The Holidays Are Coming! Protect Your Plumbing

November 20th, 2017

hands washing head of lettuce in kitchen sinkThe official start of what’s widely known as the holiday season—starting with Thanksgiving Day—is upon us! That means that now is the perfect time to start preparing your home. For many, that means getting decorations up, protecting their pipes from freezing temperatures, and scheduling heater maintenance. These last two points are certainly factors for you to consider, but there’s another part of your plumbing that needs special attention during this time of year.

We’re talking about your sinks, drains, and garbage disposal. The holidays bring about increased guests in your household. This also means an increased use of your plumbing system. Our Santa Fe, NM plumbers are here to help! Plumbing maintenance is the first step in preparing your plumbing system for the holiday season. Keep reading to learn about some other precautions you should take. (more…)

Now’s the Time to Prep Your Home for Winter!

November 6th, 2017

A family home in the suburbs on a sunny winter day.If you’ve lived in New Mexico for even just a year, then you know what kind of weather you’ll be up against soon. With winter just around the corner, and subsequent low temperatures along with it, now is the time to ensure that your home is prepared—which includes making sure your heater is ready for all the work it’s about to go through. This means that now is the time to schedule maintenance if you haven’t already, and take care of any pending Albuquerque, NM heater repair needs.

It’s important to note that no matter what kind of heater you have in your home, it has its limits on how efficiently it can function. Even those heaters with the highest efficiency ratings have a stopping point. Since making sure you have adequate heat is a huge part of prepping your home for winter, we feel that this bears mentioning! With that said, here are some specific ways to prepare your living space for the colder time of the year. (more…)