Category: Plumbing and HVAC Tips
Your resource for home plumbing and HVAC tips, expert advice, and technical information. A valuable homeowners guide for Billings, Bozeman, and Great Falls.
PEX A vs PEX B: what are the pros and cons? If you’re a homeowner or a plumber new to the trade, it’s important to know the difference. PEX is becoming increasingly popular in residential plumbing, and is quickly replacing copper as the go-to domestic piping option. Why? Because PEX scores high on longevity, as well more »
Looking to do a heat load calculation for your home? Doing a Manual J is easier — and cheaper — than you think. This tutorial will walk you through the steps for doing a heat load calculation that is simple, inexpensive, and accurate. What is a heat load calculation? A heat load calculation is essential more »
With the latest surge in hot temperatures, A/C issues can be a problem. A common issue, for any season, is a faulty thermostat. Maintaining a healthy and comfortable temperature in your home is important, and small problem like this one can cause big emergencies. Luckily, if your Honeywell thermostat suddenly stops working, the solution may more »
Here’s something many people, renters and homeowners alike, are shocked to learn: your dishwasher has a filter. If that’s also news to you, then your filter likely needs to be cleaned — desperately. A clogged filter means a worse-functioning machine. Want cleaner, gunk-free dishes? Then keep reading to learn how to clean your dishwasher filter. more »
We’ve all been waiting for it: summer is coming. For Montana homeowners, this is the season for home improvements. Upgrading your home isn’t only for your own enjoyment and convenience — it’s also a great way to improve the value of your property. We’ve made thousands of home upgrades over the years. So keep reading more »