RESOURCE CENTER

Blog

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…

Everything You Need to Know About Air Conditioning in Arizona

The first air conditioned building in Phoenix was the Hotel Westward Ho, which opened in 1929. Evaporative coolers, or swamp coolers, were widespread in the years following World War II. Fast forward to today and just about every home in the Valley has a modern air conditioning system. Here’s everything…

The Value of Getting A Second Plumbing or HVAC Opinion

For quick fixes and emergency service, getting a second opinion isn’t necessarily needed. For major repairs and expensive jobs, however, getting a second opinion can help you make sure you’re paying the right price for the right materials. Here are the top reasons why you should consider getting a second…

Running Out of Hot Water Too Quickly? Here’s How to Fix It

If your home’s water goes from steaming hot to room temperature in the blink of an eye, this guide is for you. Here’s what you can do to fix hot water problems and ensure you have enough to go around for all the plumbing fixtures in your home. Turn up…

Mid-Year Roundup: Our Top Blogs of 2020 (So Far)

Since we’re halfway through 2020, we wanted to share some of the tips, guides, and advice we’ve shared on our blog from January onwards. Whether you’re looking to get to the bottom of hard-water problems, or fix uneven cooling in your home, you’ll find those answers (and more) in our…

Auto or On? The Best Setting for Your Thermostat

It’s a question we’re often asked: Should you keep your thermostat set to on and running 24/7, or opt for the intermittent cooling cycles of auto mode? Both have their fair share of pros and cons. It’s up to you to choose which is best for your home, but we’ve…

What to do When Your Air Conditioner Blows Warm Air

Hearing your air conditioner kick on and feeling a sudden rush of warm air is jarring to say the least. Especially when the temperature outside is firmly in the triple digits. Read on for tips to help you keep your cool and troubleshoot the problem with the expertise of Chas…

6 Plumbing and HVAC Myths, Debunked

When it comes to plumbing and HVAC, it’s important to know how to separate the well-meaning advice from the misleading myths. Fortunately, our decades of experience means that we’ve seen all of the most common myths and then some. Here are six common plumbing and HVAC myths, along with the…

Upstairs Too Hot, Downstairs Too Cold: What to Do about Uneven Cooling

Do you spend most of the summer fiddling with your thermostat, tying to bring the temperature gap between the rooms in your home? If it’s too hot upstairs and too cold downstairs, or you have one stubborn room in your home that never reaches the right temperature, this guide is…

How to Know If Your Home Has “Normal” Water Pressure

When things are going well, you might not put much thought into your home’s water pressure. After all, it’s easy to take water pressure for granted—until you’re dealing with trickling water in the shower or other problems. To help avoid the negative effects of low, or high, water pressure, here’s…