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6 Reasons to Schedule Two HVAC Maintenance Visits in The New Year

Where does your HVAC system fit into your New Year’s Resolutions? The fact is, there’s no better time than the new year to start thinking about HVAC maintenance. We recommend that you schedule two maintenance appointments per year, with the first in the spring, before summer begins, and the second…

Tankless vs Traditional Water Heaters: The Pros and Cons

For some homeowners, upgrading to a minimalist tankless water heater makes economic sense. For others, sticking with a tried-and-true traditional heater is the best option. The easiest way to make the call is to weigh the pros and cons as they apply to your home and your circumstances. Here are…

3 Tips to Reduce Your Water Bill in the New Year

With the new year comes new goals, aspirations, and resolutions. If saving money is on your to-do list for 2019, there’s no better place to start than with your water bill. Many homeowners may not realize the amount of money they literally flush down the drain when it comes to…

How To Troubleshoot and Fix Low Water Pressure

Few plumbing problems are more frustrating than low water pressure. Fortunately, several common causes of low water pressure can be identified and fixed with ease, without an expensive plumbing repair job. Here are a few questions to ask when you’re faced with low water pressure to help narrow down the…

Everything You Need to Know About Air Filters

You might make it a point to replace your air filters every month, but you might be surprised to learn that those flat rectangles make a major impact when it comes to the performance of your HVAC system. Without air filters, dust, dirt, and allergens would circulate throughout your home,…

Garbage Disposals 101

Out of all the appliances in the kitchen, the garbage disposal is both one of the most used and one of the most misunderstood. While a garbage disposal usually doesn’t require much maintenance, there are still several important do’s and don’ts when it comes to keeping your disposal in good…

3 Plumbing Fixes Every Homeowner Should Know

The prospect of fixing your plumbing system can be confusing, and even daunting. After all, the network of pipes, fixtures, and appliances that keep everything running smoothly can seem like an endless maze. The good news is, you don’t need to be a handyman to execute basic plumbing fixes that…

Why does your water smell and taste bad? And how to fix it.

If you’ve ever wondered why your water has a very distinct and unpleasant smell or taste, you’re not alone. It’s a common complaint from Phoenix-area residents. That unfriendly smell and taste isn’t the water though; it’s the impurities contained within it—likely chlorine or dissolved minerals such as magnesium, calcium, and…

3 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…

Understanding How Your Hot Water Heater Works

You may not think much about your hot water heater, and it’s easy to see why. All you have to do is turn on the tap and the water instantly makes its way to you. In reality, the process isn’t so simple. Your hot water heater is a complex machine…