Category Archives: Plumbing and Heating

An unexpected garden flood

June 2013 Catherine was outdoors watering her vegetable and flower gardens, when, suddenly the hose spigot snapped off the outside wall of the house. A flood of water gushed from the water line. When Catherine and Michael bought their house … Continue reading

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Plumbing priorities when buying a home

May 2013 Spring and summer are the best times to buy a home. Overall, it is less stressful to settle into one’s new home before the cold weather and holidays arrive. People have different needs: style, size of property, type … Continue reading

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Outdoor Pleasures

April 2013 Now that the days are warmer and longer, many of us gravitate to our yards for outdoor relaxation, barbequing and swimming. Louis and Karen bought a new gas grille. They didn’t want to use the white propane tank … Continue reading

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Renovation Part 2: On to the Kitchen

February 2013 Frank and Louise, pleased with the results of their bathroom renovation, started to gather ideas for their dream kitchen. They again called their master plumber, who oversaw the entire bathroom renovation (plumbing, electric, sheet rock, tile and new … Continue reading

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Frank & Louise’s Bathroom Renovation

January 2013 With the holidays over, Frank and Louise decided to bring in the New Year by renovating their master bath- room, with its antiquated tile and plumbing fixtures. They wanted an oversized shower with a bench and body sprays … Continue reading

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Being self-sufficient in a power outage

December 2012 John and Mary and their three children were home on a Friday night playing Scrabble. The winds were howling and the rain was pouring down hard. Suddenly, the power went out. Thank goodness they had their professional licensed … Continue reading

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Honey, We Need a Raft—or—What To Do When Your Basement Floods

November 2012 Is your water heater making noise? Look at the date your unit was manufactured. If it’s six years or older you should consider replacing it before it ruptures in the middle of the night or when no one … Continue reading

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