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From home renovations, various handyman services to helpful tips on home maintenance – here are insights and musings by the FlipFlop Handymen.

Plumbing Tips for Homeowners

Imagine waking up on a rush hour, expecting to at least have a good bath, but your shower isn’t working. Truth be told, plumbing disasters happen almost every day. Within your home is a complex network of pipes, drains, and appliances that all work together to make your life convenient. However, inevitably, your plumbing is […]

Factors to Consider When Hiring a Plumber

Imagine living in your home without clean water, efficiently heated water, and no proper wastewater disposal? -These are just a few consequences of having no plumbing system in your household.  It’s essential to keep the plumbing system in your house maintained adequately to ensure that it’s efficiently running. Regular maintenance can avoid the need for […]

Why Drywall Is The Best Choice For Your Interior

Let’s talk about the apparent benefits of drywalls first: affordable, flame resistant, quick to install, and safe because of the extra layer of protection.  The investment you’ll make in drywall will pay off in the convenience and flexibility you gain. Plus, you’ll also have the opportunity to add character to your new wall according to […]

Guide for an Energy-Efficient Home

As the climate change crisis becomes more urgent every day, many individuals are doing their part to have as environmentally friendly households as possible-from plastic-free to enhanced recycling. People are now changing their ways towards a sustainable and efficient household.   It’s a fact that energy efficiency is essential in battling against pollution. Although the environmental […]

Kitchen Renovation Tips on a Budget

There’s no arguing that home renovations can be expensive, especially if you are determined to make your dream kitchen a reality: fancy island cooktop, smoothly finished cabinets, sustainable wood floors, and built-in divided storage. The question is, how can you achieve your desired aesthetic and functionality without breaking the budget? Updating home appliances, repainting, replacing […]

Five Things to Consider When Renovating an Old House

The charm of an old house draws visitors and locals alike. However, considering that old houses had been tested through time, renovation, thorough maintenance, and repairs are necessary.  Renovating an old house can be complex, with unexpected expenses and issues. In a nutshell, financial and emotional preparation are keys to successful home restoration.  If you […]

Household Plumbing Issues That Will Make Call For Your Local Handyman

Plumbing is one of the root causes of some head-scratching issues at home; that is why it is a necessity rather than an option, ensuring health and safety. The consumption and lack of safe water lead to health risks. According to the World Health Organization, 1.4 million children die due to water-borne diseases and viruses […]

How to Repair Cracks in Drywall

For thousands of years, plaster made from sand, lime, and other ingredients was used to create a smooth interior finish. Later on, the evolution of the building industry brought the discovery of gypsum that is the raw material in making drywalls.  Ever since then, drywall became widely used in the US. The material is quick […]

What Homeowners Must Know About Common Electrical Problems

Air conditioning, water heating, appliances, lighting, and media equipment consume the most extensive electricity usage of any household in the US. True enough, we become more and more dependent on electricity for necessity, comfort, and entertainment.  However, electrical problems like short circuits, wire sticking from outlets, or flickering lights can cause financial constraints and worst, […]

Common Septic Tank Problems and How You Can Avoid Them

Most homeowners ignore their septic tank until they suddenly encounter some issues. These sanitation systems are often responsible for leakages, environmental pollution, and certain diseases. The truth is, septic tanks require some effort to maintain, and it’s essential to have septic tank service regularly. Ignoring that fact, you’ll end up unable to use the toilet, […]