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How to Detect Plumbing Leaks in Your Home

August 13th, 2018

Burst-PipePlumbing leaks have the obnoxious qualities of being both very common and very difficult to detect. A lot of the water damage inflicted on homes across the country occurs because small leaks are not detected and fixed in a timely manner. Professional maintenance conducted on an annual basis is a good way to lessen the chances of a leak spending months rotting out the surrounding area undetected. However, you still need to keep an eye out for warning signs that your plumbing system is developing leaks. The following are a few different signs that can indicate that you have leaks forming in your system.

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Careful of These Air Conditioning Problems

July 30th, 2018

air-conditionerAir conditioning problems are quite common during the summer, due to the added strain placed on the system by daily operation. Preventive maintenance does a lot to keep the system healthy and lower the odds of serious problems developing, but it’s not a perfect solution. As you use your air conditioner this summer, we highly recommend that you keep an eye out for the following signs that your air conditioner is in trouble. If you notice them sooner, you’ll be able to have the underlying problems repaired before they have the opportunity to cause too much damage.

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You Might Need a New Water Heater if it Fits This List

July 16th, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heaters can last quite a while, but they don’t last forever. It’s a good idea to keep an eye on your water heater if you’ve had it for a while, so that you can tell as early as possible whether or not the system is in need of replacement. If you miss the warning signs, you risk suddenly finding yourself without hot water when your system breaks down on you. So, consider consulting a technician about installing a new water heater if your current system fits this list of symptoms.

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Bathroom Remodeling Options to Consider

July 2nd, 2018

BathroomThe bathroom is one of the most popular rooms in the home when it comes to remodeling. It’s an important part of people’s daily routine, and who doesn’t want to spend their morning and evening rituals in a comfortable bathroom environment? If you’re looking to have your bathroom remodeled in the near future, you probably have a range of ideas about what you want to go in it.

There are a lot of different options to sort through on the market today for each kind of bathroom appliance. We recommend consulting with a professional technician before making any permanent decisions on things like plumbing appliances, just to make sure that everything will work well together. Still, there’s nothing wrong with taking a look at some of the options out there.

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Improve Your Air Conditioner’s Energy Efficiency With These Steps

June 18th, 2018

Air-ConditionersSummer is when you’re going to be using your air conditioner the most, of course. You’re going to want to take some steps to improve your system’s efficiency, then, both because it will lower the odds of issues coming up, and will save you money in the long run. Have a look at some of the ways that you can improve the efficiency of your air conditioner this summer.

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Watch Out for These Signs That Your Air Conditioner is Malfunctioning

June 4th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-TechnicianSummer puts a lot of strain on your air conditioner, which increases the odds of it malfunctioning in some way. Even if you’ve taken steps to lower the chances of that happening, like scheduling preventive maintenance, there is still a possibility of some sort of issue cropping up between maintenance appointments. While you’re using your air conditioner on a regular basis this season, make sure that you keep an eye out for the following signs that your system is in trouble.

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Now is a Good Time to Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance

May 21st, 2018

Air-Conditioner-TechnicianSummer is not far off now. Soon you’ll be using your air conditioner on a daily basis to keep your home comfortable, which means more strain and wear on the system. The more you use your air conditioner, the more likely it will be to develop problems of various kinds. Fortunately, there is a way to make sure that you can rely on your air conditioner throughout the summer without having to worry about it malfunctioning when you need it the most: maintenance.

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Need a New Air Conditioner? Find Out Here

May 7th, 2018

Air-Conditioner-TechnicianBefore too long, you’re going to be relying on your air conditioner on a daily basis to keep yourself cool and comfortable. That makes now the perfect time to figure out whether you need a new air conditioner entirely, or whether you can get by with your current one for another year. If you try and make it through the summer with a system that isn’t up to it, you may have to replace it midway through the season. Trust us when we say that you don’t want to deal with that hassle if you can avoid it. Follow the list below to help you determine whether or not your air conditioner should be replaced before summer starts.

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Careful of These Nasty Plumbing Problems

April 23rd, 2018

plumber-water-heaterPlumbing systems are built to last. Many can survive for decades and decades with only a few pipe replacements here and there, provided you take proper care of them.

That’s the most important thing, though: taking proper care of your plumbing system. In order to do that, you’re going to need to know what kinds of issues your plumbing system is likely to run into, so you know when to call for repairs if you spot their warning signs. We’ve outlined some common plumbing problems, their symptoms, and what you should do about them below.

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Tips on Keeping Your Plumbing System in Top Shape

April 9th, 2018

plumber-water-heaterIt can be tough to keep your plumbing system healthy, especially since we’re willing to bet you don’t think about it that often. Most of the system is hidden from view, and most people take it for granted until something starts to go wrong with it. If you want to keep your plumbing system in the best possible shape for as long as you can, though, you’re going to need to take a couple of proactive steps.

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