Derrick Ramos

4 Things to Consider Before a Bathroom Renovation

The bathroom might be one of the smaller rooms in the house, but the purpose it serves cannot be underestimated.  When it comes to design, a number of factors must be looked into. Likewise, remodeling should be an equally well thought out plan. In this article, look at some of the considerations you have to make before starting a renovation on your bathroom. 1. Budget You will need a budget to determine how much you want to spend on the project. Read More 

2 Reasons Your Toilet Smells Funky

Cleaning the toilet is nobody's favourite job, but when you notice a lingering smell after scrubbing it with bleach is there cause for alarm? Now that you been living in your new home a few months, you have noticed a lingering funky smell in your toilet room. It does not appear all the time, but you want the situation fixed before the in-laws arrive for the Christmas holidays. There are a couple of reasons why this smell develops, so see if you can identify which one it may be from this list. Read More 

Some Plumbing Maintenance Tips for Your Home

Maintaining your home's plumbing can help to prevent clogs, leaks and major damage to the pipes and their connectors. This can also ensure that water runs freely through those pipes so that you don't lose water pressure in the shower and elsewhere. Unfortunately, many homeowners don't think about actually maintaining their home's plumbing, and so they only address clogs and leaks as they happen. To keep your home's plumbing in good repair, note a few simple plumbing maintenance tips, and discuss these with a plumber who offers maintenance plumbing services as necessary. Read More 

Ways to Keep Your Water Pipes from Freezing in Harsh Winter Weather

One of the common plumbing issues you may face in your home is frozen water pipes. This usually happens in winter when water freezes up and expands within the pipes due to temperatures falling below freezing point. Freezing makes water pipes susceptible to bursting and is likely to happen in water pipes located in basements, crawlspaces, attics and exterior walls. Burst water pipes can waste several gallons of water if left unattended but can also be expensive to repair. Read More 

4 Problems Causing Your Toilet To Stop Working

The thought of using a toilet with a wrecked flush is mortifying, but it occurs more commonly than you think. If you're in the comfort of your own home, you're probably in luck because you can undertake a few steps on your own to try and get it fixed. If you can't, call a professional plumber right away. Here are some problems causing your toilet flush to stop working. Damaged Or Displaced Flapper Read More