Welcome to Ostrom Electrical and Plumbing
Electrical and Plumbing Services For Roanoke and Surrounding Communities
For over 15 years we have used a simple approach in serving our clients. We put the best tools in the hands of the best people. Our electricians and plumbers are expertly trained professionals who can quickly diagnose the need, provide you with up front pricing, get the job done right the first time and thoroughly clean the work area.
For all electrical and plumbing services or repairs you can count on Ostrom Electrical & Plumbing for prompt, friendly and professional service. You can trust us - Roanoke's premier electrical and plumbing contractor. All work and your total satisfaction is guaranteed 100%.
When you need electrical or plumbing repairs, installation or upgrades, call us at 540-342-0555.
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4 Spring Electrical Upgrades For The Home
4 Spring Electrical Upgrades For The HomeSpring is a good time to check that your home's electrical system to make sure it is operating safely and to consider electrical upgrades that can make your home safer and more comfortable. Here are 4 electrical upgrades to consider.
1. Outdoor Lighting
Outdoor lighting adds safety and security to your home while enhancing your landscaping and adding curb appeal to your property. Ensure that entryways, paths and stairs have enough light to provide safe access to the home at night.
2. Surge Protection
Our homes are filled with expensive electrical devices. To protect your investment, consider a whole home surge protector. Surge protection installed at your service panel provides much better protection than power strip surge protectors.
3. Whole House Generator
A standby generator provides safe, reliable power during electrical storms and grid failures.With a natural gas or LP standby generator you'll have all the power you need to run your refrigerator, air conditioner and other appliances. Best of all there's no generator to wheel out of storage and start up, a standby generator turns on automatically when the power goes out.
4. Ceiling Fans
While a ceiling fan doesn't actually lower the temperature in your home, it helps your air conditioner and furnace work more efficiently by distributing the conditioned air where it's needed most, increasing comfort and lower your utility bill.
Have questions about your home's electrical system? Call Ostrom Electrical and Plumbing, we're here to help.
Here's How To Find Out How Much Those Water Leaks Are Wasting
Having minor drips and water leaks around the home may seem like just a minor annoyance, but they could be wasting many gallons of water every year. Worn washers and seals are the most common source of water drips on faucets and shower heads. Fixing these plumbing leaks is relatively inexpensive and can save you money on your water bill.
Here are some facts about water leaks in the U.S.
So how much are those water leaks around your home wasting? Find out be using our water calculator.
- Leaks can account for more than 10,000 gallons of water wasted every year in the average household, or the amount of water needed to wash 270 loads of laundry.
- Household water leaks can waste more than 1 trillion gallons annually nationwide. That's equal to the annual household water use of more than 11 million homes.
- Ten percent of homes have leaks that waste 90 gallons or more per day.