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Welcome to Ostrom Electrical and Plumbing

Electrical and Plumbing Services For Roanoke and Surrounding Communities

Ostrom Electrical & PlumbingFor 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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3 Reasons To Consider Upgrading to Dimmer Switches

3 Reasons To Consider Upgrading to Dimmer Switches

1. Lower Energy Use

Conventional light switches offer two energy levels: 0% or 100%. With a dimmer switch you may find that using only 10% of a bulb's light output is perfect for lighting a particular location. This can add up to significant savings over time.

2. Increased Lightbulb Lifespan

By reducing the amount of electricity sent to light bulbs you will lower the heat and intensity from the bulb, extending its lifespan.

3. Ambience

Perhaps the most popular reason people choose to install dimmer switches is the control they provide over the quality of lighting in the home. Reducing the light intensity can create the perfect mood for any space.

For all your home electrical upgrade needs, call Ostrom Plumbing & Electrical.

 
Preventing Water Leaks Around The Home

Preventing Water Leaks Around The Home

A water leak in the home can be more than a minor inconvenience, it can end up costing thousands of dollars in damage. While a simple leaking faucet can add up to hundred of gallons of wasted water over the course of a year, there are other water leaks that can cost you more.

1. Washing Machine Hoses

One of the most costly water leaks is a leaking washing machine hose. If the washing machine is on an upper floor the damage to your house and property can be extensive. To prevent leaks, regularly check that the hose connections are tight. If the washing machine hoses are over 5 years old, or show signs of cracking or buckling, they should be replaced. Consider installing braided stainless steel hoses, which are designed to withstand greater pressure than rubber hoses.

2. Leaking Toilets

Leaking toilets are often the most overlooked leaks in the home because they are the least likely to be noticed. To test for leaks add a few drops of food coloring to a gallon of water and pour it into the toilet tank. Without flushing the toilet if the coloring appears in the bowl there is a leak.

3. Water Heater Leaks

Water heaters that are beyond their life expectancy (typically 8-10 years) are especially susceptible to water leaks. Rust and corrosion inside the tank will eventually cause water to start leaking. To keep your water heater working reliably and reduce the likelihood of corrosion, flush sediment from the hot water tank annually.

Have questions about preventing water leaks in your home? Call Ostrom Electrical and Plumbing. 


 

What Your Neighbors Are Saying ...

On April 1st (April fools day - go figure) my wife called me at work telling me there was smoke coming from our service panel. After advising her to contact the local fire department and having the meter pulled I left work to start what appeared to be a not so good vacation. With no power to find an electrician on my computer I had to do a search through my blackbery and OSTROM Electrical popped up. After talking with Steve, he had a service tech at my house within an hour. 4.5 hours later we had a new service panel, junction box, wiring and most off all, "POWER". I was surprised at how professional Daniel was on the install and how fast. I couldn't beleive this was happening to me on a Friday right before I was to start my vacation. I have recommended OSTROM to every one I know since that day. Now I am covered under their partner program and feel better knowing that I am under the umbrella of OSTROM Electrical. Thouroghly impressed by their service ...

Thank you for your quick response ...

– The Oedel's

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