How do you know if a pipe is frozen? The most common indicator of a frozen pipe is that a faucet will not flow or a toilet will not flush, but pipes can be frozen without these symptoms. If you have a pipe that freezes, proceed carefully because it’s actually when a pipe thaws that it usually bursts.
Chilly temperatures in fall should serve as a reminder of the harsher winter months ahead, so make sure to keep up with your house’s plumbing basics, so you’re well prepared for any would-be problems associated with freezing temperatures. Follow our, Easy Fall Steps to Prepare Plumbing for Winter, and preserve your home's plumbing this year!
Smart technology for the home has everyone talking. Homeowners now have more control than ever before over the systems and features in their home. And these technologies can be built into nearly every aspect of the home. Interested in learning more about smart home technology? We have some great tips on innovative smart home technology that will make your life easier! ...
Plumbers are truly the unsung heroes in the fight against disease eradication. Vaccines get all the glory, but most plumbers will gladly inform you that it was water infrastructure –modern sewage systems and clean water – that eradicated disease, and they’re right!
Imagine what life would be like without a modern plumbing system. How could we cope without running water or flushing toilets? Water is the most essential nutrient for life on earth. It literally forms the foundation of a healthy diet and our modern-day standard of living. The world today with its large, high-density population could not maintain life as we know without a modern plumbing system that delivers clean, wholesome drinking water and sewage systems that remove the contaminated used water...
New Home Checklist You’ve Just Moved to Your New House. Not to Worry! So, your move to your new home in your new neighborhood has reached its final phase. You find yourself at the beginning of your new life, surrounded by safely-packed and highly stacked boxes, and somewhat dumbfounded [...]
Plumbing Questions to Ask During a Home Inspection So, You Going to Purchase a New Home... Okay, you just made one of the biggest, most important decisions in your life. You’re buying a home. It’s your picture-perfect home, in your picture-perfect neighborhood, close to everything you have on your [...]
Common Summer Plumbing Problems. Summer Is Here. Is Your Plumbing Ready? Let’s face it. Summer is for fun – travel, entertaining, backyard bar-be-ques, swimming, fun in the sun, relaxing and recharging for the busy Fall ahead. All of these activities mean more traffic in your home, which means more [...]
J&A South Park Wins the Trane Pacesetter Award! J&A South Park is proud to announce that we have been named a winner of the Pacesetter Award by Trane, Inc., a leading manufacturer of heating, ventilating and air conditioning systems. The Pacesetter Award is presented to a dealer demonstrating exceptional [...]
“Danger, Will Robinson!” Don’t Hire an Unlicensed Contractor! For those under 40, you might not recognize “Danger, Will Robinson,” but it has become a popular catchphrase for not doing something stupid or even dangerous. For you trivia buffs, it was first uttered by Robot B9 on the TV program [...]