Before Winter Hits, Tackle These Sump Pump Maintenance Tasks

Posted on: 22 November 2016

As winter quickly approaches, it is more important than ever to make sure your sump pump is working properly. All it takes is one unseasonably warm day that melts a lot of snow, and your basement could easily flood if your sump pump is not up to the task of pumping the water out! Here are three sump pump maintenance and inspection tasks to tackle before winter comes in full-blast. [Read More]

How To Remove The Upper Or Lower Thermostat In Your Water Heater

Posted on: 18 November 2016

A water heater has a pair of thermostats that ensure the water in the tank remains universally heated. The lower thermostat ensures that the water first supplied out of your faucet is warmed. Once you use some of the water from the tank, cold water goes into the tank to fill the loss. The upper thermostat ensures that incoming water becomes sufficiently heated so it doesn't dilute the overall heat in the tank. [Read More]

Protecting Your Pipes: Why Commercial Drain Cleaner Isn't Your Best Option

Posted on: 18 November 2016

If you have found that a drain in your home is going slow, or the drain is completely blocked, you will probably go for a bottle of liquid drain cleaner first. While this can get rid of a clog caused by hair or grease, the clog can usually be taken care of by other methods that are safer for you and your home. Liquid drain cleaners are not very effective at removing clogs from your drain, and a snake or a plunger will be more useful. [Read More]

Need a New Water Heater? Why You Should Go Tankless

Posted on: 16 November 2016

If your water heater is down, and you need to buy a new one, you will find some changes on the market if you have not looked at water heaters in some time. One thing you will notice is that there are tankless water heaters available. This type of water heater comes with a bigger price tag, but the advantages of it will far outweigh the money you spend upfront. Below is some more information about this so you can decide whether going tankless is right for you. [Read More]