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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The Vital Role Refrigerant Plays in Your Air Conditioner

June 1st, 2015

Most people aren’t aware of how their air conditioner works and, strictly speaking, they don’t need to be. The more you know about your air conditioner, however, the better prepared you’ll be to address any problems that might afflict it.

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What is Backflow Testing, and Why Does it Matter?

May 22nd, 2015

Have you ever noticed water coming back up out of your drains? Not a clog, where water just refuses to drain, but a situation where water is actively flowing backwards through the system.

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Air Conditioner Parts: The Compressor

May 11th, 2015

The greatest amount of interaction that most homeowners tend to have with their air conditioners is when they adjust the temperature on the thermostat. While this isn’t a bad thing (that’s what the thermostat is there for, after all) it often means that homeowners are unaware of how their air conditioners actually work.

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Signs That You Have a Drain Problem

May 4th, 2015

The first sign that most homeowners notice that their drains need a plumber is when they clog up. While that is certainly a good reason to call a plumber to examine your drain, it is far from the only reason.

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How Can I Tell When to Replace My Air Conditioner?

April 27th, 2015

Summer is coming, and now is the time to ensure that your air conditioning system is ready for the oncoming heat. If your air conditioner doesn’t look like it’s going to make it through another summer, you’re going to want to replace it now, before the days start heating up.

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