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Last Minute Tips for the Perfect Halloween

By |2017-10-26T14:42:22+00:00October 26th, 2017|Around the Home|

Happy Halloween! You may have heard someone say we spend more on Halloween than we do on Christmas. This isn’t true. While Fortune.com found North Americans spent over $8.4 billion last Halloween, Forbes determined Christmas spending still reigns supreme over a whopping $1 trillion! However, Halloween spending is on the rise as more and more

How to Prepare for the Coming Months

By |2017-10-14T14:08:49+00:00October 14th, 2017|Around the Home|

We’ve all been there. When the heating system fails, it doesn’t fail on a mild fall day. Instead, it “decides” to fail on the coldest day of the year. It’s no accident. When you run your heating system during the chilliest days, it tends to run for longer hours with higher output. This strain can

The Virtue of Regular HVAC System Maintenance

By |2017-09-29T10:31:20+00:00September 29th, 2017|Around the Home|

Preventative medicine is often the best medicine. Just as you visit your doctor for regular wellness checkups, you should do the very same for your home. When you perform regular system inspection and maintenance, you save yourself from potential headaches down the road — headaches that can end up costing you big. Take your heating

3 Easy Ways to Keep Your Pipes from Freezing

By |2015-11-30T09:06:47+00:00November 30th, 2015|Around the Home|

Early fall/winter weather is tricky for people on the West Coast. The 2015 winter season is expected to warmer than normal, yet we’ve had sub-zero temperatures already. So, don’t let ol’ man winter fool you. Lewis MacLean Plumbing and Heating doesn’t want you to get caught in mini-cold snaps. We are urging all of our

Get Winterized! – Draining outside taps

By |2015-11-19T09:13:26+00:00November 19th, 2015|Around the Home|

It's that time of year again! We're starting to see the temperatures drop and that means getting your home winterized. Even though the south coast is supposed to have a mild winter, we're seeing cooler temperatures and that means ... well, we don't know what that means. So, let's be prepared, just in case. To

It’s time!-Your Fall/Winter Checklist

By |2015-09-24T14:46:34+00:00September 24th, 2015|Around the Home|

Give your trees and shrubs a little TLC.  Probably the most important thing to do for your trees and shrubs in the fall is trimming the dead branches out. Fall is the time they’re dormant, and the perfect time to do your pruning to get them back to the sizing you want, as well as

That Clean Indoor Air

By |2015-09-24T10:09:48+00:00September 24th, 2015|Around the Home|

Here are 9 of the easiest ways to improve the air you’re breathing inside your home. Winter’s just around the corner, and so are the days when you’ll keep your home closed up tight in an effort to keep the cold air out and the warm air in. Unfortunately keeping that cold air out has