Basnett Plumbing, Heating & AC Blog: Archive for December, 2017

4 Things You May Not Know about Your Furnace

Monday, December 18th, 2017

new-gas-furnace-in-homeWhen it comes to the heating system in your home, there’s only one component you really interact with on a regular basis—the thermostat. Most people don’t know too much about the ins and outs of their furnaces, which makes sense. That’s what the professionals are here for! Still, there are some facts about your home furnace that may be helpful to know.

We hope that you’ll take away something useful from today’s list!

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What You Can Do about Frozen Pipes

Monday, December 4th, 2017

icicles-pipe-freezeWhen the insides of your pipes freeze, the flow of water is halted to one or more fixtures in your home—but that’s the least of your problems. It’s a bummer to be without water, but it’s a lot worse when your pipes burst, leaving you with water damage and a costly repair ahead of you.

Water expands when it’s freezing. When it expands in the pipes, it slowly increases their chances of bursting and leaking water all over the foundation of your home. That means you should take action before it happens in the first place, or at least as soon as you notice a problem.

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