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Manchester Plumbing, Remodeling, Electrical & Heating Tips
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Manchester Plumbing, Remodeling, Electrical & Heating Tips

Pro Heating Advice: Protect Pipes From Deep Freezes

O ld Man Winter sure showed his face this weekend in Windham CT! Sudden drops in temperature combined with strong winds are NOT good for your home's heating pipes. Your local CT heating pro has some tips to prevent burst pipes this winter. These tips will be helpful if you have a water-based [aka hydronic] heating system. If you have a hydronic system, you have a boiler, not a furnace. This is important to know, if you need to call for service! Protect your heating pipes from freezing winds...

Heating Tips: Keep Your Loved Ones Safe

We had a pretty great fall in Eastern CT. We didn't have to crank up our furnaces or boilers much. But Old Man Winter's knocking again and it's time to get ready. Here are some ways to prepare your heating system for the winter and keep your loved ones safe. Heating system maintenance Because we had such a mild fall, having your furnace or boiler serviced may not have been at the top of your mind. Now that the cold temperatures are here, EVERYONE has it on their minds. The sooner you call your...

A Comparison between Tankless and Traditional Water Heaters

When you consider installing a water heater in your home, you should consider whether you should go with a traditional tank system or with a tankless system. Both have certain upsides that you should know before making your decision. Ultimately you should go with the type of Manchester water heater that will best fulfill your family’s water heating needs within your budget. To start, traditional water heaters have large tanks, generally holding somewhere around eighty gallons of water. The...

Boiler Maintenance Tip

Boiler maintenance saves money Boiler maintenance truly does pay off. While it is one more thing to add to your ever-growing-never-quite-finished to-do list, it will save a lot of heart ache. And money! Heating season is in full swing. We recommend establishing a relationship with a local oil company . They will offer service contracts that will ensure you receive an appointment for an annual cleaning. This will help your boiler run efficiently and add years to its life. A boiler is a huge...

Call An Expert For Heating Repairs

Good heating systems are important to every home. Whether they have centralized heating units or just the local ones, both still calls for proper maintenance. Even if modern advances in technology have improved heating system operations nowadays, machines will remain machines, and they will always need repairs along the way. For this particular part, you are going to need professional hands to handle your heating repairs issues. Hiring professionals for heating repairs inside your house is...

What Is Whole House Surge Protection?

Power strips vs. Full surge protection Surge protection is NOT provided by those power strips. They are good to provide power to multiple devices but that's about it. Only a FEW of them are actually surge protectors. Even then, they only protect what's plugged into them. Larger appliances or electronics can still suffer damage. For the best protection, invest in a whole house surge protection installation for your Columbia CT home. What is a power surge? A power surge happens when there's a...

Columbia CT Electrician Offers Free Safety Checks

National Electrical Safety month Your local Columbia CT electrician is offering FREE electrical safety checks this month. Why? May is National Electrical Safety month. Each year, we provide this offer to our valued homeowners. We want everyone to protected from electrical dangers and fire hazards. Every May, ESFI chooses a different topic to raise awareness about the importance of electrical safety. The Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI) is a non-profit organization dedicated...

What's Hiding in YOUR Electrical Panel?

Last week, we gave you a checklist to get your home ready for Spring. This week, we want to remind you to look your electrical system as well. While plumbing problems can be a nuisance, electrical issues can be a fire hazard. We want you to have a safe Spring season. Check your electrical panel Most Marlborough homes have an electrical panel. You may call it the breaker box or circuit panel. Older homes may still have a fuse box. It can be found in the basement of your home or sometimes in a...

4 Signs It's Time to Upgrade Your Electrical Panel

Is it time to upgrade your electrical panel? Do you know what dangers to be on the lookout for in your electrical panel? You may call it a fuse panel, circuit box or breaker box. If you still have fuses, you have a very old electrical system. If you have breakers, your system may be newer but show signs of aging. Your local Storrs CT electrician has some tips on what to look for to help you decide if it's time for a panel upgrade . Water damage When you open the door to your electrical panel,...

Pro Electrician Advice: Holiday Safety Tips

Your local Columbia CT electrician wants your family to stay SAFE during holiday decorating. We always look forward to sharing wonderful tips & graphics from ESFI each year. Please share this information with your friends and family on Facebook to help us get the word out! Let's work together to keep the holidays safe for everyone! 6 ways to prevent holiday fires Keep all decorations at least 3 feet away from heat sources , such as candles, fireplaces, and radiators. Check all your light cords...

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