Is it time for a new hot water heater?

One of the questions we get asked a lot is this one: when should I replace my hot water tank? How long will it last?

It’s a good question! Unfortunately, the decision to replace your home’s hot water is often made for you when the one you have fails. You really ought to take the time to look at your options, so waiting until catastrophic failure, such as a flood from a ruptured tank, is not wise. In general, there are four signs you need a new water heater and carefully planning your purchase will ensure you get an energy-efficient, reasonably priced […]

By |July 20th, 2017|Water Heaters|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 […]

Six plumbing tips for first-time home buyers

A good friend of ours in the real estate business told us that 2016 was a good year for first-time home buyers in Northeast Ohio. That got us to thinking! What advice would we give to first-time home buyers to help them avoid plumbing problems in their new home. Around the lunch table, we probably came up with about 20 or more tips. We whittled the list down to a more manageable number and one that new homeowners would be more likely to follow.

So here are six good tips to help you get the full enjoyment out of your home […]

By |March 13th, 2017|Plumbing Repairs, Plumbing tips, Water Heaters|0 Comments

Get hot water when you need it with a Rinnai tankless water heater

Is your hot water tank having trouble keeping up with demand? You know, it works fine when there’s only a couple people in the house. But the moment you have out-of-town guests, you sheepishly announce the need to stagger showers in order to keep the hot water flowing. […]

By |February 13th, 2017|Plumbing tips, Rinnai, Water Heaters|0 Comments

Here are some New Year’s resolutions that will save you time and money

This is the time of year when practically everyone makes some kind of new year’s resolution. You know the drill: quit smoking, lose weight, win the lottery, make peace with your brother-in-law. Of course, most of the time our efforts fail. In many cases, we probably weren’t really determined to make good on the resolution — we just thought it was something we ought to do.

Well here’s an idea that we hope you’ll take to heart. What if you made a few resolutions that were easy to do and which would actually save you time and money? Would you be […]