Should I Get a Backup Battery for My Sump Pump?

Posted on October 22nd, 2019 by Dean's Plumbing

An abnormally rainy spring or a Minnesota winter with heavy snow can cause serious water problems for homeowners. Once the ground is saturated, water may begin to find its way into basements, especially in areas prone to flooding or where the water table is high.  Sump pumps can help move excess water away from your […]

Read More

There’s Water Coming from my Light Fixture, What Should I Do?

Posted on October 14th, 2019 by Dean's Plumbing

Noticing that water is dripping from the area around the light bulb in the center of the room often means that water has accumulated overhead inside the ceiling for at least a few days. Not only will this affect your home, but it also could put your family at risk. Here’s what you should know […]

Read More

Bad Plumbing Habits for Pet Owners

Posted on October 10th, 2019 by Dean's Plumbing

Pets are considered man’s best friend, but that doesn’t mean they can’t wreak havoc on our homes. That being said, one popular detail our living space that we tend to overlook, which is usually the first to be tarnished, is our plumbing. Granted, bathing your furry friend in the tub may seem like a cute, […]

Read More

The Best Places to Install USB Outlets in Your Home

Posted on October 8th, 2019 by Dean's Plumbing

In a world of smartphones, laptops, and a plethora of electronic devices and accessories, keeping track of charging cables and their wall adaptor companions can be a hassle. A simple solution to this issue is to install USB power outlets, which have USB ports in place of, or alongside, traditional electrical outlets.  With a USB […]

Read More

Understanding Watts Vs. Lumens

Posted on October 3rd, 2019 by Dean's Plumbing

New developments in compact fluorescent lighting (CFL) are making incandescent light bulbs a thing of the past. These hi-tech bulbs are much more power-efficient. Instead of “watts”, these new lights include “lumens” on their packaging as another way to describe how much light the bulb produces. We know that all these technical terms can seem […]

Read More

Why is My Shower Head Making a Screaming Noise?

Posted on September 30th, 2019 by Dean's Plumbing

Is your showerhead making a screeching sound every time you turn it on? If so, there may be a number of reasons as to why this is happening. While you’re probably better off hiring a plumber to properly diagnose the problem, there are a few things you can fix yourself to get rid of the […]

Read More

What Bathroom Fixtures You NEED to Splurge On

Posted on September 27th, 2019 by Dean's Plumbing

Remodeling your bathroom is a fantastic way to increase your home’s value and enhance its functionality. Whether you’re trying to make the bathroom easier to use for family members or you just want to update a space that hasn’t been used, remodeling your bathroom is worth the investment. However, knowing where to start and what […]

Read More

Why Tree Roots LOVE Your Sewer Lines

Posted on September 25th, 2019 by Dean's Plumbing

As a homeowner, one of the most costly repairs you can run into is sewer line damage. Often, sewer lines are damaged by the very trees and landscaping that attracted you to the house in the first place. If you have large trees in your yard, or you plan on planting trees in the future, […]

Read More

How Your AC May Trigger Eczema

Posted on September 16th, 2019 by Dean's Plumbing

If you or your child have eczema, you understand the discomfort that flare-ups can cause. You probably also take measures to reduce your chance of an eczema flare-up in the future. If you are still experiencing red, itchy, dry and painful patches on your skin, the source of your eczema symptoms may actually be your […]

Read More

How to Ventilate Your Bathroom

Posted on September 12th, 2019 by Dean's Plumbing

Bathroom ventilation is a home improvement that many people do not invest in. If you fail to ventilate your bathroom at home in the correct manner, it may hurt your indoor air quality. Poor ventilation may also lead to a significant degree of discomfort for you and your family. If you’re looking to add ventilation […]

Read More

Next Page »