Hot Topics: Your Essential Guide to Adjusting Water Heater Temperatures
It’s easy to take hot water for granted. Whether you’re washing the dishes or enjoying a quick shower before the workday, you just twist the dial and it’s there. But what many homeowners don’t realize is that making sure the hot water is ready when you are, and the right temperature, is more involved than…Read More
What Is Soap Scum And How Can I Keep It Out Of The Drain?
As a homeowner, you already know that soap scum is a constant battle. No matter how vigilant you are, that unsightly white residue tends to build up quickly in your shower and sink drains. And beyond just not looking all that great, it can eventually lead to clogs and the need for professional drain cleaning. …Read More
6 Ways To Prevent Frozen Pipes
Winter can be a wonderful, cozy season, but it’s pretty tough on our homes. Utility costs go up, efficiency issues become glaringly obvious, plus there’s the stress and strain of snow and excess moisture. One of the biggest concerns for homeowners during the winter months is the risk of frozen water pipes, which can be…Read More
When Should I Replace My Water Heater?
Every system in your home is important, but there are a few that are extra critical, and the thought of a failure sends chills down the spine of most homeowners. Your furnace or boiler is certainly at the top of the list, your roof, and then, not much further down, is your water heater. You…Read More
Don’t forget to winterize your outside spigots!
It’s hard to believe that fall is wrapping up and winter is right around the corner! And with the change of seasons, a lot of our friends and neighbors here in South Jersey are checking items off their fall to-do list: raking leaves, taking in deck furniture, removing screens, installing glass storm doors, and the…Read More
This Article Will Save You Money!
I can’t wait to share this valuable information! The fact is I’ve been giving this information away to my customers for years! Many home owners are unaware that most capital improvements to their home are exempt from sales tax in New Jersey. All you need to do is supply your contractor with a “Sales Tax…Read More
Older is better? I love just about anything old or nostalgic. Old classic cars, movies, houses, I have a great old coin collection, but bathrooms? As a plumber you can’t imagine how many crusty outdated bathrooms I get to see that should have been upgraded years ago. Time goes by, and most people just don’t…Read More
Energy Star, what’s it really mean to me?
The ENERGY STAR program was created by the Environmental Protection Agency back in 1992. Its goal is to combat climate change and spur economic growth through energy efficient products. IS IT WORKING? – You be the judge. Americans with the help of ENERGY STAR prevented 43 million metric tons of greenhouse gases in 2008…Read More
The dreaded leaking faucet! You’re in a good mood, you come home to grab a glass of water or wash that dish your kid left in the sink and your kitchen faucet won’t shut off! If it’s not one thing, it’s another! You turn it on and off, jiggle the handle. No luck. You’re not…Read More
My toilet seems to have a mind of its own!
Of all the repairs we make each day, toilets always seem to top the list! It usually starts out slow; you don’t notice it at first. Gradually your toilet starts running when ever it feels like it. It may only run for what seems like a short time, but in reality it’s wasting a great…Read More