How To Polish A Faucet So It Looks Brand New

How To Polish A Faucet So It Looks Brand New


Over time, faucets can accumulate mineral deposits, water stains, and tarnish, leaving them dull and lackluster. With a little elbow grease and the right techniques, you can restore your faucet to its former glory and make it shine like new. A sparkling, gleaming faucet can instantly elevate the look of your bathroom or kitchen. Whether you’re hosting guests or simply want to enjoy a pristine space, keeping your faucets in top condition is essential. In this friendly and informative guide, we’ll show you how to polish your faucet so it looks brand new. Gather Your Supplies Before you start the […]

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The Advantages of an Open Plan Bathroom

The Advantages of an Open Plan Bathroom


The space where we pamper ourselves and begin each new day, the bathroom, is a continually evolving area of design intrigue. Beyond mere functionality, bathrooms have become a canvas for homeowners to express personal style and to retreat into luxury. At the forefront of this design revolution stands the concept of the open plan bathroom, a trend that’s gaining momentum for its seamless integration of living space. As we explore the tiled pathways of this home improvement phenomenon, we’ll discover why open plan bathrooms are more than just an aesthetic choice—they’re a lifestyle statement. A Breathtaking Sense of Space Open […]

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How to Find the Model Number of Your Toilet

How to Find the Model Number of Your Toilet


In the grand saga of home improvements, few tales are as humbling as the search for the perfect toilet part. Whether you’re attempting a DIY repair or planning a full-on upgrade, it’s an adventure that often ends with a question that many don’t know how to answer: “What’s the model number of your toilet?” For the uninitiated, this seemingly straightforward inquiry can trigger a headache of heroic proportions. But fear not, dear DIY enthusiast. We’re about to unravel the mystery behind those cryptic sequences of numbers and letters that could save you hours of frustration in the plumbing aisle. Why […]

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A Look at Rough Valves 

A Look at Rough Valves 


Remodeling or building a new shower? Then you need a shower valve. If you’re not familiar with shower valves, they are kind of like the heart of the shower, controlling the flow of water and temperature to the shower head, tub spout, body sprays, etc. Getting the right shower valve kit will not only ensure that you have the shower of your dreams, but that you won’t create a plumbing nightmare if there should ever be any repair needs with the product in the future. Keep on reading for a look into rough-in valves! What is a Rough-in Valve? Rough-in […]

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Mastering Maintenance: How To Maintain a Tankless Water Heater

Mastering Maintenance: How To Maintain a Tankless Water Heater


Maintaining a tankless water heater is key to getting the most out of your investment: it ensures that you get hot water on demand, keeps your costs low, and helps give you the full life expectancy out of the heater. But setting up a routine maintenance schedule for your tankless water heater can seem daunting, I mean how do you even maintain a tankless water heater?  A lot of information needs to be taken into consideration, from checking filters, descaling, and inspecting all the piping for leaks. In this blog post, we’ll guide you through everything you need to know […]

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5 Key Factors to Consider When Buying a New Toilet

5 Key Factors to Consider When Buying a New Toilet


Toilets have pretty big jobs to do–choosing the right one can have an influence on your experience every time you go to the bathroom. Choosing the right one may seem simple, but you may be surprised at just how varied your options are. This blog will break down all the information you need to know to make an informed buying decision the next time you need a new toilet. Water Efficiency When searching for a toilet, it’s important to consider options that not only conserve water but also deliver exceptional performance. The top water-saving toilets available on the market today […]

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How To: Cleaning Your Shower Head

How To: Cleaning Your Shower Head


After an intense workout at the gym or a long day at work, it’s understandable to be excited to hop in the shower. However, if your shower head is dirty, you’ll likely be disappointed with the results. Your bathroom needs a little TLC every now and then, which occasionally calls for a thorough shower head cleaning! At Terry’s Plumbing, we prioritize your comfort and peace of mind! Our team is happy to share top-notch plumbing tips to keep your bathroom fixture clean! Read ahead to learn the causes of a filthy shower head and how you can keep it working […]

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The Easiest ways to Make a Smaller Bathroom Appear Larger 

The Easiest ways to Make a Smaller Bathroom Appear Larger 


Struggling with how to make a small bathroom look bigger while also making the best use of your current space? We understand how tricky this can be, and we’ve also got plenty of solutions that can help you with this common problem. Only some bathrooms can accommodate a double shower, freestanding soaker tub, or dual vanities. But every bathroom can maximize its current space, especially when you use strategic tricks to make a small bathroom look bigger – and feel bigger, too. Here’s where to start. Tip #1: Use Light and Neutral Colors Use neutral colors in light hues throughout […]

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Bidets 101

Bidets 101


You’re reading this because you’re curious. Don’t deny it! So, what exactly is a bidet? Maybe you’ve seen one, a few of you have even used one and a tiny fraction of you may be so bold as to own one. Bidets are commonplace in European and Asian countries, but they’re typically taboo in America. In this blog we give a brief overview of bidets; keep on reading for Bidet 101.  History of Bidets Bidet, a French word, meaning “small horse” was given as a name to this contraption due to the manner in which one must straddle the toilet […]

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Best Places to Put Your Purse in a Public Restroom

Best Places to Put Your Purse in a Public Restroom


Crowded restrooms, dirty floors, questionable surfaces, nefarious stares and a heap of germs. Using a public restroom, while sometimes necessary, can turn into a fiasco – particularly in a ladies room. According to researchers, a woman’s purse could be just as germ infested as a public toilet handle. So what are you supposed to do with your purse when nature calls?  Never use The Door Hook First things first, you probably think the hook on the door is the obvious choice. WRONG. Many women report using the hook and being victimized by purse snatchers who reach over the door to […]

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