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Frozen Pipes 101

What They Are, How You Prevent Them & What To Do If You Have One Skiers, snowboarders, and ice skaters are thriving in winter’s frigid temperatures, but your home’s frozen pipes could turn the season’s winter wonderland into a house of horrors! Here’s how to prevent frozen pipes this winter and what to do if […]

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Heating & Plumbing Tips To Prepare Your Home for Holiday Entertaining

The holidays may have your home packed with visitors this holiday season, but ensure your home is ready by following these heating and plumbing tips: Heating Tips for Entertaining You’ve done everything to make your holiday guests comfortable, but you might get the cold shoulder if your home is chilly. Before they arrive, you should […]

How To Avoid Plumbing Problems That Ruffle Your Feathers This Thanksgiving

You know what’s a recipe for disaster this Thanksgiving? Overstuffing your garbage disposal. Follow these tips to ensure your plumbing can handle your Thanksgiving cooking and cleanup. You’ll be thankful you did! It’s Not a Grind You can mash it and smash it, but it doesn’t mean you should grind it. Stringy and starchy foods […]

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5 Signs You Should Replace Your Furnace

As temperatures cool down, the spotlight heats up on your furnace. Will it be up to the task? Let’s look at five signs you should replace your heating system: Your Energy Bills Are Climbing Compare your energy bills year over year. Are you noticing a steady increase in your bill independent of an increase in […]

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10 Home Maintenance Tasks To Check Off Your To-Do List This Fall

When pumpkin spice becomes the dominant flavor of almost everything, you know it’s just about fall. So, in addition to getting your palate ready for the holiday season, it’s also time to get your home’s plumbing and HVAC system ready for fall, y’all. Here’s your 10-point checklist for fall HVAC and plumbing maintenance: 1. Drain […]

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5 Signs You Need To Replace Your AC Unit

Your air conditioning system has a demanding summer job that offers no time off, so your home’s cooling system has a limited life span even with the most diligent preventative maintenance plan. Let’s look at the signs you need a new air conditioning system. 1. Your Energy Bills Are Skyrocketing In an average-sized home, air […]

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What Not To Flush Down Your Toilet

Out of sight, out of mind, as the saying goes! But when it comes to flushing things down your toilet, what you no longer see can cause some big problems for your plumbing system. Here are 10 things that are often flushed down toilets and shouldn’t be: 1. Wipes Even though they are marketed as […]

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What Is the Difference Between a Drain Clearing & Drain Cleaning Service?

When your plumbing system isn’t working properly, what you really want is the right fix. But do you know whether you need your drains cleaned or cleared? Let’s look at the difference between drain cleaning and drain clearing. What Is Drain Cleaning? Depending on the substances put down your drains, the age of your pipes, […]

Outdoor AC Unit Making Noises? Here’s What They Mean

If you’re hearing unfamiliar noises coming from your outdoor air conditioning unit, don’t panic. Although it’s best to seek advice to address any unique issues with your AC unit, knowing what issues certain sounds indicate is a good first step toward repairing your system. We’ve compiled a list of some of the most common noises […]

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