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Window Heat Pumps: A Great Solution for Small Spaces

As you know, the major benefits of home heat pumps are: Lower utility bills Reduced greenhouse gases for the environment However, a traditional installed heat pump may not suit your budget or the smaller space you’d like to heat. If that’s the case, consider...

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Plumbing

Water Heaters and Climate Change

Before you replace your gas water heater, consider converting it to electric. Since 2019, cities such as Berkeley, San Francisco, and New York have banned gas stoves and water heaters in new construction, in an effort to minimize the greenhouse gases that...

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Plumbing

Tankless Toilets: Pros and Cons

If you’re building a new home or modernizing your current bathroom with a stunning glass-walled shower, you may be seriously considering installing a tankless toilet. There’s no question that tankless toilets are a sleek, elegant design statement. However, these...

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Plumbing

How Do I Get Rid of the Sewer Smell in my House?

A noxious sewer smell in your home is not just annoying and embarrassing - it can also be harmful to your health and safety. Sewer gas can be caused by various plumbing issues—some easily fixable, some requiring a professional plumber. A product of decaying waste...

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Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy and You

With all the recent talk of ‘renewable energy,’ you may be wondering if this is something you should consider for your home. Still, you may not be sure of exactly what renewable energy is, what benefits it has to offer, or how to go about converting, adapting, or...

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Water Systems

Rainwater Harvesting in California

As a California resident, you’re more than familiar with droughts and water shortages. Maybe you’ve thought about installing a rainwater collection system to maintain your vegetable garden or even considered capturing water for indoor uses such as toilets and...

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Plumbing

Converting your Tub to a Roomy Shower Stall

How great would it be to have a roomy, beautifully designed shower stall instead of that old, hard-to-clean bathtub! If this thought has crossed your mind, you’re not alone. According to the American Institute of Architects, the tubless bathroom has never been more...

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Plumbing

Prepping your Home Heating System for Winter

You wake up one morning to find those mild fall days you’ve been enjoying have suddenly slipped into uncomfortably cool temperatures. Winter is just around the corner. No problem, you can kick up the thermostat and forget it, right? Not exactly! Check Your Air...

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PlumbingWater Systems

Jobs Best Left to Your Plumber

Plumbers typically do what is necessary to ensure that water coming into your house goes where it is supposed to go at the required pressure and that wastewater and sewage leave your home and are disposed of effectively. There are parts of the water system in many...

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HVAC

Window Heat Pumps: A Great Solution for Small Spaces

As you know, the major benefits of home heat pumps are: Lower utility bills Reduced greenhouse gases for the environment However, a traditional installed heat pump may not suit your budget or the smaller space you’d like to heat. If that’s the case, consider...

Read More
Plumbing

Water Heaters and Climate Change

Before you replace your gas water heater, consider converting it to electric. Since 2019, cities such as Berkeley, San Francisco, and New York have banned gas stoves and water heaters in new construction, in an effort to minimize the greenhouse gases that...

Read More
Plumbing

Tankless Toilets: Pros and Cons

If you’re building a new home or modernizing your current bathroom with a stunning glass-walled shower, you may be seriously considering installing a tankless toilet. There’s no question that tankless toilets are a sleek, elegant design statement. However, these...

Read More
Plumbing

How Do I Get Rid of the Sewer Smell in my House?

A noxious sewer smell in your home is not just annoying and embarrassing - it can also be harmful to your health and safety. Sewer gas can be caused by various plumbing issues—some easily fixable, some requiring a professional plumber. A product of decaying waste...

Read More
Renewable Energy

Renewable Energy and You

With all the recent talk of ‘renewable energy,’ you may be wondering if this is something you should consider for your home. Still, you may not be sure of exactly what renewable energy is, what benefits it has to offer, or how to go about converting, adapting, or...

Read More
Water Systems

Rainwater Harvesting in California

As a California resident, you’re more than familiar with droughts and water shortages. Maybe you’ve thought about installing a rainwater collection system to maintain your vegetable garden or even considered capturing water for indoor uses such as toilets and...

Read More
Plumbing

Converting your Tub to a Roomy Shower Stall

How great would it be to have a roomy, beautifully designed shower stall instead of that old, hard-to-clean bathtub! If this thought has crossed your mind, you’re not alone. According to the American Institute of Architects, the tubless bathroom has never been more...

Read More
Plumbing

Prepping your Home Heating System for Winter

You wake up one morning to find those mild fall days you’ve been enjoying have suddenly slipped into uncomfortably cool temperatures. Winter is just around the corner. No problem, you can kick up the thermostat and forget it, right? Not exactly! Check Your Air...

Read More
PlumbingWater Systems

Jobs Best Left to Your Plumber

Plumbers typically do what is necessary to ensure that water coming into your house goes where it is supposed to go at the required pressure and that wastewater and sewage leave your home and are disposed of effectively. There are parts of the water system in many...

Read More

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