Plumbing and Fixtures.|
Plumbing and Fixtures
When looking at a house, prospective home buyers often do not really
know what to do. So they play with things. They flick light switches.
They open everything with a handle. They turn on all the faucets and
flush all the toilets. Having nice shiny fixtures makes an impression.
All your sink fixtures should look shiny and new. If this cannot be
accomplished by cleaning, buy new ones. If you donít buy something
fancy, this can be accomplished inexpensively. Make sure all the hot
and cold water knobs are easy to turn and that the faucets do not leak.
If they do, replace the washers.
It sounds like hard work, but it's pretty easy -- even for the
Check to make sure you have good water pressure and that there are
no stains on any of the porcelain. If you have a difficult stain to remove,
one trick is to hire a cleaning crew to go through and clean your home
on a one-time basis. They seem to be wonderful at making stains go
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