Unless you have a money tree growing in your backyard or a trust fund, you are probably looking for ways to save money around your home. One place to start is by looking at your family’s water consumption. By reducing the amount of water that you use both inside and outside of your home, you may be able to save on your water bill along with doing something good for the environment by conserving water.
The one thing we rarely think about is our plumbing, but it will be the only thing thought about when pipes become clogged and start back flowing into the house. Without realizing it, many of the hygiene products we use in the bathroom and common kitchen scraps, like grease and small food particles, can clog drains or toilets. The bad thing is that unless we are intentionally stuffing things down the drains and toilet, we don’t think these things are a problem.
Creating a family-friendly kitchen is less about trends and more about creating a kitchen that is practical and functional. If your family tends to cook together, eat together, or you are teaching your children to make their own snacks or lunches, a family-driven kitchen is just what you need. Before making a blueprint of everything that will be taken out, installed, moved and replaced, first be sure to check all of the heating and air conditioning vents, pipes and water, including the hot water tank. If there are any issues with any of your plumbing inside the home, take care of these issues before anything else.
If you need help or have no idea how to fix plumbing issues, we suggest looking for an experienced plumbing company like Fenwick Plumbing in Jacksonville FL to take care of all of your needs and issues. Once you figure out the details, you can move on to creating and remodeling your family-friendly kitchen! Here are a few family-friendly kitchen ideas to get you started.
Dripping faucets can cause homeowners to waste hundreds, if not thousands of gallons of water a year, costing them hundreds of dollars. This does not even take into account the damage that a leaking faucet can cause to other fixtures, or underneath your sink. Stopping a leaky faucet from leaking as soon as you notice it can prevent you from losing a lot of money from wasted water, and perhaps even save even more from stopping corrosion and stains from forming.
Any home can have a plumbing leak appear silently and invisibly. It can sometimes take days, even weeks to see the stain, puddle or leak. They can have ugly, costly, damaging results, especially if not discovered quickly enough.
The entire idea behind indoor plumbing was to provide comfort and convenience so that you don’t have to step out of the house in all kinds of weather to use the facilities. Therefore, if you have a problem with your plumbing like leakage or blockage, you might end up wishing that you didn’t have the ‘comfort’ in the first place. These issues can be really irritating, but usually can be easily fixed.
When it comes to our kitchens, many of us go for the simple is better route. We will buy the same, old style technologies we have become used to. However, there are a myriad of products out there to allow you to not only have a useable kitchen, but one right on the cutting edge of both form and function.
Many of us have hard water in our homes, and as a result, have to deal with the myriad of issues that come with the condition. That white residue that forms in our showers and sinks and their fixtures, for example. Try as we might to keep them scrubbed clean, we still have the tell-tale signs of a hard water problem.
What is that foul odor? Before you call the plumber, here are a few home remedies you can try to get rid of those putrid odors in your kitchen.
There’s a foul odor emitting from your kitchen drain, and you have no earthly idea what could be causing it. All you know is that it smells like something died in there. Think about the amount of waste that runs through your drain each day. Meats, cheeses, and other food scraps are constantly being scraped down the drain. If they become lodged in the drain, they can start to spoil and really let off a stench. So, how should you go about getting rid of these odors?
Ah, the kitchen faucet. It’s hard to believe how far it’s progressed. New advancements allow for you to turn on water with a sensor and sleek looks can upgrade the entire look of your kitchen.
We’ve seen it time and time again and it’s a smart concept – first pick the kitchen faucet, then redesign your kitchen around it. Why? The look of your faucet is the focal point of your entire kitchen. To help inspire you, we’ve compiled some of our favorite faucet designs in a showcase that will allow you to choose your favorite features and looks. Then, when you’ve settled on a few ideas, give us a call! We look forward to helping you install the new faucet and ensure it’s working properly.