Signs That You Need Drain Cleaning

July 25th, 2016

Your drains serve an important purpose in your home’s plumbing system. If you want your plumbing and sewer system to continue functioning properly, you should make sure that your drains get drain cleaning services when they need it. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need to schedule drain cleaning services.

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When to Replace Your Heat Pump

July 18th, 2016

Heat pumps can last a fairly long time, if they are properly taken care of. However, no matter how well you treat your heat pump, you will eventually need a new one. What’s important is that you be able to properly identify when your heat pump is reaching the end of its life. If the system can’t get you through another summer, you’re going to want to replace it before the truly hot weather hits. That is, unless you enjoy suddenly being without cooling during a record-breaking heat wave. Let’s take a look at some signs that you need to replace your heat pump.

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How Often do I Need to Schedule Drain Cleaning?

July 11th, 2016

If you have been reading this blog for a while, you know the importance of drain cleaning services. Getting your drains cleaned on a regular basis helps keep them in good operating condition, and lengthens their effective lifespans. How often should you schedule it, though? That depends on the specifics of your home. Let’s take a look at some of the circumstances under which you should schedule drain cleaning.

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What It Means When Your Heat Pump Ices Over

July 6th, 2016

If you have a heat pump installed in your home, you may have noticed ice building up on the outside unit while it’s running. This isn’t an emergency, per se, or even necessarily a problem. However, it can quickly become an issue under the right circumstances. Read on to find out why ice forms on your heat pump, and when to call for repairs.

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How to Make Your Air Conditioner More Energy Efficient

July 4th, 2016

Reducing energy costs should be on the to-do list of every homeowner. Whether you care passionately about the environment or you just want to cut costs during the most expensive part of the year, there is plenty that you can do. How do you make your air conditioner more energy efficient? Read on for some tips:

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Watch Out for These Signs of Water Heater Trouble

June 27th, 2016

Is your water heater not supplying you with enough hot water? Are you standing in cold water at the end of your shower? Are you paying too much to keep your water heater going? As one of the major appliances in the home, your water heater needs not only to be functional, but also efficient. While preventive maintenance is best, there are plenty of problems that can arise no matter how hard you try to avoid them. Let’s have a look at some things to look out for.

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4 Summer Plumbing Tips Every Homeowner Needs

June 20th, 2016

The plumbing system is no different during the summer than it is during other times of the year. But with the longer days and increased guests, it’s a good time to take stock of the current state of your plumbing system, including the drains, water heaters, and all the fixtures. Here are 3 tips to get you started: 

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Why Your Air Conditioner is Icing Over

June 13th, 2016

As you use your air conditioner more and more often this summer, you may notice ice forming on the inside coil of the system. This may seem like a good thing at first, but it isn’t. Air conditioner ice is actually a symptom of a very serious problem that can lead to a full system breakdown. Read on to find out why it happens, and why it’s a threat.

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Why Your Heat Pump is Stuck in Heating

June 8th, 2016

As you start to rely on your heat pump more and more often this summer, you need to be vigilant for any possible problems that might come up. Time is of the essence when it comes to repairing heat pump problems, as they tend to get progressively worse the longer they are allowed to develop. If you want to catch problems as early as possible, you should be able to identify the signs that your heat pump is in trouble. One of the most common signs of heat pump issues is strange noises coming from the system. Let’s take a look at some of the heat pump noises that indicate a problem.

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What Happens if Your Air Conditioner is the Wrong Size

June 6th, 2016

Just because an air conditioner can physically fit into a space in your home, doesn’t mean that it’s actually sized properly to service it. The size of an air conditioner has a big effect on how efficient it is, along with a lot of other factors. If you install an air conditioner that is not sized properly for your home, you are setting yourself up for a whole range of problems down the road. Let’s take a look at what happens if your air conditioner is not properly sized.

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