08 Jun

Summertime Plumbing Tips to Help You Beat the Heat

It is HOT outside! You know what that means.. it’s summertime! Since it's so hot people everywhere are using more water than they usually do the rest of the year, particularly in swimming pools, watering lawns, and staying hydrated. In fact, water usage in the summer can go up two to four times during the summer months. Now, with all of the extra strain on our plumbing systems, it’s no surprise that we encounter ...

08 Mar

How To Protect Your Drains During The Easter Holiday

Because Easter is yet another holiday that focuses on eating and visiting friends and family, there are steps you can take to minimize the chance of a clogged drain adding an additional problem and the need to call a plumber.. to an already busy day. Some steps you should perform before guests arrive and the holiday commences, while other actions must be performed with vigilance while the celebration is taking place. Preparing your ...

03 Feb

Plumbing Tips for Valentine’s Day

With Valentine's Day is right around the corner, now is the perfect time to show your plumbing system some love. Here are a few maintenance tips from BlueFrog to help keep your plumbing system in good shape. Home Plumbing Tips: Locate Your Water Shut Off Valve - Knowing where your main water shut off valve is located will help prevent water damage in an emergency. If you ever experience a plumbing leak, you ...

13 Jan

What Is Fracking? What Does It Have To Do With My Water?

Fracking is a term we've been hearing about in the news lately. Some cities and states are beginning to ban the practice. What is fracking, and why should you know about it? What Is Fracking? Hydraulic Fracturing, or fracking, is the process of drilling under several layers of geological structures, fracturing the rock formations, and injecting a combination of chemicals, sand, and water at very high pressure to create a reaction within the rock to release it's ...

05 Jan

New Year, New Water Heater Standards For 2015

Efficiency times, they are a changin.' What do you need to know about the coming April 2015 water heater standards? We'll break it down for you: New Water Heater Standards: The Good The new standards will definitely put some money back in your pocket. Water heaters are the second largest consumer of energy in your home, so kicking up the efficiency will certainly save you money over the life of the water heater. That's good. ...

22 Dec

Clean Water Charities: Give The Gift Of Water

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Try something different this year when you give. Give the gift of water.  Water Around The World: A Crisis Flipping on the faucet whenever we feel like it is something we generally take for granted. Yet for so many others around the world, clean water is a luxury. Some facts about water around the world: 783 million people do not have access to clean, safe water. Of those, 37% are people living in Sub-Saharan ...

15 Sep

Hiring Contractors: Some Tips and Advice

Hiring contractors for your home remodels and repairs can be overwhelming. At Casey’s, we want you to find the best contractor for whatever job you need done. We believe that knowledge is power. You will see us post our tips for hiring contractors regularly on our blog, to help keep you informed and prepared for when you need to hire a professional. Here are some things to consider when hiring ...