Here’s Why An Electrician Should Install Your Smoke Detectors

Smoke detectors aren’t meant to last forever, yet many people kind of forget about their devices and that’s not good. Generally, though, you should have your detectors replaced every ten years or so, and it’s a good idea to have a professional electrician from Brutinel do the job. Brutinel Plumbing & Electrical, Inc., offers a… Read more »

How Often Should You Re-Wire Your Home?

Is the wiring in your home on the older side? Does it seem like you have to make electrical repairs more often than you should? If so, replacing the wiring in your home is something you should consider doing sooner rather than later. What are some of the warning signs that indicate your home is… Read more »

Why You Should Hire a Licensed Electrician for a Wiring Job

There are some home improvement jobs you can try to do on your own if you want. For example, you can clean out your gutters or change a lock on your front door without relying on help from a professional if you so choose. Nevertheless, there are other home improvement jobs that you should not… Read more »

The Impact Plumbers Have on Society and Our Daily Lives

Imagine if you didn’t have any plumbing in your house or apartment or office. How awkward would that be in this day and age? What would life look like if everyone still used outhouses and had to clean their clothes on a scrub board down at the local river? In today’s modern society, both plumbing… Read more »

What Makes a Great Plumber?

Certain people would make terrible plumbers. For example, if someone had no interest in working with tools, had no patience with pipes or people, and was always late to appointments, then plumbing is not for them. What, then, makes a good plumber? Certifications and Licenses First of all, a plumber should be trained to the… Read more »

How to Prevent Hairballs From Clogging Your Shower

If you’re a bald bachelor who lives alone, you probably don’t get too many hair clogs in your shower. Unless you have a lot of body hair, your drain is usually pretty clear. Now contrast that with a family of five, whereas you’ve got a husband, wife and three daughters. In this scenario, four out… Read more »

Should You Add a Second Sink to Your Kitchen?

It has been said that the key to a happy marriage is two sinks. That statement is typically referring to the bathroom, but it can also apply to the kitchen. If there’s more than one person in your household, then having two sinks in the kitchen can be quite beneficial. Even if there’s just one,… Read more »

How to Prevent Toilet Issues

Most people don’t talk about toilets or even think about them, but Brutinel Plumbing does– it’s our job. With that in mind, here are some ideas to help prevent toilet “issues.” First, it’s a good idea to clean your toilet regularly using a mild cleaner. For porcelain toilets, this means using vinegar, baking soda and/or… Read more »

Ignore These Plumbing Falsehoods

With plumbing, oftentimes parents tell their children what they “heard” from their parents, and while some of that advice might be good and practical, realize that sometimes untrue myths get passed down generation-to-generation. Lemon Down the Drain Take, for example, the idea that running a lemon rind through your disposal will help clean the drain…. Read more »

What Are the Most Common Causes of Plumbing Leaks?

Few things are more annoying and frustrating than having a plumbing leak in your home. It’s especially daunting if you’re not sure exactly where it’s coming from– after all, most pipes are hidden from public view, typically behind walls you can’t see into unless you have Superman’s X-ray vision. With water leaks in the home… Read more »