Knowing where your plumbing shut-off valve is located

plumbing shut-off valve

Blog Highlights:

  • Knowing how to turn-off your home’s water can help you avoid damages during an emergency
  • Knowing where the shut-off valve is located is crucial when it comes to avoiding water damage
  • In shutting-off the well water plumbing, it might be necessary for you to wait until the water pressure goes down
  • Turning-off city water might require the use of a meter key

Simple Steps that can help you lessen Water Consumption at Home

Water falling into pool

Blog Highlights:

  • Scientists say that fresh water only makes up 0.5% of the worlds water.
  • Saving water can help you save money and can also give your family a more sustainable way of life.
  • The toilet consumes as much as 27% of your household’s daily water use.
  • You can use food dye so you can detect leaks on the toilet more easily.
  • Fixing faucet leaks or placing aerators can help minimize your water consumption.
  • Using the washing machine only when you have a full load can also help you cut back your water bill.

Telltale Signs that will let you Know when it’s Time to remodel your Bathroom

Dingy Bathroom Sink with Bar of Soap

Blog Highlights:

  • Upgrading your bathroom does not have to be costly and it does not have to disrupt your house
  • Before putting your house on the market, you can opt to give your bathroom a fresh coat of paint, new cabinets, and new hardware to make it more appealing to potential buyers
  • Mold problems no matter how minor, are noted in the home inspection reports and it can discourage people from buying your house
  • You should also replace old toilets and showers with eco-friendly ones so that you can save thousands of gallons of water each year

Will my Homeowner’s Insurance cover Sewer Line Replacements?

Sewer Manhole Cover

Blog Highlights:

  • Homeowners should know if their insurance policy covers sewer line replacements before problems happen
  • According to a consumer advocacy group most policies do not cover repairs due to damage caused by wear and tear
  • Although sewer backups occur suddenly, they may not be accidental in nature
  • It might be possible however, to find independent insurance brokers who can provide you with a policy that includes sewer line replacements