Category: Quick Tips

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 […]

3 Reasons Spring Cleaning Begins with HVAC

We love that one of the most common pieces of feedback we get is how helpful our techs are to our customers – offering them pieces of advice for how they can keep their HVAC systems working properly and troubleshooting issues themselves throughout the year. We are going to be running a special series on […]

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 […]

smart oil gauge

Cool New Product to Track Your Oil!

Every once in a while, a very cool product comes across our desk to share with you all. We just learned about the Smart Oil Gauge which is a device that is installed on your fuel tank, that keeps track of the oil level in your tank and transmits that data to the app on […]

New Year Resolutions for Your Home!

How are your New Year Resolutions coming along? Did you remember to include your home while you were making promises to improve, change or otherwise make progress on projects?! If not, let us help you set some: #1       I resolve to get my heating and cooling systems inspected and cleaned annually. This will ensure my […]

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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 […]

National Fire Prevention Week

Did you know that the average lifespan of a standard smoke detector is 10 years? In recognition of National Fire Prevention Week, now is the perfect time to replace your outdated smoke detectors. Whether you have battery operated or hard-wired detectors, the importance of making sure they are operating properly has life-saving consequences! A battery-operated […]

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. […]

Quick Tip: Saving on A/C

It’s summer. It’s hot. Your air conditioning is running constantly. As the house cools down, you see those decreasing temperatures turning into dollar signs on your electric bill. Try these tips to save a few bucks on your A/C this summer without breaking a sweat: Close Some Vents For central cooling systems, shut the vents […]