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Why You Should Use Your Garbage Disposal

Monday, October, 8th, 2012 at 6:19 pm by witseo

Many people believe that a garbage disposal system is a waste of money and the effort to install. However, a garbage disposal system hardly makes a dent in your electric bill. The average household disposal will cost less than a dollar a year to operate. This should come as a surprise to most people, because less than a dollar a year is hardly worth fretting about. Garbage disposals are also great for the environment, so…

How to Save Money on Your Home Energy By Replacing Your Boiler

Monday, October, 1st, 2012 at 6:07 pm by witseo

For homes that use them, boilers account for a significant percentage of your energy bill–upward of 50% to 60% for older, less efficient boilers. Upgrading your old boiler for a newer, more efficient model can not only help you heat your home more efficiently, and reduce the harmful effects of your boiler’s emissions on the environment, but most importantly, it can slash your home energy costs. Annual fuel utilization efficiency (AFUE) is the unit for…

Eco-friendly Cleaning Options for Drain Maintenance

Monday, September, 24th, 2012 at 3:52 pm by witseo

Keeping drains clean using a maintenance program is often less costly than calling a plumber every time a sink or toilet backs up. Plumbing professionals are great for fixing issues such as clearing a clogged drain or fixing a leaky pipe, but weekly drain cleaning maintenance is a simple and easy method of caring for your home’s plumbing in between professional drain cleanings by your Brooklyn plumbing professional.  Following are some great cleaning options that…

Tank vs Tankless Water Heaters for Your Brooklyn Home

Monday, September, 17th, 2012 at 5:27 pm by witseo

Have you ever had one of the those moments when you’re in the midst of a nice, hot shower an then all of a sudden you start to feel it grow cooler and cooler and then…SURPRISE!!! You’re hit with what feels like icy, cold water. Now what? It may seem that upgrading your current tank water heater from 20 gallons to 60 gallons might be the solution, or just resolve to taking short showers, but…

The Power of a Wish From New York City

Monday, September, 10th, 2012 at 2:36 pm by witseo

Those who think wishes don’t come true simply do not understand the amazing things that can happen when we come together with love and compassion in our hearts. The Make-a-Wish foundation has been allowing people to do this for decades. They allow children with only a short and precious amount of time on this earth to experience their dreams in life manifest out of the kindness of others. Jake Nosler is one such sixteen year…

7 Fall Energy (and Money) Saving Tips for Your Brooklyn Home

Monday, September, 3rd, 2012 at 3:25 pm by witseo

Labor Day arrives, kids are going back to school, and the garden is looking just a little tired, the sun sets a little earlier each day and clothing ads feature wool and heavy coats. It’s time to turn our thoughts on fall chores and how we can save energy and money by implementing some quick easy strategies that will last through the coming seasons. Following are 7 energy saving tips to help you prepare your…

Why Do I Need An Emergency Plumber?

Thursday, August, 30th, 2012 at 3:40 pm by witseo

You may be wondering why you would ever need an emergency plumber. Well, the main reason that you would need an emergency plumber is because if a pipe broke you could be in a potentially expensive situation. If water were to flow into your home, then it can cause severe water damage as well as mold. In these cases, it is essential that you have an emergency plumber on hand that you can call right…

Top 5 Issues That Can Be Avoided with Proper Drain Cleaning

Thursday, August, 23rd, 2012 at 3:38 pm by witseo

Most people don’t consider their drains as a main priority on their list of things to maintain in their home. In fact, many people don’t even clean their drains. However, this can lead to some major issues that can be very costly to repair if left neglected over long periods of time. This does not need to happen to your home’s drains. Following are the top five issues that can be avoided by implementing the…

Mistakes to Avoid Regarding Your Water Heater

Thursday, August, 16th, 2012 at 2:53 pm by witseo

When it comes to making sure your water heater lasts, maintenance is the key. There are some common mistakes that you can avoid when it comes to the proper water heater maintenance in Brooklyn. The obvious first is that your water heater needs to be installed correctly, which should be left to a professional plumber. The area around the water heater should be kept clear. This is something that is sometimes over looked, however remember…

5 Signs Your Water Heater is Acting Up

Thursday, August, 9th, 2012 at 2:52 pm by witseo

You use hot water for nearly everything ranging from doing your dishes to doing your laundry and taking baths or showers. When your hot water heater needs to be replaced, you’ll have to resort to using cold water. Prevent this from happening by recognizing the signs that indicate your water heater is acting up. Following are 5 additional signs your water heater needs to be repaired or replaced. The age of your hot water heater…