Plumbing problems, we all have them and they're awful. They smell bad, flood our homes and destroy a lot of stuff. So when the worst happens, who do we call to fix it? The heroic plumber! However, the average person does not know much about the noble profession, so we assembled some facts to … [Read more...] about 10 Crazy Plumbing Facts and A Little History on the Side
Your home is filled with endless chores: dishes, laundry, vacuuming and the dreaded task of dusting. While these duties are unavoidable, some of them may feel like they have to be done too often. If you’re struggling to keep up with a dusty home, it could be that your HVAC system is part of the … [Read more...] about Your HVAC System Could Be Making Your Home Dusty
Conventional Wisdom Passed Down Generation-to-Generation Are you a homeowner who needs to learn about maintaining your plumbing system? If so, it’s important that you learn how to do so without trying practices that can damage your system or your pipes. Here are five myths about home plumbing you’ll … [Read more...] about TOP 5 HOME PLUMBING MYTHS THAT COST YOU MONEY
Bolton Construction & Service of WNC, Inc. proudly sends NATE-Certified technicians into customers’ homes every day. Being Nate-Certified surely sounds reaffirming but what does it actually mean? NATE is an abbreviation for North American Technician Excellence. It is the nation’s largest … [Read more...] about The NATE-Certification Advantage
In this day and age, most people know clean indoor air is essential for good health. However, many fail to realize the true ramifications of repeated exposure to poor indoor air quality. With levels of pollutants in indoor air 2-5 times more polluted than the air outdoors according to the EPA. The … [Read more...] about Tips to Improve Indoor Air Quality
The most frequent calls to plumbers deal with clogged drains and it may surprise you what type of items plumbers have dug out of plumbing lines in the past. Some items are common, unusual, or gross. Others can make a plumber laugh out loud and wonder how such an item ended up there. Some of … [Read more...] about THREE FUNNY ITEMS FOUND BY PLUMBERS
Are you running your thermostat at the same temperature 24 hours a day? If you are you’re wasting a lot of energy dollars to heat or cool an empty home. There’s a better way… Thermostat Automation Your home’s HVAC system is its single largest energy consumer. Automating your HVAC by itself or as … [Read more...] about How to Automate Your HVAC System
Fireworks are a fun and exciting way to celebrate holidays like Independence Day. For dogs, though, those loud booms and flashing lights aren’t so fun. More pets run away on the Fourth of July than any other day of the year. So it’s critical to ensure people can identify your dog and contact you if … [Read more...] about Why are Dogs Scared of Fireworks?
You’re probably handy around the house, but there are some tasks that might be better left for the professionals. This is especially true for plumbing work. Our best efforts aren’t always enough to get the job done. We end up making a bad situation worse with our own remedies. Here are some … [Read more...] about 4 Issues that Require Help from a Professional Plumber
HVAC for Tiny Houses Tiny homes are increasingly popular across the country. They are generally less than 700 square feet. While tiny homes support a compact, efficient lifestyle, indoor comfort is as important as it is for those living in a traditional, full-size house. Staying cool in summer or … [Read more...] about What’s the Ideal HVAC Design for Tiny Homes?