The Under-Appreciated Art of Professional Plumbing

Have you ever been moved by a beautiful work of art? That question may have led you to think of your favorite piece of music, a famous painting, or even a poem that speaks to your heart. Maybe you even think of a moving performance by a favorite actor, or a graceful dancer.I’d be willing

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Are You Overpaying For Heating Maintenance?

Keeping your HVAC systems properly maintained is vital to keeping them running in good condition for as long as possible. While annual maintenance checks and tune-ups are important, you’ll want to make sure you’re not overpaying for them either! Here is some information to help you figure out precisely what heating services you should be

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4 Scariest Things a Plumber Deals With

October is the perfect time to leave up those old cobwebs, dust off your scary costumes, and get your bags of candy ready for a night filled with spooky movies and trick-or-treating. After a few scary movies under your belt, you may want to ignore that grumbling in your plumbing – because you can’t always

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Having Trouble Turning on Your Heater?

If your central heating system won’t turn on, it may be caused by any number of issues, ranging from a poorly maintained heater to a faulty thermostat, to a potentially dangerous issue with your furnace’s gas supply. The highly-trained technicians at John Stevenson Plumbing & Mechanical Inc. have seen their fair share of heating problems

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Is Unfiltered Water Hurting Your Dog?

As any dog owner will tell you, little Fido is a part of the family, and you always want what’s best for them. But did you know that the water you use to fill their bowls could be the problem? Many homeowners do not have a water filtration system in place and rely on different

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Do You Have The Right Evaporator Coil?

One hot summer you begin to notice that it is unusually warm inside your house. After you check the thermostat, you see the AC has been set to a comfortable 72 degrees, but you decide to lower it to 70 just to see if the air will kick on… and it does. Problem solved, right?

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Top 7 Frequently Asked Plumbing Questions

Why Do Drains Get Clogged? One of the biggest reasons that drains get clogged is because of soap scum, as unlikely as it sounds, most of the time it becomes the binding agent for fallen skin, hair, dirt, and other particles. When all of these things come together inside a pipe, they can stick to

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Why You Should Care About Cleaning Your Drains

Drain cleaning is perhaps the most beneficial task a homeowner can perform in terms of maintaining a home’s plumbing system. It helps protect your family’s health while ensuring clogs don’t develop and cause leaks or bursts. Drains are meant to flush away wastewater from a home, which means they can be breeding grounds for mold

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Discover the Benefits of Replacing Your AC and Heating at the Same Time

Your air conditioner and your furnace both have limited lifespans (your air conditioner probably about 12-15 years and your furnace likely about 15-12 years). If one has failed on you and you need to replace it, should you get it over with and replace all of your HVAC systems at the same time? Other than

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Reasons To Invest In Plumbing Replacements

The pipes that deliver our water to our homes and workplaces are built to last, but one thing about their design helps with their long-term durability; there are no moving parts. Pipes just have to remain watertight and retain their structural integrity. Although, in many instances, your home may be calling for a repipe, not

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