A Backup System

10 February 2016

Are Wi-Fi Thermostats A Good Choice?


Gone are the days of simple thermostats where you have to squint your eyes to see what temperature it's set at and you have to manually adjust it. Now there are wi-fi thermostats that can do much more than you ever imagined a thermostat can do. How They Work Wi-Fi thermostats are like regular thermostats, but they have the extra capability of being connected to your home's internet network. This gives you the freedom to control the temperature of your home even when you're not there.

4 February 2016

Comparing Fiberglass And Rock Wool Plumbing Insulation


Plumbing insulation is designed to keep your pipes sufficiently heated during the winter months, reducing the risk of the water within them freezing and causing the pipes to burst. Burst pipes can result in a great deal of water damage to your home, an expensive plumbing repair bill, and the possibility of mold and mildew growth, a major health concern. There are two main types of plumbing insulation available on the market, both of which perform the same function but offer a distinct set of advantages.

27 January 2016

Portable Toilet Rental 101: A Guide For Residential Customers


If you are a homeowner who is unfortunately having to undergo a major plumbing project on your home, it can put you and your family in a difficult position. You will either have to leave your home during the project due to no available facilities or stick around and take frequent trips to visit the neighbor for a toilet visit, which may get fairly awkward. One solution that many residential plumbing customers don't give consideration at times like this is the fact that even a residential homeowner can rent a portable toilet.

19 January 2016

What Should You Do If One Of Your Pipes Freeze?


A frozen pipe can be a serious problem if it bursts. Knowing what to do in the event that a pipe freezes can help you safely thaw the pipe and determine whether or not it's leaking as a result. What should you do if one of your pipes freeze? The first thing you should do if one of your pipes freeze this winter is to locate the frozen section of pipe.

11 January 2016

Having An Outdoor Party? Two Reasons Why You Need Portable Toilets


If you're hosting an outdoor party at your home, there are a number of different facets that you must plan out.  The food, entertainment, weather, and even seating must be taken into account if you want the party to be memorable.  However, one thing that you may not have thought about involves how your guests will be able to relieve themselves when nature calls.  Although you certainly have one or more bathrooms in your home, it may be best to rent portable toilets for the event.

2 January 2016