November 4th, 2019
November is here and the Halloween decorations are back in the boxes. The weather is cooling down, and you may already have switched on your home heating system at least once. This means it’s time for your annual fall Andover, MA, HVAC maintenance to inspect and tune-up your heating system.
Was that a groan we heard? Yes, maintenance isn’t a word anyone likes. It implies routine. It implies shutting down something important. But the benefits of maintenance for an appliance as essential as a residential heating system can never be overstated. It’s not even as much of an inconvenience as people often think, either. When you work with our HVAC professionals to maintain your furnace or another type of heater, the job will be done fast—and you can start enjoying the benefits of uninterrupted and reliable winter comfort.
October 21st, 2019
Water hammer sounds like a magical weapon an aquatic
superhero might wield, but it’s more mundane than that. Mundane doesn’t mean it’s
unimportant, however. A flat car tire is mundane, but it’s still bad news and
needs to be fixed as soon as possible.
When you notice water hammer in your plumbing—and it’s hard to ignore—it often means issues requiring a licensed plumber in Andover, MA to investigate and discover what repairs the pipes may need.
October 7th, 2019
In our previous post, we talked about our Ultimate Savings Agreement and how it sets up your home for the best possible winter. Or at least the warmest possible winter with the fewest problems and lowest heating costs. Almost every HVAC contractor offers some type of maintenance program, since it’s the best way to ensure a long and effective service life from a heating system.
In this post, we’re addressing a specific maintenance function for a specific kind of heater. It isn’t a rare type of heating system, but the most common found in homes—the natural gas furnace. If you have a gas furnace in Carlisle, MA to warm your home, a maintenance inspection is vital for safety. Even if there were no other benefits to pre-season maintenance (and there are plenty), it would be worth it alone for how it protects your family.
September 23rd, 2019
It’s officially fall, the season of changing colors and changing weather. Although winter may still seem far off enough that you can relax, right now is the best time to prepare for winter. One of the best steps you can take to have a winter that’s as worry-free as possible is to schedule maintenance to inspect and tune-up your home’s furnace or other heating system. The heating maintenance in Westford, MA and throughout MetroWest Boston to best handle this job is through our Ultimate Service Agreement.
September 9th, 2019
No, it’s not.
But we can’t leave it there, nor do we want to. We care
about our customers and want them to have working air conditioning systems. When
ice starts to form along an AC’s evaporator coil (which it where it begins), it’s
a sign of distress. The AC needs a professional’s eye and may require extensive
repairs. If the problem at the root of the ice isn’t fixed, the air conditioner
will lose cooling capacity and may suffer from a complete breakdown.
Now that we’ve put an appropriate amount of fear into you, let’s
get into what this ice means and why it spells bad news for an air conditioning
August 26th, 2019
When you’re looking to a hire a new plumber, you’ll have numerous choices available. The internet makes it easier than ever to pull up a lengthy list of local plumbing contractors. But more choices rarely mean better choices. It isn’t simple finding a plumber who can deliver quality work, excellent customer service, and whom you can trust over all.
The best way to find out if you’ve found the right plumber is to take a proactive approach and ask questions. Don’t feel bashful about this! You aren’t being rude. Plumbers are professionals and should expect questions from potential customers. And they should be able to answer them honestly.
Below are questions to ask any plumber in Sudbury, MA whom you’re considering as your on-going permanent plumber.
August 12th, 2019
Any appliance or fixture in your house that doesn’t do what
it’s designed to do is a problem. And a toilet that won’t flush—that’s something
you want fixed as soon as possible!
There are several reasons why you may have a toilet that isn’t flushing when you press the lever or the top button. In some cases, the solution may be a simple one you can remedy on your own. Other times, you’ll need to call professionals for plumbing in Sudbury, MA to fix the issue. Below are some of the common causes of a non-flushing toilet and what you can do about them if anything.
July 29th, 2019
At Basnett, we take pride in staying current with the finest
in air conditioning and other home comfort technology. It’s an important part
of our job to make sure our customers can choose from the best in equipment to
keep their homes cooled through the summer weather.
When it comes to great technology in air conditioning in Acton, MA, high velocity systems are among the most advanced—and a Unico high velocity system may be the perfect new system you’ve been searching for!
July 15th, 2019
If you are a pet owner, you’ve probably read a good number
of online articles about how best to make your home safe for your furry and
feathered companions. Electrical safety is especially important, as well as
knowing what food items to keep out of reach.
But have you ever thought of your pets and your plumbing?
You may need to take a few precautions to keep your pets safe from possible
mishaps with the plumbing. It works the other way as well—your pets may
accidentally cause problems with pipes and drains!
Our plumbers have a few tips on ways to make your pets and
your plumbing get along better so they both stay in good health.
July 1st, 2019
We can finish this post in record time: you fix a slab leak
by calling a professional plumber. You cannot fix a slab leak if you aren’t a
trained plumber with the right equipment.
But we like to provide education to our customers about their plumbing in Acton, MA, since even a bit of knowledge can make a difference in knowing when it’s time to call a plumber and what sort of situation you have on your hands. And with that, let’s talk about …