Plumbers explain why it’s important for your pipes -- and your wallet -- to put this particular kitchen habit to rest.
Be afraid. Be very afraid.
Lisa Teller is only a year-and-a-half old, but she doesn't live at home with her family. That's because her house - not far from Flagstaff, AZ - doesn't have clean, running water. Without it, she could get sick or even die.
These are the shops where I know I can find it all and do it fast. I am all about organization and quality; finding it all under one roof is the cherry on top!
Take a deep breath (okay, maybe not, if the smell is funky), and calm down. Then grab the few things you'll need to handle
"That's my job," said Harry, who noted that most insurance claims are the result of plumbing problems. "A washing machine
You can catch the plumbing problem before it becomes a crisis, by following the maintenance tips below provided by Jeff and other plumbing nightmare survivors.
Oprah, anyone with an Internet connection knows by now, is also an amateur plumber. We know this because a photo of her peering into a toilet tank at her Maui home recently went viral.
I could still hear a little hiss, like it wasn't all the way off, but it looked like it was off. I turned the handle a little harder. No change. Harder. The water started coming out of the hose faster. I turned it the other way. No change. Turned it back. The stream became a torrent.
My mother, who lives in my hometown of Stamford, Conn., two hours from my house on Long Island, N.Y., said, "Yes. And, unlike