Tips for Frozen Pipe Prevention

Posted by

If you live in fear of frozen water pipes and all the problems they can cause, don’t let it get the best of you. After all, worrying about outside temperatures and what effect they might have on your pipes is no solution. But here’s what is:  protecting your pipes from freezing in the first place. […]

Read More »

Things You Never Knew About Toilets.

Posted by

Did you ever look at a toilet and think: “I bet you and your fellow toilets, past and present, have all kinds of interesting stories to tell, so how about sharing one or two with me.” We doubt it, plus that would be just a wee bit weird. Nevertheless, there are numerous documented “fun facts” […]

Read More »

Home Theater Wiring Service

Posted by

When the term “home theater” first came into vogue, it pretty much meant just that: a small-scale version of a commercial cinema with its own separate room for the rich and well-to-do. Well, a lot of home theaters have been built since then.  Some are still awe inspiring in concept and construction.  But most others […]

Read More »

Fall Plumbing Tips for Omaha Home Owners

Posted by

Minnesota winters take it out on everyone. Which means no matter how well your plumbing might be running now, things can take a turn for the worse once cold weather revisits us. But now, you can prevent damage to your home and plumbing by following these plumbing self-help tips: Clear out your gutters and downspouts […]

Read More »

Autumn is Furnace Maintenance Season

Posted by

Do you have a list of autumn “must do’s” whether on paper, computer, or inside your head? If so, it’s time to give a fresh look to see if furnace maintenance is a prominent entry. If not, it’s time to make your list one item longer. In late summer or early autumn, you don’t need […]

Read More »

Fall Electrical Tips to Help Prepare for Winter

Posted by

As cold weather approaches and we spend more time indoors, it’s always a good idea to ensure that home’s electrical system is working efficiently and safely. Burton is an Omaha electrician that offers a complete range of services, and we’d be happy to assist you with making electrical improvements to your home. Here are ten […]

Read More »

Common Furnace Odors and What Causes Them

Posted by

Your home has a number of ways of letting you know that all is not well. For example, that offensive odor coming from your kitchen could mean it’s time to clean and deodorize your garbage disposal. Or maybe it just means it’s time to throw out those left-overs…from last month. While some issues are more […]

Read More »

How to Minimize Home Plumbing Damage

Posted by

Remember Murphy’s Law? It’s probably around forty years old by now, but as true today as the day it was coined: when something can go wrong, it probably will. And often at the worst possible time. Unfortunately, your home plumbing fixtures and system are broadly embraced by Murphy’s Law. And yet, just because something appears […]

Read More »

Why You Need an Annual Electrical Safety Inspection

Posted by

When you think about repair problems that are most likely to crop up at any time, what first comes to mind? A sudden loss of hot water? That’s way up there on most peoples’ lists. And so is any sort disruption caused by a problem with home heating or cooling systems. And yet when it […]

Read More »

When Should I Replace My Sump Pump?

Posted by

Funny as it may sound, your sump pump performs the exact opposite function of most other home plumbing fixtures and systems.  While just about everything else brings water into your home, a sump pump is responsible for pushing excess basement water out. That means it gets used less often than probably any other plumbing fixture […]

Read More »