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Unusual Places to Find Utility Bill Savings This Winter

You probably already know that a clean, maintained furnace is an efficient furnace, and an efficient furnace is one of the best ways to save on your heating bills this winter. (If not, check out our post on "5 Reasons to Schedule a Furnace Tuneup Today"). But you may not know that there are other places in your home that you might be able to find savings on that next utility bill, too. With utility costs creeping up all over the country, and temperatures dropping here in Michigan, there is no time like the present to make sure your home is as efficient as possible. Have you tried looking….

  admin   October 28, 2014   Utility Bills, Grand Rapids Plumbing, thermostat, Furnace Tune-Up, furnace, Rockford Plumbing, Blog 0 Comments   Read More

5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Halloween

Halloween is just around the corner. Whether you're planning a big blowout or want to spend a quiet night at home handing out candy, this spooky holiday means that plenty of people will be coming by for treats (and hopefully avoiding any tricks). If you want this Halloween to be fun and safe, take these simple tips to heart and do a little preparation before the big night.

  admin   October 24, 2014   Fall Season, Halloween, Grand Rapids Plumbing, Rockford Plumbing, Blog 0 Comments   Read More

Top Ways to Lower Your Water Bill

You've received your latest water bill, and the news isn't good. Why is your water bill continuing to go up? Whether it's increased costs from your utility company, increased use in your home or an unknown source, it's time to nip those increases in the bud. Let's take a look at common problems that raise your water bill and some simple solutions to help lower it:

  admin   October 23, 2014   repairs, Grand Rapids Plumbing, Lower water bill, Rockford Plumbing, Blog, green 0 Comments   Read More

Preparing Your Plumbing for Winter

Will this winter be as bad as the last? It is too early to tell. And yet, we know that a cold winter is on its way. Have you prepared your home and yard for the temperature drop? If not, now is the time to get started. Winterize your home immediately for the ice and snow, so you do not have to worry about frozen or burst pipes and expensive Grand Rapids plumbing repairs.

  admin   October 21, 2014   Grand Rapids Plumbing, Prep your plumbing, Rockford Plumbing, Blog 0 Comments   Read More