Category Plumbing and Water Conservation

DIY: How to Replace a Water Shut-Off Valve

The water shut-off valve can be helpful when you’re trying to turn it off for a plumbing repair or when you are going on a long vacation. However, if you notice that your valve is oxidizing, rusting or leaking water, it might be time to replace it with a new valve. Some of the most […]

How to Clean a Pool

Maintaining a pool is a big commitment. Despite the amount of work needed weekly, a pool is still a desirable feature to have in anyone’s backyard in this blazing hot Arizona summer. So, let’s dive in with some tips on pool maintenance. Skim the surface daily (if possible) Debris, such as leaves and branches, should […]

Technology That Can Make Your Home Greener

Heating, cooling, electricity, water usage – all of this can add up, especially if you live in the desert. If you want to make your home more environmentally and financially friendly but don’t know where to start, look no further.  Technology is here to the rescue! Here are some gadgets, apps, and hacks that can […]

Checklist of Items to Inspect Before Closing on a New Home

There are so many things to think about when buying a new home. Being prepared during the buying process can save you a lot of stress and money in the future. Before you close on a home, make sure to hire a contractor or certified home inspector to complete a full home inspection. If you […]

The Pros and Cons of Tankless Water Heaters

Sometimes referred to as instantaneous water heaters, these water heaters do just that; provide your home with hot water instantaneously when it is needed. A tankless water heater may be right for your home, however, if you are considering installing a tankless water heater you need to make sure you have all of the facts. […]

Easy Appliance Maintenance Tips

The holiday season is just beginning, and whether you’re hosting family parties or are busy with other holiday festivities, it is easy to let everyday home maintenance slide by. Completing simple upkeep tasks may save you from having to replace your entire appliance. Here is a household maintenance to-do list so you don’t fall behind: […]

DIY: How to Fix a Leaky Faucet

A DIY home repair can be quick and easy if you know what you are doing. Fixing a leak in your faucet is something you can do on your own to save you some money. Follow this 3-step process and you can fix that pesky leak completely on your own. The basic idea is simple: […]