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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…

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…

5 Things to Expect From Heater Maintenance

Temperatures are starting to fall, and the winter season will be here before we know it. Unlike air conditioners, heaters are left untouched for most of the year. This long dormancy period can lead to issues such as cracks, dust buildup, and damage from the elements. If unchecked, these issues…

How Tree Roots Cause Plumbing Problems and What You Can Do About It

Imagine a drain that seems to get slower by the day, or a stubborn clog that you can’t seem to clear. All of the usual tips and tricks aren’t doing anything, and you’re getting frustrated. Turns out, your plumbing system has been invaded by tree roots. When mother earth decides…

Top 4 Things to Know About Your Home's Plumbing

For many homeowners, “out of sight, out of mind” describes how they feel about their home’s plumbing. That is, until problems arise or a sudden plumbing emergency strikes. It’s always better to be in the know than to be caught off guard. Here are the top four things you should…

Scam Alert: Protect Yourself From These Common HVAC and Plumbing Schemes

The unfortunate truth is, there are shady people out there who are only trying to get your money. Plumbing and HVAC schemes can happen to anyone, and scammers are always finding new ways to con unsuspecting victims. These insidious schemes may target homeowners who are new to the area, or…

How to Choose the Right Plumber

The internet is full of plumber disaster stories. From seedy contractors who take your money and run, to companies that promise one thing but deliver another, it’s easy to see why anyone would be nervous to hire a plumber. After all, no one wants to deal with the massive headache of a seemingly minor job that stretches…