Entries by Carrie Meehan

Time to clean out those Gutters!

I think it’s safe to say Spring is officially here for the most part. One important thing a lot of people overlook is the importance of having clean gutters going into the rainy season. When gutters are clogged and water cannot be directed away from the house, many issues can arise. Basement leaks can be […]

Stain and Seal 101

Spring is just around the corner and is a perfect time to put a fresh coat of stain on wood fences and decks that are exposed to the weather elements.  Doing so will help preserve the natural beauty of the wood and the life of your fence or deck. There are a couple of options […]

Water Heater Temperature

This is the time of year that our furnaces and water heaters are working over time. So how hot is too hot for your water heater? According to the US Department of Energy, anything over 120 degrees can cause instant scalding. Some people think keeping it at 140 degrees kills off bacteria, but it just […]

Change those Furnace Filters!

Hello 2015! This is the time of year when most furnaces are running full force and because of this the systems get overworked and breakdown.  Yet, most of the issues people run into can be prevented with basic maintenance. A lot of professional HVAC companies will give discounts and deals to do a yearly inspection […]

Water Leaking 101

  Unknown water leaks are a major cause of wasted water and money for households all over the country. Water leaks can be found in a dripping faucet, a constantly running toilet, phantom toilet flushing, and other leaking valves around the home. According to the EPA the average household water leaks account for over 10,000 […]