Two steps to take after a water pipe in your home bursts open

A broken water pipe can wreak havoc on your home. Here are two steps you should take if you ever find yourself in this situation. Minimise the damage As soon as you notice the pipe has burst open, you should take certain precautions to help minimise the amount of damage the water does to your home. Firstly, locate the water metre (this is usually located on the outside of a building) and switch off the valve to disconnect the water supply. Read More 

3 Surefire Ways to Keep Toilets Clog-Free

Clogged toilets are an obvious nuisance in the home, but they can also be costly and time consuming to fix. Homeowners who do not want to deal with this plumbing issue can prevent it by following these tips. Flushing properly Flushing the toilet is a simple, everyday action that many people take for granted because they don't know just how important it is in ensuring toilet drains remain clog free. A single flush of the toilet is not always sufficient to clear a bowel movement — it might only be effective when the toilet is being used to answer a short call. Read More