Clogged Drains Sneak Up On You

Clogged Drains Sneak Up On You

By Vince Marino | Jun 4, 2019

When you get clogged drains, it’s a big hassle that won’t go away on its own. Drain clogs don’t happen overnight. It takes a while for things to build up to the point where the water stops draining. Then it can become an emergency. Here’s some problems you need to be aware of and how …

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Fall Boiler Inspection Tips

By Vince Marino | Sep 10, 2018

A fall boiler inspection prevents possible breakdowns and the inconvenience of having no heat on bitterly cold nights. It will help you to avoid having those costly after hour service calls to fix your boiler. Here are some boiler inspection tips that you can follow yourself before you turn on the heat. Boiler Inspection pt1 …

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Are Sewer Liners Really The Right Fix?

By Vince Marino | Jul 3, 2018

Are you having sewer line problems where you’re calling a plumber periodically to unclog your main sewer? Has a plumber told you a sewer liner is the best alternative method to fix your sewer because there will be less excavation? Here’s what you need to know first about having a sewer liner installation done and …

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Spring Boiler Check Tips

By Vince Marino | Apr 24, 2018

A spring boiler inspection prevents possible breakdowns and the inconvenience of having no heat on bitterly cold nights in the next heating season. It will also give you more time to fix any problems without having to worry about having heat in time for the cold. Here are some check tips that you can follow …

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Direct Vent And Power Vent Boilers

By Vince Marino | Apr 1, 2018

There are two types of gas hot water boilers commonly installed for residential and commercial applications the direct vent and power vent models. The two vary in design and installation cost and also have differences in safety and energy consumption savings. Here are the differences between the two boilers, so when its time for you …

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Home Inspection Problems That Can Cost You Big Time

By Vince Marino | Feb 19, 2018

In the past year I’m seeing a disturbing trend where during the home inspection, problems are missed and even worse, some have been noticed but dismissed as insignificant. Here’s what I’m seeing and how you can protect yourself from costly repairs soon after buying a house. It sounds like a good idea to have a …

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Water Main Breaks Can Damage Plumbing

By Vince Marino | Feb 5, 2018

When the water is restored after a water main is fixed, that’s when plumbing problems tend to happen. Individual plumbing fixture water supplies can clog up and create a low flow situation. Here’s some preventative advice for you to follow so you don’t end up with unnecessary plumbing repairs and services. What is a water …

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Direct Vent And Power Vented Water Heaters

By Vince Marino | Dec 3, 2017

The two types of gas water heaters commonly installed for residential and commercial applications are the direct vent and power vent model. The two vary in design and installation cost and also have differences in safety and energy consumption savings. Here are the differences between the two water heaters, so when its time for you …

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Does Your Steam Boiler Clank?

By Vince Marino | Oct 8, 2017

Does your steam boiler clank? Steam heating is an intricate hydronic system. When there’s something wrong, it makes loud noises! If you have a steam boiler heating your home or building and you hear sounds like clanking and hammering of the pipes your boiler is sick. Here’s some information explaining the causes of steam boiler …

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