Category: DIY & How-To

How To Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

improve indoor air quality

What can be done for indoor air pollution of your home? Installing a whole house air purification system can eliminate over 99% of common infectious diseases. Read John C. Flood’s tips on how to improve the indoor air quality in your home and conduct indoor air quality testing.

Why Does My Shower Get Hot When Someone Flushes The Toilet?

If your shower gets hot whenever someone flushes the toilet, it could mean that you have an outdated plumbing system that isn’t properly regulating your shower water pressure. When the toilet is flushed, it temporarily diverts water away from the shower while the toilet is refilling causing your shower to become dangerously hot.

Temporary Fixes For Leaky Pipes

As soon as homeowners notice a leak in their home, they shouldn't hesitate to contact a Fairfax plumber to diagnose the problem before it becomes a costly disaster or exacerbates itself any further.

How To Winterize Plumbing In Your Home

How To Winterize Your Plumbing

Make sure that your home’s plumbing is properly winterized and maintained to prevent any possible disasters from happening down the road. Not only will this save you money in the long run, it will also help to keep your family safe while you are all enjoying the chilly season in the comfort of your residence. Here are a few ways to make sure that your home's plumbing has been properly winterized.

Can You Run Your Furnace Without A Filter?

Can you run a furnace without a filter

If your run a furnace without a filter, it can be bad for your health and indoor air quality. Keeping a clean filter in your furnace ensures the unit operates efficiently and can keep dirt, dander, and debris from circulating back through your home. Learn the importance of an HVAC air filter and how to change your air filter.

Why Is My Gas Furnace Not Blowing Hot Air?

If cold air is flowing from your vents when the heat is turned on, that can be a huge concern during the colder months. To figure out why your furnace is blowing out cold air, read John C. Flood's guide to troubleshooting why cold air is flowing from your vents when your gas furnace is on.

Home Exterior Maintenance Tips for Fall

Your home’s safety and comfort are our top priority — and that goes beyond the HVAC and plumbing systems. This fall checklist for homeowners will help you prep the interior and exterior of your home for autumn and winter. Follow these preventative tips for this transition season and check out our other fall-specific tips on the blog.

Fall Plumbing Tips & Tricks

Fall is here, which means winter is right around the corner! John C. Flood put together some fall plumbing tips to make sure your home is ready for freezing temperatures. These house plumbing basics include preventative measures to winterize the interior and exterior of your home before winter hits in full force.

7 Ideas for Small Kitchen Remodeling

Small kitchen remodeling ideas.

Are you thinking of taking on a DIY small kitchen remodeling? Whether you live in a cramped city apartment or a little cottage in the countryside, John C. Flood has the best hacks for maximizing and beautifying your kitchen space. These ideas will help you cook up the most palatable strategy for how to remodel a small kitchen.