Have you ever lost jewelry down the drain? Panic can set in quickly, especially if the item is valuable! Don’t worry! You may be able to retrieve the jewelry yourself. Before you call a plumber, take a deep breath and read on for helpful tips on how to retrieve lost jewelry from the drain!Read More »
How Does Indoor Air Quality Affect Your Home?
Indoor Air Quality Let’s clear the air! Learning more about indoor air quality and how you can control pollutants within your home can help reduce your risk of indoor health concerns. Is the quality of your indoor air negatively impacting your family’s health? Health Effects When you’ve been exposed to pollutants, health effects canRead More »
Celebrating 30 Years of Service
This is a special month for Burton AC, Heating, Plumbing and More. We’re celebrating our 30th anniversary in business. We’ve served Omaha and the surrounding communities for three decades. Maybe you’ve seen our billboards or heard the jingle – “If Your Plumbing’s Hurtin’ Just Call Burton.” Perhaps you’ve made updates to your home, or maybeRead More »
AC Self-Maintenance Tips
Whether it’s almost time to turn on your AC system or, instead, the cooling season is already well underway, you can play a significant role in maximizing system performance. At that same time, you can help prevent common repair problems and keep your utility costs down. Here’s how: Check your thermostat. If it runs onRead More »
Should I Replace My Fuse Box?
We know that, to many, a fuse box sounds like something from the stone age…even if you still have one. But you know the old saying: “Don’t fix what ain’t broken.” It’s a rule of thumb at best and, like any other, there are lots of exceptions…fuse box replacement being one of them. Fuse boxesRead More »
How to Prevent a Clogged Sewer
Just about everyone deals with a clogged toilet or drain from time to time. It’s to be expected, even among the most careful homeowners. Of course, expecting a clog shouldn’t stop you from trying to prevent one, especially the underground variety. Those tend to be the most difficult and costliest to repair. So, to helpRead More »
Preparing Your Home for Summer
Try telling your water heater some time that it’s Father’s Day (to pick a holiday), so there’s to be no falling short on supply. “The day after? Fine, just not today…we’re expecting guests.” (By the way, if you do figure that one out, be sure to let us know.) The same goes for anything elseRead More »
How to Make Winter Indoor Living Even More Comfortable & Affordable.
Your heating system is a team player. Think about that for a second. If your windows and doors aren’t properly sealed, your furnace, etc., can only do so much to keep you warm. If your ducts are clogged or your registers are dusty and dirty, your heating system has a built-in handicap. Yes, it’s theRead More »
How to Prevent Winter Melting from Flooding Your Basement
After one of the snowiest winters in Omaha history, the last thing anyone wants is sump pump failure. Combine record-levels of melting snow and incoming spring rain, and we’re set up for potential disaster. To ensure that your basement stays dry, an efficient and functioning sump pump is the most critical piece of equipment. NowRead More »
How to Keep Water Out of Your Basement
Even though flooded basements are one of the unfortunate aspects of Spring, they still can happen almost any time of year. So, doesn’t it make sense to give your home year-round protection? Obviously, you want to take every affordable step you can to keep water out of your basement. And yet sometimes, that isn’t enough,Read More »