Posts By: zach

Have a Plugged Sink?

  Sooner or later, one of your sinks (kitchen, bathroom, laundry) is bound to get clogged. If you are experiencing a slow drain with one sink and you are not having trouble with any other sinks, then the problem is probably related to the plugged sink drain and not the main sewer drainage line in… Read more »

Ask the Expert

Question: We recently experienced a cold snap in Richmond. What can homeowners do to ensure that the plumbing in our homes are protected? Answer: That is a great question. During the recent cold snap, Ashton Service Group has seen a record number of calls from homeowners experiencing problems with both their plumbing and heating in… Read more »

3rd Annual Windows of Hope!

On the night of November 26th, a group of volunteers from Ashton Service Group participated in the 3rd annual Windows of Hope at the Richmond Auto Mall. Our busy elves spent the evening painting festive themes on the windows of Cowell Volkswagen in the Richmond Auto Mall to raise money for the Richmond Christmas Fund…. Read more »

The 3rd Annual Christmas Fund Drive Thru

Nov 28th, 2013 marked the 3rd Annual Richmond Christmas Fund Drive Thru where businesses and locals come together to gather gifts for less fortunate families in Richmond. Brian Williams along with volunteers Wendy, Tim and Patrick brave the morning cold to collect gifts. Please visit http://tinyurl.com/m49p5kv for a full gallery.

Question: The weather is getting colder and colder, how can I prepare my furnace for winter?

Answer: When it starts getting cold, you don’t want to turn on the furnace only to discover that it’s not working. Your best bet is to hire a professional to have them inspect, clean and check for unhealthy gases to ensure everything is in order. However, there are a few simple steps you can take… Read more »

Ask the Expert- Furnace

Question: What is a 2-stage furnace and are they better than a single-stage furnace? Answer: Two-stage furnaces have two levels of output: they can run on a low setting (first stage) to heat your home during mild/cool evenings and on high (second stage) when the days are colder.  The low setting normally meets the heating… Read more »

Having A Safe Thanksgiving

Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving when there is a lot of activity and people at home. Here are a few reminders that will help make the holiday a little less stressful. Stay home when cooking your turkey and check on it frequently. Keep children away from the stove. The stove will… Read more »