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How to Know When Your Air Ducts Need Cleaning

Air duct cleaning is something that every home needs done about every three to five years. Most homes that never have their ducts cleaned deal with a slow efficiency drain on the HVAC. Many only have their ducts cleaned every decade or two when the HVAC is replaced. However, some situations where your home needs […]

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5 Benefits of Having a Water Filtration System Installed

A water filtration system has become essential because of all the harmful contaminants found in tap water. Water filters remove harmful contaminants such as bacteria, viruses, heavy metals, chlorine, and pesticides. The filters also reduce the amount of sediment buildup, which can cause clogs. They also improve taste and odor. Most of us aren’t aware […]

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How to Choose an Emergency Plumber

If you are experiencing a severe issue with your plumbing or are just trying to be proactive and prepared in the case of an emergency you’ve come to the right place. Finding the best plumber for your needs isn’t always easy. Here’s what you need to know about choosing an emergency plumber in the Chapel […]

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What are the Benefits of a Plumbing Inspection for Homeowners

  The Benefits of Running an Annual Home Plumbing Inspection Are you hesitating to get started on a major home improvement project like plumbing? It may seem daunting at first, but once you get the ball rolling, your future self will thank you. Not only can it be expensive to redo any part of your […]

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5 Tips to Help Reduce Your AC Cost in the Summer

The summer months are here, and the heat is on here in North Carolina. As appliance usage surges in hot weather, power consumption rises. Air conditioners (AC) are one of the appliances that get the most significant use in the summer and may break the bank if you do not utilize them efficiently. What can […]

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4 Ways an Air Quality Control System Can Benefit Your Home

Have you ever given much thought about the airflow in your home? Airflow can control the particles in the air which can lead to the amount of dust that settles on your furniture and carpet. Air filtration controls how much dust and pollen is removed from your indoor air with each cycle through the HVAC. […]

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How to Give Your A/C a Break This Summer

Updated May 2022 Let’s face it, the summer months in North Carolina can be brutal, with temperatures rising into the high nineties, making for uncomfortable days and sleepless nights. It’s the kind of heat that has most of us retreating to the indoors to stay cool, with the thermostat turned way down. By keeping your […]

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Five Home Maintenance Tasks for Spring

  Updated May 2022 Most North Carolinians would agree that spring is the best time of year. This time of year, we’re lucky to experience the daily pleasures of Carolina blue skies, warm sunshine, bird song, and bright blooms popping up everywhere. It’s a time of year that inspires letting go of the old and […]

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In Memory of Noah Matthews

With saddened hearts, the Bud Matthews Family confirmed on Friday, January, 21st that Noah Matthews, co-owner/partner with his dad, as well as a father, husband, son, brother, friend, and community leader, died unexpectedly Wednesday evening, January 19th, 2022. Noah led the Bud Matthews Services team with creativity, vision, and a deep desire to give back […]

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5 Tips for Lowering Your Heating Bill This Winter

Freezing temperatures have hit North Carolina hard this year. With more wintry precipitation than usual and temperatures in the 20s, Chapel Hill and Triangle residents are working extra hard to keep their homes warm without breaking the bank on energy bills. Bud Matthews Services service techs work hard to keep your furnace well-maintained and running […]

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See What Your Neighbors Are Saying

“Many heartfelt thanks to the people I talked with on the phone late this afternoon who were concerned enough to send Pat over to check on our frozen pipes and dripping shower. Pat was so kind and professional and fixed...”

– Rindi

“Bud, I want to send my thanks to your company and especially to Scott. He got into more than he bargained for on our project yesterday. He went out and got different parts and went the extra mile to make...”

– Dave W.

“They were professional, honest, and cleaned-up after their work, and even took the shop-vacuum around the living room for good measure (we have a GSD - say no more)! Nice folks.”

– Judith A. – Pittsboro, NC

“Bud Mathew responded to our call even though it was made during the weekend. Plumber came to the house, identified the problem, gave us a temporary fix and suggested we wait until Monday to fix it. (That saved us some...”

– Gloria C. – Carrboro, NC

“They replaced a number of parts in my old Maytag dryer. It has been very reliable for 26 years and I want to keep it rather than buy a new one. Works great now!”

– Jane S. – Chapel Hill, NC

“Repair people were punctual and cordial. They troubleshot a problem, trying different approaches when the first try didn't work to clear the line. They explained everything they were doing as they did it while we watched. They were very efficient...”

– Diana B. – Efland, NC

“We were very happy with the process and outcome. Noah was very responsive. If he couldn't answer his phone when I called, he quickly returned calls. Everyone was very polite and respectful. They did a great job. Noah made good...”

– Jeffrey H. – Durham, NC

“They fixed my LG Front Load Washing Machine, which was leaking. They also helped me level it properly. They were on time, they provided clear estimates, they were professional, and they clearly explained every step of the process to me...”

– Lindsey S. – Chapel Hill, NC
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We recognize that our services are of a special and often emergency nature, and we remain fully committed to fulfilling the needs of our community even as potential demand for our services may increase with more families either choosing to or being required to remain home for extended periods of time. More importantly, the safety of our employees and customers is always our highest priority, and we recognize that heightened diligence and focus on health and safety is required during these challenging times. We are actively monitoring updates from the CDC, WHO and local health officials; and we have been proactively and continually implementing measures and developing plans to prioritize the health and well-being of our employees and customers. Including:

  • Equipping all technicians with masks, gloves, and disinfectants.
  • Social distancing – Avoid handshakes and limit direct contact with customers during their visit.
  • Requiring technicians to clean all surfaces with disinfectants before and after performing work.
  • Requiring all employees to stay home if they are experiencing symptoms such as shortness of breath, coughing or fever.