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How Often Should I Change My Air Filters?

Posted on September 15th, 2017 by Jackie

Do you know how often you should be changing the air filters inside of your home’s heating and cooling system? There are a few different factors that go into how often you need to change and replace these essential home filters. Below, we’ve laid out a few of the elements that play a role in […]

My Water Is Off — Why Is My Water Meter Still Turning?

Posted on September 14th, 2017 by Jackie

When you turn off your main water valve, you are turning off all of the water running to your home. So, after it’s off, you would expect that your water meter would stop running, too. And — it should! However, the question “why is my water meter still running?”, is a common one we get […]

Why Is It Important to Have a Clean Out Drain In My Yard?

Posted on September 8th, 2017 by Jackie

Do you have a clean out drain in your yard? You should! These popular drains work similarly to floor drains in a garage or basement. They are designed to catch runoff water, channeling the water away from your home and into a storm drain or the street. As a result, you can prevent flooding in […]

Labor Day Weekend Plumbing Tips

Posted on September 1st, 2017 by Jackie

Labor Day weekend is here! As you celebrate the unofficial end of summer and the start of the back-to-school season with friends and family, make sure that you are taking the time to prevent plumbing problems, too.  The last thing that you want is a clogged toilet in the middle of a party! Here are […]

How Do I Turn Off My Water?

Posted on August 25th, 2017 by Jackie

When the toilet water starts to rise, instead of going down the drain, or a burst pipe leaves water creeping across your kitchen floor, you’ll need to think fast — or you’ll have quite a  mess on your hands. Do you know how to turn off the water in your home? How to Turn Off […]

How to Tell If Your Toilet is Leaking

Posted on August 23rd, 2017 by Jackie

Did you know that a leaking toilet can waste 200 gallons of water per day? That’s a lot of water — and it can add up to a significant increase in your utility bills over time. Fortunately, while these plumbing leaks commonly go unnoticed, there are simple ways that you can check for them at […]

What is the Best Height for a Toilet?

Posted on August 17th, 2017 by Jackie

Do you remember when you were a child and the school toilets seemed a lot shorter and easier to sit on than your toilet at home did? That’s because toilets come in different heights depending on how tall or short the people using it are. While you probably won’t see any height-adjusting toilets in the […]

How Do Electrical Blackouts Affect Your A/C?

Posted on August 16th, 2017 by Jackie

On hot, sweltering summer days, the last thing that you want to happen is a power outage. Not only are you left without lights, you’re also left without cool air! So what happens to your air conditioning system when wind, rain and a thunderstorm leave you without A/C? Will there be electrical damage? Lightning strikes […]

Do I Need 2 HVAC Units?

Posted on August 10th, 2017 by Jackie

One of the most common questions homeowners ask when looking to install a new HVAC unit is “what size should my central air conditioner be?” Although this is an important question to consider, a larger HVAC system for a larger home isn’t always the answer. In fact, for some larger, two story homes, it may […]

Creative Ways to Hide Your Outdoor Air Condensor

Posted on August 4th, 2017 by Jackie

We love our air conditioning system. After all, what would we do without it on hot summer days? However, while the outside air condenser is essential to keeping your home cool and comfortable, many homeowners aren’t a fan the aesthetics of having the condenser in their yard. If you’re looking to improve your curb appeal […]