An ounce of prevention will go a long way toward keeping your home's plumbing in top working order and you'll avoid costly repairs! As an example, you should periodically close and open the main water supply shutoff. This is to make sure that they're not stuck in the open position just when you have a water emergency. For tips on reducing vibrating noise in your pipes, contact us with your questions.
Toilet leaks can be wasteful and expensive. At least once a year, check your toilet for leaks by adding a small amount of red food coloring to the tank, and then check the toilet bowl later. If the toilet bowl water is colored red, water is seeping through from the tank. If it is leaking, you should replace the tank ball. Also, check that your supply line and shutoff valve are not leaking.
If your garbage disposal stops working, before calling a professional, be sure to try the reset switch located in the bottom of most disposals.You can extend the life of your garbage disposal by:
Keeping your heating systems in good working order means your utility bills will be lower, your home will be more comfortable, and you'll need to call for repairs less often.
Schedule a maintenance service call before the heating season starts. This can be accomplished by signing up for one of our Service Plan Agreements. If there are any problems with your system, it's better to find out before it's freezing outside!
Replace your heating air filters every month that they're in use. Operating your system with old, dirty filters means energy is wasted and your system may even be damaged. While you're at it, check and clean the filters in your home's air cleaners and humidifiers.