Entries by Green Box Mechanical

The Toilet Lid Is There For a Reason!

Leaving the Seat Up Can Create a Cloud of Particles Leaving the toilet seat up or down has played a part in the battle of the sexes for ages, but with the Covid-19 pandemic the debate has become more serious. A new computer modeling study shows how a flushing toilet can send a cloud of […]

Are tankless water heaters for you?

Tankless water heaters, also known as on-demand or instant water heaters, have many advantages over traditional tank-style water heaters and can be an excellent long-term investment. However, like any product, they have their downsides and they are not the right solution for every home. Unlike traditional tank-style water heaters, which continuously use energy to maintain […]

5 Signs You Need a New HVAC System

Increased Running Time When your system gets old and requires a replacement, you’ll notice that it starts up more often. It might also stay on longer in order to reach the desired temperature. It can be caused by bad coils as well as a failing blower motor. So check these parts before ordering a new […]

Portland Drain Cleaning Services

Do you have clogged drains in your home? Call Green Box Mechanical when your home’s drains are clogged. We’re experts in all areas of drain cleaning services including: Bathroom sink drains Toilet drain clogs Shower drain cleaning Sewer drain cleaning Kitchen sink drains Drain pipe cleaning All other drain clogs Other needed drain repair And […]

Knob And Tube Wiring: What You Need To Know

If you’re a Portland homeowner whose house was built before the 1950s, there’s a good chance your home’s electrical wiring was done in the knob and tube style. We’re here to tell you what it is, what you should know about it, and, if necessary, what you should do about it. The people of Portland […]