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Don’t Ignore These Signs of a Plumbing Problem

Monday, July 1st, 2024

Your home’s plumbing is like your body’s circulatory system. It’s absolutely critical to the function of the house, and if it springs a leak or suffers some other problem, immediate attention from a qualified professional is required. Allowing plumbing issues to worsen can lead to massive water damage and other terrible consequences.

Clearly, this means that you must notice and address plumbing problems right away. Therefore, you need to know how to spot problems early, before they get too serious. How can you spot the first signs that you need a plumber? Watch for these signs of a plumbing problem so you can get a plumber in Boston right away.

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Your Handy Plumbing Emergency Checklist

Monday, May 20th, 2024

As much as we try to avoid them, emergencies happen. Plumbing emergencies can be some of the most alarming things to have happen in your home. It’s easy to lose your head and panic when water is gushing into places it shouldn’t! But it’s much easier to stay calm when you have a clear plan for what to do.

A plumbing emergency can take many forms. We’ll go over some of the most common things that can suddenly happen and how to handle it when they do. With this handy plumbing emergency checklist, you’ll be able to keep your cool and address the problem without panicking.

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What to Expect During AC Installation

Monday, April 22nd, 2024

How wise of you to get your air conditioner installation scheduled for this spring. Once the heat does hit, you’ll be all set, enjoying the plentiful, efficient coolness of your new system all summer long. But do you know what to expect during your installation appointment?

If it’s been quite a while since you’ve gone through this process, or if you’ve never had an air conditioner installed, you might be curious or worried about this upcoming appointment. We’ll tell you everything you need to know: how long AC installation takes, what the process entails, and how to make sure it goes perfectly smoothly. If you have any questions about what to expect during air conditioning installation in Boston, MA, we’re always happy to supply answers.

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Why Your Regular Plumber Should Offer 24/7 Service

Monday, April 8th, 2024

Imagine you have a minor, non-emergency plumbing issue. Or perhaps you don’t need to imagine. Maybe it’s happening right now! Perhaps a toilet is clogged, but it’s not your only one. Perhaps your drains are slow, but they’re not totally stopped up. You can make a regularly scheduled appointment for a convenient time. 

Here’s the thing: even though you don’t need emergency plumbing services right this minute, we strongly recommend that you choose a plumber who does offer those services, too. This might not seem necessary, but it’s definitely the sensible approach. Here’s why you should always choose a plumber who offers 24/7 service, even if you don’t need an emergency plumber in Boston this time.

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The Importance of Indoor Air Quality During the Winter Months

Monday, February 12th, 2024

Did you know that the average American spends well over 90% of their time indoors? And for those of us in colder climates, that percentage might be even higher during the winter. This means we’re breathing indoor air constantly, and along with the air, we’re breathing in whatever happens to be mixed in with it.

Indoor air contains more contaminants than outdoor air. But in Boston in February, you’re not about to fling open all your windows to air out your home! So what can you do? Consider getting an air purifier to improve your indoor air quality. Here’s what you should know.

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Benefits of High-Efficiency Gas Boilers

Monday, January 1st, 2024

There are many reasons why boilers are an ideal heating solution. If you already have one, we hardly have to explain. You already know how rarely they require repair and how even the heating they provide is. If your boiler is getting old and you’re considering replacement, here’s something you should know. A high-efficiency gas boiler might be an even better choice!

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Do I Need Furnace Repair or Replacement?

Monday, December 18th, 2023

When your heating system has major issues, or has broken down completely, or when you get a quote for repair that’s very high, it can be hard to know what to do.

Can your furnace be repaired?

Is it worth paying so much for a single repair?

Is replacement your best bet? Here are some tips to help you navigate what to do. 

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How to Avoid Plumbing Emergencies over the Holidays

Monday, December 4th, 2023

Plumbing emergencies are always a big hassle, no matter when they happen. But during the holiday season when you might have guests over or be trying to prepare a big meal, they’re even worse.

Since dealing with a plumbing emergency once it occurs is so much trouble, we’d like to help you take some steps to avoid these emergencies altogether.

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Can a Mini Split Handle Boston Winters?

Monday, November 20th, 2023

There are drawbacks to ductwork. Damage or just slow deterioration over time can cause massive inefficiency, and they aren’t the most efficient way to distribute warmth or coolness to begin with. And then there’s the fact that many homes in New England simply weren’t built with ductwork and have never had it added.

The mini split, a ductless system, is ideal for either eliminating old ducts or for modernizing and air conditioning homes that never had ductwork. A mini split is available as a heat pump, which provides both cooling and heating. But can it provide enough heat for a Boston winter? Keep reading to learn the answer!

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What Exactly Happens During Heating Maintenance?

Monday, October 23rd, 2023

The importance of getting heating maintenance done every year cannot be overstressed. It’s critical for keeping your efficiency high and your chance of requiring repairs low. It helps ensure that your home will be effectively heated and that your system will last as long as possible, keeping your home cozy for many winters to come.

Even if you already knew all that, you might not know exactly what your technician will be doing when they come to perform heating maintenance. What exactly are the steps that need to be taken to maintain your heating system, and why? Here are the details.

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