5 Things to Never Put Down the Garbage Disposal

In 1927, architect John W. Hammes from Racine, Wisconsin, introduced the garbage disposal to the world. This new invention, which went to market in 1938, gave homeowners the ability to chop up large bits of food waste to easily pass … Continue reading

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How to Fix a Running Toilet

A running toilet may seem like a small annoyance, but it can lead to a bloated bill and lots of wasted water. Fortunately, fixing a running toilet is something you can probably take care of on your own. Here we’ll … Continue reading

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January is “National Bath Safety Month”

Have you ever had a slip in the bathroom? If so, you’re not alone. According to the National Safety Council there are nearly 200,000 bathroom accidents each year. The bathroom has many unknown hazards for people of all ages, and … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season for Safety

Winter traditions often involve preparing way too much food, gathering in deeply decorated rooms, and snuggling up next to a warm fire. However, we are stripped of some of these seasonal comforts with statistics reflecting that fires started by candles … Continue reading

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Ideal Plumbing, Heating, Air & Electrical Receives the BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics

Ideal Plumbing, Heating, Air & Electrical is proud to announce that on December 2nd the company received the BBB Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics in the category of 25-99 employees. The BBB Torch Awards are the way San Diego celebrates … Continue reading

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7 Tips to Prepare Your Plumbing for Colder Weather

The harshness of winter often comes without warning and doesn’t just wreak havoc on the roads. It can cause some major headaches at home, too, especially when it comes to plumbing systems. Avoid dealing with plumbing difficulties this winter by … Continue reading

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4 Simple Tips for Efficient Heating

The most expensive time of the year for heating is here and it can send home utility bills skyrocketing. Rather than brace for the worst, there are some good ways to keep your heating bills in check. Here are just … Continue reading

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How to Unclog a Drain with a Snake

A clogged drain can be a frustrating occurrence, but that doesn’t mean it has to be time-consuming and costly as well. With a little bit of know-how you can unclog a drain yourself, in no time flat. A snake, or drain auger, is … Continue reading

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What To Do If Your Bathroom Floods

We all fear the day our bathroom floods. If a toilet runs over or a pipe breaks, it can quickly turn into nightmare. Just as it’s important to understand how to change a tire, knowing what to do during a … Continue reading

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Smart Technology Trends for Your Home

It’s safe to say that in the past few years, many of us have noticed an increased prevalence of technology in our lives – from smart phones and apps, to advances in electric vehicles and solar power. At times it … Continue reading

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