Your Guide to Comfort and Efficiency

10 Cold Weather Plumbing Tips for Homeowners

Posted by A. Borrelli Mechanical on 12/11/2018

Winter is here, which means it’s time to winter proof your plumbing to withstand the cold weather. Here are some tips to prepare your home for the season:

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5 Ways You Can Prevent a Thankgiving Plumbing Nightmare

Posted by A. Borrelli Mechanical on 11/15/2016

For many, Thanksgiving week is a very busy time. You spend November preparing for your Thanksgiving dinner with friends and family. You might get through the prep without a hitch but once dinner ends, clean up begins and food goes into the disposal. That's when it happens — you have a plumbing disaster. Thanksgiving weekend is one of the busiest days of the year for plumbers. To keep your plumbing disasters to a minimum here are proactive steps to take so this scenario does not happen.  
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3 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Local Plumber

Posted by A. Borrelli Mechanical on 1/26/2016

Plumbing problems happen. You could be dealing with anything from a leaky faucet to a building-wide outage. Whether you need routine maintenance or emergency service, finding the right plumber can be challenging. Some plumbing services show up hours late while others never show at all. It might be tempting to attempt a do-it-yourself fix, but that could cost you in the long run too. Before you sign anything or agree to pay a plumber, be sure to ask these three questions.

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Common Sense Plumbing: Fact or Fiction

Posted by A. Borrelli Mechanical on 2/11/2015

Your neighbor, mother-in-law or coworker may have a lot to say about how to maintain your plumbing, but how much common plumbing knowledge is actually helpful? Below, we take a look at four common plumbing beliefs and how they hold up to fact or fiction.

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Energy-Efficient Plumbing: Is It Worth It?

Posted by A. Borrelli Mechanical on 1/23/2015

In the United States, there are two gold standards that label products for use in the home or business as “energy-efficient.” The Energy Star and WaterSense programs aim to make it simple for consumers to know when a product exceeds industry standards by a specified margin. Pieces of equipment with these labels often cost more to purchase, however. By looking at the actual numbers and the expected use of the machinery and fixtures, property owners may better understand the return on their investment.

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Building Plumbing Problems: Being Proactive While You Wait

Posted by A. Borrelli Mechanical on 12/5/2014

Some plumbing problems, like dripping faucets and clogged sinks, are annoying and wasteful. Others, such as a damaged water heater or leaking toilet, are more serious. By establishing an emergency plan and taking quick action when problems arise, business owners protecting their investment and make it easier for plumbers to solve the problem.

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