How to Tell When Your Plumbing Fixtures Need Replacement

August 14th, 2017

kitchen-sink-faucet-waterMost homeowners hope that broken plumbing components in the house can be repaired, rather than replaced. They would prefer to hang on to their older appliances and fixtures—toilets, sinks, and faucets—as long as possible before having to replace them. But eventually, any part of your household systems, even those that seem most durable, need replacement.

Our plumbers are here to help, offering a guide for when you can hang on to your older fixtures and get repairs that will hold up, and when it’s time to let go. Thankfully, we offer the services you need to get plumbing repairs or the right fixture into your home as soon as possible for your plumbing in Maynard, MA!

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Why Ductless Mini Splits Are So Popular in Our Area

July 31st, 2017

ductless-air-conditioning-remoteIt goes by many names, but whatever you call it, the system you see pictured above is gaining popularity in recent years. A ductless system makes it possible for people without any conventional ventilation system to get the level of cooling they need to keep an entire home cool—and warm!

Today, we’ll go into a little bit of information on how ductless mini splits work better for ductless homes than many other systems, and why they are so popular in our area. Call our team to schedule your ductless system installation in Concord, MA.

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How Most Homes and Energy Bills Benefit from Aeroseal

July 17th, 2017

ductwork-winding-ceilingAeroseal is a product and service you may never have heard of before, but one which can truly change the way you feel about your air conditioning and heating systems. If you’ve ever felt like it takes your comfort system too long to work, if you’ve felt like some rooms are always warmer and cooler than others or that your energy bills are too high, it’s time for a change.

Sealing your ducts can help to make your heating and cooling equipment more efficient. Learn how Aeroseal duct sealing is the best choice for air ducts in most homes today, and call our friendly team for more information.

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Does Your Air Conditioner Need Repair or Replacement?

July 3rd, 2017

ac-unit-wrenchIt’s a hot, humid summer day, and your air conditioner has just given up. You run to the thermostat, lower the settings, and reset the breaker, but the system just won’t start up again. As you call a technician, you hope for the best. Will a technician find a way to repair your air conditioner? Or will they recommend replacement? And how can you really tell this is the best solution for your home?

The best way to be sure you have all the right answers is to reach out to technicians you can trust. To get you started, we’ve put together some information about why some air conditioners need replacement while others can be repaired.

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The Effects of Poor Indoor Air Quality (and What You Can Do)

June 19th, 2017

woman-blowing-noseWe often hear about allergens in the outside air and how some days may be more problematic than others for those with allergies, asthma, and other conditions. However, conditions with the indoor air can be even worse. Part of this is because indoor air quality is not seasonal. Contaminants can stay trapped in your air and continuously circulate. They can even affect those without preexisting conditions, making your family members sick.

The effects of poor indoor air quality can be quite troublesome, but there may be something you can do. Talk to a local HVAC technician about getting a system that helps to filter or purify your air effectively. We’ll tell you more about this in the guide below.

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3 Reasons Your Water Heater Isn’t Working

June 5th, 2017

showerhead-hot-steamIs your water heater struggling to work the way you want it to? Are formerly relaxing showers more of a chore now that temperatures have taken a dive? Have you lost access to hot water entirely? It’s a common problem, and one that requires attention fast. A water heater that isn’t working properly affects your life and your family’s comfort in so many ways, and you want to know what the problem is ASAP.

Below, we’ve outlined a few common issues that could be the reason your hands keep getting colder as you rinse the dishes. Keep in mind that these may not be the only explanations for your broken system. Call in a qualified technician for an official diagnosis and fast water heater repair!

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4 Air Quality Tips for Inside the Home

May 22nd, 2017

couple-on-sofaThere’s no place like home. It’s where you feel most comfortable, especially if you’ve got an air conditioning and heating system to get you through the toughest outdoor temperatures. Unfortunately, heating, AC, and a soft pillow are not the only factors you need when it comes to comfort.

Poor indoor air quality is common among households all across the country. Often, the air quality inside of a home is worse than the air quality outside of your house, even if you have an air filter you regularly change. But you can start to improve your indoor air quality by following some of our expert tips.

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Leaky Ductwork Is Costing You Money

May 8th, 2017

HVAC-ductwork-renderingIt’s the perfect time of year to seal your ductwork. The problem is that most people have no idea the ducts in their home are leaky to begin with. Of course, you cannot see ductwork if you have a central heating and cooling system. It is hidden in the crawlspaces, attic, and elsewhere in the nooks and crannies of your home.

When air is leaking from the ducts, it’s not as if you’ll be able to hold a hand up to the vents and feel it. Still, it can greatly reduce airflow, which raises your energy bills.

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Tips for Preparing Your Home for Summer

April 24th, 2017

AC-Condenser-FlowerSummer is almost here! Before it gets too warm, you may want to take care of some home maintenance tasks that will keep you cooler and help you to save money and a lot of stress during the summer months.

Spring is the perfect time to maintain your air conditioner and all of the components that help it to run smoothly when you need it. Call our experienced AC technicians for more information!

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How You Can Prevent 4 Common Drain Clogs

April 10th, 2017

water-drain-sinkAsk any plumber about the emergency plumbing repair call they hear most often, and they’ll tell you: drain clogs. When you cannot use the drains in your kitchen or bathroom, it can ruin your plans, or it can even create a health hazard if there’s any backup as a result.

Thankfully, many drain clogs are preventable. Avoid an emergency call to your local plumber in Groton, MA by learning how to prevent these common sources of drain blockage.

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