Methods for Fixing a Leaky Garden Hose Yourself

Methods for Fixing a Leaky Garden Hose Yourself Your garden hose is one of the most important tools at your disposal when it comes to cleaning your home, watering your garden, and flushing out your plumbing system. But what can you do when you notice a leak in your hose? Instead of throwing it away […]


Why Do We Celebrate Veterans Day?

Why Do We Celebrate Veterans Day? Veterans Day was originally referred to as Armistice Day. November 11,1918 marked the official end of World War I, and to commemorate the day, legislation was passed in 1938 to dedicate the day to world peace and honor World War I veterans. Sixteen years and two wars later following […]


Why You Need to Clean Your Drains in Fall

Why You Need to Clean Your Drains in Fall Imagine this: You’ve prepared a wonderful holiday dinner for your relatives and closest friends. Everyone is enjoying your company and marveling at your hospitality. But then you notice something is amiss. Your sink isn’t draining water properly. Food scraps from rinsed-off plates are floating in the sink, […]


Financial Planning Month

Financial Planning Month Can you believe we only have three more months before the new year? It's time to examine your monthly spending, by analyzing your current spending and making plans for the months ahead. 1) Managing Expenses Make a list of all your expenses. A good way to do this is by looking at […]


7 Fall Home Preparation Tips You Can Use

7 Fall Home Preparation Tips You Can Use Fall is in the air! You can almost smell the pumpkin pies in the oven, the apple cobbler, the cozy cider, hot chocolate or tea. All around us are beautiful trees changing colors, as we get ready to finish the year and head into the holidays. But […]


National Baby Safety Month

National Baby Safety Month About Baby Safety Month Each September, the Juvenile Product Manufacturers Association (JPMA) sponsors National Baby Safety Month. The focus of this year’s National Baby Safety Month will be educating parents on the importance of registering their baby products and paying attention to recall notices. Most people pay little attention to the […]


3 Top Reasons for a Constantly Running Toilet

3 Top Reasons for a Constantly Running Toilet There are plenty of plumbing issues around your house that you probably shouldn’t attempt to address on your own, but a running toilet isn't one of them. In fact, the solutions for a running toilet are often so simple that anyone could fix the problem. There are […]


Getting Ready for Back to School

Getting Ready for Back to School Preparing to take the kids back to school in the fall is one of the most tiring and troublesome experiences a parent can go through. There are so many little things to accomplish, such as buying new outfits, textbooks, backpacks, general school supplies, and reorganizing schedules around work and […]


Water Heater Acting Up? Try These Maintenance Tips

Water Heater Acting Up? Try These Maintenance Tips Your water heater is one of the most important parts of your plumbing system because it’s the appliance which keeps a reserve of hot water ready for you and your family to use at your leisure to bathe, clean your clothes, and cook. Despite its importance, a […]


Get the Facts About UV Awareness Month

Get the Facts About UV Awareness Month Skin Cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) rays from the sun are the leading cause of skin cancer. July is UV Awareness Month. During the month of July make sure to take action to prevent skin cancer and reduce the […]