Smart Products that Create a Smart Home

Posted on July 20th, 2017 by Joni Crume

Smart Products that Create a Smart Home We always seem to be in search of things that make our lives easier, more convenient, safer, healthier, more efficient or just more fun. Some have been around for awhile and are still worth mentioning and some are quite mind-blowing. There are gadgets, appliances and products that make […]

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Relying on Our Earth to Heat and Cool Our Home

Posted on December 19th, 2016 by Joni Crume

A case for geothermal Regardless of the weather or season, the ground temperature is a consistent 55º. The ground beneath our feet is cooler than the summer air temperature and warmer than the winter air temperature, so using geothermal as a heat source allows the ground heat to be transferred to and from your home. […]

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Happy Clog-less Holiday

Posted on November 29th, 2016 by Joni Crume

Happy Clog-less Holiday We absolutely love the holidays! We get to see family and friends that we may not see everyday, get to prepare and eat holiday food that we may only eat once a year and we get to make amazing memories. But unfortunately, this is also the busiest time of the year for […]

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Vacation Checklist for your Home

Posted on August 3rd, 2016 by drivenlocal-maeser

Are you ready to have your toes in the sand or smell the fresh mountain air as you backpack through the mountains? You work so hard all year with your jobs and with your families, you need some rest and relaxation. So, whether you vacation in the summer, fall or you are a snow bird, […]

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Expecting guests this holiday season?

Posted on December 17th, 2015 by Melissa

As trees turn to the spectacular color fest that autumn brings, we are reminded that the holiday season is fast approaching. After the initial euphoric thoughts about great food, seasonal music and gift giving, panic sets in. You are expecting guests soon and your bathroom layout is planted firmly in the dark ages and you […]

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20 tips to save money this heating season

Posted on October 14th, 2015 by Melissa

1. CHANGE YOUR FILTERS Dirty filters in your home’s heating system result in dirty air in your home. They also restrict the system’s air flow, reducing your heating system’s efficiency by up to 15%. 2. INSTALL A PROGRAMMABLE THERMOSTAT Installing a programmable thermostat in your home (and using it correctly!) can save you up to […]

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Maeser is turning 40 years old!

Posted on May 14th, 2015 by Melissa

In 1975, Marvin and Mildred Maeser started their family-owned and operated plumbing business with a toolbox and a truck. Working out of their home, Marvin was the tradesman, and Mildred handled the books. Their partnership was successful, and now, forty years later, Marvin Maeser Plumbing is still proudly serving Louisville and the surrounding area. For […]

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Emergency shut-off valves

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 by Melissa

Have you ever said, “If only I had…(fill in the blank)…then none of this would have happened?” This blog is intended to minimize stress and cost and maximize efficiency and peace of mind. I am talking about your home’s emergency shut-off valves. If you had an emergency and needed to turn off your water, would […]

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What it means to be BBB accredited

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 by Melissa

The Better Business Bureau is an unbiased tool for consumers to use to search for businesses and charities they can trust. The BBB’s mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. Although it seems as though good business practices would be common sense, the BBB has a Standard of Trust for which they […]

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Keep your sewer lines flowing freely

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 by Melissa

Benjamin Franklin’s quote “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” most certainly was not talking about clogged sewers, however, it certainly applies. Recognizing the signs that your sewers are clogged can reduce the risk of unwanted repairs, water damage and an icky mess. The things to look for when you suspect a […]

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3 steps to choosing the right medicine cabinet for your bathroom

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 by Melissa

If you are not ready for a complete bathroom remodel, sometimes just making one change in your bathroom can make it more appealing. Although it is one of the most functional items in your bathroom, your medicine cabinet can add style and become a gorgeous focal point. With many surprising options to choose from, here […]

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Old house, small bathroom

Posted on March 23rd, 2015 by Melissa

Although older homes are quaint and come with their own set of charms, the bathrooms are typically on the small side. The limited counter top space often quickly becomes cluttered due to lack of storage. Often, there is room for only one person at a time due to a restricted floor plan, and outdated plumbing […]

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