2 Reasons to Hire a Structural Engineer to Inspect Your Foundation

One of the most useful resources at your disposal when you suspect that you have foundation issues or are planning on purchasing a home that may have foundation issues is a structural engineer, mostly because of the many ways that he or she can assist you with potential foundation issues. Listed below are two reasons to hire a structural engineer to inspect your foundation. Provide Unbiased Assessment of Foundation Issues One of the biggest reasons to hire a structural engineer to inspect your foundation is the fact that he or she will be able to provide you with an unbiased assessment of the foundation's condition and how to fix it. Read More 

Two Things You Can Do to Keep Your Sinks and Toilets Free from Clogs

When it comes to your plumbing system, it is so critical to keep clogs from becoming an issue.  Clogs seem to crop up at the worst possible times, and often it appears that they come out of nowhere.  However, although it may seem like clogs are inevitable, there are things you can do to minimize the chances that you'll have to deal with them.  Use this information to learn more about the preventative measures you can start employing right away so that you can decrease your risk of developing plumbing clogs. Read More 

Tips For Unclogging Your Kitchen Sink

A clogged kitchen sink can be one of those problems you don't want to encounter, as it can fill up the sink with foul-smelling water, restrict your use of the sink and even affect your garbage disposal and dish washer. If you notice that water isn't flowing smoothly down your kitchen sink, you need to ensure that the problem isn't affecting other drains. If your toilet and bathtub drains are also clogged, you may have an obstruction deep in your sewers and will have to call in a plumber to fix the issue. Read More 

3 Ways To Make Your Garage More Secure

One area of your home that is quite vulnerable to thieves and burglars is your garage. Not only will making your garage more secure help protect your vehicle and other property stored in there, but it will also make your home more secure if the garage is attached to your house by making it harder for an intruder to get to the door connecting your home and garage. Listed below are three ways to make your garage more secure. Read More 

Rescuing Your Engagement Ring From The Plumbing

One of the more common bathroom disasters is dropping a ring down the drain. When the ring is your engagement rock, you may want to panic, but try to stay calm. Often, you will be able to retrieve the ring or another jewelry item on your own or with some expert plumbing help. Fishing A magnet on a string can often work to recover metal items from your drain. The magnet needs to be a stronger one tied to a medium length piece of string or yarn. Read More