Environment Masters, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Madison’

Plumbing Tips That Can Benefit You This Year

Monday, September 10th, 2018

retro-woman-points-at-youHow often do you think about the plumbing in your home and what’s best for it? Probably not often since plumbing is designed to remain mostly out of sight (the pipes, at least) and working away without you needing to give much thought to it.

But taking a few care and maintenance steps for your plumbing can go a long way. As we move into fall and start to transition into the colder months, it’s beneficial to give some thought to how you can enjoy great plumbing for a full year to come. Below are some of our tips for better plumbing.

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Why You Should Consider Installing a New Generator

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Generator-Installation Generators are the kind of home system most people don’t need. For those who do need it, however, they really need it. Our power infrastructure in this country is wearing down faster than we can fix it, and it means in some areas the threat of extended power outages is a common thing. Having a generator in those situations is a matter not only of convenience, but safety.

Read on for some more reasons why you might want to have a generator installed in your home this season.

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How to Deal With Hard Water Issues

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Water-HandsHard water is one of those things that a lot of people have, but few people even realize is a problem. It can slowly degrade the efficiency of your plumbing system for decades without you even realizing that it’s happening, until one day the problem is discovered and costs you a pretty penny to fix. There are a couple of things you can and should do to make sure that your home is properly protected from hard water, even if you’re not entirely sure that you have it. Read on to find out how to deal with potential hard water issues.

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If You Are Using an Air Conditioner With Freon, Read This!

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Freon has been slowly disappearing as a refrigerant in air conditioners over the last couple of decades. Where before it used to be nearly ubiquitous, it now is used in a small fraction of refrigerant-based air conditioners. Now, the EPA has mandated that all Freon R-22 be phased out by 2020. If you are currently using an air conditioner that makes use of Freon R-22, you should replace your system sooner rather than later. If you have any questions about how the Freon phase out affects you, contact us today and we’ll help you out!

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The Importance of Tankless Water Heater Maintenance

Monday, December 18th, 2017

tankless-water-heaterTankless water heaters are just as prone to developing issues as any other water heater type. And just like any other water heater type, tankless water heaters are liable to suffer quite a bit of damage before whatever problem that’s plaguing them is noticed.

The best way to deal with any tankless water heater problems is to catch them early so that as much damage can be prevented as possible. Have a look at some of the following reasons why it’s a good idea to schedule tankless water heater maintenance at least once a year.

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How to Respond to an Emergency Plumbing Situation

Monday, November 6th, 2017

burst-pipeNot all plumbing problems happen during convenient hours. Of course, it’s almost never convenient to have a pipe burst or a drain backflow. Some problems can at least wait long enough for an appointment to be scheduled with a plumbing contractor, but severe issues cannot. If you have a plumbing emergency that absolutely has to be dealt with right now, there are a number of steps that you should take to manage the situation. Have a look below to find out what to do in the event of a plumbing emergency.

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Should I Install a Ductless System?

Monday, September 11th, 2017

ductless-installationWe’re getting close to the end of summer, which means a number of things for your home’s HVAC systems. It means that it’s time to start planning out when you’re going to have maintenance done on your heating system, for one. However, it also means that it’s time to install an entirely new heating system, if you don’t have a reliable one already installed in your home. If you need a new heating system for your home, and you’re not sure what to go with, don’t worry! That’s what we’re here for. Let’s go over some of the advantages of using a ductless mini split.

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Call for Drain Cleaning if You Notice These Symptoms

Monday, July 17th, 2017

drain-pipesThe drain and sewer system in your home is terribly important for keeping your plumbing system running smoothly. It’s also probably not something that you devote a whole lot of thought to. That’s alright. You don’t have to spare a thought for your drains each day, but you shouldn’t ignore them entirely, either. Drains need professional service in order to keep operating at peak efficiency. One of the most common services they need is drain cleaning. Have a look at some of the signs that you really need to call for drain cleaning services.

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