• A Few Things To Do To Help With The Plumbing In Your House

    31 March 2015

    Having drain or other plumbing problems in your home is more than frustrating. It can cause damage to other parts of the house and cost you a lot of money. There are things that are out of your control that will need to be repaired by a professional. However, there are also steps you can take to minimize the risk of having major issues with the way the water comes into and leaves your home.

  • How To Replace A Sink Plunger That Breaks Off

    18 March 2015

    Bathroom sinks typically have a pop-up plunger and stopper that act to open and close the basin so you can fill it up with water. One day you might walk into the bathroom, push the plunger with a normal amount of force, and the plunger will pop off in your hand. You don't need to call in a plumbing professional yet. A simple trip to the hardware store and some minor adjustments will fix your plunger problem.

  • Building A Laundromat: Why Your Electrician Is Your Primary Contractor

    5 March 2015

    Each and every dryer and washing machine in a laundromat carries its own electrical load. When all of those machines are plugged in, they are using small drafts of power in standby. If, at any point, ALL of the machines in a laundromat are running at full capacity, the electrical system in the building needs to to be ready to handle that large of a power demand. Managing the power load begins with an electrician from a company like C & R Electric, Inc, before he or she even sees a machine in position.

  • Three Dark Red, Sweet, Self-Pollinating Cherry Varieties

    25 February 2015

    When looking for cherry trees to plant in a yard, homeowner frequently seek out cherry trees with three characteristics: sweet cherries that they can eat right off of the tree, cherries that are dark red in color, and trees that self-pollinate, so that they can plant just one tree and still obtain fruit. There are hundreds of varieties of sweet cherries out there, but few that meet all three of these criteria.

  • Understanding The Electrical Requirements Of Your New Spa And Your Home's Electrical Breaker Panel

    18 February 2015

    If you are in the process of purchasing a new spa for your family to enjoy in your home's backyard, then you will need to hire a licensed electrical contractor to come out to your home and hard-wire the spa's electrical system into the breaker panel. Additionally, your home may require an electrical panel upgrade to accommodate the added electrical needs of the spa.  Residential Electrical Breaker Panel Basics Every home that is connected to the commercial power grid has a breaker panel.