80°… 85°...90°...95°.... The mercury keeps rising, people! Statesville summers can be sizzling. They say it’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. Well, here in North Carolina, it’s both! Running your AC on max for months can be a big expense (and it can strain your system and cause failure - inevitably on the hottest day on record!) So how can you beat the heat at home?
Summer means a lot of activities. Kids are home, it's time to pull out the barbecue, you have neighbors over. You're using your plumbing a lot more often. There are also storms that soak the ground. You're more active and it's hotter out. That means you're doing more laundry. And you've got to water your lawn and plants? No wonder water bills jump so much during the summer. You don't want to have to spend more on plumbing issues either. What should you watch out for and how can you avoid these issues?
In the homeowner’s quest for energy efficiency, reliability, durability, and showers that don’t turn into frigid downpours the second you lather in the shampoo, finding the right water heater is critical. But there are more options than ever: traditional, tankless, and hybrid water heaters each offer their own sets f pros and cons. How do you know which is best for your home, family, needs, and budget?
The key to finding the right water heater is understanding the differences between traditional, tankless, and hybrid, their benefits, and their drawbacks. Let’s take a look:
For allergy sufferers and others with breathing problems, there are a number of triggers that can launch an attack. Perhaps none is more disgusting and frustrating than mold. Once it starts growing in an area, mold can be incredibly difficult to eliminate. It can make allergy attacks and breathing conditions much, much worse and can even create additional long-term health problems. It's crucial to keep mold out of your home and to limit your time in spaces where you might be exposed to it. Preventing mold exposure becomes easier when you break it down step-by-step: