It may sound odd to advise homeowners to call for leak detection from professional plumbers. Aren’t leaks obvious and easy to notice, and therefore the “detection” part unnecessary? We wish that were the truth, since it would make keeping the plumbing in a home in good shape far easier.
If you are currently happy with your home’s air conditioning system and have no plans to replace it in the near future, you can still make improvements to it. There are a number of upgrades that will help you receive greater performance, efficiency, and convenience from your AC.
Before it comes into your home, the water that flows through your pipes first passes through a local water treatment facility. The water undergoes many different forms of treatment before it reaches your plumbing, such as flocculation and coagulation...
Warm and wet areas are the favored spots for mold and mildew to start growing, and that means the bathrooms of a home—particularly ones that contain showers and bathtubs—are a prime target for these unpleasant biological intruders.
If you check the bottle of water you purchased at the store, chances are you’ll see the phrase “reverse osmosis” somewhere on the label. It’s a process of purifying the water, helping to remove germs and other impurities that might be found in tap water.
It used to be all a plumber needed was a wrench and some elbow grease. Those times are long gone, and that’s actually a very good thing. Today, plumbers have access to new technology that...
Furnace technology has undergone its share of advancements over the years, but the basics of the system remain intact. Indeed, it’s because furnace technology is so reliable that the basic system hasn’t changed in many years.
We’re all accustomed to paying higher gas bills during the cold months, but a lot of homeowners use that fact to ignore ways their furnace uses more energy than it needs to. We’re all watching the bottom line these days and an efficient heating system...
If you have a boiler in your home, you might have to address issues with rust and the corrosion that can sometimes crop up. Rust can cause serious problems with your boiler, especially older boilers that have been around awhile.
If you’re experiencing slow drains around the home, unpleasant odors emanating from sinks and toilets, or damp spots appearing in your house’s basement or foundation, then you may have a backed up sewer.