Best to leave plumbing repairs to the pros: here’s why

No matter what kind of home you live in – old or new, one-floor or multi-floor, modern or historic – the day will come when you’re faced with a plumbing repair (or two). You may be tempted to think the repair is small and easy to handle. Be careful! Make one mistake with a plumbing repair and you can facing serious water damage and other hazards. And instead of saving money, you could be spending hours hunting for parts and tools and spending well above what a plumber would have charged to fix the problem.

So when should you call a […]

By |August 27th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Should you consider a tankless water heater?

Tankless water heaters have been on the market for nearly 40 years. They first appeared in the marketplace in the early 1980s, but their limited technology hurt their popularity until much more recently. Today’s tankless water heaters offer homeowners a real quality choice that anyone should consider. If you’re facing an unexpected plumbing repair, you need good, honest, non-technical information in order to make the best buying decision. That’s why we’re offering you:

Tankless Water Heaters: The Essential Information

Most people are familiar with conventional water-heaters – that large tank occupying an entire closet, or that clanks and bangs in the basement.

Tankless […]

By |August 9th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What size hot water heater do you need?

When the time comes to replace your hot water heater, you’ll need to decide what size is right for your family. If you get a tank that’s too large, you’ll drive up the cost of your utilities and waste money. On the other hand, get a tank that’s too small and you’ll run out of hot water at a time when you need it the most, like when your in-laws are staying over. Here are some considerations to keep in mind when you’re deciding on what kind of water heater to buy.

Storage Tank Water Heaters

The typical storage water heaters have […]

By |July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Simple plumbing tips for those who are buying a home

Here are a few simple plumbing tips for anyone looking to buy a home this summer, whether it’s your primary home or a vacation getaway.

As you know, the real estate market is sizzling hot right now. In many communities, sellers receive multiple offers within days of listing their property for sale. Some realtors report that homes are selling for nearly 97 percent of their list price. When the market is hot, there is a tendency to move quickly for fear of losing out. But moving too quickly on a purchase can bring a lot of headaches.

Among other things, you’ll want […]

Winter tips to avoid costly plumbing repairs

Okay, all you procrastinators out there, I’ve got a tip for you! We’re going to have a stretch of somewhat warm weather for the next week or so, and that means you still have time to do some last minute winterizing of your home. Let’s face it, the job is easier to do when it’s 40 degrees outside rather than 5 below zero. Here’s what we’re talking about…

You want to keep your plumbing system in great shape year ‘round in order to minimize the chance of having a serious problem, like a burst pipe in your home. If you’re not […]