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Is a New HVAC Unit Tax Deductible?

Posted on July 24th, 2021 by ChristainSon_Admin

Energy Star equipment tax credits for residential homeowners were extended by the IRS through December 31, 2021. Taxpayers who make qualifying home improvements before the end of 2021 can claim a tax credit when they file their 2021 tax returns. Included in the eligible tax credits are certain HVAC systems that meet specific qualifying requirements […]

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Can Facial Tissue Be Flushed Down the Toilet?

Posted on June 24th, 2021 by ChristainSon_Admin

It is not uncommon for people to interchangeably use toilet paper and facial tissues. For example, they might use toilet paper to blow their nose when tissues are not handy. They may use facial tissues to wipe when they run out of toilet paper. However, there are some key differences between the two and the […]

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How to Prevent Damage from Frozen Pipes

Posted on November 27th, 2018 by ChristainSon_Admin

Freezing can cause water pipes to suddenly burst. Water within a pipe expands when it turns to ice, eventually causing the pipe to burst, which can lead to extensive water damage in your home. Call a 24-hour plumber immediately to resolve potential problems, before your home floods and you experience major losses. The temperature threshold […]

Bathroom Plumbing and Caulking Tips: How to Caulk a Bathtub

Posted on November 24th, 2018 by ChristainSon_Admin

Bathtubs have caulk around them to prevent water and moisture from running down behind and under the tub, as well as into the walls. Some of the more common signs it is time to replace the caulk around your tub include: Cracked Caulk Missing Sections of Caulk Mold & Mildew in the Caulk Caulk Discolorations […]

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Ten Reasons You Should Consider Replacing Your Furnace

Posted on November 20th, 2018 by ChristainSon_Admin

Depending on the type of furnace you have, most home heating systems will last around 15 to 20 years with regular furnace maintenance. As your furnace gets older, you will want to start making plans for home furnace replacement, like starting a special savings fund. That way, when your furnace does need to be replaced, […]

Do I Need to Replace My Furnace and AC at the Same Time?

Posted on October 24th, 2018 by ChristainSon_Admin

furnace is nearing the end of its useful lifespan. One question that comes up quite frequently with homeowners is whether they have to replace their furnace and their AC unit at the same time. To answer this question, it will largely depend on the type of heating and cooling system used in your home. In […]

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The A to Z List of Causes for Clogged Toilets

Posted on September 27th, 2018 by ChristainSon_Admin

Over the years, our toilet plumbing professionals have encountered a wide range of clogged toilets. We thought it might fun to share some of the things we have encountered, some of which may seem a bit weird and unusual. A: Automobile Fluids You should never flush gasoline, antifreeze, brake fluid, or other such fluids down […]

What to Consider Before Water Heater Installation

Posted on September 27th, 2018 by ChristainSon_Admin

Your water heater is nearing the end of its life and has started to show the signs, like snapping and cracking sounds, leaks around the tank, and the inability to meet your home’s hot water demands. You could even wake up one morning and go to take a hot shower before work to discover there […]

Why Is My Faucet Dripping Nonstop?

Posted on September 24th, 2018 by ChristainSon_Admin

Is that dripping faucet preventing you from sleeping? Has your water bill gone up? Putting off faucet repair doesn’t just mean more annoyance; it can lead to some pretty expensive plumbing repairs. There are some strong incentives for faucet repair. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a single leak can waste close to 10,000 […]

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How to Repair or Replace a Water Heater to Enhance Water Heater Performance

Posted on August 31st, 2018 by ChristainSon_Admin

There are several things you can do when you are looking to improve and enhance the performance of your hot water heater. The most important thing is to consider the age of your hot water heater before doing anything else. If your hot water heater is around ten years old or older, it is probably […]

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