We take for granted how dependent we are on our hot water heated for basic, everyday needs. This includes cooking, cleaning, and showering. This dependence on water heaters is reason enough to maintain them.
With winter finally ending and warmer weather coming, this is the time of year when people start using their outdoor faucets again. If you find any of your faucets to be rusted or damaged from freezing, they will need to be replaced to ensure a smooth flow of water and to avoid flooding inside your home from burst pipes.
New England is known for harsh winters, which comes with the possibility of your home pipes freezing or bursting. While some of us enjoy the colder months, others leave and head for warmer climates. We’ve made freezing pipe prevention easy for you with these tips whether you’re staying for the winter or heading South.
Summer is the season for homebuyers. Many new homebuyers aren’t aware of any plumbing issues until it’s too late. With this plumbing checklist you won’t have to worry about any unexpected leaks, faulty water heaters, or outdated plumbing happening in your dream home.
During the summer months your plumbing system gets used more often than you may think. Using your pool, garden hose, and sprinklers can become costly. Follow these summer plumbing tips that will help save water and money.
If you find that your toilet is running often, it can be more than an annoyance. If water is running, it can get costly on the water bill. Furthermore, overflowing and flooding can occur if the toilet becomes clogged and the water keeps running.
With the snow from winter melting away and additional rain this spring, our basements and homes are prone to flooding. Even a few inches of water can cause expensive damage, not to mention the mold and mildew that is prone to grow in damp areas. Installing a sump pump can help you avoid these expensive inconveniences and give you the extra peace of mind during these wet months.