Your new water heater has significantly improved your home plumbing. However, just like your last one, your new water heater is prone to developing issues that can cause permanent damage if you don't begin a preventative maintenance schedule from day one. Here are three problems that will cause permanent damage to your water heater and how to prevent them: Debris Buildup Your home's water supply contains a small volume of sediment and minerals—even after being treated at your local water plant.
If you're getting ready to replace the pipes in your home, you may be overwhelmed with all of the choices that you have when it comes to pipe material. There are PVC pipes, PEX pipes, HDPE pipes, and of course, the old stand-by, copper. Deciding which pipes are best for your home can seem challenging at first. However, there is one choice that stands out from the crowd. If you take a good look at the benefits of copper pipes, you'll see why they're still the best choice out of all the new and old options for your home plumbing system.
How old is the front door on your home? Have you ever walked past the door and felt a cool breeze coming from under it? Could it be time to replace your front door, or can you repair the one that you have? My site is filled with advice and tips for learning when to replace and when to repair a front door. You can learn from my personal experience of living in older homes how to know when it is time to call it quits on the old stuff and invest in new. Hopefully, my failures and successes can help you avoid the failures and go straight for the success.