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Pro Heating Advice: Protect Pipes From Deep Freezes

Old Man Winter sure showed his face this weekend in Windham CT! Sudden drops in temperature combined with strong winds are NOT good for your home’s heating pipes. Your local CT heating pro has some tips to prevent burst pipes this winter. These tips will be helpful if you have a water-based [aka hydronic] heating […]




Heating Tips: Keep Your Loved Ones Safe

We had a pretty great fall in Eastern CT. We didn’t have to crank up our furnaces or boilers much. But Old Man Winter’s knocking again and it’s time to get ready. Here are some ways to prepare your heating system for the winter and keep your loved ones safe. Heating system maintenance Because we […]




How to Avoid a Frozen Pipe

Last winter, our plumbers were kept REALLY busy making frozen pipe repairs. Sometimes, the heating lines were just frozen and they could be thawed out with our machines. In other cases, the frozen pipe burst and left customers without heat. Not only is it an inconvenience to be without heat in the middle of winter, […]




When Should My Boiler Be Replaced?

Gas or oil boilers have an expected life time that spans about 12-25 years, depending on the type of system. This is attainable IF you keep up with regular maintenance, as suggested by the manufacturer. It includes annual cleanings and burner service. Maintenance is one more expense to add to the heating season bills, but […]




We Fix Winter Plumbing Problems

Along with plenty of snow, winter brings plenty of plumbing problems in Eastern CT. Our plumbing team has been busy repairing burst pipes, thawing frozen pipes, replacing malfunctioning boiler parts, and installing new boiler units. Frozen pipes in Willimantic CT One of our plumbers visited a Willimantic CT home because they had no heat or […]




Boiler Maintenance Tip

Boiler maintenance saves money Boiler maintenance truly does pay off. While it is one more thing to add to your ever-growing-never-quite-finished to-do list, it will save a lot of heart ache. And money! Heating season is in full swing. We recommend establishing a relationship with a local oil company. They will offer service contracts that […]




Boiler vs. Furnace

The terms “boiler” and “furnace” are often used interchangeably.  They both heat homes and both are large pieces of equipment usually found in a basement. Both boilers & furnaces can be powered by gas or oil. Both can be expensive to maintain and each stands an equal chance of malfunctioning in their lifetimes. Tomato – […]




Protect Pipes to Prepare for Winter

Heating season will be here before we know it! Although this weekend’s forecast is calling for temps in the 80’s, winter is just around the corner. We’ve had enough cool autumn mornings to remind us how chilly it’s going to be. Get prepared Last winter season, we had a TON of calls reporting frozen pipes […]




7 Springtime Tips for Your Plumbing, Electrical & Heating Systems

With the promised 7-day stretch of sunshine ahead of us, we can finally say that spring is here! You can put that long, hard winter behind you now. But it sure did a number on many plumbing, electrical and heating systems. We’ve put together 7 tips to help make your “spring cleaning” a little easier. Spring […]




Call An Expert For Heating Repairs

Good heating systems are important to every home. Whether they have centralized heating units or just the local ones, both still calls for proper maintenance. Even if modern advances in technology have improved heating system operations nowadays, machines will remain machines, and they will always need repairs along the way. For this particular part, you […]




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