Insulation is key. Any piping that could become exposed to subfreezing temperatures needs to be insulated. If your home is over an unheated crawl space be sure to insulate those pipes as well.… Read More
Warranties for our appliances, homes and utilities are an attractive way to provide peace of mind for our purchases. It could be as small as a kitchen appliance or as large as covering your home. Most of the time this can be enough to handle any small issues that can come up with the covered items but it can also be good practice to invest in Service Contracts to fill in any gaps in coverage.… Read More
Do you pay a water bill? Sewer too? I can bet it has gone up in the recent years. You may be able to get it under control and save money in the process. Our approach is: “We need to reduce your water pressure.”
Many times, when telling a client that they need to reduce pressure within their home or business we are often met with skepticism. This is understandable because when we think of low pressure, we think of showers being weak or taking forever to wash our hands. Measuring water pressure is easy and its part of every service call we do involving a plumbing or water heating issue.… Read More
As a new home owner, I never knew what went into the maintenance and care of my heating and cooling systems, let alone my water heater, until I worked for a company who installs, repairs, and services them.
One never realize how important these systems are in your household until one of them has an issue or fails entirely. Your heating, cooling, and water heater systems are like the “silent bills” waiting to happen in your household. If they are not properly installed, serviced, and repaired when needed, you will end up spending thousands of dollars in repairs and replacements, not just in equipment but possibly in household damages which end up going through your home owner’s insurance.… Read More
Thermal expansion takes place every time your water heater heats or reheats water. The dangers of this kind of expansion is when you heat an object in a closed environment/space you must predict and manage that expansion. For example, a helium filled balloon is filled in an air-conditioned store in the summer time. It’s filled and looks great. You take that balloon out to your car place it inside and go into another store. You come back and that balloon has popped. The gas inside the balloon heated, expanded and broke your balloon.… Read More