Monthly Archives: May 2018

Bathroom 101: Why Does Grout Crack?

Gray tile grout in a home shower that has broken apart and needs repair. Cracked and split grout in a house shower corner between the wall and floor that needs fixing.

If you are the type of homeowner who pays close attention to even the littlest of details, you might find that there are some sections of your bathroom grout that do not look as good as they once did. You might even find a crack or two, especially in joints where the wall meets the … Read More

Rusty Water: Finding Its Source

Dirty brown water running into a white sink. Looks very unhealthy,

As homeowners, we expect that the water coming from our taps is clean and clear, right? What if the colour and taste are suddenly a little… off? The culprit for these changes could be rust, and depending on the age of your water heater and pipes, it could be coming from the interior of your … Read More

Stains from Tubs, Sinks and Toilets – How to Remove Them

An old, rusty abandoned enamel bath tub.

Do you ever see brown stains on your tubs, sinks, and toilets? These stubborn stains are not necessarily the result of the rust problems in your plumbing system – not even in the water authority’s pipelines. Any water that has a sufficiently high iron content can be the cause why these stains are left over … Read More

Which is Better? Baths vs. Showers

Scandinavian bathroom, classic white vintage interior designScandinavian bathroom, classic white vintage interior design

Everybody needs to get clean; do you agree? While this is true, we do not all do it in the same way. When it comes to the choice between having a quick shower or a hot bath, there are different and strong opinions on both sides. But which actually is better?   The real answer … Read More

How to Recover from Residential Water Damage

Shocked Woman Calling Plumber While Collecting Water Leaking From Ceiling Using Utensil

Whether it is from a broken pipe or a flash flood, water damage can easily be one of the most devastating home disasters that a homeowner can face. Your water-damaged valuables are often unsalvageable, cleaning up the mess it leaves is also back-breaking, and the threat of mold development will linger for weeks. Fortunately, quick … Read More