How to Tell If It’s Time to Bleed Your Radiator

You know its time to bleed your boiler system if some of your radiators are cool but some are hot.  Once you verify that your boiler is working, the cool radiators are most likely caused by excessive air in the system.                           The

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Signs That My Furnace Filter Needs To Be Changed

There are so many different furnace filters on the market that there is not one change cycle stand (once a month, every quarter, twice a year, etc.).   However, there are some tell tale signs that you need to change your furnace filter:   1) You notice your furnace is running a long time in

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8 Fun Facts About Plumbing

When first invented, water pipes were made from lead. The word “plumbing” derived from the Latin word for lead: plumbum Manhole covers are always circular because if they’re turned sideways, they will not fall through the opening.  A leaky faucet that drips every 30 seconds will waste over one gallon of water per week.  The

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6 Tips for Saving on Your Water Bill

To most homeowners, utility bills are just one of those things that will always be an expense. They are considered a fact of life, a monthly bill that will always eat up a bit of spare change. However, this needn’t be the case. While you may not be able to eliminate your utility bill entirely

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8 Plumbing And Maintenance Tips for Fall

Insulate Exposed Plumbing Pipes Check your garage, crawl spaces and any other areas with exposed piping. To do this, you can apply heat tape and/or heat cables that are thermostat controlled around pipes that are prone to freezing and potentially cracking. This will save you from a serious headache. Check Hoses In the spring and

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