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5 Tips for Electrical Safety in Your Home

It's 2020 - and we are all about convenience. Electricity is something most of us don't think about on a daily basis, although we use it almost constantly. However, there are some things homeowners should be keeping in mind when it comes to their home's electrical systems. A slight malfunction could mean serious damage [...]

Do I Need to Test the Water Quality of My Home?

Because concerns about environmental safety – our air, land, water – are paramount today, many of us choose to test our tap water. To answer the question “Should I have my water tested?” the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) says you should consider several factors. Health Considerations for Water Quality If you [...]

February 10th, 2020|Blog, Water Filtration|

What Are the Different Parts of the HVAC System?

You depend on your vehicles for transportation, so maintenance is important. You schedule regular auto tune-ups, right? Most homeowners depend on their HVAC (heating, ventilation, air conditioning) system for year-round comfort. Savvy property owners get HVAC tune-ups, too! In fact, here in Southeast Texas, living without air conditioning can be dangerous to those who [...]

January 24th, 2020|Blog, HVAC System|

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 [...]

January 17th, 2020|Blog, HVAC|

Star of Hope

In the month of December, our community focus is on Star of Hope in Houston, a non-profit dedicated to meeting the needs of homeless men, women and their children. Prior to working at our company, one of our team members was faced with homelessness, and Star of Hope helped them to overcome and persevere. This [...]

January 16th, 2020|Blog, Community|

Pros and Cons of Installing an HVAC Zoning System

Some like it hot and some like it cold, so it's sometimes a challenge to set the HVAC system to a temperature that's just right for everyone. The solution for some homeowners is a zoned HVAC system, where you can maintain different temperatures in various regions, or zones, of the home. But zoning systems [...]

Heating and Cooling Homes With High Ceilings

One of the most challenging heating and cooling conditions homeowners face is that of maintaining comfort when a home has high ceilings. As you're probably aware, heat rises, and with high ceilings that means in winter most of your heated air drifts to the ceiling, well away from where the home's occupants are. But [...]

What to Do if Your Bathroom or Laundry Room Flood

A handywoman was determined to fix the faucet in her bathroom. When she had the correct part and installed it – with the water off at the main, like you’re supposed to do – her husband positioned himself near the main valve. “In the amount of time it takes to yell, ‘Turn the water [...]

The Average Life Expectancy for a Tankless Water Heater

At Bradbury Brothers, we believe the benefits of tankless water heaters are proven and if you have to – or want to – install a new water heating system, tankless (also called “on-demand”) is the way to go. If you are remodeling or building new this year, you’re making a major investment in your [...]

5 Most Important Facts About Water Filtration System

The terms “water filtration” and “water purification” are used interchangeably, but they aren’t the same thing. Here’s the difference between a water filter and a water purifier: A water filter removes sediment and unwanted substances (harmful chemicals, toxins) from our water. A filter improves taste and odor and reduces the level of many chemical [...]

December 16th, 2019|Blog, Water Filtration|

What Are the Different Parts of a Gas Furnace?

There are four types of furnaces: electric, dual fuel, gas, and oil; however, all of the most efficient types of furnaces recognized by EnergyStar® are gas. Today’s gas furnaces can achieve as much as 98% fuel efficiency using fresh air from the outside. How a gas furnace works depends on the type; it can [...]

December 9th, 2019|Blog, Furnace|

Operation Christmas Child

2019 Operation Christmas Child - Samaritan's Purse Every November, Bradbury Brothers team members gather a wide variety of donations for Operation Christmas Child. This event, organized by Samaritans Purse, is a national effort to provide children around the world with small toys, hygiene items, and school supplies. Once all of our donations have [...]

December 6th, 2019|Blog, Community|

Proper Plunger Technique – Dos and Don’ts of Plunging

Don’t get us wrong; we are happy to visit your home when you need plumbing services. At the same time, when your kitchen or bathroom sink is clogged, you need to do the right thing or risk damaging your pipes. Then, you will have no choice. You have to call us. Before Using a [...]

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|