Blog
plumbing history- plumbing repairs

The Origins of Modern Plumbing

By: Levine and Sons

We flush our toilets, we drain our drains and we wash our hands without giving a second thought about the technology that allows us to do this so effortlessly. Over the years, plumbing technology has advanced into a multi-billion dollar industry and plumbing contractors everywhere are trying to obtain as much of your business as possible. But what about before...

Read More

Winter Water Saving Tips

By: Levine and Sons

The holidays are over, the temperatures are plummeting, and the reality of winter is starting to settle in. With a climate like Detroit’s, you need to be aware of some conservation techniques if you don’t want to spend a fortune on utilities this winter. The good news is, your friends at Levine & Sons have been in the plumbing business...

Read More
water contamination- water testing

Is My Detroit Water Safe to Drink?

By: Levine and Sons

With the Flint, Michigan water scare in 2016, many Detroit area homeowners began to worry about the quality of their drinking water– and for good reason. With increased levels of contaminants found in the Flint water system, many thought it would only be a matter of time before it reached Detroit. But a report in November of last year confirmed...

Read More
sewer repair- sewer replacement

Signs You Need a Sewer Replacement

By: Levine and Sons

Our plumbing systems are highly complex and a lot of the most important parts lie deep beneath the surface. Our main sewer lines lie beneath the surface, and for that reason, we often forget about them until problems arise. You might have tree roots infiltrating the pipe, or you might have been negligent about what you were feeding down the...

Read More
plumbing repairs- heating repairs

8 Plumbing & Heating Terms You Need To Know

By: Levine and Sons

While plumbing and heating are part of our everyday lives here in Michigan, many of us don’t know more than a plunger or a pipe. That’s not to say our experts don’t know, but the average homeowner is not well versed in the industry lingo. But we wanted to take the time out to go over a few key terms...

Read More
heating repair| Southfield MI- heating repair| Livonia MI

The Importance of Insulation

By: Levine and Sons

If you’re like most homeowners in the Metro Detroit area, you know that heating and cooling takes up most of your utility costs. When you break it down, heating and cooling usually accounts for just under half of your annual utilities costs. That is a pretty significant number, and it would be smart to try and get the most out...

Read More

How To Prevent Frozen Pipes

By: Levine and Sons

The early stages of 2017 are going to be cold here in the Metro Detroit area, and you need to bundle up! That means wearing a coat, gloves, hat and anything else you might need to protect yourself from the elements. But did you ever think of bundling up your pipes too? They get cold just like you do and...

Read More

Plumbing Resolutions for the New Year

By: Levine and Sons

A new year means a new you and you can start the big changes right inside your very own home. We all know plumbing can affect our utility costs and that is why it is vital to make sure you aren’t pumping money into something that is wasteful. Upgrading in the following areas can save you money and a whole...

Read More

Holiday HVAC Energy Saving Tips

By: Levine and Sons

We told you we were going to help you out during the holidays, and no blog is more important than this one. We’re going to tell you how to make your heating system more efficient, safer and cheaper to operate. These helpful tips will help you save some green and hopefully make the holiday season a little less stressful. Turn...

Read More

Levine & Sons All Rights Reserved 2015