How to Unclog a Drain with a Snake

February 6th, 2017 | Mitch Wright Company | Uncategorized

When the plunger and chemical solutions have all failed, it’s time to call in the drain auger (aka, a snake). A snake is a thin, flexible coil used to dislodge stubborn clogs. They’re especially handy because they let you reach clogs  deep within the drain pipe.   While you should always follow the directions that […]

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8 Tips for a Successful Remodeling Project

February 2nd, 2017 | Mitch Wright Company | Uncategorized

Whether it’s one room or the entire house, remodeling can be overwhelming. Before you dive into construction, here are a few things you should know. Do your research. Don’t use the first handyman you find – especially if electrical and plumbing are involved. Interview multiple contractors and ask friends for referrals. If you’re considering using […]

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UV Air Purifiers Myth Vs. Fact

January 25th, 2017 | Mitch Wright Company | Uncategorized

Do you really know how clean the air is that’s blowing around your house? Dusting and vacuuming is a good start, but that’s often not enough in the winter when your house is closed up for months. In 1903, Niels Finsen won the Nobel Prize in Medicine for his use of ultraviolet light in the […]

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5 Ways to Ensure Your Pet’s Safety Around a Fireplace

January 23rd, 2017 | Mitch Wright Company | Uncategorized

There’s nothing more relaxing than sitting at home by the fireplace on a cold winter night. But if you have a pet running around near the fire, that calm can quickly turn into anxiety. You and your furry friend can both enjoy sitting by a crackling fire as long as you follow these safety tips. […]

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7 Ways to Boost Your Home’s Resale Value

January 19th, 2017 | Mitch Wright Company | Uncategorized

There are few things more unpredictable than the housing market. For years we lived in a seller’s world, but when the housing crisis of 2008 hit, home prices plummeted. Now, more than eight years later the prices of homes are starting to go up once again. If you’re planning on selling anytime soon, now is […]

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DIY Natural Drain Cleaner

January 17th, 2017 | Mitch Wright Company | Uncategorized

Have you noticed that your showers are slowly turning into baths? If you’re finding yourself standing in the tub with water around your feet or your plates are getting lost in the sink, you probably have a clogged drain. But before you reach for a chemical-filled, lye-based drain cleaner, think about creating your own natural […]

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Are You Making These Common Furnace Mistakes?

January 5th, 2017 | Mitch Wright Company | Uncategorized

It happens every winter – you wake up on the coldest day of the year to find your heat never came up. Unfortunately, this happens to people all too often because they don’t realize how important regular furnace maintenance is. If the cold weather has you worried about your heating system, here are a few […]

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How Heat Pump Water Heaters Save Energy

January 3rd, 2017 | Mitch Wright Company | Heating Installation Southhaven

It may sound hard to believe, but it looks like the same technology that keeps your refrigerator cold can also be used to keep your water heater hot! Water heaters that use high efficiency heat pump technology can cut your energy rates in half, while performing just as well as conventional electric heaters. How Heat […]

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New Year’s Resolutions for Homeowners

December 28th, 2016 | Mitch Wright Company | Uncategorized

It’s the end of December, so you know what that means – cue the New Year’s resolutions! With January 1st just a few days away, you’ve probably already started thinking of how to have the best 2017. Instead of going for the traditional “eat better” or “exercise more” resolutions, think about showing your home some […]

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3 Ways to Avid a Holiday Plumbing Disaster

December 20th, 2016 | Mitch Wright Company | Uncategorized

Between the constant meal prep and family members staying over, your plumbing can take a beating during the holiday season. Extra showers, laundry and running the dishwasher can easily overwhelm your plumbing and cause cracks, leaks and general wear and tear. If you’re hosting for the holidays, make sure you know how to keep your […]

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