Category: Advice and tips

  • One of the best ways to reduce furnace breakdowns and ensure your system is running efficiently is by having an annual tune up performed. Just like your car, the life of your furnace will be extended with regular preventative maintenance. Regular furnace inspections can help identify minor issues before they […]

  • Central Ohio just had a taste of what Old Man Winter will bestow upon us in the next few months. Brrrr! In fact, many of us just broke down and turned on our furnaces for the first time! Before you did, did you happen to check your system? Change the […]

  • Considering a tankless water heater for your home?  Here are some interesting facts about tankless water heaters to consider when you are making your decision. Tankless water heaters cost more than traditional tank water heaters. Although they are more expensive, they are more energy efficient than traditional tank water heaters, […]

  • When the weather heats up in Ohio, the humidity and temps can be just brutal. As a homeowner, you know that having your air conditioning system operating at optimum levels is key. However, there does come a day when one of the most important decisions you will make is whether […]

  • Brrrr! Now that the cold months are settling in, your furnace may be working overtime to keep up with the dipping temperatures. Heat pumps used as a first-stage heat resource may malfunction and leave you confused about whether you should flip your thermostat setting over to emergency heat. Not sure […]

  • Your drain is clogged. Now what? No matter where or how they originate, unaddressed drain clogs cause other issues in connected pipes, your main plumbing system, and potentially infiltrate the entire main sewer system.  Slow drains, pressure leaks, gurgling sounds, mysterious odors and then the eventual back-up! A clogged drain […]

  • The most common water treatment problem found in homes is hard water.  What is hard water exactly?  It’s water that has a high mineral content such as calcium and magnesium.  Hard water can dilute soap and detergent so they don’t lather as well, damage heating elements in electric water heaters, […]

  • Springtime in Central Ohio means it is time for festival season, trips to the Zoo and the Memorial Golf Tournament. It is also a good time for spring-cleaning and the inner workings of your home need special attention, too. From pipes and sump pumps to those busy outdoor spigots, we […]

  • Well, here we are…smack dab in the middle of winter. The last thing you and your family need is for your furnace to stop working. Whether it’s a residential or business setting, the same basic problems plague furnaces. By knowing what the most common furnace problems are, you can take […]