Tag: Nebrasky

No plunger? No problem.

Plunging a clogged toilet is a nasty job as is, and when your plunger decides to backfire, what is one supposed to do? Here are some helpful methods to unclog your toilet without using a plunger. Method One: This approach can only be utilized if the toilet is not overflowing.  All you have to do … Continue reading

Saving Energy this Holiday Season

While decking the halls and spending time with family, it’s hard to remember that all those extra lights and heating use up energy and cost you money. Here are some ways to cut your energy use this holiday season: Use LED lights on a timer: The holiday season calls for strings of festive lights. LED … Continue reading

Preparing for Cold Weather

With fall and winter just around the corner, you will want to prep your house. Small things like old air filters and minor air leaks can compromise the comfort of your home. Check out these easy ways to ensure that the warm air stays in and the cold air stays out: Check air filters: Air … Continue reading

Giving Your HVAC a Break

HVAC systems are always working hard, so they need to be well maintained and eventually replaced. How do you know when it’s time to replace your HVAC unit? Here are some certain ways to know. An HVAC system can last for up to 15 years with no issues. However, once your system has exceeded its … Continue reading

Thank You to Our Loyal Customers!

Nebrasky Heating, Plumbing & Cooling is so honored to be voted “Best Plumber” and to be a winner in the “Best HVAC” category for the 2017 Readers’ Choice Awards. This is our fifth consecutive year winning “Best Plumber” and we couldn’t have done it without the support of our incredible, loyal customers and local community! … Continue reading

Diamond in the Rough

Oftentimes, we get calls from customers who have dropped something valuable down the drain: a ring, an earring, charm, etc. In most cases, the item isn’t able to be retrieved because the water isn’t shut off soon enough (pushing the object further and further down into the waste system, making it nearly impossible to ever … Continue reading

Staying Cool in the Summer Heat

Despite the smoldering summer heat, there are several ways to ensure that you stay cool. Here are some of the best ways to maximize the effectiveness of your air conditioner: • Switch to energy efficient lighting: CFLs and LEDs reduce your need for constantly-on air conditioning. Traditional incandescent bulbs emit approximately 90% of their energy … Continue reading

How to Get the Most Out of Your HVAC System

Most people will visit their primary doctor for an annual check-up each year to ensure that they are healthy. Did you know, just as we care for our bodies by taking preventative measures, our home’s systems also need regular care to ensure they are operating in top shape? Unfortunately, many homeowners have lengthy to-do lists … Continue reading

Three Easy (and Cost-effective!) Ways to Go Green at Home

Want to make the world a better place and enjoy monthly savings? Implementing green practices at home can help improve the environment, which in turn will enhance your quality of life and reduce energy consumption. The best part? The following green initiatives are both simple and inexpensive: 1. Conduct a Home Energy Assessment – Did … Continue reading

Furnace Safety Tips for the Winter Season

In the midst of the cold winter months, our furnaces do an excellent job of keeping us warm and cozy. However, just like any appliance, there are some safety precautions that should be followed to avoid a hazardous situation or a costly repair. 1. Schedule an annual check-up. An annual inspection by a trusted professional … Continue reading