The Eco-Friendly Bathroom

Today's environmental concerns for conserving water and power demonstrates itself across the board in multiple industries and especially in architecture, building design in particular, and construction. Water and energy savings begin in the bathroom simply because that's where you use the most water and cause your water heater to run. Modern building design provides solutions which allow you to enjoy a luxurious space for bathing and preparing yourself for the day without using more water and power than necessary.

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Plumbing During Remodeling

Every house needs a remodel project on occasion, and one of the first purposes of such a job is to renovate a bathroom according to modern convenience. A vanity, toilet, and bath is all that is really needed for a bathroom to function, but it can be so much more luxurious and comfortable to relax in a nice bathroom after a hard day's work. Luxuries aside, there are a few considerations to take into account when beginning a bathroom remodel job.

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How to Maintain Your Garbage Disposal

With your drains being out of sight, they are likely out of your mind each day. In most cases, homeowners only think about their drain when they are having a problem. However, maintaining your drains is one of the best ways to avoid problems. The following are a few tips you can employ to ensure you are maintaining your drains and avoiding plumbing problems.

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Tankless Vs. Traditional Water Heaters

If you are in the market for a water heater, you may be contemplating whether you should get a tankless or a traditional water heater. With a focus on conserving energy, many homeowners are opting for a tankless water heater, but is it for you? Take a look at the pros and cons of both, and then determine which tank is right for you.

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Behind the Walls: When to Replace Plumbing Systems

With proper ongoing maintenance and care in your daily use of a a plumbing system, it's unlikely a full replacement of plumbing throughout your house will ever become an immediate necessity. However, you may want to upgrade your plumbing system from what was originally built as part of the home. Such a project may be as simple as replacing a shower head or faucet with one that provides better performance, or it can be a more difficult project that involves installing new pipes for a home addition or for the sake of making a bonus room or basement into a free standing apartment. Regardless of what your immediate need for a plumber may be, there is a reason you want to hire one who is licensed and proven in the local community as a great contractor.

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Finding a Plumber You Can Trust

If you've ever needed the services of a professional plumber you understand how important it is to hire a plumber who is professional and can do the job right the first time. When plumbing jobs are needed they are by their very nature an emergency, so you don't have time to interview plumbers or take bids on the job. What is far more important is to have the name and phone number on hand of a plumber you know you can trust.

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Critical Inspection Areas When Buying a Commercial Building

Choosing to purchase a commercial building is a big step for your business. It’s a significant investment. One that should be completed with minimal problems, both now and in the future.

Getting an inspection is one way you can ensure that you are purchasing a business that is structurally sound. To be safe, make sure your inspector inspects these three critical aspects of your building.

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The Importance of Establishing a Routine Commercial Maintenance Plan

When it comes to operating a business, you are responsible for a lot throughout the day. You have to ensure that your employees are meeting their metrics, your vendors are keeping your business stocked with supplies, and you have to ensure your business remains profitable. The last thing you want to worry about is whether you have a roof or plumbing leak.

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4 Signs You Need a New Boiler

You are happiest in your home when everything works as it should. When you turn your heat on, it comes on. Additionally, when you want a nice, hot shower, you expect the water to warm to your liking, until it doesn’t. Boilers fail. Fortunately, most don’t fail without warning signs. If you’ve noticed any of the following symptoms, you may need a new boiler.

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Should You Get a Tankless Water Heater?

Many households are becoming more energy efficient in some way or another. Homeowners are purchasing fuel efficient vehicles or installing solar panels on their homes to reduce their carbon footprint. You may also be considering taking a baby step, like installing a tankless water heater in your home. If your goal is to compare the benefits of a tankless heater to a traditional water heater, keep reading to see the pros and cons.

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