How To Fix A Leaky Three-Handle Tub Faucet

If your three-handle tub faucet leaks, you don't have to replace it. Three-handle faucets have separate levers for hot and cold water and a diverter in the middle that sends water to the shower head.Three-handle faucets spring leaks from wear and tear or worn out parts. Here are some instructions for how to fix a leaky three-handle tub faucet. Prepare to Work For this project, you need: work gloves flashlight Phillips screwdriver flat-head screwdriver rag utility knife shower and faucet stem wrench (long hollow socket) faucet handle puller rubber washers valve seat valve seat wrench plumber's spray lubricant  Turn the water off to the tub. Read More 

Pros And Cons Of A Solar Water Heater With Electrical Backup

Water heaters always consist of a heat source and a water source that combine together to give you the warm or hot water you so desire. The water source can be a storage tank, in tanked-style units, or simply your home's water lines. The heat source can be electricity, gas, the heat from the air – or the heat from the sun. Solar tanks are becoming more popular as energy efficiency becomes a growing concern. Read More 

Four Ways To Keep Porta Potties Classy At Your Next Event

Whether you are planning a wedding, reception, or family reunion, sometimes fun, outdoor locations might not have all of the bathroom needs that your event will require. If you are already turning your nose up at the idea of renting porta potties for your event, don't give up so quickly. Here are four porta potty options that might make this an easier solution than you realized. 1. Renting More than One Bathroom Read More 

Solutions To Common Plumbing Problems

Your home's plumbing is prone to many common problems, including clogs, overflows and slow drains. Since you use your plumbing everyday, it's likely that you've encountered at least one of these issues. In many cases, you can solve the problem yourself, using one of these simple solutions. Clogged Drain A clogged drain prevents proper flushing of water through your home's plumbing. Clogs can happen because of trapped grease, inappropriate items in the pipe, clumps of hair from the shower, or other reasons. Read More 

Pros And Cons Of A Demand Water Heater

A demand water heater is a tankless system that only heats the water coming through your pipes when you turn on a hot faucet in your home. There are pros and cons to this system that need to be considered before you can determine whether this is the right type of system for you. If you're still undecided, contact a water heater installation company for more information and a consultation. Read More