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Imagine this: you come inside after a stifling day in the summer sun and turn on your tap to fill up a glass of water. You look down and notice the water looks white and cloudy rather than clear as you expected. After a moment of surprise, you wonder what’s causing the cloudy water and if it’s still safe to drink. The good news? You’re not alone!
Millions of people in the U.S. have cloudy sink water in their homes. On the bright side, it’s most likely perfectly safe. Drinking cloudy water usually results in no health risks. That said, it’s important to understand what might be causing the cloudy water and what it could mean for the state of your plumbing.
Flooding is rarely a welcome occurrence for a neighborhood, but it happens often. While you can’t control the weather, you can take preventative measures and respond to the after-effects of flooding.
Your home’s extensive plumbing network is essential to you and your family’s daily comfort — from taking a hot shower in the morning to doing the laundry and cooking dinner at the end of the day. Many homeowners might assume their home’s plumbing will naturally function and perform smoothly and reliably as long as the house is still standing. While having quality plumbing fixtures and pipes that function indefinitely would be ideal and less hassle, depending on the plumbing materials your home has, its age, environment and regular maintenance upkeep, they could need replacement.
When it’s hot and muggy outside, your indoors are a welcome oasis with cool air blasting from your air conditioning unit. While your air conditioner makes your home more comfortable and relaxing during the summer, it can start to stretch your wallet by increasing your overall energy costs. Keeping your air conditioner on all summer long can cost you hundreds in extra cooling costs that are much better spent on a summer getaway, not on bills. Every homeowner understands the need for having a properly functioning air conditioning system, but with a few household tweaks and summertime preparations, you can keep your home cool while saving on costs. Read the rest of this entry »
The hot weather is finally upon us which means your home’s air conditioning (a/c) unit will be working hard this season. When you turn your air conditioner on for the first time, there are some tips to keep in mind to ensure it is working effectively to keep your home cool and not wasting energy. Read our top 5 tips for your air conditioning unit below! Read the rest of this entry »