How to Keep Your Dishwasher from Clogging

How to Keep Your Dishwasher from Clogging

There are few things as unpleasant as a dishwasher that doesn’t work properly. Seriously, what’s worse? Stepping on legos? Old, microwaved cups of coffee? Black licorice? Sure, ok–but that’s about it. A clogged dishwasher is not a happy dishwasher. When food, paper, and other scraps build up, they create clogs and other plumbing problems. These problems will also prevent your dish-washing appliance from draining properly. Nobody wants the mess, smell, and inconvenience that comes with that. Read more

Recycle Plumbing Items

Recycle Plumbing Items

You’ve swapped out your old brass kitchen faucet for a stainless steel set. You’ve upgraded your old pipes after a leak. You’re ready to get a new toilet and you don’t just want the old one gathering mold in the garage.

For the sake of our planet, it’s important that our old plumbing materials don’t just end up in landfills. And these “useless” materials aren’t doing any good cluttering up your home. So where do you turn to get rid of your old plumbing pieces and fixtures? It’s a question that many Bostonian’s face, and the answers can sometimes seem surprisingly difficult to find. Read more

Plumbing Resolutions For The New Year

Plumbing Resolutions For The New Year

Research shows that 30 percent of those “new year, new me’s” give up on their resolutions by the two-week mark. While this number is quite low, we’re encouraging all of our customers (new and old) to at least consider our New Year’s resolutions.
In 2019 we hope you consider the following resolutions: Read more

Bathtub Shower Installation and Repair - I&C Mechanical

Bathtub & Shower Installation and Repair

If you are thinking about replacing your bathtub or shower faucets in Greater Boston, look no further than I&C Mechanical – Plumbing & Heating. Transform your bathtub or shower into a spa to relax at the end of a long day with new fixtures. We offer complete bathtub and showering installation, replacement, and repair plumbing services in Greater Boston MA area. Read more

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

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