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The Secret Life of Peppermint Oil: 8 Uses You Didn’t Know About

Most of us think of peppermint oil as the stuff used to make our favorite winter candy, but there’s more to this substance than meets the eye. In fact, if you thought the only thing it was good for was adding flavor to candy canes then you’re in for a real treat. Check out these […]

Creative Ways to Stay Warm This Winter

There’s always one person in the household guarding the thermostat like it’s Fort Knox, just waiting for someone to dare attempt to turn it up. When even the roaring fireplace, hot frozen chocolate and faux fur mega-soft blankets aren’t enough to warm you, it’s time to get creative. Here are eight easy solutions that may […]

Employee Feature: Tom Giles

We would like to introduce Tom Giles! Tom is a Field Supervisor and has worked with us for over 20 years. He’s truly an amazing guy. He comes in early every morning, stays late, and continuously gets better at his job every day. We really don’t know how he does it. Tom has molded many […]

Hello Winter Wonderland: Things to do this Season

After the exhausting heat of summer and chilly nights of fall, it looks like winter is finally here, folks. Pull out your gloves and ice scrapers because just when you thought it was cold enough, it’s going to get a bit colder. It’s not all about the plummeting temperature though. Winter time means people spending […]

The 4 Little Red Riding Hood Signs You Need a Water Pressure Regulator

“Water pressure what?!?” you might say. Yeah, it sounds like tech talk, but this plumbing peripheral is fairly simple, conceptually. A water pressure regulator is what regulates your incoming pressure and prevents it from going over 80 psi. This stops high pressure from causing leaks on faucets, washers, shower valves and fill valves on commodes […]

World Toilet Day: Top 4 #ToiletTuesdays of the Year

We know what you’re thinking. World Toilet Day is a real day, we promise. In fact, the United Nations officially designated November 19th as World Toilet Day back in 2013. At first glance, you might think this day is about praising the toilet for being your own personal throne of relaxation that you visit a […]

Thanksgiving Turkey Fatigue? Here’s Three Tasty Alternatives

Ahh, traditions…the fireplace is crackling, the flat screen is broadcasting Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and you breathe in the wonderful aromas emanating from the kitchen. Mmmmm…Beef Wellington?!? (Cue up the loud needle-scratching-the- record sound effect). Not everyone loves turkey on Thanksgiving. While some families supplement the turkey with a honey-baked ham or enough side dishes […]

Signs It’s Time to Reinsulate Your Home

Once we share this “tell,” you’ll never look at a snow-covered roof the same way again. If you’re wondering if your home needs reinsulating, check out your roof on a wintry day. If you have the one roof in the neighborhood with all of its snow melted off, your home’s heat is the escape artist […]

Employee Feature: Bart Ring

Today we’d like to introduce you to one of the newest members of our team, Bart Ring. Bart joins our team as part of a partnership between Ring Plumbing and Roscoe Brown. At the ripe age of 12 and a few days Bart Ring picked up his father’s tools and started learning the trade of […]

What You Need to Know Before Winter About Emergency Heat

If there’s one takeaway from today’s blog, it’s “Think before you flick.” In other words, don’t flick on the emergency heat switch on your thermostat until your house is so cold, you can almost see your own breath. The average life span of a heating or air conditioning unit is 12-14 years, so if your […]