Prepare for winter.

It seems that dozens of new people buy a home in Flagstaff everyday. Most of them are familiar with how to prepare your home for freezing temps...but some are not. Here are a few tips that will help you from getting into a bind during the first cold snap. 1. Drain water from your entire landscape system. In some systems this can be done with only turning a few valves but more commonly you will have to remove the extra water from the system with compressed air. 2. Remove your garden hoses from the outside faucets. This protects the faucets from freezing and will keep you from fixing a surprise leak next spring. 3. Make sure your heating system is keeping every room in your home warm. Nothing

Out with the old.

I visit several homes in Flagstaff each day. Most of the people that I get to meet have lived in their homes for less than 10 years. Every once and while I meet someone who has been in the same home for 20 or 30 years. But this week I was able to help a family who has been in the same Flagstaff home for over 49 years! Take a look at the this old piece of Flagstaff history that I found buried three and half feet deep under the concrete driveway of that home. It looks pretty shabby next to the next shinny piece that I installed for them. So take a moment and give thanks for the majority of the plumbing system in your home that you never see, that never sees the light of day but continues to wo

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Mortensen Custom Plumbing, Flagstaff, AZ 

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