New Homeowner Plumbing and HVAC Checklist

Moving into a new home can be exciting, but it can also be overwhelming, especially for first time homeowners. After all, the last thing any new homeowner wants is to discover there’s a problem with their air conditioning in the dead of summer, or a leak in their plumbing that starts gushing in the middle of the night. In this article, you’ll find a comprehensive checklist to help you start your time in your new home off on the right foot and avoid any unwelcome surprises from your plumbing and HVAC systems.

6 Tips to Help You Avoid a Plumbing Emergency

Plumbing emergencies can be stressful, costly, and potentially dangerous. But, the good news is, they can also be preventable. By taking care of your plumbing system, and knowing what warning signs to look out for, you can reduce the changes of an emergency happening in the first place. Here are six tips that you as a homeowner can use to avoid plumbing emergencies.

9 Terms You May Hear From Your A/C Contractor

In Arizona, where you rely heavily on your air conditioner, it can be helpful to know some of the commonly used terms associated with it. That way, if the time comes for a repair or a replacement, you’ll better understand what the contractor is talking about when assessing your system. You’ll be a more informed customer, leading to a better experience overall. To help, here are nine terms you may hear from your AC contractor.

5 Things to Do Before Calling for HVAC Service

Whether its broken thermostats, malfunctioning units, or low airflow, no homeowner wants to encounter HVAC system problems. Before calling for service on your HVAC system, it can be useful to do a little bit of troubleshooting. After all, you may find that the problem is minor, or a quick fix,…

Understanding the Dangers of Mold and Mildew in Your HVAC System

You may know how to deal with mold and mildew in your kitchen, bathroom, or other rooms in your home. However, mold and mildew can also be a problem lurking in your HVAC system. Every time your HVAC system turns on, thousands of microscopic mold spores travel through the air…

Inside our 26-Point Maintenance Plan

What separates Chas Roberts from other HVAC companies, and positions us as experts in our field, is our comprehensive 26-point maintenance plan. Unlike other companies that only perform a simple check for loose bolts or dirty filters, we check the entire system from top to bottom—to help it work its best all year long.

Your New Year’s HVAC Checklist

The new year means it’s the perfect time to turn over a new leaf, and start things off on the right foot. For many, this means finding new ways to save money, and we’re here to tell you that your HVAC system is a great place to start. By taking steps to take care of your system, you can prolong its life, decrease energy costs, and potentially save yourself from expensive repairs.

Avoiding a Plumbing Catastrophe: Frozen Pipes

Frozen pipes can happen without warning, and can result in pipes bursting. By recognizing the signs of frozen pipes and taking the proper steps to thaw them, you can keep your home safe from the costly water damage burst pipes can cause.

6 Tips for Handling a Plumbing Emergency

Every homeowner will encounter a plumbing emergency at some point—which makes it all the more important to know exactly what to do when one occurs. Here are six tips for handling a plumbing emergency like a pro.

Hard Water 101

According to the US Geological Survey, 85% of homes in this country have some degree of hard water. Arizona is no exception, due to the composition of the soil. Hard water can be frustrating, especially for those who do not have experience with it. Despite the challenges hard water can create, including mineral build-up and water heater failure, with the right knowledge it’s easy for anyone to tackle the problem head on. Here’s a guide to help you understand what hard water is, how it can be identified, and what you can do about it.