Northwest Mechanical Blog
Keeping your Plumbing Fixtures looking brand new
Our great go-to natural spring cleaning routine to help keep your plumbing looking like new. Plus how to make your own natural drain cleaner.
How you SHOULD be taking care of your garbage disposal
Guidelines on how to properly use your garbage disposal (so you can help prevent future problems)!
The History of Plumbing (the "Cliff Notes" Version!)
The History of Plumbing in 1 quick page! No long, boring articles here.
HOW TO Keep Your Basement Dry this Spring!
Nobody likes a wet basement. Here are our tips to help you avoid that dreaded flooded basement this year!
Help for your Pre-Spring Maintenance!
Northwest has a few helpful tips to ensure that your plumbing will be ready to go BEFORE the warm weather begins!
How Long Have You Had Your? (The Life of Appliances)
When is the last time you have stopped to think how long you have had each of your appliances? We have life estimates for your furnace, air conditioner and more.
Tips to help your family conserve water (and save big!)
Here are some tips on how to conserve water and lower your bills! How to know when to call a plumber
Avoiding Frozen Pipes in the Quad Cities
While I am sure many of you are ready for the warm weather of a Midwestern Spring, looks like we still have a few more weeks of bitter cold. Here are your tips on how to prevent, and treat frozen pipes.
HOW TO Prepare your Home for Vacation
Tips on how to get your home ready for your send off, including HVAC and plumbing preparation
Debunking common plumbing myths
This post is our attempt at debunking those plumbing myths that could be causing you to lose money.