TROUBLE WITH LIME DEPOSITS IN YOUR WATER HEATER

TROUBLE WITH LIME DEPOSITS IN YOUR WATER HEATER

November 28, 2016

Lime deposits are quite common in the Dumont, NJ area, and if you are a homeowner chances are you’ve had to deal with them in some form or another. They’re actually hard water deposits — water containing high amounts of minerals like calcium — and you’ve likely cleaned their crusty white build-up off of a faucet or shower head. It’s harmless enough if swallowed, though it does give drinking water an odd metallic smell, and cleaning it off of your fixtures can be a pain. When it gets into your water heater, though, it can become a real problem. You need ot watch for the signs of it and get it addressed as quickly as possible.

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WATCH WHAT YOU TOSS DOWN YOUR GARBAGE DISPOSAL

November 21, 2016

Thanksgiving has come to Teaneck, NJ and with it comes increased food preparation as homeowners get ready to host friends and family for Turkey Day. We see a huge upswing in clogged kitchen drains this time of year, which isn’t surprising considering all of the cooking everyone is doing.

Most of those clogs could have been prevented, however, with just a little foresight on the homeowner’s part. When preparing meals this holiday season, watch out for the following foodstuffs, and toss them in the garbage instead of down the drain.

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IS YOUR HEATING SYSTEM AS EFFICIENT AS IT COULD BE?

November 13, 2016

Winters in Bogota, NJ are as cold as they come, and you’ve likely already seen a spike in your heating bills as you keep your home warm on cold days. That trend is going to continue as fall moves towards the winter, and to a certain extent, higher heating bills are an unavoidable consequence of where we live. But just because you have to pay more on heating during the winter doesn’t mean you aren’t paying more than is necessary. Improving the efficiency of your heating system is an ideal way to cut down on those high winter bills. Here are a few tips on the best ways to do that.

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3 SIGNS THAT YOU HAVE A PLUMBING CLOG

November 7, 2016

Plumbing clogs rank among the most common issues homeowners have with their systems. It’s very easy to let the wrong foods slip down the drain, while toiletries, toothpaste and similar materials can gum up your pipes in a very short amount of time. Generally speaking, we urge people to contact a professional plumber to deal with clogs, since store-bought solutions like cleansers or snakes rarely do the job as effectively as they should.

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