The Dangers of Cracked Heat Exchanges
It is especially important to have your furnace checked during the winter season when you are heating your home more frequently. Most appliances that create combustion gas, like furnaces, can potentially create health hazards to your home if it is not maintained regularly. For instance, cracked heat exchangers can produce carbon monoxide and pose a [...]
How To Prevent Clogged Drains
Slow draining sinks and tubs can be frustrating. Especially when the holidays are around the corner and guests are knocking at your door. While some issues can easily be fixed by yourself, some drains may need professional cleaning in order to get it back to optimal use. Luckily, Burton is now offering a drain opening [...]
Extend the Life of Your Heating and Cooling System
It’s important to have your heating and cooling system inspected on an annual basis to ensure it’s running smoothly. You can do a lot of home maintenance by yourself; a fresh coat of paint or cleaning the gutters, but, when it comes to big appliances, you may need a professional. Inspections are especially vital before winter [...]
How to Choose from a Tankless or Conventional Water Heater
How do you choose from a tankless or a conventional water heater? Well, one is not necessarily better than the other. It’s your choice which one would be best for you and your needs. To begin, let’s identify the major differences between the two water heaters. Conventional Water Heater These units typically store 40-50 [...]
How to Retrieve Jewelry that Fell Down the Drain!
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! [...]
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 can [...]
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 maybe [...]
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 on [...]
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 boxes [...]
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 help [...]