Author: Barton

Before you start building a home, office building, or warehouse, there are many things to consider for the construction. You need to figure out where to build, which architect to use, what contractor to hire, what to include in the floor plan, and the list...

Plumbing is such an integral part of any building and prevention of backflow problems is within everyone’s best interest. Mathews Plumbing & Heating is fully aware of how backflow is a problem better avoided and prevented. As a way to help make sure that backflow...

5/22/2018 Now that the winter is over, it’s time to check up on your plumbing. Harsh winter months can take a toll on your pipes, causing unprotected pipes to easily freeze, crack, and burst. Make this summer stress free by checking now for cracks and burst pipes...

5/4/2018 Summer is just around the corner! Everyone’s ready for backyard BBQs, ice cream, and pool days, but what about the heat? Along with high temperatures, summer brings a never-ending search for ways to cool down, running the air conditioning all day, and high energy costs. View Mathews'...

4/13/2018 Are you struggling with a clogged toilet? If you’re trying to flush your toilet and nothing happens, or the bowl fills with water, don’t worry! As inconvenient and annoying as it is, toilet emergencies are a fact of life, and most can be easily fixed. With...

2/13/2018 Is your heating bill stressing you out this winter? Save money on heating! Heating your home in the winter can be expensive, and 42 percent of the average American’s utility bill is solely from heating costs. As the weather gets cooler, don’t waste all of your money...

10/4/2017 Winter is coming! The cold, winter months can cause some devastating damage to your home, it's important to prepare your home to prevent this damage. We'll show you how to winterize your home with 6 simple steps you can do today.  #1 Have a Generator Cold weather...

9/5/2017 By: Kathryn Hyer   The average family uses anywhere between 28 to 56 gallons of hot water per day. With all of this water usage, perhaps one of the most important and overlooked appliances is the water heater. No one seems to notice the water heater until...

8/4/2017 By: Kathryn Hyer   It’s summertime in Southeast Idaho, and chances are your air conditioning bill isn’t the only thing making you sweat. The average AC bill during summer months can be as high as $120, posing the question of how to stay cool without breaking...

7/5/2017 By: Kathryn Hyer   Summertime is here, and you know what that means! Kids are running around, grass sprinklers are always in use, and there are cookouts galore. While summertime is fun and exciting, there are a few plumbing issues which are more prevalent during this season...