Radiant Heating Systems Help Preserve Energy: Here’s How

Radiant Heating Systems Help Preserve Energy: Here's How

Radiant heating systems work uniquely by sending heat to the floor instead of it circulating in the air. Radiant heating systems utilize convection instead of blowing warm air through your ventilation system like most standard units. Convection involves a heated fluid transferring heat from a solid surface to a non-solid surface, such as air or […]

Radiant Heating System FAQs

Radiant Heating System FAQs

As plumbing professionals, we know a thing or two about radiant heating that can clarify some common questions. Here are the answers to most people’s questions about radiant heating systems.

Is Hard Water OK to Drink? And Other Hard Water FAQs

Is Hard Water OK to Drink? And Other Hard Water FAQs

The term, hard water, doesn’t denote the kind of water you’d want to drink, but it’s not bad for you like you might think. Common questions include whether it’s safe to drink, the difference between hard and soft water, and whether hard water comes with health risks or benefits.  Today’s blog answers these questions. Keep […]

Here’s What You Can Expect With A Gas Line Installation

Here's What You Can Expect With A Gas Line Installation

When it’s time to do some home remodeling, a gas line installation may be in the near future. Here are some things to consider if you plan on doing any maintenance or installation work involving gas lines. Gas is unlike any other utility. Electricity stays in your wires and outlets so long as nothing conductive […]

The Pros and Cons of Radiant Heating

The Pros and Cons of Radiant Heating

One of the most efficient ways to heat a home is with radiant heating. As demand for more affordable radiant heating technologies increases, the technology involved becomes more refined and accessible.  This technology comes with its benefits and disadvantages, just like anything else. Homeowners thinking of investing in radiant heating will have to consider prices, […]

5 Benefits of Having a Radiant Heating System In Your Home

5 Benefits of Having a Radiant Heating System In Your Home

Equipping your home with a radiant heating system is the cleanest, most dependable, and most cost-effective way to heat your home. As a homeowner, it couldn’t get any better than this system— saving money and helping the environment is a match made in heaven.  This may seem like new technology, but radiant heating is one […]

How Hard Water Can Wreak Havoc on Your Home

How Hard Water Can Wreak Havoc on Your Home

When you think about it, hard water sounds like a crazy concept; how can a liquid be hard? But hard water doesn’t necessarily mean the water itself is tough. Rather, it refers to water containing the highest calcium and magnesium.  So, what’s the big deal with some minerals in your water, and why should you […]

What To Do When You Have A Broken Garbage Disposal

What to Do When If Have a Broken Garbage Disposal

A broken garbage disposal can be a real headache. This is especially true if you rely on it when it comes time to purge your fridge. There are times where you can do some simple troubleshooting to get it working again, but other times you may need to put in a little extra work to […]

How to Tell If Your Bathtub Is Broken

​​How to Tell If Your Bathtub Is Broken

It’s the workhorse of the bathroom, so when your bathtub is broken, it demands immediate attention. It’s easy to forget about the lowly tub until suddenly your daily showers are compromised. What are the most common reasons your bathtub might not be fully functional? How can you tell if you need to repair or replace […]

What Exactly Is Radiant Heating?

What is exactly is Radiant Heating?

Of all the ways to heat a home, radiant heating is one of the newer methods. With outdoor temperatures dropping, you may be looking for efficient ways to heat your home. Most of us are familiar with traditional furnaces, radiators, and forced-air systems, but newer radiant heat systems are less well-known. Let’s take a look […]