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Types of Gas Furnace Vent Pipes

Gas furnace vent pipes remove toxic gases that occur during the furnace combustion process. The vent pipes release the toxic gases outside of your home or office; that’s why it’s important that your furnace’s vent pipes be configured correctly. You don’t want those harmful gases leaked into your indoor living spaces. Furnace Gas Vents [...]

November 14th, 2019|Blog, HVAC System|

Top 5 Tips for Help with Hard Water in a Toilet Tank

Hard water can be a problem in Texas, and if you don’t know how to stay on top of it, you’ll have plumbing problems that might even lead to replacing your toilet. In Conroe, for example, calcium and magnesium are naturally occurring drinking water minerals and can be present in enough quantity that the [...]

Signs of a Bad Capacitor on a Gas Furnace Blower and What to Do

You’re going to use your home’s gas furnace this winter. And many people have gas fireplaces. They add a beautiful ambiance to any get-together. All of us want to cut heating costs, but with gas prices lowered, you may use your gas furnace or fireplaces more often this year without a guilty conscience! What [...]

November 1st, 2019|Blog, Furnace|

5 Tips to Help You Buy a Tankless Water Heater

Tankless water heaters eliminate the big storage units that take up space and waste energy. They have so many selling points: They may not be no-maintenance, but they are low-maintenance. With proper maintenance, the life expectancy of a tankless water heater is about 20 years (Your storage tank water heater’s lifespan is about 12 years). [...]

YMCA Dragon Boat Team Challenge

Community Involvement near The Woodlands Bradbury Brothers is proud to be the Obstacle Course Sponsor at the 2019 YMCA Dragon Boat Team Challenge. This event is in celebration of 21 years of “Rowing for a Cause”, a cause that promotes four key initiatives important in our community: Elimination of drowning Improvement of [...]

September 20th, 2019|Blog, Community|

Safety Check: 3 Things You Should Check Every Fall

With the advent of winter, testing carbon monoxide detectors, smoke detectors and your heating system go a long way toward assuring your family's safety, especially if you use any natural gas appliances or have an attached garage. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, two-thirds of house fires occur during the winter, causing over $2 [...]

September 5th, 2019|Blog, HVAC System, HVAC Tips|

What Happens During a Plumbing Inspection?

A North Houston resident bought a 3-story home last year and it was old enough that a friend expressed concerns about plumbing and wiring. “If there’s anything wrong, the inspector will catch it,” said the home buyer airily. Months later, the kitchen ceiling crashed to the floor from the weight of water damage. Home [...]

September 5th, 2019|Blog, Plumbing, Plumbing Tips|

Prevent Health Problems by Tuning Up an HVAC System

Health Benefits of HVAC Maintenance When HVAC professionals recommend an annual or semi-annual tune-up for your cooling and heating system, they usually stress the energy-efficiency and operational benefits of regular maintenance. However HVAC tune-ups in The Woodlands TX and elsewhere also deliver health benefits. A forced-air furnace and an air conditioner or heat pump that's [...]

September 5th, 2019|Blog, HVAC System|

Your Fall and Winter Weather Checklist for HVAC, Plumbing, and Water Systems

You may think winter in Southeast Texas is a non-event. It’ll be interesting this year, if only because no one can predict it. Farmer’s Almanac forecasts “milder and drier than normal with normal precipitation.” And Houston meteorologist Travis Herzog (KTRK) says, “I have no clue what the winter will bring…neither does the almanac.” Fall [...]

September 5th, 2019|Blog, HVAC, Plumbing|

4 Questions to Ask Yourself When Choosing Your New HVAC System

You’ve finally made the decision to invest in a new heating and cooling system. Chances are, you’ll encounter new options, new technologies, and  upgraded features in current HVAC systems. While this is great, it can make shopping for a new system more challenging—but at least it’s a great “problem” to have. Like any major purchase, [...]

November 1st, 2018|Blog, HVAC, HVAC System|

6 Reasons to Call for Plumbing or HVAC Help Right Away!

Nobody can be in good health if he does not have...fresh air, sunshine, and good water. -Chief Flying Hawk There’s a logical reason why plumbing and HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) services go hand-in-hand. Clean water and air are essential to our well-being. We enjoy temperature comfort indoors as well as good-tasting water, but [...]

October 25th, 2018|Blog, HVAC|

Smart Technology that Help Improve Your Home’s Efficiency

Having the newest gadgets is fun, and how often do we utilize these technological advances in our cars, at work, or as busy people on the go? One place not everyone has taken advantage of technology is in the home. Over the past few years, numerous appliances and devices have been developed to make your [...]

October 23rd, 2018|Blog, HVAC|

Understanding Water Filtration Systems – And Why They’re Beneficial

Many homeowners no longer believe municipalities are responsible for local air and drinking water quality. Actually, they are, but their standards allow for some bacteria and contaminants. Testing your water quality may reveal you’re drinking water that is unsafe. Because You Care: Houston-Area Water Filtration Systems In addition to concern about your family’s health, hard [...]

October 18th, 2018|Blog, Water Filtration|

What to Look for in Your Next HVAC System

We Texans are tough; just ask any Texan. Unfortunately, our homes and interior appliances aren't always as tough. Things can deteriorate quickly in this extreme weather. Your HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) system may be one of the hardest working pieces of equipment in your home. When it’s time to handle HVAC problems in Southeast Texas, do [...]

October 17th, 2018|Blog, HVAC|

5 Signs It’s Time to Call the Plumber

Coming home from work to find an inch of water throughout your house is a pretty extreme scenario that lets you know it’s time to call a plumber. In the majority of cases, you’ll have a bit more warning before disaster occurs. However, so you don’t have to deal with the hassle of an in-home flood, [...]

September 13th, 2018|Blog, Plumbing|

Water 101: Hard and Soft Water Explained

Lately, there is some debate by health-conscious homeowners about the value of hard water vs. soft water. Most of us know that hard water is “hard” on our clothes, appliances, even our hair and bodies. Hard Water is ‘Elementary’ “Hard water” is water in its natural element, with a high level of minerals, especially calcium [...]

September 4th, 2018|Blog, Plumbing|

10 Ways to Improve your Indoor Air Quality

In the ‘50s and ‘60s, the Houston Ship Channel was so full of dumped oil that beach-goers sometimes had to rinse the greasy residue off themselves before going inside to bathe. Communities like Texas City had hazy, odoriferous air. We began to care about managing water pollution and air pollution. We’ve made progress, but there’s [...]

Repair or Replace: Tips for Making a Decision About your HVAC System

The reason you need to partner with a local HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) contractor is simple: The appliances and the systems associated with HVAC are complicated and expensive to repair or replace. It’s important your Northeast Houston HVAC contractor be someone you can trust; someone who will honestly tell you what you should have [...]

August 28th, 2018|Blog, HVAC|