What’s the Importance of Water Heater Maintenance?



What’s the Importance of Water Heater Maintenance?

Posted on April 11, 2016 in Maintenance
Plumbing systems play an integral role in our lives—not only are they responsible for moving water and gas into and out of our homes; they provide us with the conveniences we expect from day to day. Just like HVAC systems are unique to your home, and require maintenance and service, plumbing systems are regarded in much the same way. In residential applications, water heaters are considered the powerhouse of water ...Read More

Trends in Shower Remodeling

Posted on February 23, 2016 in Bathroom Remodeling, Bathrooms
Bathroom renovations generate some of the highest resale values of all types of home improvement projects.   Whether you want to refresh and modernize a small to medium sized master or turn a larger bath into a spa-like oasis, there are many possibilities based on your goals and budget. Perhaps one of the biggest considerations while planning a remodel is how you’ll restructure the layout to fit your wants and ...Read More
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5 Tips For Master Bathroom Remodeling

Posted on February 18, 2016 in Bathroom Remodeling, Bathrooms
An updated, remodeled master bathroom is one of the highest valued interior renovation projects. According to data compiled in 2015 by Remodeling Magazine, the average cost of a bathroom remodel is $16,700 with $11,700 being recovered in home value. That’s nearly a 70% return on investment! An interesting fact that may surprise you—the only remodeling projects that return more value than a new kitchen or bath are those in unfinished ...Read More

Kitchen Makeover Ideas that Organize and Modernize

Posted on December 28, 2015 in Kitchen
A kitchen remodel is a big project. The process requires precise designing, careful planning, reliable contractors and let’s not forget, a defined budget. Estimating cost depends on the design plan, plus the materials and labor of any kitchen and bathroom remodeling job. According to 2015 data from ImproveNet.com, the average cost of a complete kitchen remodel is approximately $17,000 with homeowners spending anywhere as low as a few thousand dollars ...Read More

Avoiding Senseless Holiday Disasters

Posted on December 8, 2015 in Plumbing
It’s the time of year for traditions, family gatherings, overnight guests and delicious meals. While the holiday season is synonymous with all things joyous and festive, we also know anything can happen with a house full of guests. Many of us have stories of holiday disasters…Remember when Uncle Joe stopped up the guest toilet only to redirect everyone to your master bath for the weekend? Or the time Aunt Mary ...Read More

What’s the Importance of Proper Drainage in our Home’s Exterior Drains?

Posted on October 28, 2015 in Plumbing
Drains and proper drainage are important components in every home.  However, it’s likely most homeowners don’t think twice when they turn on a faucet, run an appliance or flush the toilet. Little consideration is given to the concept that when water comes into a house, it must have a clear pathway to leave.   That’s where drains and drainage become important.  Each plumbing fixture–whether a toilet, shower, sink or appliance–is ...Read More

How do Hybrid Water Heaters Work?

Posted on September 16, 2015 in Plumbing
Water heating comprises nearly 25% of your home’s entire energy usage. Most homeowners continue to use bulky conventional tank units thinking that if it works, why replace it. However, new compact models that operate with greater efficiency are dominating the market, and changing the future of residential plumbing and water heating. Conventional tank and tankless on-demand units remain the most common water heaters. These are the models homeowners often choose ...Read More

Trends in aging in place and universal design remodeling

Posted on September 2, 2015 in Bathroom Remodeling, Bathrooms, Kitchen, Plumbing, Remodeling, Uncategorized
 The U.S. population is aging and many seniors want to continue living independently in their own homes. Creating a safe, livable environment to foster aging in place through universal design without the home screaming “this was made for old people” can be an easy task for professional remodelers.   Professional Remodeler Magazine's Jean Feingold has some tips on how to remodel your bathroom with style and functiality for the babyboomer generation. ...Read More

Welcome to the R.J. Tilley family

Posted on August 28, 2015 in Uncategorized
Welcome to the R.J. Tilley Family! Service plumbers Wanted - Immediate Openings Available R. J. Tilley is looking for highly skilled plumbing service technicians. We want people who are dedicated to quality work and building relationships with the customers they serve. Our company is family owned and we work as a team. We offer a professional work environment, great benefits and great pay, plus bonuses. If you have craft skills, ...Read More

Get Yout Kitchen Back-To-School Ready With R.J. Tilley

Posted on July 29, 2015 in Kitchen, Remodeling, Uncategorized
As the school year starts up again, new routines (school lunches, weeknight dinners, afternoon snack attacks!) threaten to send your kitchen into chaos. Follow these "10 Commandments of Clutter-Free Kitchens" to get organized and start the year off right. R.J. Tilley has a team of designers who can help you design a organized, functional and stress free kitchen. 1.Start a Snack Station Clear a pantry shelf that's low enough for ...Read More