PLUMBING HEATING AND COOLING BLOG

Cheesy Apple Bites

  • Posted by Lawrence De Hart
  • On January 12, 2018
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Want a healthy snack?  Make Cheesy Apple Bites.  *3- medium/large size apples  *6-ounces blue cheese or soft crème cheese  *1/4-cup diced celery  *3-tablespoons chopped chives  *3-tablespoons chopped, lightly toasted walnuts  *1/2-cup pomegranate arils(seeds)  *3-tablespoons honey  *Fresh basil leaves (optional)   Lay apple on it’s side and cut into 1/4 inch thick slices. Remove seeds and […]
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Troubleshoot Your Furnace

  • Posted by Lawrence De Hart
  • On January 11, 2018
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Troubleshoot your furnace before calling a professional.  If your furnace does not seem to be working correctly, here are some troubleshooting tips.  *Be sure nothing is blocking the air flow at the registers and are the registers open?  *Is the thermostat set to the correct setting-heating? Is the fan on?  *Does your thermostat take batteries […]
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A Healthy Start

  • Posted by Lawrence De Hart
  • On January 8, 2018
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Ready for a healthy start to the new year?  Been on the scale since November?  Maybe gain a few pounds over the holidays?  Here are some healthy tips. *Eat a protein packed breakfast  *Add chia seeds to a smoothie or yogurt for a boost of fiber  *Try to eat 2-3 meatless meals per week  *Go […]
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Frozen Pipes

  • Posted by Lawrence De Hart
  • On December 27, 2017
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With freezing temperatures, come frozen pipes. The best way to deal with frozen pipes is to prevent them in the first place.  A frozen water pipe will have frost on it or show a bulge.  Not all plumbing pipes are visible but a sign of frozen pipes will be no water coming out of your […]
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Puffy Cheese Balls

  • Posted by Lawrence De Hart
  • On December 22, 2017
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Make Puffy Cheese Balls for the holidays.  Preheat oven to *400.  Spray mini muffin pan with non-stick spray.   *1-cup 2% milk  *1/2-cup unsalted butter, cut up *1-tsp. salt  *1 & 1/2 cups sifted flour  *1-cup finely grated parmesan cheese  *1- tablespoon finely chopped parsley  *2-large eggs.  Combine milk, butter and salt in saucepan.  Heat […]
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Dirty Air Filter

  • Posted by Lawrence De Hart
  • On December 21, 2017
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A dirty air filter can lead to heating and cooling problems.  Dust and debris in the home air filter will restrict air flow.  Restricted air flow puts a strain on the system and causes it to use more energy let alone the damage it can cause.  Just like changing the oil in your car and […]
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