Category: Quick Tips

6 Tips to Avoid Clogged Drains

One of our most common plumbing call outs is for clogged drains. Clogged drains are not only frustrating and inconvenient, but can be fairly destructive if left unfixed. A clogged drain can lead to further back-ups, broken pipes and discharge valves, and other problems that create expensive plumbing repairs, as well as water damage to […]

HVAC the Perfect Pest Nest?

Did you know one of the common causes of damage to HVAC units is rodents eating the wires, chewing up condensers, and building nests? This time of year mice and other small critters are looking for just the right place to build their nests, and outdoor HVAC units offer easy access and perfect protection! Before […]

Time to Tune Up Your Air Conditioning!

Now that the warmer temperatures are on our doorstep, it’s time to give your air conditioning units a good check up to make sure they will be there when you need them. Making sure they are safe and clean will keep you comfortable and free from other hazards that they can present such as water […]

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 […]

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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 […]