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Getting In The Holiday Spirit With Levine

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It is easy to get wrapped up in the gifts and glam of the season and forget what the holidays are really about. This time of year is for helping out our neighbors, loving our families and treating others the way we want to be treated. At Levine & Sons, we are in the spirit of the season and we...

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The Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters

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The first ever storage tank water heater was invented around 1889 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Since that time, water heaters have made their way into millions of american homes and evolved into a multi-billion dollar industry. A large portion of the boom came from the invention of the tankless water heater which is becoming increasingly more popular amongst american homeowners. Here...

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How to Get the Most Out of Your Heating System

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Most traditional heating systems last between 10 and 15 years if you’re lucky. To get the most out of your heating system, you need to be diligent about the upkeep. This includes changing filters, scheduling tune-ups and bleeding your radiators at the start of every heating season. If you follow these four tips, you should be happy with the performance...

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The Benefits of PVC Pipe

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The acronym PVC actually stands for polyvinyl chloride, which is the scientific term for a mixture of plastic and vinyl piping. Over the years, plumbers have started to recommend this type of pipe because of it’s durability and efficacy. If you aren’t already up with the times, keep reading to learn more about what PVC can do for you.    ...

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Preparing Your Plumbing For Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving leads to more guests in your home, resulting in an increased workload for your plumbing. There is the kitchen, which takes on the load of washing down grease, leftovers and all sorts of other things. Then there is the bathroom, which is going to more than double its workload during this busy season. To ensure the health of your...

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How To Improve Your Air Quality This Fall

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Did you know that there is no science to back the theory that cold temperatures actually lead to sickness? What leads to sickness in the colder months is the lack of fresh air coming in and out of your home. Cleaning products, germs, odors and dust all mix together in your home resulting in less than stellar air quality. Below,...

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Sewers & Trees: What You Need To Know

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Sewer line problems are never fun because of their complex nature. If a problem occurs, most companies need to dig and get to the pipe to evaluate the problem. This leaves your yard looking like a mining site and it can take a long time to get it back to normal. The best solution is prevention and while some problems...

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How To Prevent Basement Flooding

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Basement flooding can be caused by multiple factors but regardless, the clean up is never fun. The key to avoiding these disasters is to stay ahead of them and listen to the warning signs. Here are a few things you can do to stay ahead of the game and soak up the mess before it even happens. Well Covers If...

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Plumbing Problems for the Pros

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They might not go through the rigorous schooling of a doctor, but plumbers are well trained and educated individuals. Their training gives them the tools to handle a whole onslaught of jobs that the normal homeowner can not. It isn’t just a pride thing, some jobs are dangerous for an untrained plumber to perform and it is always better to...

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