Flood damage to houses in a community in Sigonella, Sicily, Italy – Photo Courtesy: David Mark When a flood occurs in your home, the consequences can be devastating. Even mild flooding can still ruin your flooring, your skirting boards, and the bases of your furniture. Extreme flooding can cause structural damage and render the house […]
Who Else Needs An Emergency Plumber?
Image Courtesy: jonata We have all probably needed an emergency plumber at one time or another, whereby you have a situation where you simply don’t have the time to ring around a number of plumbing companies obtaining quotes. A scenario where you need an emergency plumber typically costs you more money, but as it’s […]
Cutting Plexiglass Or Lexan Sheets At Home
Looking through a Plexiglass porthole – Photo Courtesy: Anthony Easton Whether it is plexiglass or a Lexan sheet that you are working with, there is one thing for certain – you need to cut it and you need to know how to do it properly without ruining the sheet. You may think that this is […]
The Most Common Types Of Plumbing Problems And What You Should Do
Replacing a new sink trap – According to Stephen Pierzchala of Marlborough, MA, USA, “Plumbing rule #1: Don’t get fancy – replace the parts with the same parts.” Photo Courtesy: Stephen Pierzchala If you own a home, you know that plumbing problems are inevitable. At some point or another, you’ll have to deal with a […]
Basic DIY Stuff That Every Householder Should Know!
Do It Yourself – Photo Courtesy: Ondas De Ruido We all know how the costs of maintaining a house can creep up and up. With utility bills being higher than ever, and grocery costs going through the roof, none of us can afford to pay for anything that we can possibly avoid. There are a […]
Repairing Flood Damage In 5 Easy To Do Steps
An aerial view of flood damage to southern Indiana, USA from an UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter June 12, 2008 – U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Master Sgt. John S. Chapman Rains are a blessing but floods spell nothing but disaster. Floods not only put your life in danger but also cause major damage to your […]
Why A Frozen Pipe Should Be Avoided At All Costs!
Photo Courtesy: John Bracken Nobody wants a frozen pipe in their house – the damage it can cause is catastrophic. Leaks, stained walls, soaked carpets, ruined fixtures and fittings are just some of the things that can happen. When the weather gets cold, your pipes are at risk of freezing. As we all know, water […]
Things You Wanted To Know About Bolts, But Didn’t Know Who To Ask!
A Hex-head bolt – Photo Courtesy: James Bowe Our world is filled with many inconspicuous things that are, as a matter of fact, indispensable. One of such “can fool by the size” thing is the fasteners. Fasteners allow the assembling of a variety of components with reliability and safety. One such fastener is a bolt. […]
Suffering From A Smoke Or House Fire? Follow These Tips To Snap Back To Normal
A tragic fire damage to a home Fire incidents are probably the major setback reason for anyone’s happiness. Not only such incidents leave you scarred for life, but they also leave you feeling incomplete, as if some part of your life has been tarnished for good. Kitchen flare ups, electrical fires and smoke from closed […]
Plumbing Tips To Avoid Embarrassing Woes
Photo Courtesy: Scott Feldstein Last night, I had a dinner party at my house! The entire ambience was created, lawns were set up beautiful, tables were set right, guests had arrived, drinks were served – everything was going as per the plan and the party was one of those perfect get-togethers to remember. But […]