Posts in the TX Category

Houston’s Olivewood Cemetery

Houston’s Olivewood Cemetery named one of the nation’s most endangered historic places   1of2 A headstone at Olivewood Cemetery in Houston on Saturday, April 3, 2021. Local historians have been using voting registration records to try to find out more about the less famous buried at the cemetery. Elizabeth Conley, Houston Chronicle / Staff photographer […]

SandFest Returns, Houston!

Not so long ago, one of out favorite outdoor activities was going to see extraordinary artists create gravity defying sculptures on the beaches of Galveston. These amazing creations were amazing and creative. After taking some time off, SandFest has returned to the beach,  according to the Houston Chronicle..  Texas SandFest returns to Port Aransas after COVID […]

Featured On KPRC NEWS 2 Abacus Plumbing Pros Advise Houston Homeowners on Frozen Pipes

Abacus Plumbing Pros Advise Homeowners on Frozen Pipes Bursting in Homes Across Houston Area The crazy-cold weather in Houston this week has shocked us all. Many of us don’t remember it ever being this cold, and for good reason—the last time Houston experienced multiple days of below-freezing temperatures was decades ago. With the extreme weather […]

What to Do About Frozen and Burst Pipes in Houston

What to Do About Frozen and Burst Pipes in Houston Have your water pipes frozen and burst? Abacus Plumbing Featured On KPRC NEWS 2 Of Houston You’re not alone. Thousands of homeowners in the Houston area are dealing with frozen, burst pipes during these days of highly unusual freezing weather. At Abacus Plumbing Houston, our […]

What If Your Home Inspector Missed A Problem?

One of the many things we must do when we are buying a new home is have that new house inspected by a neutral party for potential problems. Home inspectors are supposed to perform a visual and noninvasive inspection of the home’s easily accessible areas, like the plumbing under sinks, and components of a home. […]

Abacus In The News: Abacus Joins The 100 Club

ABACUS Joins The 100 Club of Houston to Support Families of First Responders   HOUSTON, Oct. 12, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ABACUS Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electrical is proud to announce they have become a Business Lifetime Member of The 100 Club of Houston, which is a non-profit organization. The organization financially rescues the dependents of firefighters and law enforcement officers […]

Hurricane Season Is Here

Hurricanes: How To Prepare Yourself, Your Home, and Your Kids In the Atlantic Ocean, hurricane season is in full swing. Living on the Gulf Coast, we are all aware of the hurricanes and the damage they can cause. We need to prepare ourselves. Unless we have camping stoves, gas stoves, or a generator, we probably […]

Summer Time Getaways For Houston

School’s out and you’re probably planning all kinds of activities and, maybe, a family vacation to keep everyone busy this summer. Sometimes, deciding where to go can be a hard decision. And, sometimes, getting everyone’s summer schedules arranged for a big trip can be hard. Texas Highways has some ideas for a long vacation and […]

Houston Adopt A Pet Day

Having a pet can be a wonderful experience. Other that the companionship and love that pets provide, they impact our lives on every level. Walking a dog puts us out in the world, meeting neighbors and getting exercise. Holding a kitten can calm us after a stressful day and comfort us when we need it. […]

Great Ideas For Mother’s Day

Special Treat For Your Amazing Mom?   Mom’s special day should be unique, just for her and her family. Because every Mom and her family are different.   But, what can a family plan for a one-of-a-kind day in addition to a beautiful bouquet. 365 Things To Do In Houston has some ideas.  Lots of them. […]