Can You Change a Sink in a Granite Countertop?
Whether you’re replacing a faulty sink or remodeling your entire kitchen, you may be intimidated by swapping out your sink if you have granite countertops. While granite is known for being particularly sturdy, the way that sinks are installed in these types of countertops results in some weakness. While it can be done, changing a […]
How Long Should It Take a Plumber to Replace the Kitchen Faucet?
Has your current kitchen faucet seen better days? Whether it has sprung a leak or is simply outdated in comparison to your kitchen, replacing a kitchen faucet is one of the most popular projects for homeowners who want to upgrade their kitchen. Unfortunately, it’s not always as easy as it sounds. While it may end […]
What Is the Latest Trend in Kitchen Sinks? (2021)
One of the most industrious features in a kitchen, both in terms of function and style, is your kitchen sink. Over the years, kitchen sinks have come quite a long way and are now available in a wide array of materials, shapes, and sizes. Not to mention, you have the option to choose from a […]
Why Does the Faucet Leak After Replacing Cartridge?
There could be several reasons why your faucet is leaking after you’ve recently replaced the cartridge. The cause ultimately depends on the age of your faucet, the type of cartridge it has, and the water quality. In many cases, the reason that a cartridge-style faucet leaks has nothing to do at all with the cartridge […]
How Much Will a Plumber Charge to Install a Toilet?
If you are planning on remodeling your bathroom into the spa-like space of your dreams, never overlook the toilet. Installing a new toilet can go a long way toward achieving a particular aesthetic in your bathroom. Oftentimes, toilet installation involves a lot of moving parts, including shutting off the main supply line, swapping out the […]
Conserving Water to Deal with Drought Emergency in Santa Cruz County
As of July 8, 2021, Santa Cruz County was included among three Bay Area counties added to Governor Newsom’s emergency drought proclamation. The proclamation now involves 50 of California’s 58 counties. Currently, it’s unclear what impact the declaration will have but it does give the state more power to limit the rights of some water […]
Can You Replace a Kitchen Sink Without Replacing the Countertop?
In short, yes, it is possible to replace a kitchen sink without replacing the countertop. However, in order to prevent any damage from occurring to the countertop, it’s recommended that a professional handle the replacement. The adhesive that holds the sink in place is incredibly strong once adhered and if you have an undermount sink, […]
Can a Faucet Cartridge be Repaired?
If your faucet is dripping or leaking, you may be wondering if it’s possible to repair the faucet cartridge. Many households feature cartridge faucets, whether single- or two-handle. The cartridge is a plastic component in your faucet that is responsible for controlling the flow and temperature of the water. If the faucet cartridge is in […]
Are Single Handle Faucets Better?
When it comes to buying a faucet for your bathroom or kitchen, you have two main options: single-handle faucets and double-handle faucets. Both serve the same function of controlling water flow, which makes the choice a little challenging. You may find yourself wondering: Are single handle faucets better? Or, are double handle faucets better? In […]
Low Water Pressure In Your Santa Cruz Residential Property?
One of the more subtle problems homeowners experience with their plumbing is low water pressure. Unlike a leak or a clogged drain, lower water pressure might be harder to detect, especially if the difference from before is not too big. But having low water pressure in your home means that every task will be more […]
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