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What to Do When Your Water Heater Starts Leaking

When your water heater springs a leak, you don’t want to get caught off guard. Here are tips you can use to locate and troubleshoot the leak from the plumbing experts at Chas Roberts. Step 1: Stay calm The first step when any plumbing issue rears its head is to stay calm. Take…

How Heat Pump Systems Work

In places with mild winters, like the Phoenix area, heat pumps are a popular alternative to traditional gas furnaces. In fact, many new construction homes in the area are built with heat pump systems instead of furnaces. Hailed for their efficiency and energy savings, heat pumps are a versatile system…

6 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Thermostat

You may not pay your thermostat much attention, but it’s an important part of your HVAC system. Without it, your system wouldn’t know when to turn on or how long to run for. It’s time this important device gets the credit it deserves, so here are six things you didn’t…

The Dos and Don’ts of Hiring an HVAC Company

Whether you’re looking for a repair, a new system installation, or regular maintenance, hiring an HVAC company is a decision every homeowner has to make eventually. But, with so many companies out there, how can you make sure you’re making the right choice? Here are the dos and don’ts of…

5 Air Conditioning Myths That Could Cost You Money

Is a bigger air conditioner better for energy savings? Do you really have to change your filters? When it comes to air conditioning questions, some misleading answers can end up costing you in the end. Here are 5 common air conditioning myths and the facts behind them.   Myth: The…

What is Sewer Gas?

What do plumbing leaks, cracked pipes, and clogged drains have in common? They all can produce sewer gas, a combination of toxic and non-toxic gases that create a foul-smelling mess for your home. If you’ve ever caught a whiff of an unpleasant odor when walking by your sink, you’ve likely…

Back to School: The Best Blogs to Learn About HVAC

As another school year begins, it’s a good time to learn more about the HVAC system that powers your home. After all, it’s never too late to learn something new, and learning about HVAC can help you be a more informed customer and homeowner. After more than 75 years in…

Buying a Home? Don’t Overlook These Important HVAC and Plumbing Factors

A home inspection with a professional is a crucial part of the home-buying process, as it’s the only way to ensure that the home is safe, efficient, and ready for you to live in. Along with a professional inspection, you can do your part to make sure you understand the…

What to Do When Your Thermostat Isn’t Working

Your thermostat is the command center that tells your air conditioner when to turn on, when to turn off, and how long to run in between. When it’s not working, you won’t get the cool air your home needs. Here are some troubleshooting steps you can use to get to…

The Benefits of a Hydro Jet Drain Cleaning

Hydro jet drain cleaning, or hydro jetting, is a popular drain cleaning method to conquer tough clogs and obstructions lurking deep within your plumbing system. It’s cost effective and delivers lasting results, but the benefits don’t end there. Here are all the reasons why you should consider hydro jetting next…