It’s that time of year, where cool temperatures will start rolling in, leaves will begin to change color, and porches will be adorned with hay bales and jack o’ lanterns. Yes - Fall is upon us. We are familiar with the cleanup required when trees start dropping their leaves, but Summertime can leave a messCONTINUE READING »
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Foundation leaks occur when there's high pressure in the soil surrounding the home. When this soil becomes oversaturated from water, it puts stress on the foundation of the home, resulting in cracks and leaks.
HVAC professionals have a specific process for troubleshooting and solving issues, and homeowners should follow in their footsteps. Here are the steps that the pros will take to fix an AC.
Back in the day before water heaters were invented, people would either have to heat the water before bathing in it or simply bathe in cold water, are you stuck in the good ol' days?
When selecting the right technician to service your family’s HVAC unit, ask them about what kind of tools they use to gain some further insight into the quality and safety of their services.
Many people try to live their lives according to the phrase “go big or go home.” Some homeowners have thought about installing commercial toilets in their homes rather than residential toilets.
Perhaps you don’t associate Black Friday with HVAC deals, but there are some good ones out there. So, rather than falling into the trap of getting more toys and phones, look into HVAC deals.
Though the leaves turn beautiful colors this time of year, falling leaves can become quite a hassle. Especially when it comes to your sewer system's cleanliness.
When we mention the topic of corroded pipes most homeowners wonder what we are talking about, especially if they just bought a new home. The truth is corroded pipes can be an expensive issue for all homeowners, not just those who own properties that are several years old. This article will tell you a littleCONTINUE READING »
When it comes to the space you live in, a large space isn’t always needed, wanted, or affordable. It’s been a trend lately for a lot of people to invest in “tiny homes” instead of larger or more traditionally sized and placed homes. A tiny house is generally a structure under 400 square feet; peopleCONTINUE READING »
Summer is a great time to plan activities with friends and family. We stay busy with picnics in the park and s’mores over the bonfire. However, a lot of your home maintenance jobs pop up during the summer to keep you busy too. Heavy rains and intense heat can cause damage to your home. YouCONTINUE READING »
Memorial Day has only just passed but that means that the Summer heat is still in front of us. That means, at Honest Abe’s Home Services, its the start of a very busy season for our certified HVAC techs. We get calls all the time to help get broken HVAC systems up and running again,CONTINUE READING »
We actually make hard water a much harder problem (see what we did there?) than it needs to be. Hard water is an actual fact of life in our area, where our water can qualify on the threshold of being considered very hard, especially during the summer months, as it has a concentration of upCONTINUE READING »
You may think that the problem about seasonal allergies, while bothersome for those who suffer, isn’t very complex. Come Spring and the blooming and blossoming of plants and flowers, higher concentrations of dust and pollen abound in the air causing those with allergy problems to suffer symptoms. An open and shut case, right? Unfortunately, theCONTINUE READING »
For homeowners, long-term plans are worth their weight in gold. They'll protect important systems and keep your home running reliably while saving you money. That's not always true for renters though. Renters aren't responsible for replacing worn out HVAC equipment. That's why we don't recommend standard long-term maintenance plans to them. Instead, we believe thatCONTINUE READING »
A responsible homeowner always takes care of their plumbing systems, but with plenty of myths in the plumbing industry, what you’re doing to “care” for your plumbing could actually be causing more issues. As a homeowner, chances are you’ve heard of cleaning your garbage disposal blades with ice and soap. Did you know, this couldCONTINUE READING »
A home insurance policy will protect what is probably the single most valuable asset you own: your house. This important asset, however, can quickly go down the drain (pun intended) if your home insurance does not cover water leaks and water damage due to faulty plumbing. Water damage from leaky pipes may be covered byCONTINUE READING »