Keep the cold out: How to heat your home more efficiently.

Keep the cold out: How to heat your home more efficiently. It may be February, but the chilly weather is not over yet. Heating your home is one of the most costly energy expenses you’ll come by, so why not do everything you can to keep that price low? Follow these easy 5 steps to…


Preparing Home For Winter

Preparing Home For Winter The chilly months always hit a little late in Texas. We expect temperatures to drop below freezing and often without any warning. Don’t be caught off guard this winter without the proper preparation. Without it, your pipes can burst and lead to expensive repairs. In order to prepare your home for…


Diagnose Plumbing Noises in 2 Steps

Diagnose Plumbing Noises in 2 Steps Do you hear that noise? There – the one that sounds like it’s coming from your plumbing? What is that?


10 Things to do Before Buying a New HVAC System

10 Things to do Before Buying a New HVAC System Today in America, owning a home is one of the most dream fulfilling purchases. Big or small, our very own castle is a place to relax, unwind, and be comfortable. Comfort being extremely important, especially in Texas. Our local temperatures are usually above 90 degrees,…


How Often Should You Change Your Furnace Filter?

How Often Should You Change Your Furnace Filter? Short answer? When it looks about like this: The long answer might be more complicated than you think. Remember when we explained how to choose a furnace filter? Well, the type of filter you have affects how often it needs to be changed. Basic Fiberglass Filters: Monthly…


7 Household Tasks to Do This Fall

7 Household Tasks to Do This Fall It sure doesn’t feel like fall, but it’s almost here. Don’t wait until the leaves fall off the trees to take care of these household chores.


How to Shut off Your Water Main

How to Shut off Your Water Main In this Baker Brothers quick tip video, master plumber Craig Foster shows you how easy it is to cut off your water main at the meter in case you have a water leak causing damage to your home. Just follow these easy steps and curb damage to your…


How to Change your Toilet's Water Supply Line

How to Change your Toilet's Water Supply Line Noticing water leaking around the base of your toilet? Upon closer inspection, do you see that it’s coming from the hose that connects the wall and the toilet tank? If your water supply line is leaking, it’s likely an easy fix. Here’s how to take care of…


3 Steps to Beating Mold and Mildew

3 Steps to Beating Mold and Mildew Imagine you’ve got guests over for dinner, and, embarrassment of embarrassments, your bathroom stinks. The windowless and vent-less bathroom has been wreaking havoc on your family’s nostrils. Before you throw in the towel (really you should be throwing out those moldy towels, but we’ll get to that in…


Spring Cleaning Your Air Conditioning System

Spring Cleaning Your Air Conditioning System Spring has sprung! Here at Baker Brothers, we’re all about staying ahead of the game and helping you do the same. With a weekend afternoon or two this spring, you can get your HVAC system ready for primetime. We also recommend you do the same for plumbing. Why should…