Your home’s kitchen sees a tremendous amount of work daily, and no set of drains, faucets, or appliances experiences more stress than those in the kitchen. Regardless of how well you maintain and care for your kitchen’s plumbing, at some point…Click Here to Continue Reading!
In the earliest days of plumbing, hollowed wood served as “pipes” to conduct water. We’ve come a long way since then: today plumbers use a variety of durable materials for pipe installation. The type that a plumber uses on a…Click Here to Continue Reading!
Routine professional duct cleaning helps you maintain a tidier house, a more efficient heating and cooling system, and healthier indoor air quality. However, homeowners want to know what “routine” means when it comes to duct cleaning. Once a year? Every five…Click Here to Continue Reading!
Heating a modern home takes special technical knowledge and years of training. Unfortunately, spreading false information about heating a modern home takes nothing more than a computer with an Internet connection. Myths about home heating have existed for centuries, but…Click Here to Continue Reading!
The popular image of the operation of a gas furnace is a continually burning pilot light standing ready whenever the gas turns on. Even if the electrical power goes out, the furnace can still fire up to provide heat. However,…Click Here to Continue Reading!
When it comes to clearing out a clogged drain in your house, you only have two options: use a plunger, or call a plumber. Any other method you should avoid—especially pouring toxic and acidic chemicals down your pipes. If the…Click Here to Continue Reading!
The gas furnace is a common piece of equipment in most modern homes, burning natural gas to create heated air that is then blown into your home through a series of ducts. It’s a safe, clean and inexpensive way of…Click Here to Continue Reading!
Pipes spring leaks from time to time, no matter how good a plumbing system you have. In some cases, the leaks are obvious: water pooling under the sink or running across your bathroom floor is hard to miss. But if the…Click Here to Continue Reading!
The celebration of Valentine’s Day is often seen as a modern institution, even if the roots of the holiday go back to Late Antiquity and the figures of St. Valentine of Rome and St. Valentine of Terni. It’s difficult to…Click Here to Continue Reading!
The most common type of heating in homes today is the forced-air system: furnaces or heat pumps that use ductwork to circulate conditioned air. However, many homeowners do not realize that a forced-air system does not necessarily require ductwork. For…Click Here to Continue Reading!