DIY / 16.05.2018

Leaking is one of those annoying problems that always starts slowly and often goes unnoticed until it too late and has already caused massive problems. Perhaps the only leaks that are easy to notice are the leaky faucet and I have covered it in this article. This time I will go over some common areas where leaks occur- basement, roof, and toilets. Leaky Basement Remedy Leaky basement promotes mold growth and generally create an uncomfortable living environment for homeowners. Basement water problems are not a new subject, but it is a...

DIY / 16.05.2018

Leaky faucets are just one of many home problems that can strain the budget (along with other leaks at home). With just a little knowledge and a few good tools, anyone can fix a leaky faucet. Whether a leak is caused by lime building up or by a washer that needs replacing, here are the guidelines for fixing a dripping faucet. Tools For The Job flathead screwdriver new washer masking tape Phillips head screwdriver 8" adjustable crescent wrench Repairing a Leaky Faucet Turn off the water to the faucet. Look underneath...

Bathroom, DIY / 15.05.2018

When tiling kitchen backsplashes, tub, and shower surrounds or using glass tiles, caulk is needed to finish the job and flex when grout cannot. Understanding when the caulk is needed, and where it is best applied can help any homeowner achieve a longer lasting tile installation. What is Tile Caulk? Caulk has been used for centuries as a flexible joint filler. First used in ships, to join together wooden boards, today's caulk fills a number of uses in the home. Caulk can be latex, or silicone based so that when...