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Plumbing and Heating, Inc.
is a licensed and insured plumbing, heating and air
conditioning contractor located in the city of
With over 40 years of combined experience, we are a family-run business, and
we would love to add you to our growing family
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working for a general contractor, a large industrial
contractor, or directly for a homeowner, Keith Beaudoin Plumbing
and Heating, Inc. will take great pride in its
workmanship, cleanliness, and quality on anything we do.
HOW TO PREVENT AND
WHAT TO DO WHEN IT HAPPENS
When water freezes, it expands. That's why a can of
soda explodes if it's put into a freezer to chill
quickly and forgotten. When water freezes in a pipe,
it expands the same way. If it expands enough, the
pipe bursts, water escapes and serious damage
Why Pipes Burst
Surprisingly, ice forming in a pipe does not
typically cause a break where the ice blockage
occurs. It's not the radial expansion of ice against
the wall of the pipe that causes the break.
Tips for Homeowners |
HOW TO SAVE MONEY ON YOUR FUEL BILL
from Keith the Plumber.
Set your thermostat as low as is comfortable in the
winter. For each degree you raise your thermostat
setting, your fuel bill climbs 3 percent. So dress
accordingly...consider slipping into a sweater before
you crank up the heat.
replace filters on furnaces once a month or as needed.
A simple task like this could improve your systems'
energy efficiency by 10 percent.
war-air registers, baseboard heaters, and radiators as
needed; make sure they're not blocked by furniture,
carpeting, or drapes.
trapped air from hot-water radiators once or twice a
if in doubt about how to perform this task, call a
Place heat-resistant radiator reflectors between
exterior walls and the radiators.
Use kitchen, bath and other ventilating fans wisely; in
just 1 hour, these fans can pull out a houseful of warm
air. Turn fans off as soon as they have done the
job. Try to keep the humidity level between 30
percent and 60 percent
heating season, keep the draperies and shades on your
south-facing windows open during the day to allow
sunlight to enter your home and closed at night to
reduce the chill you may feel from cold window.
During the cooling season, keep the window coverings
closed during the day to prevent solar gain.
unoccupied room that is isolated from the rest of the
house, such as in a corner, and turn down the thermostat
or turn off the heating for that room or zone.
Some programmable thermostats now come with temperature
zoning options. However, do not turn the heating
off it it adversely affects the rest of your system.
For example, if you heat your house with a heat pump, do
not close the vents. Closing the vents could harm
the heat pump.
installing double-pane windows with protective coating
that reflects heat back into your home during winter.
If such a retrofit is not in your budget, cover your
windows with clear plastic film. At a typical cost
of $4 to $6 per window, the film creates an insulating
air pocket between the plastic and the window, reducing
heat loss through windows by between 25 percent and 50
weather strip around exterior seams, cracks and
openings. Pay extra attention around windows and
at points where various exterior materials like wood,
brick and vinyl siding meet. And on the inside,
caulking and weather-stripping around windows and door
frames will cut down on drafts.
FOR HOMEOWNERS AS THE WEATHER GETS
holiday meals require a busy kitchen.
Too much grease and food finds its way
into the kitchen drain or disposer.
Holiday guests also equate to extra
showers, bath and lots of extra toilet
flushes. It all adds up to potential
clog because of a gradual buildup of
grease, hair, soap or food particles.
All it takes it one major overload, like
a house full of guests, to exasperate
the situation and create a clogged
drain. Follow these tips to avoid a
We offer plumbing and heating services in the
North Central Massachusetts Area.
Including: Lunenburg Massachusetts, Leominster
Massachusetts, Ayer Massachusetts, Acton
Massachusetts, Harvard Massachusetts, Marlboro
Massachusetts, Hudson Massachusetts,
Pepperrell Massachusetts, Shirley Massachusetts, Worcester
Cooling Services | Plumbing Services | Heat and A/C Services
Kitchen and Bath | Remodeling and Repair Services | Oil &
Install | Emergency Services | Design and Layout Services.
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