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According to the Arizona Department of Water Resources, the average Arizona resident uses about 120 gallons of water per day. That’s higher than the national average of 80-100 gallons per day. On a monthly basis, Arizona households use around 6,000-15,000 gallons of water. While that might seem high, the good…

3 Ways to Reduce The Amount of Water Your Toilet Uses

According to the EPA, your toilet accounts for nearly 30% of the average home’s indoor water usage. Today, most toilets use an average of 1.6 gallons per flush. However, older and inefficient toilets can use as many as six gallons. Plus, problems like leaks can cause your toilet to use…

4 Myths About Air Conditioning in Arizona

Thanks to the desert climate of the Phoenix area, air conditioning is a necessity. For many months out of the year, we rely on it to cool our homes, schools, and businesses. Without it, Phoenix may never have emerged as a bustling city. But, for as much as we have…

Declare Your Independence From High Energy Bills

Do your energy bills skyrocket in the summer? You’re not alone—but the good news is, there’s something you can do about it. In honor of Independence Day, here are tips you can use to free yourself from high energy bills for good. Start with a home energy audit A home…

8 Ways to Stay Cool Without Air Conditioning

With temperatures soaring into triple digits, air conditioning is a necessity in Arizona. But, if you find yourself without a/c due to a broken air conditioner or other circumstances, you can still stay cool with a few simple tricks. While these tips can help you in the short term, being…

5 Summertime Water Bill Tips

The average Arizonan uses about 120 gallons of water per day. In the summer months, this usage spikes as we spend more time indoors or use water for recreation and relief from the sweltering temperatures. However, even small changes can help bring your water usage down and save some money…

4 A/C Repairs You Can DIY, and 4 You Should Leave to the Professionals

Homeowners of all skill levels can do their part to keep their A/C and HVAC systems in good working order. But, some jobs are best left to the professionals. Here are four A/C  repairs you can handle at home, and four that you should call in a pro to handle.…

What to do When Your Air Conditioner Breaks in the Summer

When the Arizona summers are in full swing, the last thing you want is to end up without air conditioning. Weather, power outages, component failures, and other occurrences can happen at any time, leaving you without the cool air your home needs. But, when an emergency strikes, there’s no need…

The Top 4 Plumbing Smells to Look Out For

Whether they come from the sink, toilet, or garbage disposal, plumbing smells can have you plugging your nose whenever you pass by. Fortunately, many common plumbing smells have easy fixes. With the tips in this article, you can say goodbye to bad smells in your bathroom or kitchen. 1. Sewer…

Is a Tankless Water Heater Right for Your Home?

While tankless water heaters are commonly found throughout the rest of the world, they’ve only recently started gaining ground in the United States. The benefits of tankless water heaters, including energy efficiency and cost savings, have more and more homeowners looking to make the switch. But, despite the attractive perks,…