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Time Saving Tankless Water Heater

Our Chas Roberts plumbers in Phoenix have often wondered: How do the benefits of a tankless water heater stack up against the costs? The reasons for installing a tankless heater are typically to a) have hot water right away and b) not run out of hot water in the middle…

ENERGY STAR Labeling: What It Is and Why It Matters

Dishwashers can have it. Refrigerators and freezers can have it. So what is “it?” “It” is the ENERGY STAR label. In 1992, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced ENERGY STAR as a voluntary labeling program designed to identify and promote energy-efficient products to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Today, ENERGY…

Bio of Willis Carrier, Inventor of Air Conditioning

As a Phoenix AC service, Chas Roberts has an appreciation like no other for Willis Carrier, inventor of modern air conditioning. Not only did Carrier make it possible the creation of an artificial climate, he revolutionized American working environments. The Phoenix AC maintenance crew at Chas Roberts applauds him. Willis…

3 Little Tips to Save Big on Your Water Bill

Phoenix plumbers estimate that the average family of four uses 255 gallons of water every week. Living in Arizona involves a good amount of water consumption, but there are plenty of opportunities to cut back on water usage and save a couple bucks! Our Arizona plumbing services professionals at Chas…

The Kitchen: Plumbing Hot Points

These days, the kitchen isn’t just the place for cooking. It’s also where the family gathers to share meals, where friends congregate to sip wine, where kids do homework after school, and so much more. The kitchen has really become the family gathering place. Given that, you want to make…

Spring Cleaning for Your Home Air Conditioning System

Your list of spring cleaning tasks likely includes clearing out closets, washing window screens, vacuuming couch cushions, and more. This year, try adding a new task to the list: Phoenix AC maintenance – making sure your home air conditioning system is clear, clean and ready to cool for the summer.…

HVAC Air Filters: Simple But Important

You probably don’t think much about your home air conditioning system, until it’s in need of Phoenix AC service. You just want it to work, and work well, when you need it. So you may be surprised to learn that one of the most important items in your air conditioning…

Top 5 Things to Know About a Programmable Thermostat

Do you have a programmable thermostat for your Phoenix heating and cooling system? No? Come on, it’s 2015 – what are you waiting for? What is a programmable thermostat, you ask? A programmable thermostat allows you to pre-set the temperatures at which you want your Phoenix air conditioning and heating…

History of Water Purification

This week, the Phoenix emergency plumbers at Chas Roberts want to share with you everything they know about water purification. Clean water pumping out of a sink or a hose may not seem like anything special, but there was a time when drinkable water was not as plentiful as it…

Hard Water Hazards

Water. It’s something that we don’t think too much about, despite the fact that it’s an essential part of our lives. We drink it, we bathe in it, we use it to feed our plants, we swim in it. Not a day goes by that we don’t do something with…