Spring Plumbing Problems - Boston MA

Spring Plumbing Problems

Plumbing problems can be a scourge year round, but they often seem to rear their sludgy heads in the Spring time. Warmer weather brings thaws, and many of the plumbing issues that went unnoticed in the winter can suddenly become very noticeable. Luckily, many Spring plumbing issues have simple fixes. Check out below to find out fixes for common plumbing issues that often show up in the Spring. Read more

Residential Boiler Service - I&C Mechanical Services - Plumbing & Heating

Residential Boiler Service

Let Our Plumbing Experts Handle Your Boiler Problems!

Is your boiler not working like it should? It may be time to call the plumbing service experts at I&C Mechanical – Plumbing & Heating. Boilers depend on your pipes or radiators in order to provide efficient heating to your home. Because there’s no blowers included in this type of system, your home enjoys consistent heating without a draft—but it also means that a leaky pipe or aging system could rob your home of the comfort you’re accustomed to. Read more

Benefits of Converting Your Home to Natural Gas - I&C Mechanical

Benefits of Converting Your Home to Natural Gas

Many homeowners wonder whether or not it’s more beneficial for the environment, their finances and their personal preferences to heat their home with natural gas rather than heating oil. While it’s commonly known that heating oil is the more expensive solution to heating your home, there are additional benefits to natural gas conversion for your home aside from its more cost-effective nature. Read more

Boiler Troubleshooting Tips

Boiler Troubleshooting Tips

A boiler heating system can be very efficient and trouble-free, but sometimes things can go wrong that require your attention. In some cases, there are easy fixes that you can handle yourself, while some repairs are better left to your heating professional. Here is a basic boiler troubleshooting guide to refer to if you suspect you have a boiler problem: Read more

Plumbing Tips For The New Year

Plumbing Tips For The New Year

Don’t want to be singing the blues with plumbing problems and water damage in the New Year?

Like everything within your home, the only was to ensure great results is to keep up with maintenance projects along the way. Once you ring in the New Year, keep these 10 plumbing tips in mind to ensure that your plumbing woes are kept at bay throughout the next year. Read more

Water Heater Installation & Replacement - I&C Mechanical – Plumbing & Heating

Water Heater Installation & Replacement – Before and After

If your water heater has sprung a leak, or if the water in your home is not heating up at all, repair may or may not be an option. Depending on the problem, replacing your old water heater with a new one may be the only solution.

Water heater replacement is best left to a professional, like I&C Mechanical – Plumbing & Heating. If you require gas water heater installation, our plumbing experts can help with your water heater install.

We’ve put together some tips to assist you in troubleshooting your gas water heater issues. It will also help you to recognize when water heater replacement may be in order. Remember, if you perform regular maintenance, you can extend the life of your water heater. Read more

Facts to Know about Your Water Boiler

Facts to Know about Your Water Boiler

Boilers provide a comforting heat that other heating systems simply cannot match. Heat radiates out into a room, rather than moving through ductwork and vents in a home, as hot water allows for easy, reliable heat transfer.

There is a lot of confusion surrounding boilers and their associated components: underfloor heating systems, radiators, and baseboard heaters. As experienced heating technicians, we hear a lot of misconceptions every day, and we feel it’s our job to clear them up. Read on to learn what we think any boiler owner should know, and call our team for boilers in Boston, MA. Read more

Top 5 Plumbing Tips For Fall

Top 5 Plumbing Tips For Fall

Whether you believe it or not, The Old Farmer’s Almanac predicted this upcoming winter to be colder than the previous year. But before we talk about the possibility of another Polar Vortex, let’s focus on the current season and the preparations you should make in your home. While some of you are enjoying pumpkin-spiced foods & beverages, watching football on Sunday’s, and heading to the pumpkin patch on the weekend, you tend to forget that you need to prepare your home for the colder weather before it’s too late!

It’s officially time to retire the garden hoses and prepare your home for the cooler air with these fall plumbing tips. Read more

Home Buyers Plumbing Problems

Home Buyers Plumbing Problems

Plumbing Problems Home Buyers Should Look For

The process of buying a new home is a long and strenuous one. Part of this process is going to each house and taking tours to see which one is right for you. With style and taste aside, you need to be actively looking for any problems that could cost you money to fix post-purchase. Keep an eye out for these plumbing problems, as they could make any house less attractive to buy. Read more

Gas Safety Tips for the Home

Gas Safety Tips for the Home

A large portion of Boston’s homes rely on natural gas to heat water and cook food and to provide warmth during the fall and winter months. Natural gas is a clean, affordable resource, but in some cases it can be extremely dangerous to the occupants of a home.

If your home relies on natural gas, take a few minutes to read our gas safety tips so you can reduce the risk of experiencing a dangerous natural gas accident. Read more