Are Flushable Wipes Really Safe to Flush Down the Toilet?

Flushable wipes may be a necessary part of your bathroom routine. But what happens when these bad boys are actually flushed down the toilet? If the packaging markets the wipes as flushable, then they should be safe to flush, right? Well, not quite. Ironically, flushable wipes are actually known for creating quite the mess. Flushing […]

6 Common Causes of Sewer Backups & How to Fix Them

A sewer backup in your home can be a real plumbing disaster. Wastewater and sewage that doesn’t properly drain away, either due to a pipe problem or an obstruction, can leave your home and belongings susceptible to thousands of dollars worth of damage. If you see raw sewage pooling around drains, tubs, toilets, or in your basement, […]

Ultimate HVAC Tune-Up Checklist

Even if your home’s HVAC system is only a few years old, it does require regular checkups and service maintenance to keep it running efficiently over longer periods of time. Having a new HVAC system installed in your home is a large investment, so you’ll want to make sure you’re getting your money’s worth by performing regular […]

10 Signs You Should Replace Your Faucet

As one of the hardest working appliances in your home, your kitchen and bathroom faucets see a lot of traffic. From washing your hands to doing the dishes, there are many reasons why you need reliable faucets in your home. A broken faucet can quickly throw your home routine out of whack, so it’s important […]

Should You Replace Your AC and Furnace at the Same Time?

Many people wonder whether they should replace their air conditioning unit and furnace simultaneously or if it’s better to do one at a time as needed. While replacing both units may be an expensive cost upfront, it can save you money in the long run with better energy efficiency rates. In general, your furnace will […]

15 Ways to Mitigate Higher Energy Costs This Winter

With cold weather closing in on Kansas City, you may be concerned about rising energy costs this winter. Some of you may have already started turning on those heaters to ward off the morning chill. Others may still be waiting for that first freeze. Either way, you should be prepared to pay more this winter […]

5 Tips for Preventing Plumbing Problems this Holiday Season

With so much activity in your home during the holiday season, residential plumbing problems are more likely to occur. Your home’s plumbing system will receive more activity with friends and family being in your home. When you’re sitting down to enjoy that holiday feast, the last thing you want to think about is a clogged […]

Benefits of a Heat Pump in Your KC Home

Kansas City temperatures are known to fluctuate, sometimes even drastically, depending on the time of year. Those with central heating and cooling systems may want to supplement their home with a heat pump, or they may decide that it’s a better controlled-air system for them. Whatever you decide for your home, there are both benefits […]

Why Is My Water Rusty?

The last thing you want to see when you’re washing your hands or brushing your teeth is brown water coming out of your faucet. While rusty water isn’t usually harmful, it can be gross to look at or use. Rusty water can occur for various reasons, but whatever the cause, it can be a huge […]