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What You Need to Know About Your Plumber Before You Hire Them

While you may be able to perform some household maintenance tasks on your own, there are many things that are better left to a professional. Many handy homeowners first decide to tackle an issue themselves and end up causing a bigger problem than they started with. Whether it’s a clogged pipe, a major leak, or the installation of a new faucet or toilet, something is bound to happen with your plumbing at some point in time. Take the guesswork out of properly fixing the problem by hiring a professional. Finding the right plumbing firm to handle the job takes a little more effort than simply opening the phone book. To ensure you make a wise choice, follow these six steps before you hire a professional.

  admin   February 16, 2015   Grand Rapids Plumbing, plumbing maintenance for homeowners, Plumbing maintenance, Rockford Plumbing, Plumbing 0 Comments   Read More

Gain Complete Control of Your Home’s Temperature

Stop wasteful heating and cooling with a Wi-Fi thermostat.

Let’s face it, sometimes life can get hectic and it’s a fact that daily schedules can and do change unexpectedly. Do you ever wish you turned down the heat before you left for vacation? Did you just find out that you will be working late and wish you could extend your thermostat’s “away” hours? Well, now you can make adjustments to your thermostat remotely from your smartphone, tablet or PC with the Sensi Wi-Fi Thermostat and save up to 30% in energy costs!

  admin   February 9, 2015   Grand Rapids Plumbing, thermostat, Rockford Plumbing, Blog 0 Comments   Read More

Five Easy Ways to Implement Green Plumbing Solutions

Water is one of our most precious resources, and we still manage to waste upwards of 1 trillion gallons of it each year, according to the EPA. Trying to tackle the issue globally can seem overwhelming, but there are simple things you can do in your home to reduce your household’s water use. Not only will you be doing your part to protect the environment, you will be rewarded with lower utility bills.

  admin   February 5, 2015   Grand Rapids Plumbing, Rockford Plumbing, Blog, green, Plumbing 0 Comments   Read More

Improve Your Home’s Heating Efficiency

Who doesn’t love the feeling of coming into a warm and inviting home after you’ve been out in the freezing temperatures? We expect and need our homes to be warm safe havens during the snowy and wet winter season, which is why now is the time when you will notice drafts and inefficiencies in your heating system.

  admin   February 5, 2015   Grand Rapids Plumbing, heating efficiency, Save on Energy, Rockford Plumbing, Blog 0 Comments   Read More