Preparing Your HVAC Unit To Get Through An Earthquake

Posted on: 12 December 2016

If you live in an area where earthquakes are a very real part of life, then you know how important it is to ensure your home is prepared to withstand any potential seismic activity that might occur. While most people take the time to address their home's foundation when trying to prepare their property for an earthquake, few take the time to address the needs of their HVAC unit as well. [Read More]

Keeping An Eye Out For Water Leaks: What You Should Know

Posted on: 12 December 2016

As a homeowner, you want to be sure that you are doing everything you can to keep everything working well and in great shape throughout your home. One of the biggest potential causes of damage to your home is water damage due to plumbing problems. If you are concerned about the potential for water damage in your home, you will want to learn some of the steps that you can and should take on a regular basis to keep an eye out for water leaks in your home. [Read More]

Get Your Water From A Well? Protect Your Pump For Winter To Keep It Flowing

Posted on: 9 December 2016

If you're buying a home that uses well water and you've never owned or used a well before, you need to take precautions to protect your water source before freezing weather arrives in your area. Unprotected well pumps, like the water pipes in your home, will freeze and be damaged when the temperature drops into frigid territory. The best way to protect your water pump depends on which type of pump you own. [Read More]

Sewer Backup Affecting Your Home—Could Tree Roots Be the Culprit?

Posted on: 8 December 2016

If your toilet or sinks are continually backing up, you may have a serious blockage problem in your sewer. Tree roots are a common cause of sewer backup, but they can be removed from your pipes to allow your plumber to clean up any damage. Here is how. Understand How Trees Cause Sewer Backups Blockages in sewer tanks are often caused by roots growing into your sewer pipes and even causing severe damage to the pipes. [Read More]