Common Water Heater Repairs

There’s no nightmare quite like hopping in the shower on a Monday morning before work and feeling a blistering cold stream of water instead of a nice warm rush of heat. While cold showers may serve as a great wake up call, investing in water heater repair will bring back…

What to do if Heater is not Working but Thermostat Is?

The weather in Sacramento and the Bay Area can be described as mostly mild. However, winter temperatures can be cold, especially by California standards. There’s nothing better than coming home on a cold day and turning on the heater. But what happens when your heater is not working but thermostat…

10 Ways to Reduce Heating Bills this Winter

The cold weather is just starting to creep up on us, which means it’s almost time to turn on the furnace. Unfortunately, we hear a lot about the yearly utility bill spike that comes with winter heating. We’re here to tell you, there are a few things you can do…

Window Types and Shapes

Your options when it comes to window types and shapes are nearly limitless here at Bell Brothers. We believe in providing our customers with as many customizable options as possible—and now renovating your home with the perfect windows has never been easier! Most of our customers are surprised to learn…

Why do I Need 2 Plungers?

Chances are you have just 1 plunger in your household. Most likely, it’s sitting next to your toilet ready for the clog to happen. But what about when one of your sinks is backed up? At Bell Brothers, we understand why you wouldn’t want to use your toilet plunger for…

Why is My Home’s Heating Not Working?

One of the worst things to come home to after a cold, rainy winter day is realizing your home heat isn’t working. At Bell Brothers, we believe that all big fixes should be left to the professionals, however, there are a few things you can if you find yourself asking,…

Protect Your Plumbing from an Earthquake

Last month we talked about how to protect your HVAC from an earthquake, this month we’re focusing on plumbing. The issue with plumbing is that shifting ground during an earthquake can cause a lot of damage, and you can’t really “look under the hood” of your main sewer line. While…

Top Benefits of Double Pane Windows

We hear a lot of Sacramento homeowners asking about double pane windows. They often ask us if how they can save money with double pane windows and what the environmental consequences are. Today’s post will shine a light on the benefits of double pane windows and why you should consider…

6 Reasons You Should Install a Smart Thermostat in Your Home

Is a smart thermostat really worth it? Does a smart thermostat actually save money? We hear questions every day about smart thermostats, and the experts at Bell Brothers are here to provide you those answers. Smart thermostats are quickly replacing their digital and even programmable counterparts, because of their wide…

How To Prevent A Sewage Back-Up

There are a number of things that can go wrong when you’re a homeowner—but one of the most costly, time-consuming and just downright gross problems you can face is a sewage backup. When something backs up your drainage pipes, your home becomes at-risk for flooding and potentially exposes you and…