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Summertime – Can Your Water Heater Handle It?

by B.Annie on July 9, 2018

While we may not think about it, needing hot water and using our water heater is part of our daily routine, especially in the summer! Summer fun under the sun means loads of dirty clothes, dishes and the need for extra showers. You depend on your water heater daily, so don’t wait for an unexpected […]

Noisy pipes

Three Reasons For Noisy Pipes

by B.Annie on June 13, 2018

Do you have noisy pipes?  If so, it is time to call the plumber.  While other noises in your house may be innocuous, there is a chance that you noisy plumbing could go way beyond irritating, causing major damage to your home.  Three reasons for noisy pipes. Copper Pipes If you have copper pipes, you […]

sump pump

Sump Pump Not Working?

by B.Annie on June 7, 2018

A Sump Pump is used to prevent major flooding in your home. Usually placed in a basement and installed by a plumber, the sump pump is the first line of defense against flooding.  Unfortunately, as with anything electronic or mechanical,  failure is possible. What causes failure? There are several reasons a sump pump may fail […]

Save money

How to Save Money on Your Electric Bill

by B.Annie on April 9, 2018

Tired of high electric bills?  Try some of these tips and tricks to save money on your electric bill.  Energy Audit One of the best ways to start saving money on your electric bill is to have an energy audit. Frequently the electric company offers free energy audits. This means that an expert can come […]

Spring HVAC

Seven Steps to Get Your HVAC Ready for Spring

by B.Annie on April 2, 2018

Now is the time to consider what you need to do to get your HVAC ready for Spring. These steps are a combination of what the professional can do and what the homeowner can do.  Here’s a checklist. Spring HVAC Maintenance Replace Your Air Filter First, replace the air filter for your heater. Just like […]

air conditioning hissing

Why Hire An Experienced HVAC Technician

by B.Annie on March 26, 2018

We’ve all seen the cartoons when we were growing up or watching them with our children.  The cartoon character looks at the wires dangling from the wall. He thinks for a minute, then wires the dangling cords into the socket. The next scene is always hilarious.  The character’s hair stands on end, his bones stand […]

Green HVAC

Going Green with HVAC Strategies

by B.Annie on March 19, 2018

The idea of going green with HVAC strategies brings a lot of different images to mind. For some people it means their family or business having a smaller carbon footprint. For others it means using renewable energy sources. For still others, it means Bruce Banner morphing into the Incredible Hulk and moving HUUUUGE turbines in […]

air purifier

Should I Buy An Air Purifier?

by B.Annie on March 19, 2018

Buying an air purifier makes sense if breathing cleaner air is important for you or your family.  For people with breathing issues, chronic allergies or other environmental challenges, an air purifier becomes a must. Examine the products carefully if you are considering buying an air purifier. If it is cheap, you may be looking at […]

kitchen sink

Is Your Kitchen Sink Draining Slowly?

by B.Annie on February 4, 2018

Two of the most frequently asked questions for our plumbers are about a homeowner’s sink.  Why is my sink draining so slowly and why won’t my faucet stop dripping. Slow Draining Kitchen Sink   If the sink is draining slowly it can be a nuisance and a cause for concern for the homeowner that worse […]

plumbing questions

Answers to Frequently Asked Plumbing Questions

by B.Annie on February 1, 2018

The answers to frequently asked plumbing questions vary from the easy to the complex. Some are easily solved by the homeowner if he has the time.  Others require training and specialized equipment to do right.  Those are jobs that are best left to a plumber. Frequently asked plumbing questions Clogged Bathtub One frequently asked plumbing […]