Unblocking a clogged sink drain is one of life’ s little lessons that everyone should know how to handle. In the kitchen, a clog is caused by grease or food scraps lodged in the drain; in the bathroom, it’ s hair and a buildup of soap scum. Wherever it happens, a clog in a drain stops the water from flowing through the pipe.
An outdoor shower is ideal for a nice, quick wash down with fresh water after a day at the beach, dip in the pool or swim in the lake. While you’ve probably seen custom-built outdoor showers that look like they’re an indoor bathroom with hot and cold running water, we’re talking about a more modest freestanding shower unit hooked up to a garden hose outside.
Different-style soaking tubs usually require different types of installations. Here are a few popular soaking bath choices.
Ask any home inspector or realtor about what’s a turn off to home buyers when scouting a house to buy, and they’ll probably tell you any signs of neglect by the current owner. Water damage is a big one. The problem is often caused by water pooling around the foundation due to poor gutter drainage and that excess moisture can lead to a wet basement and damage to the foundation.
Many pull-down and pullout kitchen faucets have different spray head features from which to choose. Here are some options to consider.
The average gasoline price jumped six cents to $2.96 over the past week, and it's expected to continue climbing because of the pipeline closur…
Q: Tim, I’ve got several plumbing repairs to make, and I just don’t have the money to hire a plumber. The water in my bathroom vanity sink drains slower than molasses. Just a year ago it drained really fast. Sometimes my toilet gets clogged, and I think it’s disgusting to use a plunger. Is there another way to unclog a toilet? Lastly, my shower head used to have a nice spray pattern, but now water doesn’t come out evenly and the pressure is reduced. Is there an easy repair for this? —Carol F., Spokane, Wash.
Advisory: Water has been restored in Nebo after a line break. Please continue with the boil water advisory. An alert will be issued when the b…
BAGLEY, Iowa (AP) — Blood may be thicker than water, but it'll still flood your basement.
I’m not much of a plumber.
PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman says lightning destroyed her septic tank and caused a toilet in her house to explode.
A main water line break on Friday night east of U.S. 70 in Nebo resulted in water outages and a system pressure advisory for a day and a half …
UPDATE, Oct. 22: The boil water advisory for U.S. 70 East residents has been rescinded, according to emergency officials
After several months of consideration and discussion, the city of Marion now has minimum standards for housing.