Entries by Tim Kortze

What’s in your water?

What’s in Your Water? The importance of getting cleaner, healthier water to you and your home The water coming to the majority of our homes in the South-Central PA area is distributed by our local municipalities, or commonly referred to as city water. Fortunately for us, most of the time we can count on a […]

Flushmate II Recall

Flushmate II 501-B Recall # 19-012 Effective 10/18/18 the Flushmate II 501-B pressure assisted flushing system found in American Standard, Corona, Crane, Kohler, and Mansfield toilets has been found to burst causing damage and injury. This part should be replaced as soon as possible. Here’s how to identify the part and what to do if […]

Benefits of a Whole-Home Dehumidifier in Central PA

This year’s increase of rain and high humidity levels have been wreaking havoc on basements, crawlspaces, and entire homes throughout Central PA. Even when the temperature feels cooler but the dew point is still high, opening windows to let fresh air in greatly increases the humidity in your home. So, why is humidity a concern […]

High-tech Plumbing

Smart plumbing that can prevent serious damage Everyday we depend on the plumbing running throughout our homes – it’s a necessity we usually take for granted. Probably because it works almost all the time, and most of the plumbing we don’t even see.  Of course, over time cracks and breaks will happen and rest assured […]

How Efficient Is a Ductless System?

After establishing their popularity throughout Asia and Europe throughout the past three decades or so, ductless heating and cooling units have become a relatively popular method for homes across the United States over the past 10 years. The industry markets the system as a more effective, energy-efficient and maintenance-friendly option for households seeking an alternative […]

How to Improve Efficiency of A/C System

Heating and cooling your home has never been cheap, but it’s even pricier today with rising energy costs and unpredictable weather. The United States Department of Energy has estimated climate controlling your homes makes up roughly 56 percent of your energy bill. When the summer months hit, A/C is a necessity that raises your electric bill. […]