Bathroom / 12.06.2018

Dual flush toilets are used widely throughout Australia, Asia, and Europe. Conversion to high-efficiency toilets like dual flush models or composting toilets is proving slower going in the United States. The pros and cons of these water-efficient and environmentally friendly "green" toilets that offer two flush volumes must be weighed when deciding whether it's worth it to abandon the standard flush system and go for either a full fixture replacement or a dual flush toilet conversion, also known as a retrofit. Pro: Dual Flush Toilets Save Water A dual flush...

Bathroom / 12.06.2018

The more you know about your home the better. With a little knowledge, it is easy to figure out why your bills fluctuate from month to month or something starts making a funny noise. Whether you are trying to take control of your home or just being curious, understanding your toilet should be at the top of your to-do list. Most common toilet problems (like replacing wax ring, removing flangeĀ orĀ replacing fill valve) can be solved with a relatively simple and inexpensive replacement of parts. It is very rare that...

Electrical Work / 12.06.2018

An intimidating job for those who have yet to tackle it, but it is really a straightforward task if the proper tools, techniques, and safety rules are in place. Safety First The number one rule for working on electrical switches, lights, or other fixtures, is to turn off the electrical power to the devise. And not only turning it off but verifying that the power is in fact isolated by trying it out after the power is off. The safest method for isolating electrical power to any type of circuit...