Monthly Archives: November 2011

Energy Savings Tips for Your Water Heater

November 30th, 2011|

What are your goals for 2012? Is it to find ways to save money? Is it to find ways to conserve energy, and be kinder to our planet?

While people approach conservation from a many different angles, one of the easiest ways to make a difference both to our planet and to your pocket book is […]

How Water Heaters Heat Water

November 25th, 2011|

When you step into a steaming hot shower or sink into a tub of bubbles, you are enjoying one of the benefits of having a water heater. You probably do not think about your water heater – unless it stops working. However, learning how your water heater works will help you to better maintain its […]

What Fertilization Really Does To Your Lawn and Garden

November 23rd, 2011|

Everyone wants a lush, green lawn – one that is the envy of the neighborhood. Garden lovers want the biggest, most colorful fruits and vegetables on their tables. To achieve this, it takes time and effort and, in many cases, a little boost to Mother Nature.

For many people, green lawns and healthy gardens equate to […]

What You Can Do To Help Celebrate World Toilet Day 2011

November 18th, 2011|

This Saturday, we’ll be celebrating World Toilet Day.
Toilets are probably the last thing on your mind as you head through your busy day. And its probably not something you discuss with your friends as you get together for a great meal and a bottle of wine.

Toilets are something we’ve come to rely on and rarely […]

10 Things That Can Negatively Impact Your Water Quality

November 17th, 2011|

Have you ever thought about the quality of water you drink every day? How about the water used for cooking at your local restaurant? Or the water you swim in down at the local pool or lake?

The quality of your water is important for a variety of reasons. If your local lake has fresh water […]

5 Common Plumbing Mistakes Do It Yourselfers Make

November 11th, 2011|

Is your to-do list growing weekly? Are the handyman jobs around your home piling up?

Many do it yourselfers decide to tackle their lists, heading off for a Saturday morning at the hardware store, only to get further discouraged and put the projects off even longer.

While some jobs can be put off indefinitely – installing the […]

The Impact of Recycled Toilet Paper

November 9th, 2011|

Americans are constantly reminded of the importance of going green to save our planet.  The grocery store carries “green” cleaning products and consumable goods.  Companies promote their eco-friendly ways, and everyone talks about the negative effects of global warming.

You have probably made changes in your home to help the environment.  You might be using those […]

How To Clean Up After Your Sewer Backs Up

November 4th, 2011|

When your sewer backs up, it can leave a horrendous mess for you to clean up. The sewage that enters your home and/or your yard can contain harmful bacteria. It is a mess that must be dealt with and it must be dealt with in a timely manner. The longer you leave sewage to sit, […]

How Does Plumbing Work?

November 3rd, 2011|

When you drain your kitchen sink of dirty dishwater, flush your toilet, or take a shower, you are making good use of your plumbing.

You may never think about how your plumbing works until the day that it does not work. As long as everything drains and flushes properly, your plumbing is probably the last thing […]