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How Much Gas Does Your Boiler Consume?

Winter gets pretty cold in Greater Boston, and the Farmer’s Almanac always seems to predict a smorgasbord of rain, sleet, and snow, along with colder-than-normal temperatures. To make it even worse, winter in the Massachusetts region often lingers into April, which means your boiler may be working overtime during the heating season, translating...

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10 Signs of Hidden Sewer Leaks and Why You Might be Having Backups

Hidden sewer leaks can be expensive to repair and even more expensive to ignore. With hidden sewer leaks, you may not know there’s a general plumbing problem until you get your water bill. A water bill for hundreds or even thousands of dollars is a good indication that you...

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EV Charging Stations in Massachusetts: 4 Things to Know

Electric vehicles are becoming more commonplace. Drivers who have an electric vehicle need to have reliable places to charge them when they aren’t home. Finding an EV charging station in Massachusetts becomes a priority when the driver realizes that the EV is getting low on power. EV charging stations are becoming more accessible around Eastern...

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Getting Your Furnace Ready for the Winter in Weston

From duct cleaning to cleaning the furnace itself, there is much to do to get your furnace operating its best before winter in Weston hits. Luckily, this type of cleaning doesn’t have to be hard to do. At 128 Plumbing, our team provides all of the ductwork and cleaning...

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Boiler Problems? 10 of the Most Common Repairs Requested in Lynnfield

Problems with your Lynnfield heating system, such as your boiler or furnace, aren’t something you want to repair too late when you’re facing a New England winter in Lynnfield. The repair team at 128 Plumbing understands how important the heating source is in your Lynnfield residence, and we’re here to keep...

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Enjoy Endless Hot Water and Increase Efficiency with Tankless Water Heaters

BOSTON, March 22, 2019 — 128 Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric is encouraging homeowners to consider the benefits of a tankless hot water heater, which include increased efficiency and savings, advanced system capabilities, and a more convenient supply of hot water. According to the U.S. Department of Energy, homes...

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Top 5 Plumbing Maintenance Tips

As a homeowner, it’s important to tackle routine plumbing maintenance before it wreaks havoc on your home. In fact, there are plenty of plumbing jobs that are much more cost effective if you keep an eye on them before a problem arises. Here are five tips to help you...

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Five Ways to Avoid Dangerous Carbon Monoxide Toxicity

January is Carbon Monoxide Safety Month, and 128 Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electric, a BBB A+ rated home service company with more than 2,000 five-star reviews online, is urging area residents to take preventative measures to avoid carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning. “You can’t see, taste or smell carbon monoxide,”...

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A Comparison: Duct vs. Ductless Heating and Cooling Systems

A Comparison: Duct vs. Ductless Heating and Cooling Systems When it comes to having a heating and cooling system installed, you have essentially two basic choices. The first is a system that requires ducts, the second is a system that is ductless. Which is right for you will ultimately...

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Top 5 Items To Not Put Down Your Drain

A garbage disposal is truly a modern miracle. After all, instead of having to collect all of the grime and garbage from your sink when you cook and clean, you can simply put almost everything down the drain. Then, with a flick of the switch, it’s gone. While the...

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