How to Maintain Your Water Softener

Keep your water softener healthy – Easy care prevents expensive breakdowns A water softener removes minerals from water; that means cleaner laundry, a longer life for water-using appliances, less mineral buildup on plumbing fixtures and lots of other benefits. And with some basic care, it can provide these benefits for 20 years or more, trouble-free. How … Read moreHow to Maintain Your Water Softener

Water Heater Problems & Troubleshooting

Water Heater Problems & Troubleshooting Basic knowledge protects your home and your wallet It’s one of the best things about living in modern times: hot water whenever you want it. But it comes with risks. Ignored or mistreated, a water heater can harm you and your home. Water heater anatomy A water heater is basically … Read moreWater Heater Problems & Troubleshooting

Heating systems explained

Understand your heating system Basic knowledge for smarter decisions When an HVAC (heating, ventilating, air conditioning) system breaks down, most homeowners are at the mercy of the repair technician because they know nothing about the system. And that’s a shame, because the basics are easy to understand. Most homes have “forced-air” systems; air is heated … Read moreHeating systems explained