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Steps on How to Choose a Water Filtration System

At the Olympics in China, every color was represented… and that was just the drinking water. -Evan Sayet There’s no argument about the benefits of a water filtration system. It’s worth the investment! And you have many types of water filtration systems from which to choose, based on your budget and lifestyle. But with all [...]

How Does Attic Ventilation Work?

North Houston is in Zone 2 of the IECC/IRC Climate Zones map. That means we live in a hot, moist climate, which is no news to any of us! Here in this part of the country, we use attic ventilation to keep our homes cooler. Our homes “expel solar-heated hot air to lessen the building [...]

Pros and Cons of Hybrid Water Heaters

Most hot water appliances generate heat. Standard water heaters create heat. Hybrid HPWH (heat pump water heaters) use electricity to move heat from one place to another. When hot water demand is the greatest, hybrid water heaters automatically switch to standard electric resistance heat. Pros of Hybrid Hot Water Heaters HPWHs have control panels that [...]

Save on Heating Costs This Winter!

When you learn more about your own cooling and heating costs, you can make informed decisions concerning ways to control energy expenditures. For example, have you followed the process to calculate your annual heating costs? You can use that information to better manage this year’s heating costs. ‘Sneaky-Smart’ Ways to Save Energy Making your heating [...]

10 Tips for Fall and Winter Heating

The fall and winter heating season is just getting started in our region, so you may want to institute some energy-saving measures for your home. These may come in useful if we have a major cold snap this season, or, you can put them into effect next fall and winter. Fall/Winter Heating Tips Schedule annual maintenance [...]

Why You Need to Find Trustworthy Plumbing Services

There are two important reasons why you need to retain trustworthy plumbing services: 1. Money Your dollars may be down the drain with less-than-ethical plumbing companies. They can overcharge you for parts and labor, charge by the hour (rather than the job), and even do more harm than good, causing you to spend even more [...]

Different Types of Complete Plumbing Services Offered By Plumbing Contractors

The days of the “handyman” are almost obsolete. In small towns, there was always one guy, usually retired or working at the local hardware store, who could fix just about anything. Basic carpentry, plumbing, and electrical wiring were simpler back then. Today’s handymen and women have to know more to work with technologically advanced equipment [...]

September 22nd, 2016|Plumbing Tips, Saving Money|

Myth Buster: Does Closing Vents Actually Lower Heating Costs?

Cooling and heating costs are on everyone’s minds. It’s not all about spending too much money, either; it’s about making good use of our limited energy resources. The Bradbury Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning professionals’ social media goal is to share ways to lower your cooling and heating costs, and we will continue to do [...]

5 Ways To Save On Home Heating And Cooling

Winter or summer, homeowners can save energy in many ways. Oftentimes, these money-saving efforts are relatively inexpensive and easy to implement. Read on for some of the top tips for saving on home heating and cooling. 1. Install a programmable thermostat, if you don't already have one -- and use it right. A programmable thermostat [...]

6 Tips for Cooling Down Your AC Costs

Chief Meteorologist Dr. Todd Crawford says, “The past six summers have been the hottest six-year stretch in the last 120 years.” And then there’s Texas. We set the bar for summer heat; the high temperatures here can be life-threatening. How can you save on cooling costs when you’re running your AC 24/7? Lower Your Energy [...]

Costs of Not Maintaining Your Heating and Cooling

Your HVAC unit is a workhorse, designed to function year in, year out, doing a heavy-duty job of heating and cooling your home in all kinds of weather. But even though these systems are well equipped for hard work, they need occasional maintenance. A spring and fall maintenance checkup is a must for ensuring the [...]

3 Ways to Extend the Life of Your HVAC System

Your HVAC system represents a substantial investment, so you should do everything you can to make it last as long as it can. HVAC systems are designed to run for many years -- some might last for as long as two decades, and are only replaced because the homeowner is looking for greater HVAC efficiency [...]

3 Things to Know Before Upgrading Your Heating System

There a few important points to consider before upgrading a heating system. After all, it's an expensive investment, and you want to make sure when you're replacing equipment that you're choosing the best system for your home and climate. Here are three things you should know before you make your purchase. What Size? Whatever heating [...]

Do you prefer Summer or Winter? Proper HVAC maintenance is important!

Do you prefer to get your annual HVAC maintenance in summer or winter? Actually, it's important to schedule maintenance twice a year—in the spring, before cooling season starts, and in the fall, before heating season starts. That's the best way to ensure that your equipment runs right all year long. Here's why. Spring Maintenance It [...]

3 Ways to Reduce Heating Costs

Winters are mild in The Woodlands area, offering us an opportunity to lower our energy bills considerably in contrast to the high costs of summer. By taking just a few extra measures to reduce heating costs even more in winter, we can put away the savings for the long cooling season ahead. Install a Programmable [...]

How Your Thermostat Can Save You Over $180 Per Year

There is an easy way to save more than $180 a year on your air conditioning and heating costs and it is probably already hanging on a wall in your home. The little box that controls your home’s temperature is key in providing efficient heating and cooling to your home. Here are three tips to [...]

May 13th, 2014|Saving Money|