2 Simple Plumbing Fixes That You Should Know About

The following was contributed by a blog partner. Plumbing and electricity are two areas where many people are not confident with doing the work themselves. This is understandable. While electrics can cause injury or even death, leaking pipes can rapidly ruin your home and cause a range of health issues. This is why it is important to have the number for an emergency plumber to hand; they can effectively save your home. You can learn more about your local plumber and the services they offer. It is worth learning these two simple fixes; they could be just what you need while waiting for your plumber to arrive: 1. The Running Toilet A running toilet is annoying; it can also be expensive as every bit of water will increase your water bill. It is actually very simple to deal with the running toilet. The cause is usually a stop valve or the floater switch. You can usually tell it is this by jiggling the handle on your cistern and the water will stop running. The water … [Read more...]

What is Best for Interiors: Winding or Spiral Staircases?

Building your dream home, or perhaps just gathering ideas?  Consider including a unique and gorgeous staircase, which can add incredible design appeal.  Here are a few tips when investigating this option. While large houses can sometimes allow for straight staircases, its more common to have a at least one bend or turn in the stairs to make it fit in a tighter space. In small multi-floor apartments, this can be a significant architectural issue as every inch counts. A spiral staircase can be a dramatic choice that allows stairs in the smallest of areas, but are they better than a more gently winding stairway? If you're thinking about doing some stair renovations, you might want to learn more about your options. Footprint Size In terms of space, the spiral staircase will have a smaller footprint and take up less room. If your biggest concern is saving space, this this can be the way to go. On average, a spiral unit can be around 4 feet in diameter (they have a circular space … [Read more...]