Fall is fast approaching, which means the end of summer and start of autumn. As the seasons change, some of us are sad and some of us are excited. In New England, we look forward to moderate temperatures and bright, bold hues as the leaves...

How is your home tap water? We rely on tap water for many of our daily activities. From cooking and cleaning to drinking, many of us rely on tap water (or municipal water) to flow through our pipes. In fact, here in the US, less than 1%...

In New England and across the country, we take the importance of water for granted. We rely on water flowing freely to our homes for drinking, bathing and cleaning. We expect clean and safe water to flow from the tap everyday. The EWG empowers people to live...

Water quality is extremely important. Across the country, and even in our backyard, there are stories of poor public drinking water. Families are learning about dangers, such as lead, mercury or other toxins, that may be in tap water. As a result, homeowners are seeking water...

Do you take clean and safe drinking water for granted? As this report from CBS News shows, there are plenty of contaminants in public drinking water. As noted in the report, there is a national database that provides information on your local water, including the number of...

What are water softeners? How do water softeners work? Why do they help improve your home comfort? If you are like most homeowners, you likely know about things such as hard water, water softeners or water treatment. After all, stories about poor drinking water around the...

Why should you clean your air ducts? The answer is simple: Because they get dirty! The air ducts in your home accumulate dust and dirt. This is normal and found in all homes with air ducts. However, in addition to normal wear and tear, there are several...

How do you know if your home contains hard water and why is it important to understand your home water? If you have hard water, then you are not alone. Nearly 85% of people in the U.S. have hard water! Hard water can be tough on your...

For our local customers in Plainville, SolvIt has teamed with town officials to help the community. How? For every home energy audit, we will make a $25 donation to the Plainville Community Food Pantry. Recently, the Town of Plainville sent a letter to residents that outlined the offer. Dear...

The water in Plainville is hard. Fixing the problem is easy! Recently, residents of Plainville, CT received a letter from our local water supplier with some news about the town water. The good news is that the Town of Plainville and State Officials confirmed that our...