Monthly Archives: September 2021

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Burst or frozen pipes are one of the most common causes of water damage. However, there’s no need to live in constant fear of your unheated water pipes freezing or bursting and then causing a watery mess in your home. With the proper knowledge and preparation, you can prevent any unnecessary accidents before they occur!… Read more »

How to Prevent Heat Loss

No matter how efficient your heating system is, you definitely don’t want it heating the entire neighborhood. Yet, homes in Boston seem bent on doing just this when they allow their heated air to escape through gaps in their insulation. Whether they leave a door ajar or window gaps unfilled, Boston homeowners just can’t seem… Read more »

Toilet Trivia – Things You Probably Don’t Know

Who doesn’t love a good game of trivia? Perhaps you crush the competition in all things pop culture. Or maybe geography is more your jam. Then there are those whose brains are filled with dozens of seemingly useless and random facts, like the inventor of the whiffle ball (David N. Mullaney), the number of muscles… Read more »

The Benefits of a Home Water Softener

Virtually every potable water source in the US has at least trace levels of calcium and magnesium.  When those levels rise above normal, problems can occur, setting the stage for hard water conditions. While hard water presents no health risks, it does leave several telltale signs, including these: Dull whites from the laundry Reduced sudsing… Read more »