A french drain may be the answer to your problem of pooling around the outside of your house, or if you occasionally notice dampness in your basement. These types of drains can be among the best defenses flooded basements, and combined with a sump pump, a french drain is an extremely effective method of keeping

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It’s not uncommon for your  basement to leak, but knowing how to repair basement leaks and seepage is an important first step. Many homeowners choose to hire a professional to assess the situation and resolve the problem, but there are many things you can do yourself to stop the basement leak. This article will cover

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The T&P Relief Valve, short for Temperature & Pressure Relief Valve, is a critical safety device on your water heater. This valve may sit quietly unnoticed on your water heater, but it has a very important purpose: To keep your heater from exploding! If your T&P relief valve is properly functioning, and your tank has

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Mold growth is a common problem for many homeowners, but if you have a basement, it could be especially problematic. Not only does mold leave unsightly stains, but it can also weaken your walls, floors and even the ceiling! There is however, an even bigger concern, and that is the health risks that can occur with

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It comes to a time when a water heater replacement is essential, but it need not be overly expensive. Gas water heater installation may seem intimidating, but it’s actually easier than you may think. If the job is bigger than you want to tackle, you can always hire a professional plumber.  They’ll be happy to install

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Replacing basement stairs may not be your first choice of a DIY task, but sometimes it’s a necessary home repair project. If you’re willing to rise to the challenge you can save yourself some money, if not, there are plenty of professionals who would be happy to do the work for you. With the right

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