The Practical Guide to Indoor Water Conservation
California legislators have recently been in the news for passing a law that would make wasting water a $500-a-day offense. But California isn’t the only place in the country that water conservation is an issue. Water restrictions can be found across the majority of the Southwest and even as far east as Georgia! With that […]
How Sewer And Drain Lines Work
Many people have no more idea of how sewer and drain lines work than they do about space shuttle mechanics. But unlike space shuttle mechanics, you don’t have to be a rocket scientist to figure it out. Here is a quick explanation of what you see in your house every day, but probably didn’t understand. […]
Is It Time For A Water Heater Service Or Replacement?
A hot water heater is a simple machine, one with few moving parts. As such, there is little to go wrong with it, but when it does, it’s impossible to ignore. In general, hot water heaters should be serviced by a qualified plumbing service at least every three years, whether or not you are having […]
Sump Pump Maintenance Tips
A household sump pump is one of those appliances we keep around “just in case”. That’s good– it means we’re thinking ahead to possible problems. But in the hustle and bustle of day to day life it’s important to maintain these ‘just in case’ items so they’ll work when we really do need them. In […]
The Facts About Tankless Hot Water Heaters
Rising energy costs have us all thinking about ways we can reduce our usage and consumption– without reducing our quality of life. In the average home, around 30% of the energy expenses can be accounted for by heating water. One way of reducing that cost is by installing a tankless water heater, which heats water […]
Time for the Air Conditioner?
With such a warm winter, we can only expect a hot spring and summer. Today, with the temperature approaching 80 degrees, we’ve had many calls from people eager to turn on their air conditioners for the first time in many months. But, before you do, we recommend that you check a couple of things first: […]
September is National Baby Safety Month
September is National Baby Safety month and the team at My Plumber Heating and Cooling would like to remind parents of some basic safety rules that can protect babies and toddlers from plumbing-related accidents in the home. The law requires manufacturers of home water heaters to set the thermostat at 120°F. The reason for this […]
Bath Time Safety Continued
<![CDATA[ Many people have mobility issues that make personal care difficult.Nerve degeneration, paralysis or problems born of the aging process each holds its own set of concerns that need to be addressed individually.The array of equipment available to assist with these issues is amazing; it requires research to find it all.Some implements are pretty standard […]