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40 Years of SSI

Posted on Fri, 01/25/2019

It doesn’t seem that long ago when a job at SSI came with an order of fries. Of course, it’s been 40 years since our founding. Our operation back then was a bit simpler.

What To Do When You Have Frozen Pipes

Posted on Fri, 01/11/2019

Frozen pipes can be a lot more than inconvenient – they can lead to costly water damage for your home. If you notice decreased water pressure when the temperature is below freezing, you may have a frozen pipe and you will want to deal with it as soon as possible.

How to Take The Best Care of Your Water Heater

Posted on Fri, 01/04/2019

Hot water tanks generally only last anywhere from 8 to 12 years, a timeframe that is far less than many other household appliances. However, if you properly maintain and care for your water heater, it's not unusual for this lifespan to double.

One Way to Prevent Dry Winter Skin: Install a Whole House Humidifier!

Posted on Thu, 01/03/2019

Winter weather means cracked skin and dry interior air quality, but it doesn't have to. A whole house humidifier can improve comfort year-round and benefit your health, as well as your dry skin. Learn the biggest benefits of a whole house humidifier.

Why It's Important to Turn Off Your Outside Faucets for Winter

Posted on Wed, 11/28/2018

The best way to prevent damage to water lines during winter is by turning off outside faucets. Regardless of whether your water lines are freeze proof or not, removing hoses and splitters from the spigot during cold weather can save you from a lot of trouble. Failure to disconnect hoses from the hose bib allows water to be trapped, which can cause freezing in the fixture.

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