Unfortunately, one of the most common issues for homeowners this time of year is their plumbing. Here are 5 of the biggest winter plumbing issues, along with some tips on how to prevent them….because come on, there’s nothing warm or cozy about a clogged toilet!
Prevent static electricity in your home with the use of a home humidifier in conjunction with your HVAC system
With a host of disease fighting cells in our bodies, it’s a wonder that we ever get sick! Unfortunately, cold weather often decreases some of these cells, especially in the sinuses. When these decrease, you’re at a higher risk for catching that cold that’s been going around! We’ll show you how to avoid it!
We often hear how hard greasy foods are on our bodies, and the reality is that they work the same way when it they’re poured down the drain. The grease, which separates from water, can coat the pipes and clog them, making it impossible to function in the kitchen. Not only is this issue frustrating, but it can be much deeper than what we see on the surface. The substances creating the backup can continue down the drain, causing larger problems like blockage of the sewer lines.
Staggering Statistics: Space heaters account for one-third of all home heating fires each year, and more than 80% of home heating fire deaths! Those are tragic numbers that can all be avoided by taking precautions and choosing to use space heaters only for the supplemental heat they are intended for.