Best Plumbing and AC Service & Repair

Best Plumbing and AC Service & Repair

Does My Water Heater Work Harder During the Winter?

The short answer is yes! Your water heater runs every day of the year, but it does have to work harder during the winter months. From increased use to cold weather outside, there are several factors that contribute to the extra strain on your water heater. Increased Use: Fall and Winter bring colder temperatures, so… Continue reading Does My Water Heater Work Harder During the Winter?

Plumbing Myths Busted

Ice Cubes and Egg Shells Sharpen Garbage Disposal Blades Garbage disposals don’t have blades; they have impellers. The impellers are blunt, so there is nothing to sharpen in a disposal. Sometimes ice can help with bad odors coming from the disposal, but this is not recommended to do often. Egg shells should never be put… Continue reading Plumbing Myths Busted

How to Avoid Plumbing Disasters with Kids

The swirling water when a toilet flushes can be very intriguing to young children. Toilets are the perfect height for children to stick their hands in or throw objects into. Children are prone to try flushing small toys, diapers, and other items down the toilet. These objects will likely cause clogged pipes and require an… Continue reading How to Avoid Plumbing Disasters with Kids

Guide to Deep Cleaning a Bathroom

What is deep cleaning the bathroom, and how often should we do it? We’re not talking about a cursory onceover with the antibacterial wipes. Your bathroom needs a methodical cleaning every month or two to keep those pesky germs at bay. With deep, sanitizing treatment, you’ll be denying mildew, mold, and run-of-the mill scum an… Continue reading Guide to Deep Cleaning a Bathroom

Could Your Ducts Be Contributing to Allergies and Sinus Issues?

When was the last time your air ducts were cleaned? One of the most common things people leave off their Spring-cleaning list is to have their air ducts cleaned out. Over time, allergens, dust, and bacteria build up in your ducts. When your AC unit blows air through ducts lined with allergens and dust, the… Continue reading Could Your Ducts Be Contributing to Allergies and Sinus Issues?

How to React in Various Plumbing Emergencies

Flooding or Overflowing Appliances/Sinks/Toilets In most homes, you’ll notice that water-using appliances have special hook ups behind them. With those hookups, there will be a small knob. That knob is the water shut-off valve for that appliance. Each of your sinks and toilets should be equipped with one as well. By closing that vale, typically… Continue reading How to React in Various Plumbing Emergencies