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Does Putting a Timer on Your Hot Water Heater Save Money?

Your water heater is one of those appliances that you don’t think about often. Instead, you assume that hot water will make its way to you in a fast and efficient manner. As long as your water heater is functioning as designed, there’s nothing to worry about in regards to performance. However, you may still […]

How to Clean Your Air Conditioner

It’s easy to take your air conditioner for granted when it’s providing efficient and effective service. However, if you don’t focus the proper amount of time on maintenance, you’re putting your entire system at risk. As a general rule of thumb, you should clean your air conditioner a minimum of two times per year: Before […]

How to Replace Your Outdoor Faucet

Like most homes in the Boston area, you probably have at least one outdoor faucet. You use it for everything from watering your lawn and flowers to washing your dog. Should you come to find that your outdoor faucet is no longer working as intended, it’s time to consider your options. While repairing a faucet […]

How to Save on Your Heating Bill During Winter

As a Boston resident, there are two things you expect during the winter months: Cold temperatures A high heating bill While you can’t do anything to control the weather, there are steps you can take to save on your heating bill. Even if you only make a few minor changes, it can go a long […]

What to Do in a Plumbing Emergency

You do your best to prevent plumbing emergencies in your home, but sometimes that’s not good enough. You never know when disaster will strike. If you’re faced with any type of plumbing emergency in the Boston area, from a burst pipe to an overflowing toilet, there are steps you can take to maintain control over […]

What Does an Air Filter Do?

Your HVAC system is made up of many parts, all of which are critical to its performance. While the air filter may not be the most expensive or complex part, it’s vital to providing your home with clean air all year long. What is an Air Filter? In most HVAC systems, the air filter is […]

How to Change Your HVAC Air Filter

Your HVAC system requires a clean air filter to run at peak efficiency. Without this, your system won’t work and is at risk of damage. Fortunately, there’s nothing difficult about changing your air filter. Once you do it one time, it’ll be second nature in the future. Let’s examine the basic steps of changing your […]

How to Stop a Leaky Toilet

A leaky toilet is one of the most common problems that require plumbing service among Boston homes, both new and old. While it may not be the biggest repair challenge you face as a homeowner, it’s important to take fast action. To start, you want to pinpoint the cause of your leaky toilet. Top causes […]

How to Shut Off the Water to Your House in an Emergency

You never know when disaster will strike. When it comes to your plumbing system, this can be as serious as water flooding your home at a rate of hundreds of gallons per minute. You do your best to prevent plumbing disasters, but something bad could happen when you least expect it. For example, a pipe […]

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