Aurora Plumbing Company Blog: Archive for December, 2015

Make a New Year’s Resolution to Fix Those Leaks!

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Small leaks throughout your plumbing system may only seem like a minor bother, but they can really start to add up. Water bills take a small hit each month for your trickling faucets, but would you guess that household plumbing leaks account for trillions of gallons of water wasted each year nationwide? That’s enough water to supply 11 million homes!

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Leaving Home for the Holidays? We Have a Few Home Maintenance Tips!

Monday, December 21st, 2015

When you leave your home for a holiday getaway, you shouldn’t have to feel stressed about the systems you left behind. However, you don’t want to return home to a broken heating system or a frozen or burst set of pipes. We have a few maintenance tips that can help you gain some peace of mind so that you can clear your head, relax, and enjoy your holiday vacation.

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A Guide to the Safety Switches in Your Furnace

Monday, December 14th, 2015

When whole-home heating systems were first invented, a lack of regulation and poor knowledge of ventilation meant that furnaces and boilers were prone to unsafe operation. Carbon monoxide leaks, gas leaks and home fires were once all too common, but those days are long gone. Today’s furnaces have multiple safety switches to keep you safe—but they perform best with regular maintenance from a trained professional.

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Is Your Toilet Wasting Water? How to Detect a Hidden Leak

Monday, December 7th, 2015

At APC Plumbing & Heating, we care about the environment, which is why we want to do our part to help you identify water waste in your plumbing system. Plumbing leaks are not always obvious, and you won’t necessarily be able to see them. While burst pipes or drips underneath the sink may be apparent, some leaks go unnoticed for years.

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