Expert Tips

How To Prepare Your Massachusetts Home for Winter

As the weather continues to grow cold, the oncoming winter seems to already be upon us. You may be thinking about travel arrangements, gifts to buy and cards to write. But among all the activity, don’t neglect to prepare your house for the season as well. Heating System Obviously, the colder the weather gets, the … Continued

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11 Tips to Reduce Your Winter Energy Bill

Winter is just around the corner. And with winter comes colder temperatures and high winter energy bills. However, with these 11 tips from Nicholson, you can reduce your energy usage and save money this winter. Install a programmable thermostat. Installing a programmable thermostat will allow you to lower the temperature (and save money!) while you … Continued

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Avoid Costly Repairs with Preventative Plumbing Maintenance

You can protect yourself and your house from costly plumbing repairs by following these simple preventative plumbing maintenance steps and catching any potential problems early. Regular maintenance will keep your system running at its peak performance. Sink: Do not pour grease, fats or cooking oils down any drains. They will solidify in your drain and … Continued

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How to Change Your Air Filter

One of the most important elements of your heating and cooling system is your air filter. Air filters are responsible for protecting the unit against dirt, dust, pet hair and other debris. Air filters are also important for preserving good air quality – they help to keep contaminates from being recycled throughout your home. According … Continued

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What are Tankless Water Heaters?

Tankless water heaters, sometimes called instantaneous or on-demand water heaters, only heat water as it is needed. They’re known for their energy savings and storage capabilities. How Do They Work? Before you can understand how a tankless water heater works, it’s important to first understand traditional water heaters. Traditional models operate by maintaining a heated … Continued

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