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If you never read the car manual, you won’t know how to fully enjoy your car or take proper care of it. Well, you can apply the same logic to your HVAC and plumbing equipment. We know so much about these industries, we could write a book about them! But for now, we’ll share what we know in our company blog. Browse our latest features to see what’s new and check back regularly for updates!

backflow prevention test in Washington DC
Is It Time for a Backflow Prevention Test?

23 December / 1 comment

Have you heard that Washington D.C. now requires backflow prevention devices be tested annually by DC Water-approved plumbers? Are...

benefits to having home water filtration system in D.C.
Understanding the Benefits of Home Water Filtration Systems

3 November / 2 comments

Homeowners have different preferences when it comes to their home’s water supply. There are a variety of factors that...

Boiler repair and maintenance
Warning Signs: There’s Something Wrong with Your Boiler

3 November / No comments

Most boilers last for at least 15 years if there are no major issues. Some homeowners may get lucky...

AC repair during the winter
Is Winter the Best Time to Have Maintenance Done on Your AC Unit?

3 November / No comments

Most experts suggest spring is the best time to schedule AC unit maintenance, but scheduling AC maintenance during the...

Vito's Mission for Clean & Safe Water
Vito’s Quest for Clean Water

16 October / No comments

Most Washington, D.C.-area residents receive their home’s water through a municipal commission, where the water is treated with several...

old rusty lead and iron pipes
Why Are Lead Pipes a Problem? Does Your D.C.-Area Home Still Have Lead Plumbing?

15 October / No comments

In 2014, Flint, Michigan switched the source of their water supply from Detroit’s water system to the Flint River....

restroom with touchless fixtures
The Revolution of Touchless Fixtures in Public Restrooms

15 October / No comments

The importance of clean public spaces has never been higher than it is right now. Many industries and aspects...

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Important Steps to Take to Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing and Bursting in Cold Winter Weather

15 October / No comments

Not every Maryland, Virginia or D.C.-area home is extremely susceptible to frozen pipes, but enough are that it’s a...

heat pump replacement
Five Warning Signs that Your Heat Pump Needs Repair or Replacement

15 October / No comments

Generally, most heat pumps have a life expectancy of about 15 years. Even if your heat pump system appears...

Common Indoor Pollutants in the Air We Breathe (Infographic)

8 September / No comments

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