Does The Home You Purchased Have Polybutylene Pipes? Why You Need Them Replaced

Posted on: 5 February 2015
From the years 1978 to 1995, polybutylene was one of the main piping materials installed in the United States. It was a popular choice because it was easy to install, flexible, affordable, and resistant to freezing temperatures. In fact, somewhere between six and ten million houses had this type of pipe material installed during this time. All of the benefits of the material aside, it was not long before production of the material stopped because of how easily the pipes were rupturing and damaging property.
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4 Remodeling Ideas To Improve A Bathroom

Posted on: 30 January 2015
If your bathroom is feeling old and outdated, it may be time to remodel it. Adding features that you will use every single day will make your bathroom more enjoyable to use, and will make it stand out when guests visit your home. Here are 4 areas of your bathroom that can benefit from some updating. Shower Consider switching out that traditional showerhead for a handheld model. Not only will it make showering more convenient for you, but it will make it easier to clean your shower as well.
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The Advantage Of Investing In A Solid Hardwood Floor

Posted on: 27 January 2015
Investing in new hardwood floors is a great long term investment for homeowners. Many people invest in over-the-counter engineered hardwood flooring products. These are more affordable and easier to install. However, many people choose to invest in solid hardwood floors. This article will explain the advantages of custom, solid floors compared to prefabricated hardwood products. A More Durable Option When it comes to the quality and durability of hardwood products, you get what you pay for.
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Troubleshoot And Fix Your Home's Electric Water Heater Yourself

Posted on: 22 January 2015
Electric water heaters are very simple household appliances. While they look a bit odd, a water heater is actually very easy to troubleshoot and fix. The secret to fixing your hot water heater is to understand the root cause of the problem. Here are three common water heater problem scenarios and their fixes: No Household Hot Water If you turn on your hot water faucet and the water never gets hot, then your hot water heater is having a problem.
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