It’s the smell of rotten eggs and sewer gasses; the smell you can’t avoid. Plumbing odors aren’t only unpleasant, but they can often signal potentially dangerous plumbing problems that need to be quickly addressed for everyone’s sake. If you are victim to nasty plumbing odors that you can’t seem to find, here is a handy room-by-room guide to finding and clearing the stink.
What does the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have to do with sump pumps? It’s the government agency that deals with disaster and anyone who’s ever suffered a flooded basement knows that’s just the right word for it. A recent report by FEMA highlights an interesting trend. (more…)
Home comfort in the summer may depend upon both an A/C and dehumidifier. Technically, they can be one and the same: The first air conditioner was principally designed to dehumidify the work space inside a large factory. That’s why it was called an air conditioner — not an air cooler. (more…)
A guide to garbage disposals can be indispensable because it helps you keep yours in good running condition. A plugged or broken disposal is a major inconvenience; here’s how you can extend its dependability by using it properly and maintaining it.