Summer vacations are the highlight of the year for many people. The excitement of preparing and planning for the event can take weeks or even months. Every step of the vacation from the lodging to activities to food is carefully planned to avoid problems. One part of preparation for vacation that is often overlooked, however, is home maintenance. Read More Vacationing? Take Care Of Your Home Maintenance Before You Take Off >>
Tankless water heaters have many advantages over tanked or storage-type units. One primary advantage is their ability to produce a continuous flow of heated water without running out. Read More Tankless Water Heaters: A Guide To Choosing And Selecting Systems >>
In the beginning, it’s just an occasional clogged drain. From time to time, you hear a gurgling noise in the toilet. After a while, drains clog more frequently. Read More Keeping Tree Roots Out Of Your Sewer Lines >>
Many homes in Massachusetts were constructed with galvanized piping in the plumbing system. This means that the metal pipes (usually iron or steel) have been treated with zinc to reduce the risk of corrosion. While galvanized pipes have benefits, they also have disadvantages, and, as a result, more homeowners are turning to copper tubing. Read More Replacing Your Galvanized Pipe With Copper Tubing >>
Like all household appliances and fixtures, water pipes don’t last forever. There will be times when you need plumbing maintenance or repair, which may include replacing the existing pipe with a more durable material. Older, corroded water pipes can cause undesirable effects that you don’t need to live with.
How do you know when to consider repiping in your home? If you are experiencing any of the following situations, pipe replacement may solve the problem: Read More Repiping Reconsidered >>
Plumbing maintenance is the last thing most homeowners want to think about on a regular basis. At the same time, they don’t want to be surprised with leaky pipes or drain blockages. Read More Taking Care Of Your Home’s Plumbing System >>
Did you know that it costs less to maintain your HVAC equipment than to repair it? When it comes to your home comfort, and the systems that work hard to maintain it, it really is true—an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Read More Protect your HVAC System with Planned Maintenance >>