Why is Your Furnace Noisy?
Your furnace makes a lot of strange noises. Some are normal, but some can indicate an issue that requires a repair or replacement. Here are a few common furnace noises and how to tell the difference. Scraping If you hear a metal-hitting sound it’s either coming from a loose or broken blower wheel or a […]Read More
4 Things A Plumber Knows About Your Bathroom Habits
Plumbers are not only great multitaskers, they are also great problem solvers. And they don’t need to search too deep to know the root cause of your plumbing issues. Here are a few common bathroom habits your plumber may know about. You Take Long Showers If your shower has mold, your bathroom is too moist, […]Read More
Cleaning Up Holiday Messes
Hosting a holiday party this season? The most joyous time of the year can really take a toll on your clean and tidy home. Here are a few cleaning tips to make sure your home stays spotless, even after all the fun and cheer. Cooking Debris Dessert crumbs and dinner sauces are bound to make […]Read More
Plumbing Services Offered at Blue Mountain
We are fully licensed, insured and have many years of experience in the residential plumbing industry. We’re not your average plumber. We’re proud of the fact that people tell us they have actually had a pleasant experience with us and that our technicians treated their home with care and respect. Anything less is what you’ll […]Read More
New Homeowners: How To Avoid Plumbing Pitfalls
Would you rather come home to a flooded basement that now needs new flooring, carpeting, and sheetrock, or to a water heater showing signs of rust? I think we can all agree that most homeowners would prefer the latter. Small plumbing problems may seem like nothing at first, but these small drips and cracks can […]Read More
Why We’re Thankful For Our Plumbing
Aside from relaxing with good friends, family, and stuffing our faces with delicious food, Thanksgiving is also a time to reflect and be thankful. One thing that made our list this year? Our plumbing! Washing clothes is way easier. We have the luxury of having a machine wash our clothes instead of hand washing it […]Read More
How To Heat Your Home During Your Holiday Party This Season
‘Tis the season for holiday parties! Nothing beats seeing family and friends over a delicious home cooked meal. But all that cooking comes with a cost — a high utility bill. Here are a few easy ways to help reduce your heating use while still enjoying your holiday. Turn Down Your Stove! Many recipes call […]Read More
Don’t Ignore This Sound! Here’s Why.
Hearing strange noises in your home? While some sounds can be ignored entirely, there are plenty of others that you should be frightened of because of the scary repair bill that will most likely follow. High-Pitched Squeals If you happen to hear high-pitches around your house, this could mean there is a part moving around in your […]Read More
How To Winterize Your Outdoor Faucets
As the autumn leaves begin to fall, so does the temperature (brr!). And freezing winter temperatures means it’s time to break out your over-sized sweaters and begin prepping your home. First things first, winterizing your outdoor faucets. Because freezing water inside your outdoor pipes can do damage inside your home as well. How To Winterize […]Read More
Does Your Home Have Mold?
Does your home have an unusual odor? Do you have a sore throat or itchy skin? These are all signs and symptoms of mold, and your plumbing may be to blame! Here are a few of the most common plumbing problems that contribute to mold growth. Plumbing Problems That Lead To Mold: 1. Leaky Pipes […]Read More
This Is What Happens When You Don’t Have A Dehumidifier
If you live somewhere that seems to have a dampness problem, it’s time to look at dehumidifiers. Why? Because too much warm, moist air isn’t good for your home. Here are 5 signs that will help you determine if you’re living with excess moisture. 1. Mold spots If you’ve noticed small dark spots around your […]Read More
HVAC Industry Terms You Need To Know
Your EER rating is low. Your refrigerant is leaking. Your compressor is broken. These are all common issues you may come across with your HVAC unit. It’s easier to understand the problem when you know the correct terminology. Here are some of the top industry terms every homeowner should know: Bioaerosols – High concentrations of […]Read More
What Can You Do To Protect Water Quality?
Did you know, more than 60% of water pollution comes from cars leaking oil, failing septic systems, and fertilizers from lawns and gardens. That means 60% of water pollution comes from homeowners. So, in honor of National Water Quality Month, we have a few ways we can all help clean our waters, from the comfort […]Read More
Top Feng Shui Air-Purifying Plants
You may think it’s nonsense to say that a plant can improve your indoor air quality, but what if we told you that this research has been backed by NASA scientists? Hard to deny it now, right? Try incorporating one of these four air-purifying plants in your home or office and start reaping the many […]Read More
Do You Need A Pressure Balance Shower Valve?
Remember the days when you had to strategically plan your showers around everyone’s bathroom schedule in your home? For the most part, now you don’t have to worry if someone flushes the toilet as you’re rinsing the shampoo out of your hair. What (or who) do we have to thank for this phenomena? Pressure balance showers! […]Read More
5 Things In Your Bedroom That Are Making You Sick
Do you often hear people say that you woke up on the wrong side of the bed? While there may some truth to that statement, there are other reasons as to why you tend to wake up feeling groggy. Here are five things in your bedroom that are making you sick and overall not well-rested […]Read More
How To Plan And Design An Outdoor Shower
If you have a pool in your backyard, taking a quick dip is apart of your daily routine in the summer. But, there’s one thing you’re missing — a shower! Installing an outdoor shower is a convenient way to get swimmers to rinse off and clean up prior to going back inside. Here’s how to […]Read More
Fourth Of July Plumbing Tips
Fourth of July weekend is here! Which means our home needs to get ready for an abundance of people, food, and parties. If you’re planning a get together with family and friends, don’t let your homes plumbing ruin the festivities. Here are a few ways to ensure you and your home are ready for all […]Read More
The Hard Truth About Water Softeners
Did you know that roughly 85 percent of homes in America depend on hard water supply? Hard water contains excess amounts of minerals or metals, which can create a variety of issues for your home. The solution — water softeners! But that’s not all they do. Read on to learn about the many other benefits […]Read More
Is Your Air Conditioner Making You Sick?
After a long, hot day out in the summer sun, nothing feels better than walking into your air conditioned home. But, these systems have to be extremely well-maintained, checked, and cleaned, in order to reap the benefits. There are some signs and symptoms to be aware of which indicate that it’s time you clean your […]Read More
Plumbing Problems To Look For While House Hunting
Home size, location, and price — all relatively common factors that homeowners keep in mind when searching for a new home. But, sometimes what’s lurking beyond the walls are just as important. Pesky plumbing problems shouldn’t be the first thing you deal with when you step inside your new home. Below are a few warning […]Read More
How To Get Your Outdoor Spigot Flowing
Is it time to water your lawn, fill your pool, or wash your car? You’re going to need help from your outdoor spigot. But, what do you do if you notice that there’s no water flowing? Here are a few reasons why your outdoor spigot may not be working. Shut off valve. Sometimes the solution […]Read More
How To Fix The Most Common Laundry Stains
Normally, throwing your clothes in the wash with some laundry detergent is fairly simple. But, if the clothes have stains, that’s a different story. Here’s how to tackle the most crucial part of your family’s laundry. Timing is everything. Take care of any stains as soon as possible. Fresh stains are much easier to clean […]Read More
Why Do Dishes Have Water Spots?
You bought a dishwasher to help you clean the dishes, but what if it’s making them worse? Hard water can cause blemishes and water spots to form on your glasses and plates. And while these stains may be stubborn, they’re certainly not invincible. Follow these steps and soon enough you’ll be opening up your dishwasher […]Read More