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2 Thumbs Up Plumbing | Joe Corcoran

2 Thumbs Up Plumbing and Remodeling is the number one source for Plumbing and Remodeling services in the greater Boise area and throughout Ada county. With over 12 years of Idaho plumbing experience, our Boise plumbing and remodeling company has prided ourselves on bringing the customer total satisfaction and fair prices.Whether you are in Eagle and need clogged pipes rooter cleaned or in Garden City and need a bathroom remodeled, we can provide our professional services to you at prices you can afford. Fully licensed and insured, we provide our plumbing and Idaho remodeling services to both commercial and residential locations.


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Designing a Home from Scratch

A simple suggestion would be to always take care of your tools. After all you really don't HAve to brush your teeth. ... Only the ones you really want to keep.

The Keys to De-Cluttering

When it comes to clearing the clutter I have a few rules. What ever it is from plumbers tools to kids toyys. It all works the same if the plumbers in Boise have not used the tools or product in years it time to sell it or get rid of it. With tools or toys find some fold up bins are put either the plumbing fittings or kids fire trucks in them. Organizing can be a task however it is worth your sanity.

Making Your Man Cave

The man's den was a big deal a few decades ago and as the modern homes got larger for some reason tman's den was not. Thus men felt cheated out of their man hood and fought long and hard for the man cave to come back full throttle. Our plumbers and Idaho remodelers have seen it all from above the garage glorified dog house with top of the line kitchen remodeling and a plumbers play ground for a bathroom. Having said that the request for these high end items should be installed by a plumbing and remodeling pro. From heated toilets to full body showers ... if done wrong could turn the home into a damp cold cave. For more advice go to www.myboisehomeservices.org or visit www.facebook.com/2thumbsupplumbing . Gratefully, 2 Thumbs Up Plumbing and remodeling
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Quick Tips for Going Green

The best way to be green is move over from a regular water heater to a electric tankless water heater. Water Heaters waste lots of unused energy . The reason for electronic simple style is that the ROI is very important in keeping the green while going green and although the gas tankless heaters are good as well. The ROI is going to be a good idea that we can find common ground for. Less impact on the earth and your wallet.

DIY: the Dos and Donts

Mostly the common sense projects are great for DIY projects. The curb appeal of the home is very important for the repairs to have the home owners touch. If the project could cause safety issues to a home short or long term . Time to call a professional.
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What updates can make a home healthier?

Good Health and Good Plumbers Good plumbing is a matter which concerns health. The plumbing system in your home is composed of two separate subsystems. One subsystem brings freshwater in, and the other takes waste water out. A leakage of polluted water from the house-drainage system is unsanitary and dangerous. Leakage within the house may pollute the habitation and permit food infection through the medium of insects; they may transport disease germs, and thus be a menace to your health. City ordinances usually define the exact methods and materials used in the home for sewage disposal; they outline the methods by which connections must be made, and specify the installation of waste lines. Regulations governing the installation of plumbing have been established in many places, and many cities have plumbing codes or local ordinances governing plumbing. These regulations have been important in improving living conditions throughout the country. For the safety of your health be sure to check the license of any plumber you are considering using. Some tips for home owners: • Be sure to change air filters at least every three months, maybe more if you are in the more dusty parts of Idaho! • Clean the filters and dust screens on any freezers or refrigerators frequently. • If you have a gas furnace, keep your pilot light burning during the summer to help keep the furnace dry and prevent corrosion. • If there is a noise, there could be a problem. Worn washers or loose parts in your faucets can be the source of noisy pipes. It’s good to make sure all washers and parts are tight and in good working order to help reduce vibration that can lead to leaks later on. • Every four to six years, paint gutters that are not made of aluminum or vinyl to help prevent rust. • Remove firewood stored near the home. Firewood should be stored at least 18 inches off the ground at least 2 feet from the structure to cut back on pest problems. • Have a qualified heating and cooling contractor clean and service the outside unit of the air conditioning system. An annual service call will keep the system working at peak performance levels. • Vacuum the clothes dryer’s exhaust duct at least once a year. If the duct is plastic, replace it. Rigid sheet-metal ducting is best.

How do home businesses adapt to changing seasons?

Home business or services are a wide spectrum of trade professionals. Each is as important as the other. In todays market it is not to often that a company is only providing one special service. In fact most do well to go above and beyond to satisfy to clients needs. If the business or service based Company finds that efficiency or cost is being hindered and it is a strategy move to keep costs in check as well as to stay in business in the near future for the sake of your working members (after letting them know) slow down the Company slowly or work harder to find clients that will keep your Company successful and never forget them of your Company may have to close for the winter.