Air Conditioner Short-Cycling: What You Need to Know

July 27th, 2015

Have you ever noticed your air conditioner turning itself on and off every couple of minutes? If so, you may have a short-cycling problem. Short-cycling is a very serious threat to the health of an air conditioner, decreasing its effectiveness dramatically and increasing the chance of a breakdown.

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Problems That Can Lead to Water Line Replacement

July 20th, 2015

Your water line is one of the most important parts of your plumbing system, responsible for transporting fresh water from the city water main to your home. So, it is imperative that it be kept in good condition if you want to preserve your supply of fresh water.

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Reasons Why Your AC Output is Dropping

July 13th, 2015

Summer is here, and that means your air conditioner is probably working a lot more than it does during other times of the year. That increased stress of operating on an almost daily basis tends to bring out problems that otherwise would lie dormant.

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Why You Should Have Your Plumbing Inspected Once a Year

July 7th, 2015

With something like a heater or air conditioner, it’s usually pretty easy to tell when it’s having a problem. Odd sounds, loss of output, and the like are all pretty easily recognizable symptoms of a problem with HVAC systems.

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3 Signs That You Have a Plumbing Problem

July 6th, 2015

Plumbing problems are more difficult to diagnose than those in other systems in your home. This is primarily because your plumbing system is largely hidden from you, in the walls and floors of your home.

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Why a Humidifier is a Good Idea this Summer

June 29th, 2015

With summer upon us, a lot of people are going to be relying on their air conditioners to keep them cool from day to day. While that is the whole point of an air conditioner, you need to be careful of some of the side effects associated with prolonged use.

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Why You Should Consider Installing a Sump Pump

June 22nd, 2015

We may be moving into summer right now, but the threat of basement or crawlspace flooding is still very real for many people. If you have a basement or crawlspace that floods frequently, you know how incredibly frustrating and damaging it can be.

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Why is There Ice on My Air Conditioner?

June 15th, 2015

As the days warm up, you’re going to start using your air conditioner more and more often. You may notice ice forming on your unit at some point during the summer.

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How to Tell if You Need Drain Cleaning

June 8th, 2015

Drains are important parts of your plumbing system. They serve as the connection point between you and your sewer system, allowing you to dispose of waste water in a quick and sanitary fashion.

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Why You Need to Check Your Water Heater’s Anode Rod Every Year

June 8th, 2015

Your water heater is one of the hardest working appliances in your home. It is exposed to water constantly, from the time it is installed onward.

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