Avoiding the Wet Dog Look

Avoiding the Wet Dog Look

  • Does The Pilot Light On Your Water Heater Keep Going Out? Find Out Why Here!

    If you have a gas water heater, the pilot light has to stay lit or your water heater won't be able to heat water. However, if your light constantly goes out, you may wonder what the issue is. Here are three common reasons why a gas water heater pilot light goes out repeatedly and what can be done to solve the problem. The Thermocouple is Dirty One of the most common reasons why a gas water heater won't stay lit is because the thermocouple is dirty.

  • Adding Relatives To Your Household For The Long Term? How Can You Protect And Maintain Your Home's Plumbing?

    The number of Americans living in multi-generational households continues to rise -- rising to nearly 20 percent of the population and doubling over the last 30 years. While these arrangements can provide a number of benefits to all members of the household, from free or low-cost babysitting for working parents to avoiding the cost of assisted living for the elder family members, increasing the number of people living in your household can put a strain on your plumbing and septic or sewer system.

  • Septic Tank Cleaning - Two Circumstances Where The Service Should Be Postponed

    If you have a septic tank attached to your home to deal with the removal and containment of solid waste materials, then you probably know that it is extremely important to have the tank pumped regularly. There are several factors that can help you figure out how often the tank should be cleaned out. The size of the tank, the amount of waste that flows into the tank, and the amount of time since your last pumping are three important factors you should consider.

  • 6 Strategies For Unclogging The Kitchen Sink Drain Without Caustic Chemicals

    Kitchen sink drains can become sluggish or quit working altogether when people have been routinely putting things down the drain that shouldn't go there. If you're dealing with a slow drain and don't want to use caustic chemicals to break up the clog, try some natural solutions to the problem.  Use a Plastic Drain Cleaning Tool This cheap tool consists of a plastic rod with flanges or prongs that let you pull out hair or other problem substances from the first part of the drain and pipe.

  • Remodeling Your Bathroom? Go Green with a Low-flush Toilet

    As a homeowner, you probably understand the importance of periodic updates to ensure your home remains appealing, valuable, and functional. From replacing worn shingles on you roof and recaulking the grout in your bathroom, these updates protect your real estate investment. Considering an average bathroom remodel can offer a 70 percent return on your investment, updating the space is a smart financial move. Of course, the addition of a low-flush toilet is a smart financial and eco-friendly update for your remodel.

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    Avoiding the Wet Dog Look

    During the summer months, I enjoy taking care of my outdoor plants and flowers. Because I live in the southern United States, my vegetation needs water almost daily. Thankfully, I have a convenient outdoor faucet connected to my home. However, I recently endured some problems with this source of water. When I turned on the faucet, I was greeted with a forceful spray of water going in all directions. Before I could gather my senses and turn the water off, I resembled my dog after she jumps into a pool of water. To avoid the wet dog look in the future, I plan to hire a professional plumber to take care of my faulty faucet. On this blog, you will learn about the benefits of securing a reputable plumber to repair your problematic faucets.