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Troubleshooting Dishwasher Leaks

3 Reasons Your Dishwasher Is Leaking & How To Fix It In 1886, a woman named Josephine Cochran invented the dishwashing machine and started the KitchenAid company. Her original design was operated by a hand crank and was primarily used by hotels and restaurants; however, by the 1950s she had further refined the [...]

October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Signs You Need An AC Inspection

Fall Has Finally Arrived, But Your AC Still Needs Attention As temperatures are starting to fall here in the Houma-Thibodaux area, we’re all breathing a sigh of relief; fall is finally here! Pumpkins are appearing on porches and squash have taken over the farmer’s market, and you’re getting ready to [...]

October 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

How To Improve Indoor Air Quality

Let The Sun Shine In! Remember when you were a kid and you’d be feeling under the weather and your parents or grandparents would tell you to go outside because the sunshine would make you feel better? It may sound crazy and like a total wives’ tale, but regular exposure to sunlight actually can [...]

October 24th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Electrical Fire Prevention Tips

4 Clever Ways You Can Prevent Electrical Fires In Your Home National Fire Prevention Week 2018 has arrived! What does that mean for you and your family? Because we have such a humid climate here in the Bayou, Houma and Thibodaux homeowners don’t have to worry as much about threats from [...]

October 5th, 2018|Blog|

Air Conditioner Blowing Hot Air

AC Blowing Hot Air? Find Out What to Do From Doug’s You could have sworn you adjusted your thermostat, but your home is still too warm for your liking. Maybe you go back to check your thermostat again, but eventually you’ll go test your vents. You find that your air conditioner is [...]

September 20th, 2018|Blog|

Whole House Surge Protectors

The Importance of Whole House Surge Protectors The average home in Thibodaux or Houma goes through many power surges every year. These surges travel through your electrical system, through your outlets and into your electronics and appliances. This damages these possessions and the electrical wiring itself, causing shorter lifespans and in some [...]

September 20th, 2018|Blog|

Plumbing Tips to Avoid Leaks

Get the Scoop on the Top Plumbing Tips to Prevent Leaks Plumbing leaks are very common, but many of them can be prevented. You don’t have to be stressing out over a high water bill or ankle-deep in water to begin taking action. With just a few easy preventative measures, you can [...]

September 19th, 2018|Blog|

Thermostat Not Working?

Is Your Thermostat Not Working, Or is There Another Issue? Do you know how long it should take your HVAC system to raise or lower your home by one degree? There are few factors to this, including the size of your home, the type of system you have and the age of your [...]

September 19th, 2018|Blog|

Reduce Energy Use & Chances of Damage While On Vacation

Doug’s 5 Simple Vacation Prep Hacks For Your Home Comfort Systems Going on vacation? You’ll want to make sure you enjoy your trip worry free. That means tying up loose ends before you leave home. When tying up those loose ends, make sure you also take care of your plumbing, HVAC and [...]

September 17th, 2018|Blog|

Locating Your Main Water Shutoff Valve

Where is the Main Shutoff Valve in Your Home? Taking quick action in the event of an emergency relies upon your preparation. In the case of flooding in your home which occurs from faulty plumbing or a faulty appliance, learning where the main water shutoff valve is located is very important. Do you [...]

August 16th, 2018|Blog|

When To Replace Your Home’s Plumbing Pipes

3 Signs You May Need New Pipes Although the chances of degradation are higher over time, having old piping in your home doesn’t necessarily mean that it needs to be replaced. The time to consider replacement of your home’s plumbing pipes is when you notice some obvious issues. Read more to see what [...]

August 16th, 2018|Blog|

3 Plumbing Myths

Don’t Let Misleading Plumbing Myths Cost You Myths can spread like wildfire. It’s always important to research any myth before you believe it. Some myths can eventually cause serious problems for you and your plumbing system. Read more to see which plumbing myths you shouldn’t put any stock into believing.  1. Flushable Wipes Are [...]

August 15th, 2018|Blog|

4 Ways to Save Money On Your Utility Bills

Save Money Every Day With These Helpful Tips Your utility bills are something you just can’t escape if you need running water and electricity. But keeping your Houma or Thibodaux area home comfortable with water and power shouldn't have to cost you an arm and a leg. Here are a few tips you can [...]

August 15th, 2018|Blog|

Water Heater Inspection & Flush

What Is Water Heater Maintenance & Why Do You Need It? Admit it: the only time your ever think about your water heater is when it’s broken, right? You’re not alone in that. Most people take their water heater—and the hot water it provides—for granted. It’s only when the water’s cold and shouldn’t be [...]

August 13th, 2018|Blog|

Keeping Your Crawl Space Dry

Be Prepared For Flash Floods With A Sump Pump If you’re new to the Houma-Thibodaux area, you may not be prepared for how quickly water rises during rain storms. Longtime Acadiana residents can tell you how something as simple as a springtime shower can turn into a foot of water in your crawl space [...]

August 13th, 2018|Blog|

Enhance Your Home Comfort With Home Automation

Let Home Automation Bring You The Next Level of Comfort You’re a busy person. From work, taking care of the kids or traveling, it’s easy to forget things like locking your doors or turning off the lights when you leave home. Thankfully, modern technology can bring you some much needed comfort and peace of [...]

August 13th, 2018|Blog|

Eco Friendly Plumbing Tips

Eco Friendly Plumbing Can Help You Save On Water Costs Did you know that you can reduce your environmental impact while creating a more sustainable home through eco friendly plumbing upgrades and general maintenance? These methods can help your home to become more environmentally friendly while potentially saving you money [...]

July 24th, 2018|Blog|

4 Reasons Water Filtration Is Worth The Cost

Water Filtration Can Provide You With Healthier, Cleaner Water Your home’s water may contain various elements and minerals that can lead to unsafe drinking water and problems with keeping your dishes and clothes thoroughly cleaned. Thankfully, water filtration technology can resolve these problems. Check out these four reasons you should consider investing [...]

July 5th, 2018|Blog|

Disability Friendly Bathroom Updates

Make Bathroom Visits Safer For Someone With A Disability For people with disabilities, a trip to the restroom bathroom can be a daunting task, one that is time consuming and can even result in serious injury. From slippery, wet floors and cramped areas that often need to be strategically navigated, falls can [...]

July 5th, 2018|Blog|

Benefits of Whole House Dehumidifiers

Whole House Dehumidifiers Bring Comfort & Clean Air Everyone knows how bad the humidity can get here in Louisiana, especially during the hot summer months. Your AC system should be able to remove the majority of humidity within your home’s air while it’s running a cooling cycle, but sometimes inefficiencies or just [...]

July 5th, 2018|Blog|
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