Posts in the Preventive Maintenance Category

Allergens

With spring comes warmer weather, greener grass, and unfortunately increased allergens, especially in your home. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to make your home less likely to cause your sneezes and watery eyes. Take back the control of your home and enjoy breathing healthier with these tips.

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 Information Shared by Baker Brothers Plumbing Dallas Do you hear that noise? There – the one that sounds like it’s coming from your plumbing? What is that? It could be a variety of things, and to figure it out, you need to know two things: where is the noise […]

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. 1) Clean debris from your roof, gutters, and downspouts. If you let this stuff go unattended, it can pile up and cause […]

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 […]

Learn to Caulk Like a Pro

Learn to Caulk Like a Pro Nothing gold can stay. The same goes for the caulking on all of your plumbing fixtures. After months of wear and tear, these beautiful caulk jobs that work so hard to keep out all the liquids and other gaseous substances from seeping into the space between your plumbing fixtures […]

Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes

Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes Although Texas homeowners enjoy generally mild winters, we still recommend taking precautions to keep your pipes from freezing. When water freezes, it expands. In the unfortunate case that your pipes do freeze, you are likely to experience complete breakage or irreparable damage to your home water system. Likely Suspects Pipes […]

Choosing the Right Shower Head

Choosing the Right Shower Head Every day you wake up and find yourself bombarded with choices. Do you have time to fix yourself some eggs and bacon or is it a cereal type of morning? And if it is cereal—will you be having fruit with flakes or something with grain clusters? Which option will give […]