HVAC and Plumbing Tips

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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Reduce The Load On Your Overworked AC

Reduce The Load On Your Overworked AC With These Tips

With summer temperatures like they often are, it means you’re probably overstressing your air conditioner — especially if you’re home all day or must leave your system running all day to keep the temperature in your home where it needs to be. Even when you do everything right — like opening windows during any cool…

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Tips on Cutting Home Energy Costs

Tips on Cutting Home Energy Costs

How do you cut energy costs? Step one…unplug the appliance. If you are not using it, unplug it. Yes, that is inconvenient, but if you want to save money, you have to make some kind of effort to translate a bit of inconvenience into dollars saved. You know that red light that shines on some…

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What Causes Low Water Pressure?

What Causes Low Water Pressure?

Low water pressure can be a nuisance.  No one enjoys a shower that drips out.  Plus, low water pressure can increase energy costs.  As it takes longer to fill a dishwasher or washing machine, this increases energy expenses. One thing that can cause low water pressure is running too many things at the same time. …

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