Entries by PhilSteele

Being Ready for Cold Weather

Frigid Temps Can Cause Significant Water Damage Frigid temperatures are forecast over the next several days and weeks. Taking a few preventative actions now can help avoid major plumbing issues and potential water damage to your home or business. Very cold weather can lead to broken water lines and substantial water damage, especially for older […]

Fall Plumbing Maintenance

9 Do-It-Yourself Fall Plumbing Maintenance Tips With the warmer weather we have had of late, you might have overlooked a few of the routine fall plumbing maintenance tasks that should be done around your home prior to colder weather arriving. Completing these tasks now will help you avoid major plumping problems later.

Hot Water Heater Maintenance

How Your Hot Water Heater Can Save You Money Did you know that 18% of your average energy bill comes from heating your water? Heating water requires more energy than any other household task except heating and cooling your whole home. Making sure your water heater is as efficient as it can be will save […]

Tank-Style vs. Tankless Water Heaters

Should I Get a Tankless Water Heater? Three to four times a month we get an inquiry at Brenneco Plumbing about “Should I get a tankless or a standard tank-style water heater?”  Of course the proverbial answer to that question is, “It depends”.  Both provide hot water for your needs, but they work differently. Depending […]

Backup Sump Pumps

Backup Sump Pumps Protect Some of Our Most Valuable Possessions Many families have turned their basements into some very nice social spaces.  Workshops, play rooms, entertainment centers, exercise rooms, and man caves can now all be found in our home’s lowest level.  Normally at the same level as our water heaters, furnaces, and the out […]

How to Eliminate Hard Water

How Important is Soft Water in Your Life? Nearly 85% of the U.S. has hard water. You notice this most when washing dishes, doing laundry, or showering.  You see watermarks on your faucets, even though you just cleaned them.  There’s excessive lime and chalk buildup in your sinks and showers. And even your skin and hair […]

Preventing the Spread of COVID 19

How Brenneco Plumbing is Dealing with COVID-19 The Brenneco Plumbing team wants to assure all of our residential and commercial customers that we are 100% open for business and taking all CDC and State of Indiana recommended precautions to ensure everyone’s safety and health. With the health and wellbeing of our customers, team members, subcontractors […]