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Tuesday, January 30th, 2018
Trouble from your heating system rarely arrives unannounced. While some issues result in a sudden shutdown — usually due to a safety concern such as leaking gas or because of imminent danger to some component in the system — many will advertise themselves with subtle signs that something is wrong. This is the time of year when those signs often make themselves apparent. You can spot them if you know what to look for.
Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
With winter officially here and freezing cold temperature the norm for the next few months, your furnace is going to be put to the test every day. There’s nothing more frustrating than suffering a breakdown just when you need the system the most, and having to rush around arranging repairs while your home slowly turns into an icebox.
Our team can provide swift repairs in the event your furnace needs it, but we also believe that an ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure. That means stopping repair issues before they start and one of the best ways to do that is with a timely maintenance session from a trained professional.
Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
Clogs are one of the biggest problems that plumbers need to deal with and clogs in your kitchen drain rank among the most common — and troublesome — most homes can address. When a clog appears, a good plumber is usually your best call, since store-bought solutions like cleansers rarely handle the job as effectively as they should. Having said that, the ideal solution to any clog is simply to prevent it from forming in the first place, and when it comes to your kitchen sink, that means watching what you pour down the drawn.
Monday, October 2nd, 2017
Along with running water, your electrical system is the most important components in your household: providing vital power of lights, heat and key appliances such as your refrigerator. We often take our electrical systems for granted, especially in older homes where the wiring has been doing its job for many years. But no one wants to deal with a sudden problem in the wiring, especially when it cuts power to important parts of the house.
Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
Fall will be here in just a few days, and as we’ve already seen down south, this winter is looking to be a long, cold and brutal one. The Farmer’s Almanac is predicting cold temperatures in excess of what we’ve seen in previous years. That means your heating system is going to have to be up to the challenge of keeping your home comfortable and warm every day, no matter how cold it is. One of the best ways you can ensure that is to schedule a maintenance session for your heater from a trained professional.
Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
Clogged pipes rank among the most common plumbing calls we receive: when some material washed down the drain stops the flow of water. You should usually call in a plumber when that happens – store-bought solutions usually adopt only half-measures at best – but we believe that an ounce of prevention beats a pound of cure any time.
Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
Plumbing systems can have all kinds of different issues occur over the years. The most common and potentially damaging, though, are leaks. Plumbing leaks can occur for a variety of different reasons. While you’re going to need professional services to handle most plumbing leaks, it doesn’t hurt to at least familiarize yourself with some of the reasons they occur.
Wednesday, July 12th, 2017
Of all the various rooms in a home, there are two that are the most common targets for remodeling efforts. Those are the kitchen, and the bathroom. It’s easy to see why these two rooms see remodeling efforts the most often. People spend a lot of time in the kitchen and bathroom on a daily basis. They’re an integral part of daily life. If you’re considering remodeling your bathroom, but you aren’t sure whether or not you should yet, have a look at these factors.
Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
When was the last time you had your drains checked out by a professional? Probably not any time soon, if you’re like most people. Unfortunately, the drain system is not something that it’s a good idea to ignore. You should at least have your drains professionally cleaned every once in a while, in order to make sure that everything is flowing properly. If you’re not sure when to call for drain cleaning services, have a look at the signs below.
Monday, June 12th, 2017
There are a lot of different systems in your home that you rely on daily for a variety of purposes. One of the most vital of these systems is the water heater. The average home makes use of its water heater multiple times a day, every day, throughout the year. That’s a lot of stress to put on one system, even one that is designed to cope with it. Many water heaters never fully shut down, and instead operate 24/7 to maintain a standing supply of hot water. If you want to make sure that you get the best return on investment out of your water heater, there are a few steps you can take to help it cope with the strain.