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8 Guides to Your Home's Heating

Even though we don’t deal with subzero temperatures or flurries of snow, things can still get a little chilly here in the Valley of the Sun. When you find yourself shivering or reaching for the thermostat, your heater is tasked with keeping your home comfortably warm. You may not think…

How To Drain And Flush A Hot Water Heater

Have your showers turned from comfortably steamy to frustratingly lukewarm? Or, has your water pressure dulled to a small trickle? When water heater problems pop up and you find yourself searching for a solution, draining the heater is a good place to start. Over time, sediment builds up in the…

Why You Need the C.H.A.S. Plan this Year

How does your HVAC system fit into your plans for 2020? When it comes to seasonal maintenance, there’s no better way to keep things running smoothly all year long than with the C.H.A.S. Maintenance Plan. As the name suggests, it’s exclusive to Chas Roberts—and provides more than few perks. Here’s…

How To Troubleshoot Low Water Pressure in Your House

Few plumbing problems are more frustrating than low water pressure in your house. Common causes of low water pressure in the kitchen sink, shower, and more can be identified and fixed with ease, without an expensive plumbing repair job. Here the questions to ask when you’re faced with low water…

The Year in Review: Our Best Blogs of 2019

As we kick off 2020, we wanted to first take a look back at all the tools, tips, and information we shared last year. Without further ado, here are our best blogs of 2019. They’re full of knowledge you can use to keep the plumbing and HVAC systems in your…

What is a “hybrid” or heat pump water heater?

Hybrid water heaters, otherwise known as heat pump water heaters, are growing in popularity. It’s easy to see why—they help homeowners save money and energy on a major appliance. In fact, the average water heater accounts for 20% of a home’s energy bill. A hybrid water heater can cut that…

Troubleshooting Common Furnace Problems

When the days get shorter and temperatures get cooler, your furnace plays a major role in keeping your home pleasantly warm. Because furnaces have a longer dormancy period than air conditioners, problems can pop up after months of neglect. Whether you have a gas or electric furnace, here are troubleshooting…

4 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Liquid Drain Cleaners

When you’re faced with a stubborn clog or an annoying slow drain, you might wonder if a liquid drain cleaner is the answer. As your friendly neighborhood plumbing experts, we’re here to tell you that the answer is a resounding “No”. Liquid drain cleaners tend to do more harm than…

Holiday Plumbing and HVAC Roundup

The holidays are a time for good food, good company, and good memories—not plumbing and HVAC problems. You might not think about how functional plumbing and a quality heater can positively impact your holiday, but the truth is, they can make a big difference. Whether you’ve been naughty or nice,…

Heat Pump System vs Gas Furnace

All heating systems aren’t created equal. Many homeowners may find themselves with a choice between a heat pump system or a gas furnace when buying a home or installing a new heating system in their current home. If that sounds like you, then read on for a look at the…