Maintaining Your Water Heater
The typical life span of a residential water heater is about 7 years, but if you take care of it properly and perform preventative maintenance, you can often stretch it a few more years. In addition to increasing the longevity of your water heater, preventative maintenance will help it run more efficiently—saving energy and money.
Sump Pump Maintenance
Out of sight, out of mind… literally! Your home’s sump pump is housed in a hole in the ground. Its purpose is to pump out excess ground water to keep your basement or crawl space dry. Unfortunately, most homeowners don’t pay attention to it until it’s too late—the alarm is sounding because it has failed or worse yet, there are a few inches of water in the basement.
How to Find a Reputable Plumber
Finding reliable skilled trades help can sometimes be a daunting task. How do you know who to trust when a Google search can yield thousands of results? Many people turn to family and friends for recommendations, which is a good start, but what do you do once you have your list narrowed down to a few candidates?