3 Tips To Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Posted on: 30 November 2016

Winter brings with it lots of snow that might be fun for the kids to play in, but there's nothing fun about frozen pipes. More so than any other season, homeowners should take steps to protect their plumbing from harm during the winter time. Here are 3 tips to keep in mind that will hopefully allow your plumbing system to make it to next spring without freezing up. Mind the Outside Faucets [Read More]

Four Signs That You Need A Whole-Home Water Softener

Posted on: 30 November 2016

You've probably heard of water softeners. Maybe your neighbors all have them, and perhaps your family members have told you that you need one. While many people do benefit from having a water softener installed in their home, not everyone has hard water, and so not everyone really needs a water softener. Before you jump on the water softener bandwagon, consider whether you're experiencing these four signs that indicate you have hard water and would benefit from a softener. [Read More]

Three Myths About Solar Water Heaters

Posted on: 30 November 2016

Solar water heaters are devices that harness the sun's energy and use it to warm water for use in your home. They reduce your use of electricity or gas, which is beneficial for your wallet and for the planet. While more homeowners are opting for solar water heaters, some are still deterred because of myths they have heard about these appliances. Here's a look at those myths and the actual truth they are hiding. [Read More]

3 Telltale Signs Of Outdated Plumbing In A Home Every Buyer Should Know

Posted on: 30 November 2016

That old house has really caught your eye due to its architectural uniqueness, and you are more than ready to make an offer. But before you talk to your lender and get things lined up to buy that antiquated home, it is wise to make sure there are no hidden plumbing problems that could cost you a lot of money to replace. Even though it will be best to have the home fully inspected by a licensed plumbing contractor, there are also some telltale indicators that can tell you there are problems. [Read More]