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Help! I’ve Got Critters In My Pipes!

Forget lions and tigers and bears. When it comes to plumbing problems, you should really be thinking about frogs and snakes and squirrels. Oh my! Believe it or not, some critters can crawl, creep or wriggle their way into your pipes, causing clogs of a truly surprising variety. Animal invasion may be an unlikely plumbing…

The Durham Bulls and Newcomb & Company: Two Triangle Traditions

What are some of your favorite thoughts about summer? If you’re like Newcomb and Company, one of them goes like this: The sun is shining, the grass glows green, you’ve got a Coke and a hot dog, and there’s a batter up — it’s a perfect day at the ballpark. The Durham Bulls, the Triangle’s…

John M. Alexander Family YMCA

Over the course of two years, the Central YMCA in Raleigh was demolished and rebuilt into the John M. Alexander Family YMCA. Newcomb and Company worked diligently with the owner and general contractor to accomplish this feat, keeping the facility open throughout the entire process. A total of 20 different HVAC systems were installed ranging…

How To Prepare For A Hurricane

We live in the South, so come September, we know that hurricane season is around the corner — and it’s not just about hockey! While North Carolina often stays out of the path of the worst of the damage, we’re not always so lucky. Some hurricanes head right for us, and some have been known…

Heating & Furnace Maintenace: How Do I Keep My Home From Losing Heat?

Although it may be hard to imagine while humidity levels are still high, crackling leaves and plummeting temperatures are just around the corner. Think back to years past: have you had problems keeping your house comfortable as the mercury drops? Have you ever felt like you’re spending more energy on trying to save energy than…

Newcomb And Company: Commercial Services Specialists

Did you ever explore the basement utility rooms of buildings as a kid? The hidden corners, the huge metal pipes that look like science fiction creatures — dark rooms full of HVAC equipment are fertile breeding grounds for children’s imaginations. If you were once an intrepid utility room explorer, you may have wondered: where does…

How Do I Know if My Air Conditioner is Broken or Breaking

Summer has arrived in the Triangle and on the coast! There’s nothing like a warm sunny day in North Carolina to recharge yourself. It’s also nice to be able to come back to a nice cool house and relax after a hot day at the beach or pool. If you’ve ever had an air conditioning…