Posts Tagged ‘Southern Vermont’

This Holiday Season, Protect Your Plumbing System

Monday, October 18th, 2021

drain-with-water-going-downSure, the holiday season is still several weeks out. But it’s never too early to think about the health of your plumbing system! And something you should know, is that the holiday season is when we receive the most service calls for drain services in Southern Vermont. Wonder why?

Well for starters, homeowners like to cook big meals for the holidays, and don’t necessarily consider the limitations of their garbage disposal systems. Garbage disposals do make life so much more convenient. But you can’t really enjoy modern conveniences like this if you’re also dealing with clogged drains. We’re going to uncover how to avoid this problem as well as other problems that tend to come up around the holidays–with the potential influx of guests in your home–such as an overwhelmed water heater or clogged up bathroom plumbing. Read on to learn more about how to protect your plumbing system this holiday season!

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What Can a Home Consultation Do For You?

Monday, September 6th, 2021

pretty-home-interior-living-room-tan-couch-green-wallsHearing the term “home performance” can throw most people for a loop. What exactly does it mean for your home to “perform”? Should you expect it to do some kind of trick when you walk through the door?

Nooot quite, though smart home devices certainly do make that seem like a reasonable expectation. Home performance, the way we use it, refers to how efficiently your home is using energy. Your HVAC systems account for half of your home’s entire energy use. So if you don’t have the proper insulation or if you have air leaks, then you could be wasting a precious resource, which will leave you paying more for your HVAC use than you should have to.

Another term many people aren’t too familiar with is “property management.” Doesn’t this just apply to large companies that oversee multi-family dwellings? Well, no, not quite. Our property management services are whole-home property management services, and exist to ensure that you don’t have any stress of maintaining or repairing your home, whether you live there full-time, seasonally, or anywhere in between.

We look at your energy loss opportunities among many other factors that can contribute to your family’s comfort and your energy bills. And it all starts with a C.M.F. home consultation… but what exactly does this do for you? Read on!

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Discover the Power of Solar Energy Systems

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

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When you talk to our team about solar energy and whether the investment is worth it, you’re going to hear us boast about the benefits. But we do more than just boast—we provide you with truly exceptional home services, and we can’t say enough good things about going solar.

Homeowners often find that they qualify for many incentives by choosing to harness solar energy, and there are other cost-saving benefits, too.

If you’ve ever thought about getting solar panels installed by our professionals so you can save money on your energy needs, there’s no time like the present to do so. Keep reading as we uncover the benefits and power of going solar. (more…)

Tank vs. Tankless: Which water Heater Installation Is Better?

Monday, March 29th, 2021

hot-water-coming-from-faucetIf there is any appliance in your home that’s easy to take for granted, it’s likely going to be the water heater. This is true even though it’s one of the home comfort appliances we rely on the most—can you imagine being without hot water?!

When it’s time to replace your water heater, or pick a water heater for a brand new home, then you’ll want to trust experienced professional plumbers to help you with the job. This includes helping you decide between the traditional tank water heater or a tankless water heater. They each have their own benefits, but which is best for your home?

Read our guide below and we can help you decide. (more…)

When Should You Have Your Septic System Serviced?

Monday, March 8th, 2021

question-markIf you’re one of many homeowners utilizing a septic system for your wastewater needs, then you may wonder if it’s important to have that system professionally maintained and serviced. The answer is yes! So, how often should this happen? We recommend that the average family have their services every 3 to 4 years. Professional septic tank flushing and maintenance ensure that the tank doesn’t undergo too much stress.

Our professional septic system services also help balance the bacteria levels so that the septic tank can do its job effectively. Otherwise, you could find yourself with a frustrating and unhygienic problem on your hands. Read on as we talk more about maintaining bacteria levels and the importance of professional septic system services. (more…)

3 Ways to Prepare for Fall Air Quality

Monday, August 24th, 2020

Senior-woman-relaxingLiving in New England means looking forward to fall. If you cannot enjoy the vibrant colors and crisp air of the season—what are you even doing here? Of course, there are some issues that come along with fall. And no, we’re not just talking about the fact that it means another winter is just around the corner. We’re talking about indoor air quality.

A lot of people associate allergies and their symptoms with the bloom of spring. That’s understandable. There is a lot going on in that regard at that time. But the shift from summer into spring brings a lot of allergens with it, too. Chief among these is ragweed. So read on to learn more about protecting your indoor air quality in Southern Vermont.

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What Makes a Sump Pump So Important?

Monday, August 10th, 2020

sump-pumpAs evidenced by our latest tropical storm, weather in the Northeast can be tough to manage. There is nothing that we can do to make the rain stop coming. There is nothing we can do to prevent rapid snowmelt and the mess that comes with it. What we can do is install a great sump in your home. If you aren’t using a sump pump in Southern Vermont, then you are honestly just asking for trouble! Or, at least, inviting it into your home.

Why do that, when our plumbers are here to serve you? We install sump pumps of the highest quality. We make sure that they can live up to their potential, too. How? By offering services of the highest quality, as well. When you need your sump to jump into action, it’s never a matter of “good enough.” So keep this information in mind, evaluate your situation, and let us know if you are ready to explore your sump pump and service options.

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Start Using a Whole-House Dehumidifier

Monday, July 13th, 2020

man-desk-fanWow, it’s been hot out there. It shouldn’t be a surprise. It gets hot every summer. But after a cool autumn and frigid, snowy winter, it’s easy to forget that. There is no denying it now, though. Summer is here. And, to quote a wise, unknown source—it’s not the heat. It’s the humidity. In truth, it’s both. And they are both making themselves known. If you want to stay truly comfortable, you should be using a whole-house dehumidifier.

Dehumidifiers offer a number of benefits to homeowners. And whole-house dehumidifiers are the cream of the crop. There is no way that a standalone dehumidifier can match the quality performance that a whole-house dehumidifier in Southern Vermont can offer. At least, not one that’s installed by our team. Because we always do it right. Keep the following information in mind. Call with any questions. And let our team help you live comfortably.  (more…)

Why Is There Ice on My Cooling System?

Monday, June 29th, 2020

AC-techniciansIf you find ice on your air conditioning system, you may actually mistakenly think that it is a good sign at first. After all, your cooling system is there to, well, keep you cool! And what could be cooler than ice? Unfortunately, ice on an air conditioner is actually indicative of a problem, and a potentially serious one. Remember, while your AC is there to keep you cool, it is not a freezer! If it’s generating ice, there’s a problem.

In today’s post, we’re going to review some of these potential problems, including a couple that you can resolve on your own. There is at least one major potential cause of the problem that you’ll need a professional to handle, though—and we hope that it won’t be the cause of your specific problem. As always, if you do require professional air conditioning repairs in Southern Vermont, ours is the number to dial. Our technicians will handle your problem the right way, the first time. (more…)

Why Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water?

Monday, June 15th, 2020

woman-with-fanWhile Vermont doesn’t typically see the scorching temperatures that they do out in the desert, that doesn’t change the fact that a functional air conditioning system is an absolute necessity. Not only do things get too hot for comfort around here, but they also get way too humid! If you’re worried about your air conditioner for any reason, you don’t want to hesitate in scheduling professional air conditioning repairs in Southern Vermont fast. We will get your system fixed properly.

Now, we do understand that an air conditioner leaking water is an alarming situation. However, it is mostly alarming due to perception. It looks really serious, no doubt. But in most cases, you’re probably dealing with a pretty benign problem. You never want to just assume that, but there are actually a few things that you can check on your own before enlisting professional help. Some of the potential causes of this problem are actually of that rare breed that the homeowner can handle him or herself.

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