Summer is in full swing in Northeastern Ohio and that means air conditioners are running full time. As the temperatures increase, so do the amount of air conditioner service and repair calls we receive here at Blind and Sons.
If you’ve ever had to deal with a/c problems, you know that there are a lot of technical terms related to your air conditioner. Read More
If you or someone you know has ever dealt with a basement flood, you know what a nightmare it can be.
A basement flood can happen to anyone, and is more common than you may think.
According to the American Society of Home Inspectors, more than 60% of homes with a basement will experience a water issues. Read More
It’s something you expect to see in the dead of winter, not the hottest day of the year; your air conditioner is frozen, covered with ice.
Why is your air conditioner covered in ice on a hot day?
Hint: it’s not because your air conditioner is ‘cooler’ than everyone else’s or doing a good job. Read More
This time of year ushers in more than nice weather and longer days, it also brings with it a troubling season for many in Northeastern Ohio.
Fortunately, there are ways that you can help to lessen the severity of your allergy symptoms that don’t involve buying stock in Kleenex or stockpiling antihistamines. Read More
Just like your car, your air conditioner needs regular maintenance to keep it from breaking down on you when you need it most– like the hottest day of a long, Ohio summer. You wouldn't expect your car to keep running, day after day if you never had it maintained, would you? Read More
There are few things more frustrating during the winter than a furnace that won’t turn on or stops working. A certain amount of fear and questions come along with a malfunctioning furnace, as well. Read More
March ushers in two of our favorite things here at Blind & Sons, Spring (of course) and Fix a Leak Week!
What better time to fix those annoying, not to mention expensive, leaks around your home than while you do your spring cleaning? Leaky faucets, showerheads and toilets waste more water than you might think and fixing them will cost you less than a weekend and a quick trip to your local hardware store. Read More
The U.S. Department of Energy recently mandated new water heater regulations. New energy efficient standards will go into effect beginning April 16, 2015 and call for much higher Energy Factor (EF) ratings for all water heaters 55 gallons or larger.
While 55 gallons may sound like a lot of water, the average family of four needs an 80 gallon capacity water heater to meet their needs. Read More
If your New Year’s Resolution includes sprucing up your home in 2015- we have a few ways you can get a head start – just in time for the holiday season.
One of the quickest ways to dazzle your guests and change the tone and look of your bathroom is to create a spa like atmosphere in your bath.
Tackle one, or all, of these projects this weekend and enjoy an immediate impact in your home. Read More
Frozen water pipes are more common than you may believe.
According to Insure.com, broken or frozen water pipes are one of the most common causes of homeowner’s insurance claims.
In fact, burst pipes are second only to hurricanes for the number or homes and cost of damage inflicted. Read More