If you had to make a list of all the priorities that homeowners share, “saving money wherever possible” would undoubtedly be right at the top. Owning a home is expensive, especially during difficult economic times. Luckily, the warm spring weather is upon is yet again, bringing with it the perfect opportunity to take a look around the house and take care of any water, power or general infrastructure issues that could be needlessly costing you some of those hard-earned dollars.
Your home’s plumbing is probably not something that you think about too much on a regular basis. As long as water emerges from the faucet or shower when you turn it on and the toilet flushes adequately most of the time, it can seem like your plumbing system is sufficient. The key to avoiding small plumbing problems that can quickly grow into large ones, though, is to make sure you follow these three tips.
When you have a plumbing emergency, you need a 24 hour plumber that can solve the problem as soon as possible. But many plumbing emergencies actually happen slowly, over time. Read on to learn how to handle a plumbing emergency until your emergency plumber arrives.
Household plumbing can be a confusing system to understand and finding a plumbing company you trust can seem impossible. At Stahl Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning, we’re ready to help you get answers to your most frequently asked plumbing questions.
There are few household emergencies more frustrating and overwhelming than a busted water pipe. Not only do you have to worry about having the pipe itself repaired, but the water that leaks can cause big problems around your home. So, what should you do if you are faced with this dilemma? We’ve put together a step-by-step guide to help.
Spring may be best known as the time for cleaning and freshening up your home. However, it is also a prime time to take care of all of the maintenance tasks necessary to keep your home and yard in the best condition possible. One thing you may not want to forget is your HVAC unit. After all, with summer on the way, you know you will be giving the AC a workout soon. We’ve put together a checklist of the…
When you think about dangerous things around your home, you may imagine sharp objects, electrical problems or slip and fall issues. However, there is a danger you may have never imagined, and it is found in a rather unsuspecting place—your furnace. Dirty furnace burners can be a major home hazard and one that is commonly overlooked even by those people who are prudent in home security. Discover why and what you can do to avoid this danger in your home.
Toilets account for more water usage than any other faucet or appliance in the house. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), nearly 30 percent of the water used in homes is flushed down the toilet. Thus, installing low-flow toilets, which use much less water than other toilets, is one of the best ways to reduce a household’s water usage. Saving Water Saves Money Precisely how much water low-flow toilets could save your household depends on what type of toilets…
When looking for a new appliance, homeowners and property owners will see many models that have an energy star label. These labels are found on all kinds of appliances, and homeowners might see one on an air conditioner, heater, dishwasher, refrigerator or any number of other appliances. Here’s a look at what this label actually means.
Your HVAC system is one of the most important parts of your home. It keeps you cool in summer, warm in winter and comfortable all year long. However, if you are waiting until something goes wrong to have an HVAC expert look at your system, you could be putting more stress on it than you need to, and shortening its lifespan. We’ve gathered a few reasons why you should have this system serviced yearly. By following this advice, it may…