Best Setting for your A/C unit.

With the hot weather quickly approaching, it’s important to set your thermostat to the right temperature for many reasons. First off, every time you are lowering your thermostat, it will cost you. So, by setting the thermostat higher will help save you money on your energy and utility bill. The general setting that your thermostat…

Indoor Air Quality

  Indoor Air Quality Indoor Air quality is very important when it comes to maintaining your household. There are many hazards of air pollutants that can have a major impact on the air you breathe. The good thing is there are ways to stop them.  Most air pollutants that we breathe in come mainly from…

How to Maintain Your Water Heater

Maintenance on your water heater is very important for the lifespan and safety of your unit.  When you think of your water heater one would never think of the dangers that it could potentially possess if not inspected and maintained regularly.  Below are some steps for you to maintain and inspect your water heater for…

Change Your Air Conditioner’s Filter!

The easiest and best Do It Yourself maintenance task that will ensure the efficiency of your air conditioner is to routinely replace or clean its filters. Clogged, dirty filters block normal airflow and reduce a system’s efficiency significantly. When airflow is blocked by debris, air that bypasses the filter may carry dirt directly into the…

How to Clean Your Sump Pump

  Testing and Cleaning your sump pump once or twice a year isn’t hard, but it’s vital to the safety and overall health of your home.  Sump pumps remove the excess water from storm drainage and safely moves the water into your sanitary piping system.  By testing and checking once a year you could save…

Do you have Instant hot water?

It’s a very common issue to turn on your kitchen faucet or shower and notice it takes a long time to get the water to be hot.  In larger homes, you can be waiting for minutes before feeling the water get warm.  If this is something you’re experiencing, a dedicated Return Line Piping and a…

How to Clean your Shower Head

If your shower head is not spraying out water evenly throughout the entire surface of the shower head, the supply ports on your shower head could be clogged.  Over time, mineral deposits can build up on your shower head and completely close off some of the shower head ports.  There are a couple of different…

Locating your Main Shut Off Valve

Let’s face it, emergencies happen.  Frozen pipes and leaks are common among older homes and the damage could be very costly to fix.  Knowing where your shut off valves are now is important to minimize damage if you were to spring a leak.  Pictured above is a water meter with shut off valves before and…