Frozen Pipes and Thawing Water Leaks Common in Michigan Homes

  Winter weather temperatures bring many cautions to be aware of, including health and safety concerns while outdoors, precautionary driving habits during icy conditions, and frozen pipes or thawing pipes in your home. Preventing Frozen Water Pipes Which pipes are...

Plumbing and Furnace Maintenance Included in Seasonal Checklist

Fall is an excellent time to work on home repair projects before the shorter days (of ice and snow) make it too difficult to work outdoors. If you are living in an area where cold winters are a norm, take time this fall to enhance energy efficiency in your home and...

Helpful Tips for Annual Air Conditioner Maintenance

Now is the perfect time to schedule annual air conditioner maintenance for your home, no matter what type of A/C system you have. Before the weather gets hot, have the system serviced and inspected. A qualified HVAC contractor will be able to identify and fix problems...

Furnace Service Agreements Provide a Comfortable Heating Season

As the winter heating season approaches, it’s a good idea to evaluate how well your furnace or boiler system is operating. Take the time now to inspect and prepare the HVAC system to ensure trouble-free performance before the cold weather arrives. Just like your car,...

Tips for Optimum Comfort with a Home Heating System

A complete home heating system provides warm comfort during chilly weather; but it needs occasional maintenance to keep it working great. Some of that is minor upkeep tasks that a homeowner should perform on a regular basis, while other maintenance tasks are better...

Hot Water Heater Purchase and Maintenance Tips

Regular indoor maintenance ensures systems work efficiently when you rely on them throughout the year. A home’s hot water heater is just one of those systems that could use some help right now. Whether you are maintaining an older hot water heater, or considering the...

Central Air Conditioning Efficiency Tips to Consider

Temperature fluctuations this time of year may have you wondering about the effectiveness of your existing central air conditioning unit. Or, perhaps you don’t have central air and want to have it installed this year. Here are a few tips to consider about home central...

Emergency Plumbing Tips: Finding the Main Water Shut-off Valve

It could happen to anyone – a leaking pipe, malfunctioning washing machine, or natural disaster that requires you to shut water off to your home or condo. Often, the plumbing emergency is time-critical, and acting fast to shut off the water main can save hundreds of...

Five warning signs that your water heater needs help

Water heaters are something that we rely on daily, for a hot shower, long soothing bath, clean clothes and dishes, and more. But when your water heater stops working, you miss the convenience that you enjoyed throughout the day. Here are five warning signs that your...