HVAC and Plumbing Tips

How often should you change your furnace filter?

How Often Should You Change Your Furnace Filter?

  Fall is in the air and that means it’s time to start thinking about winterizing your home. One of the most important things you can do to prepare your home for winter and to keep your furnace running smoothly is to regularly change the filter. But how often should you be changing the furnace…

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Common reasons HVAC systems break down

Common Reasons Air Conditioning Systems Break Down

Lack of Maintenance The biggest mistake that people make is not having their air conditioning systems maintained on a regular basis by a professional. Maintenance is important because it helps to keep the system running smoothly and prevents small problems from turning into larger ones. A simple tune-up can potentially save you hundreds of dollars…

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Tips for prolonging the life of your AC system

Tips for Prolonging the Life of an Air Conditioning System

To prolong the life of your AC unit, it is important to make sure you have an annual tune-up and routinely replace air filters according to the manufacturers recommendation. A well maintained AC will last longer and work more efficiently which means you’ll save on air conditioning repair costs. The fact that air filters need…

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How to find and fix air leaks

Air Sealing Your Home – How to Find and Fix Air Leaks

You might not realize it, but your home is probably full of air leaks. These tiny openings can let cold air in during the winter and hot air in during the summer, making your HVAC system work overtime (and driving up your energy bills in the process). If you’re feeling a draft, chances are you…

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Why You Should Get an Air Quality Test for Your Home?

Why You Should Get an Air Quality Test for Your Home?

Why is it important to know the air quality in your home? There are many reasons why it’s important to know the air quality in your home. For starters, breathing in pollutants can cause some serious health issues like allergies or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Additionally, if you have children or pets, you’ll want…

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Preparing Your HVAC System for Summer

Preparing Your HVAC System for Summer

  Are you ready for summer? No, not the beach and barbecues kind of summer, we’re talking about your home’s air conditioning system. Summer is a time when your AC will be working overtime, so it’s important to make sure that it’s in good condition before the temperatures start rising. In this blog post, we’ll…

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Why is the Placement of My Thermostat Important?

Why is the Placement of My Thermostat Important?

Your thermostat is one of the most important pieces of equipment in your home when it comes to your HVAC system. That’s why proper thermostat placement is so important so make sure that it is placed in an optimal location. This will ensure that the temperature is evenly distributed throughout your living space. Maintaining a…

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How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

How to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

Protect your home from frozen pipes. How to Prevent pipes from freezing during cold weather. If you’re a homeowner in North Texas, it’s important to take some preventative steps to protect your home from frozen pipes this winter. A hard freeze is on the way, and even if temperatures start out above freezing, they’ll drop…

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18 Common HVAC Problems

18 Common HVAC Problems Homeowners Experience

Homeowners who have a problem with their HVAC system may not be able to get in touch with the HVAC contractor that installed it or they are unsatisfied with the company’s response. If the HVAC system is not working properly, homeowners may need to contact a HVAC contractor right away and they want someone who…

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Most common plumbing problems

What are the most common plumbing problems?

The most common problems with installation are clogged drains and toilets, leaking taps and pipes, water heater issues, low water pressure, and a running toilet. Each of these issues requires a different solution, which we’ll cover below.. You don’t know how much you rely on plumbing until you have problems.. Dripping taps are annoying, wasteful…

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Time to Replace Your Home's Water Heater

8 Signs that its Time to Replace Your Home’s Water Heater

Do you have an unpleasant, plumber-y scent in your home? Does water from the sink suddenly not come out clear anymore but instead appear murky and brownish like coffee with milk or tea that has been sitting for too long? If so, it may be time for water heater replacement. There are many signs that…

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Unclogging A Slow Draining Bathroom Sink

Effectively Unclogging A Slow Draining Bathroom Sink

It’s inevitable: a slow-draining bathroom sink will eventually become one that doesn’t drain at all. But if you have the skills and about 10 minutes, you can unclog your bathroom sink effectively. Here’s how to do it: 1. Gather your tools. A pair of channel locks is essential. These pliers that will expand to about…

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