Increase the Value of Your Home With These Simple Electrical Improvements

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Homeownership is a continuous journey of improvements and upgrades. One area that is often overlooked but significantly impacts the overall value of your home is the electrical system. Not only does updating electrical increase home value, but it also ensures your home is safe and energy-efficient. If you’re ready to get started, let’s discuss how […]

Surge Protector vs. Power Strip: What’s the Difference?

A person plugging a device into a power strip.

If you’re a homeowner, chances are you have multiple electronic devices that need to be powered and protected from power surges. While shopping for accessories to protect your electronics, you may have come across two terms: surge protector and power strip. At first glance, they might seem interchangeable, but there are significant differences between the […]

Why Is My Tap Water Cloudy?

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Many of us don’t think twice about the quality of our water when we clean the dishes, wash our hands, or even fill a glass to drink. However, all of that can change when you suddenly notice that your tap water has a cloudy or milky appearance. As a homeowner, you want to ensure your […]

Why Is My Heater Blowing Cold Air?

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When it’s cold outside, there’s no better feeling than returning to a warm and cozy home. But unfortunately, your heating system can experience an unexpected issue that puts your family’s comfort in jeopardy. For example, you might have woken up one morning only to discover your furnace blowing cold air. You count on your heating […]

4 Reasons Why You Run Out of Hot Water Quickly

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We count on our water heaters to provide us with hot water when we need it. Of course, we can experience some complications from time to time. For example, you might hop in the shower just to be met with a stream of freezing-cold water. Hot water issues are frustrating to deal with; there’s no […]

How to Use a Plunger to Unclog a Toilet or Drain

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Every kind of plumbing problem is inconvenient. However, no issue is more frustrating — and more capable of getting in the way of your daily routine — than a clogged drain or toilet. This particular dilemma usually makes it impossible to use the affected plumbing fixture. One way to fix this problem once and for […]

Why Does My Circuit Breaker Keep Tripping?

Five circuit breakers in a home.

Although the circuit breaker panel in your home is probably hidden away in the garage or outside, you shouldn’t overlook its importance. With all of its individual circuit breakers, this unassuming steel box helps protect your electrical circuits against short circuits and overloads. Circuit breakers are specifically designed to interrupt the flow of electrical current […]

5 Common Places Leaks Love to Hide

A woman checking a water leak in a Houston, TX home.

Some plumbing leaks are obvious because you can hear them dripping behind your walls and see the water collecting on the floor. However, not all leaks are easy to spot — especially the smaller ones. Unfortunately, even minor leaks can waste multiple gallons of water a day, causing unexpected damage and wreaking havoc on your […]

What Is Considered a Plumbing Emergency?

A woman cleaning up a plumbing leak and calling for emergency plumbing services in Houston, TX.

Almost all plumbing problems happen when we least expect them to. Nonetheless, it can sometimes be difficult to know which plumbing services can be saved for regular business hours and which issues need to be addressed as soon as possible. If you’re unsure when to call emergency plumbers for assistance, let’s go over what is […]

How to Safely Remove Holiday Lights

A family removing outdoor holiday lights in Houston, TX.

Holiday lights and decorations can create an atmosphere of warmth, comfort, and joy during the holiday season. However, once the presents have been unwrapped and the holidays have come to a close, it’s time to remove those beautiful lights and store them away for next year. While removing holiday lights can feel like a chore, […]