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What counts as a “Plumbing Emergency?”

Plumbing problems don’t always happen during business hours. Maybe it’s a leak that starts in the middle of the night. Or, a sudden burst pipe, broken fixture, or other plumbing headache. When you reach for the phone, you may stop and ask yourself “is this a plumbing emergency, or can…

7 Effects of Hard Water

Arizona is known for many things, including hard water. Since it’s ubiquitous, many homeowners may not realize that hard water can cause everything from soap scum to water heater failure. They may also not know that although damage from hard water is a risk, it is not a foregone conclusion.…

10 Useful Guides to Your Home’s Water

With the average American home using 100 gallons of water per day, it’s no surprise that the importance of water is on everyone’s minds. From conservation to water heating or tap water taste, it’s good to know as much as possible when it comes to your home’s water. Here are…

4 Things to Do When You Suddenly Lose Water Pressure

When the water in your plumbing fixtures slows to a trickle, you’re dealing with a sudden loss of water pressure. While it’s a frustrating problem, it’s also one that you can easily troubleshoot and, in some cases, fix on your own. Here are four things to do when you suddenly…

The Best Time to Schedule A/C Maintenance

Surviving an Arizona summer involves a lot of water, a generous amount of shade, and lots and lots of air conditioning. Whether It’s your first summer in the Valley of the Sun, or you’re a seasoned vet, it’s important to make sure your air conditioner is up for the challenge.…

Septic Safe Ways to Unclog a Sink Drain

When you’re faced with a clogged drain, you might find yourself reaching for a liquid drain cleaner. But, for the good of your pipes, you should reconsider. Liquid drain cleaners contain harsh chemicals that can damage your pipes and plumbing system. If you have PVC or older pipes, these chemicals…

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…