Hot Water Made Easy – Tankless Water Heaters

tankless water heater

For decades, we’ve all had giant tanks that have created and stored hot water for us. The bigger the better, so we never run out. Of course, bigger works to your disadvantage if that tank springs a leak and floods your house or basement. How can you avoid this and still get all the hot water you need when you need it? Why a tankless water heater, of course.

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Get Your Drainage On – Here Comes The Rain Again!

peninsula drainage for foundation protectionTheoretically, we’re approaching the rainy season here in the Bay Area (which we’ll hopefully have plenty of this year!) But while it’s still sunny and dry, it’s a great time to think about the drainage around your home and how to keep your foundation, in particular, protected from water.

Three key areas that you should focus on at this time are your gutters, your downspouts and underground drainage systems (typically French Drains).Read More

Putting Together Your Basic Home Tool Kit

home tool kitEveryone who lives somewhere, needs a basic home tool kit.  Unless you live in a place with Schneider the Handyman, there are some things you’ll just have to do for yourself. Whether you own or rent, live someplace large or small, there will always be those moments when you just need some tools.  Now I’m not a handy person, but I have embraced the basic set of tools I’ve put together and am always grateful to have them. So if you don’t have your home tool kit yet, let’s get you started!Read More