Tips To Help You Avoid Plumbing Problems

Caring for your plumbing system can be important for reducing the risk of complications or other problems arising that could severely disrupt life in your home. Yet, it is a common situation for a homeowner to find themselves ill-prepared to address or otherwise prevent these issues from striking their plumbing. Flush Your Drains On A Regular Schedule The drains of your home can be subjected to some of the more intense forms of wear that may make them likely to suffer clogs. [Read More]

Five Tips For A Warmer Christmas Day

Generally, the Christmas season brings on colder weather. While it's quite cozy, you want to ensure that your home stays warm enough to keep everyone at the perfect comfort level this Christmas. Here are five tips to help you accomplish this: ​Check the Windows and Doors: Be sure to replace worn out weather strips underneath the doors to your home, as well as the garage door to ensure that heat stays better trapped. [Read More]

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]