2 Ways to Fix a Leaking Bathtub Overflow Drain

A bathtub overflow drain is designed to channel excess water from the tub into the drain line and effectively prevent the tub from overflowing and flooding the bathroom. This fail-safe fixture can however be a problem on its own. Water may eventually start to leak from the overflow drain and damage your flooring or the … Read more

What is a Bathtub Overflow Drain? How Does it Work?

The thing about bathtubs is that they take quite long to fill up. What you therefore tend to do is turn on the faucet and step out of the bathroom to do other things as the tub fills. It is therefore very easy/likely to get distracted and forget that you had a bathtub filling with … Read more

How to Get Rid of Pink Stains/Mold in Bathroom Fixtures

Most people especially those who live in areas with hard water will experience limescale or brown/yellow stains in their bathroom fixtures. Pink stains are however not caused by water quality. Pink stains, also known as pink mold in bathroom fixtures is caused by a bacteria known as Serratia Marcescens. The airborne bacteria are found naturally … Read more

Get Rid of Rust Stains From a Bathtub & Sink Fast!

Your bathroom sink and bathtub are made of white shiny porcelain or ceramic (or other materials) and will remain so unless stained. A brown discoloration is usually caused by rust and is not easy to remove unlike other stains. So, why is there rust stains in your bathtub and sink and how can you remove … Read more

Tap or Bathtub Water Yellow? Why and What to Do

Needless to say, water is and should be colorless. But that is always not the case. As a homeowner, you will from time to time deal with cloudy, brown or even yellow water coming from your faucets. Why is yellow water coming out of your faucet, though and what can you do to fix it? … Read more

Slow Draining Bathtub? Here is How to Fix It Naturally

A bathtub should drain full in 2 to 4 minutes. If takes way longer than that, there is an underlying problem that you need to attend to. A slow draining bathtub is caused by hair, mineral deposits, soap scum and other bathroom products accumulating in the drain and trap. The accumulation restricts the free flow … Read more

Leaking Moen Shower/Bathtub Faucet? Fix It Now

Moen Shower faucets are some of the best in the industry. Although they last longer than most of the other faucets, the definitely don’t last forever. You will from time to time deal with a leaking Moen shower/bathtub faucet. A leaking Moen shower faucet is usually caused by a faulty cartridge. The 2 washers which … Read more

Low Water Pressure in Bathtub Faucet? How to Fix It

A slow running bathtub faucet means that the water pressure in your lines is insufficient, or the water flow is being obstructed by something. The first thing therefore that you should is to determine if the problem is isolated to your bathtub or the entire house. Low water pressure is a bathtub faucet is caused … Read more

Bathtub Faucet Leaking – Here is Why and How to Fix It

Is water leaking or dripping from your bathtub faucet? You are not a lot alone. That is a problem that will affect every homeowner after every few years. A leaking bathtub faucet is not only annoying, but expensive if left unfixed for a while. But what causes a bathtub faucet to start leaking, or continuously … Read more

Why Bathtubs Crack – And How to Repair Them

There are different types of bathtub materials. Some like fiberglass or acrylic are more prone to cracking, unlike copper or cultured stones tubs that will never crack. But why do bathtubs really crack? Bathtubs crack due to lack of proper support, application of too much force/weight on the tub, or as a result of the … Read more