How to Get Rid of Sewer Gas Smell in House

How to Get Rid of Sewer Gas Smell in House

No matter how well and often you clean your home, it may still contain bad odors. Many of these are relatively harmless, like the aroma of a long-forgotten vase with rotting flowers, the lingering stench of burnt food, or the fragrance of your cat's litter box. However, some of these smells can be dangerous, such as the odor of sewer gas (also known as hydrogen sulfide). This type of gas isn't … [Read more...]

How to Unclog a Sink Without Drano

How to Unclog a Sink Without Drano

If you've been a homeowner for years, you probably depend on drain cleaner products like Drano to remove clogs from sinks and tubs. This isn't really surprising since these cleaners have been proven time and again to really work and have helped numerous people deal with clogs over the years. But here's what you should know: there are several techniques you can use to dislodge clogs and keep … [Read more...]

How to Unclog a Shower Drain Without Chemicals

How to Unclog a Shower Drain Without Chemicals

You would notice the warning signs—water pooling around your feet, the sink taking it a little longer to drain, and strange and unpleasant odors—these things tell you that you will be facing a clogged-drain problem sooner or later. And then it happened, and you need to deal with it quickly or else suffer more serious issues, such as a burst pipe, not to mention a useless bath. Now, remember that … [Read more...]

How to Unclog a Bathtub Drain with Standing Water

How to Unclog a Bathtub Drain with Standing Water

There is nothing more frustrating than taking a shower and turning your tub into a mini swimming pool simply because it’s clogged. Plus, this is happening late at night and your super is telling you the plumber would not be available until the morning. Worst, Drano isn’t working either and so is the plunger. All that’s left is solving your problem with a do-it-yourself remedy. There is no need … [Read more...]

How to Unclog Garbage Disposal with Standing Water

How to Unclog Garbage Disposal with Standing Water

A garbage disposal breaks down food leftovers so that they can easily pass through your house’s plumbing system and make their way out to the sewer. This waste disposal unit can grind various types of things, including bones, meat, egg shells, fruit peels and vegetables. But if it becomes too full, then it would clog up and shut itself off automatically, leaving water in the unit and even spilling … [Read more...]