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Are you taking full advantage of your service agreement benefits?

March 8, 2017

We love our Service Agreement customers.  As a service agreement member, you are entitled to a 10% discount on all our additional services.  We want to make sure you’re taking advantage of all the benefits that come along with your membership.  Last year, 76% of Service Agreement customers used their 10% discount on one or […]

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Nest and Ecobee Thermostats – Make your home a smart home

October 14, 2016

Besel’s has been installing and servicing heating and cooling systems for more than 100 years. HVAC systems have changed a lot in that time. Today, they’re more intelligent than ever. Now, Besel’s Home Improvement installs ecobee and Nest smart home systems. These next-gen thermostats aren’t just tech toys. They protect your most valuable asset. And […]

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Do you have a swimming pool or irrigation system? You might need this.

April 21, 2016

Backflow preventers are required by every local water utility.  These devices allow water to flow in one direction, but prevent it from flowing backwards in the opposite direction.  A backflow preventer is like a one-way gate for water.  Most backflow preventers are used to keep unsafe water from reversing flow and entering the clean water […]

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Don Bessette - Plumber

Meet Don – Plumber and Water Purification Specialist

April 19, 2016

Besel’s is pleased to welcome plumber Don Bessette. He joined us a few weeks ago. Although Don is new to Besel’s, he’s very familiar with the Leavenworth area. And he’s very familiar with plumbing. “I’m originally from Atchison, but I’ve worked around Leavenworth for years – in Leavenworth and in the surrounding areas and towns,” Don says. […]

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New Water Heater Regulations

September 4, 2015

Get in the Right Kind of Hot Water With New Water Heater Regulations Is there a new water heater in your future? New Department of Energy (DOE) regulations may make the purchase a little more complicated.  The DOE issued new efficiency standards that took effect in April.  The updated DOE standards apply to gas, electric, […]

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Protect Your Home With Clean Gutters

June 29, 2015

With all the rain we’ve had, your gutters have been getting a workout. By controlling the water around your home, gutters guard your biggest investment. But when your gutters are clogged with leaves, sticks, or other debris, they can’t do their job. So some rain spills where it’s not supposed to – big deal, right? […]

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The Importance of Permits

May 5, 2015

The Importance of Permits In our line of work, we understand the value of obtaining permits (we call it “pulling permits”) from the local municipal offices before starting any major home improvement project. Replacing a furnace, building a sun room, installing a new roof or swapping out that 25-year-old air conditioner require knowledge, training and […]

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“Say, do you know a good handyman?”

April 1, 2015

“Say, do you know a good handyman?” We sure do!  A few, in fact. Winter is almost over and we at Besel’s know that some of you have started your spring cleaning early.  With that usually comes a refreshed to-do list of home repairs.  Yours might look something like this: Clean the gutters Install grab […]

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Recycling: More than Just Bottles & Cans

March 3, 2015

We know you know this already.  You are conscious of waste.  You would like to see the environment continue humming along.  It could be the aluminum can recycling bin at your office, or a full-blown compost heap.  Whatever your motivation, you do your part. We do, too! When we complete a big job – replacing your […]

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Employee Spotlight: Clarkie Fultz

July 23, 2014

Get your motor runnin’ Given this week’s blistering temperatures, we figured this is a good time to shine the ol’ employee spotlight on the woman who keeps our repair operations on task here at Besel’s Home Improvement. Our Assistant Service Manager Clarkie Fultz fills a role critical to our success and your comfort. For 15 […]

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