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

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

Drain Clogs - Boston Plumber - Plumbing Needs

How Drain Clogs Happen

How often do you think about the drain clogs in your home or business?

If you’re like many individuals, you probably don’t think about drain clogs until there are obvious signs of problems. There’s nothing wrong with that, but life can be much simpler and less messy if you pay a bit of attention ahead of issues like that. Understanding the causes of drain clogs can help you to fix the problem more easily and more quickly. It helps to understand what causes drains to clog and back up, and how to avoid it in the first place if possible. Read more

Garbage Disposal Repair - I&C Mechanical Services - Plumbing & Heating

Garbage Disposal Repair

When you are cleaning up, should you rinse the residue and food particles from the sink into the garbage disposal? Unfortunately, when homeowners have a garbage disposal, they forget that there is a sewer line attached to it. When a garbage disposal is used to get rid of grease, coffee grounds or harmful chemicals are used, the long-term damage can be caused to your sewer line. To get a better understanding of how to avoid damaging your sewer system through liberal use of your garbage disposal, keep reading. If you are asking yourself, which are the best garbage disposal repair plumbing contractors near me?, may we suggest I&C Mechanical – Plumbing & Heating for those who live in the Boston Metro area. Read more

What to do When Your Toilet is Overflowing

What to do When Your Toilet is Overflowing

If there’s one thing you should be able to count on, it’s that the toilet should flush properly when you need it to. But life isn’t fair, toilets clog, and to make matters worse — they can overflow.

Preventing raw sewage from spilling over onto your bathroom floor can be fail-safe, but only if you know what to do and have the proper tools at arm’s reach. If your toilet is prone to clogs — or if you just want to be prepared for the worst — this emergency protocol is critical.

Stop It at the Source

No matter the cause, if a toilet is overflowing, the most urgent action is to stop the flow of water into the bowl. In many bathrooms, the best place to do this is at the toilet’s main shutoff valve. Read more