Cheryl Bourland's blog

Should You Switch to a Tankless Water Heater?

Have you ever considered switching from a traditional water heater to a tankless system? Tankless heaters offer a variety of advantages compared to their water-storing counterparts, the most notable of which is their ability to provide an unlimited supply of hot water. Unless you enjoy cold showers, this feature alone can make a tankless system worth installing; however, there are several additional reasons to consider making the switch to tankless. Keep reading for a quick guide to the pros and cons of a tankless water heater!

Should I Be Concerned About My Home's Hard Water?

You probably don't think about it much unless something goes wrong, but water is one of the most fundamental needs in any home. Cooking, cleaning, hygiene, gardening... All of these tasks invariably require a steady supply H2O. If, for some reason, your home was to lose access to water, you would be immediately concerned; however, have you ever considered the quality of your water? When it comes to quality, one of the simplest and most important characteristics of your home's water is its hardness, which describes the concentrations of minerals within the water itself. Keep reading to learn about this common issue and why you should care about it in your home.

Avoid Appliance Fires with This Advice

"Did I leave the oven on?" It's a thought that everyone has had at one point or another, and for good reason! After all, there is perhaps no other home disaster with the same combination of frightening consequences and ease of occurrence as a house fire. Our many appliances make our lives much easier, but they are also a common source of fires in our home. Keep reading for advice about how you can identify potential fire hazards and prevent them from going up in flames.