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How to Use Your Garbage Disposal the Right Way

Written by Jenny / November 16, 2018

We could write an entire series on the dos and don’ts of using your garbage disposal, but here are a few tips and tricks on how you can help prevent ruining your garbage disposal and how to know if there’s a problem. We tend to field more inquiries about broken garbage disposals around the holidays than any other time of the year. Many times, this is because we don’t always know what foods are “allowed” to be thrown down the garbage disposal. As a…

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Fall Home Maintenance Tips

Written by Jenny / October 16, 2018

Autumn is the ideal time to give your home some extra care. The mild weather allows you to spend a little time outdoors and give your home some TLC to make sure everything is in line before the temperature begins to drop.

To combat any issues before they begin, there are a few things we recommend you do before winter arrives.

 

Shut off Outdoor Faucets

You likely have at least one outdoor faucet, but it’s often not something we think…

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Flooding Prevention Tips

Written by Jenny / September 17, 2018

If you’ve lived in or near Cedar Rapids, you may already know the area can be prone to flooding, especially near the Cedar River. While flood prevention isn’t always possible, there are a few steps you can take to mitigate the damage.

Check Your Sump Pump

Regularly checking your sump pump can prevent your basement from flooding. If you have a sump pump, inspect the sump pit to ensure it is clean and free of debris. Slowly pour a few gallons of water into the well…

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Tankless Water Heater Installation at Meth-Wick Community

Written by Jenny / September 13, 2018

Isaac, one of our Commercial Leads, at Hanna Plumbing & Heating, recently worked with Meth-Wick, an assisted living center in Cedar Rapids, to install a series of commercial tankless water heaters. His work with Meth-Wick’s installation will result in countless benefits to the residents while providing a cost-effective solution for their management team.

“We’ve been providing heating and plumbing services for them for a while. While we were taking a look at their steam boiler, we noticed that we could help them be more…

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How to Keep Your Air Conditioning Unit Running Efficiently

Written by Jenny / July 23, 2018

The last thing you want to worry about during the sweltering summer months is how much money running your air conditioning unit is going to cost. In order to ease some of those worries, we’ve provided a few do-it-yourself tips to keep your air conditioning system running efficiently.

 

Move Your Thermostat

Your thermostat can sense heat from warm objects nearby such as light bulbs, televisions and sunlight through windows. Avoid placing your thermostat next to these items for a more accurate reading. An inaccurate temperature reading…

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A “Fastest Growing Company” for the Third Year in a Row

Written by Jenny / July 3, 2018

For the third year in a row, Hanna Plumbing & Heating was honored as a Fastest Growing Company by the Corridor Business Journal, where we ranked 17th overall. We’re honored to be among the other 24 successful and inspiring companies.

In order to be considered one of the CBJ’s Fastest Growing Companies, each company who enters must meet strict requirements. They must have a revenue of at least $350,000 in each of the past 3 years, show revenue growth in the most recent year,…

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Meet Senad Mrzljak

Written by Jenny / June 21, 2018

We’re excited when we hear that employees love working for Hanna Plumbing & Heating, and we’re even more excited when we hear them succeeding outside of work!

Senad has worked as a plumber at Hanna for the past two years. Having studied to be a gas and plumbing technician in Austria, he was well-qualified to join the Hanna team.

“Someone told me about Hanna, and how it’s a fast-growing company in Cedar Rapids. I called Tim , he helped me become a Union…

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How to Prepare Your Home for Warmer Weather

Written by Jenny / May 18, 2018

How to Prepare Your Home for Warmer Weather

Spring is the perfect time to schedule maintenance on your plumbing and cooling, even if you’re not experiencing a plumbing or cooling emergency. We’ve compiled a short list of services we’ve found to be beneficial to homeowners who are looking to maintain a healthy and efficient home.

 

Check for Leaks

Cold Iowa weather can cause pipes to freeze in the winter, meaning these pipes can and leak or burst. As the weather gets warmer, use the time to…

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Is a Tankless Water Heater Right for Me?

Written by deNovo / August 18, 2017

tankless water heater

Tankless water heaters are an energy efficient alternative to traditional tank heaters. They are many times referred to as “on-demand” water heaters because they only heat the water you are using and provide a continuous supply of hot water. In contrast, tank water heaters must fill an entire storage tank full of hot water, which has to be refilled every time it runs out.

“Is a tankless water heater right for me?”

This is a question we get a lot. The truth is,…

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The A, B, C’s of Back-to-School Plumbing Tips

Written by deNovo / August 7, 2017

back-to-school plumbing tips

As the kids get ready to go back to school, don’t forget to take care of your home’s plumbing! You may not realize it, but your plumbing undergoes a lot of stress as the school year starts up again. By following these back-to-school plumbing tips, you can ensure that a plumbing emergency won’t be on your school shopping list.

A) Shower Safety

Hot showers are nice, but a scalding shower can mean a serious burn for you or someone in your family. To…

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