3 Things The Color Of Your Gas Furnace's Pilot Light Is Telling You

If you have decided it is time to fire up your home's gas furnace for the first time before winter sets in, you may wonder if the heater is working properly. If so, study the color of the pilot's flame, as it can tell you a lot about the health of your furnace. Steady Blue Flame After you light your furnace pilot, wait a few minutes to give the gas time to fully push through the line and feed the flame. [Read More]

Three Tips To Troubleshoot A Faulty Hot Water Heater

The hot water heater. Most of us never give it a passing thought other than the fact that it sends delicious, steaming water into your bath at the end of a long, stressful day. Except one day, your water isn't so hot. Or maybe it doesn't look or smell right. Or you go into your basement and notice the hot water heater is making weird noises. Any of these issues obviously point to a faulty hot water heater. [Read More]

Sure Signs Your Commercial Walk-In Freezer Requires Repair

If you recently purchased a restaurant and its existing equipment, then it's important you watch for signs the commercial walk-in freezer is in need of repair. Repairing a walk-in freezer when it first starts to have issues will extend the length of its life and save your restaurant the high costs associated with replacing it. As you use your new commercial freezer, keep an eye out for these sure signs of a mechanical problem: [Read More]

Maintaining A Septic System

There is nothing like having a clogged drain get backed up until you are ankle deep in water. There is no doubt that a clog can be a major problem, especially if you are on a septic system. These can be excellent if they are maintained but can sure be bad if they get backed up. There are a few things that you can do that will really help you avoid a backed-up septic system. [Read More]