Two books perfect for new homeowners

Two books perfect for new homeowners

This Christmas season, many of you will be buying presents for your children or grandchildren who have recently moved into their first home. You know how important it is to keep up with the routine maintenance a home requires – especially if the home is more than 30...
Tips for choosing a plumber

Tips for choosing a plumber

Anyone who has owned a home for any length of time knows that the day will come when you’ll need emergency plumbing repairs. Like any system, your plumbing system has parts that will fail or wear out, especially if neglected over years of use. Here are some...
Why a plumbing inspection makes sense

Why a plumbing inspection makes sense

Your home is probably the most expensive thing you’ve ever bought, and to protect your investment, you need to take care of it. Next to fire, water is the most destructive element for your home. Leaking pipes cost money and the damage the water causes to floors,...
Simple plumbing tips to avoid problems

Simple plumbing tips to avoid problems

No matter what you do, sooner or later your home will have some kind of plumbing problem. Plumbing is a system, and all systems need maintenance – that’s just the way it is. The key, as a homeowner, is to find and fix the small problems before they turn into...
Call in a pro for spring plumbing repairs

Call in a pro for spring plumbing repairs

As Shakespeare once said, “To call a plumber or not to call a plumber – that is the question!” Let’s face it, we know that when a catastrophic failure occurs, such as a burst pipe, it’s time to call in the pros. But is that the only time to call a professional? Does...
Protect your home from water damage

Protect your home from water damage

There’s nothing cheap about water damage. Whether it’s caused by a 500-year flood, a backed up sewer line, a leaking faucet or a burst pipe, water in the wrong place can cause mold and mildew, saturate your subfloors, and contaminate everything it touches....