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Ways You Are Adding Unnecessary Heat to Your Home

Phoenix AC repair is not necessarily the solution to your overheated home. The hot Arizona sun is the biggest contributor to warm summer temperatures, but in your home it is not the only culprit. In the summer there are a number of devices and appliances that exacerbate the heat wave.…

Quick Fixes for Minor Leaks

Ever have a leak that was serious but did not require Phoenix emergency plumbing? Even a minor pipe leak usually requires professional attention, but maybe not immediately. Rather than wasting water and time while you sit around, waiting for it to be repaired, do a quick fix before you call…

Chas Roberts Celebrates Six Years of AC Giveaways

Chas Roberts Air Conditioning & Plumbing is Arizona’s largest Phoenix air conditioning and heating provider, and as such, they wanted to do something special to give back to the wonderful people of the state they’ve called home for 73 years. Being in the Valley for this long, Chas Roberts knows…

Not Your Mother’s Local Plumbing: How Plumbing Has Changed

You may not have ever thought about the origins of the plumbing systems in your home, but the early days of plumbing are actually quite interesting. The development of our plumbing systems traces back to the ancient civilizations of Greeks, Romans, Persians, Indians and Chinese. The word “plumbing” comes from…

Words You May Hear From Your Phoenix AC Contractor

Looking for a way to impress your friends at the next cocktail party or game night? Try throwing around some air conditioning and heating terminology. Ok, in all seriousness, you may think you’ll never need to know the meaning behind words like SEER. But in Arizona, where we rely very…

DIY Drain Cleaning

When you have a simple clogged drain, it may be second nature for you to call plumbers in Phoenix or to pour some liquid plumber down the pipe and wait for the chemicals to clear it out. It is, however, possible (and environmentally sound) to use an alternative method to…

Battle of the Sexes

When Phoenix air conditioning is on full blast, it always seems that women feel the chill while men remain warm and cozy. It’s not just a coincidence; it’s science! Women tend to be more sensitive to changes in temperature for physiological reasons like lower hand temperature, higher core temperature, and…

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Humidifiers

Ever wondered how a humidifier actually works? Or why we need it? You’re not alone. The Phoenix heating and air conditioning experts at Chas Roberts know there is more to the mystery device than you think. In its most basic definition, a humidifier is a device that circulates moisture in…

Checklist: Air Conditioning Maintenance Visit from a Phoenix AC Contractor

It’s hard to believe but the hot Arizona summer is just around the corner. In fact, March already delivered some record-high temperatures! When making your spring cleaning list this year, don’t forget one important item: your Phoenix heating and air conditioning system. It’s important to have your home system maintained…

Bathroom Plumbing Maintenance: Things You Can Do, And When to Call your Plumbers in Phoenix

When you think about your home plumbing fixtures, what pictures come to mind? Likely your bathrooms and kitchen. These are the places where the bulk of the plumbing appliances and fixtures in your home are located. Because plumbing appliances are located in the most used areas of your home –…