Category: Plumbing

Spring Cleaning Series – Plumbing Fixtures

Spring Cleaning for HVAC Series continues with Part 3 this week, and we’re talking about plumbing appliances and fixtures. The best DIY advice I can give you is to keep it clean! Keeping your plumbing appliances and fixtures clean not only keeps things hygienic and good smelling, but it gives you a perfect opportunity to […]

Care and Feeding of Garbage Disposals

If you have a garbage disposal, you know it’s a convenient kitchen feature, but did you know it is also an intricate part of your plumbing system? While they make food cleanup a lot easier, avoid nasty odors, drain clogs, and malfunctioning with these steps: Always use cold water to avoid liquifying any grease in […]

Frozen outdoor faucet

Quick Tip: Don’t Forget to Winterize Your Outdoor Faucets!

It’s the time of year to start getting our homes ready for winter, and don’t forget to winterize your outside faucets! Many people don’t think much about these areas, but if you tend to leave your hose attached, and don’t button up this area of your plumbing, you are setting yourself up for trouble. This […]

Heat Pump Hot Water Heaters: Serious Savings & $750 Rebate!

 Start saving up to $3,000 AND get a $750 Rebate! Each year, thousands of Mainers buy hot water heaters, replacing old worn out models. Before you make a change, consider buying a heat pump hot water heater – ENERGY STAR reports that these high-efficiency units can save a four-person household more than $3,000 over ten […]

Quick Tip: Wet Switches Prevent Water Damage

No one wants to encounter plumbing or HVAC leaks, but most of us simply hope it will never happen. However, instead of taking chances and risk coming home to 5-feet of water in your basement (yes, we have seen this happen!), why not take a proactive approach to handling a water leak or drainage problem. […]

3 Steps to a NEW Kitchen or Bathroom in a Weekend!

Giving your kitchen a new look, or improving the appearance of your bathroom, doesn’t have to mean a big overhaul and tons of money. Surprisingly, by swapping out worn-out, mismatched fixtures for new ones, you can turn a dated, tired room into a sparkling new statement room over a weekend! There are also considerable benefits […]