3 Bathroom Vanity Remodeling Tasks You Can DIY Today


If you are tired of the way that your bathroom looks, now is the time to make a change. However, you might not have the cash on hand to hire a remodeling contractor to come out and remodel your bathroom right now. This doesn't mean that you have to continue living with a bathroom that you hate. There are a lot of tasks that you can do yourself, and some of them can be done very cheaply and relatively quickly.

1 October 2015

2 Common Problems with Salt-Based Water Softeners


Conventional salt-based water softeners are great at removing contaminants in your home water, ensuring that problems associated with water hardness—such as dry skin, dingy clothes, and spotted dishes—are eliminated. Unfortunately, these softeners often experience problems that cause inconveniences or necessitate costly repairs. Here is a look at some of the common problems you may experience with these pieces of vital household equipment. Blockades  The exchange of sodium with water-hardening ions (calcium and magnesium) in the resin tank often leads to the creation of deposits that can clog up valves and filters in the unit.

24 September 2015

How to Replace an Offset Toilet Flange


An offset toilet flange allows you to adjust toilet position around the floor joists, meaning the toilet does not sit directly above the hole. Most building codes will not allow you to replace traditional toilet flange with offset toilet flange. However, if you have a toilet with offset flange and want to install a new one, that is acceptable, since it would be considered maintenance. Here are some tips for replacing offset toilet flange.

24 August 2015