February 14, 2019

4 Ways to naturally clear your drains that are chemical free and inexpensive!

4 Ways to naturally clear your drains that are chemical free and inexpensive! More often than not, a lot of us are looking for new and efficient ways to minimise our impact on the environment, and there are a few ways we can go about doing this. One of the most effective ways to reduce your carbon and environmental footprint is to reduce your use of toxic chemicals. When it comes to unblocking drains, we unfortunately sometimes need to take extraordinary measures to unblock our pipes; however, there are a...

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February 7, 2019

How common household drains get blocked

How common household drains get blocked Slow and sluggish drains are a common household problem and often caused because of a lack of cleaning or sudden blockages. So, what are some of the ways that our drains get blocked and what are some of the things we can do to prevent it from happening? The most significant cause of a blocked shower drain is body and head hair. Often people shave in the shower or loose hair when they wash their head hair, this results in it falling into the...

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January 24, 2019

Types of Faucet Valves

Before you go and DIY a faucet repair job, you need to know what type of faucet you have and how it works. Let’s take a look at the most common faucet types. Ball Faucet Most common in your kitchen, the ball faucet is a washer-less faucet. They usually have a single handle that is used to control both the hot and cold water by swivelling it. Inside, it is controlling a special plastic or metal ball. Inside the ball is a series of slots and holes with rubber O-rings...

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January 17, 2019

How to Unblock your Gutters

While it’s very important to keep your gutters clear and clean during the winter time, that’s no reason to neglect them during summer when it’s a bit warmer and drier. Even during these dry months, your gutters can get blocked up by debris and other materials that get caught up there. Things such as tree leaves, dirt, silt, etc. can build up and caused blockages in your gutters. This causes excess water to fall off your roof rather than filtering through the gutter pipes. Keep reading to learn how to...

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