3 Tips To Help Keep Your Drains Clean

Access to a functional plumbing system is a modern convenience that homeowners often take for granted. Clogs can render your plumbing system useless, so it's important that you take the time to actively prevent clogs from forming in your home's drains. Here are three tips that you can use to help keep your drains clean and functioning properly well into the future. 1. Only let approved substances down the drain. [Read More]

Signs Of A Slight AC Coolant Leak

If you have a central AC system that cools down the temperature inside your home, then you may understand that it is vital to investigate the system and how it works so you can take immediate action if the unit is in a state of disrepair. While big problems will occur with some fairly telltale signs and symptoms, the issues typically start off small and you will see the start of the problem well before your AC system fails. [Read More]

Features You Should Have In Your Programmable Thermostat

A programmable thermostat adjusts your house's temperature according to predetermined settings without manual input from you. Here are some of the useful features to look out for while shopping for such a programmable thermostat: Hold Feature You probably know by now that you program your thermostat in such a way that it keeps your house at different temperatures at different times of the day. For example, you may use it to keep the AC from running or running at a certain temperature when you during the day (for example, if you are usually outside the house during the day) and then turn on or increase the temperature in the evening (when you come home from work). [Read More]

3 Possible Causes Of Water Hammer In Your Home's Pipes

When you shut off your kitchen's faucet, you may have noticed a loud bang, followed by a vibration that affects your faucet's spigot. If so, you most likely have what is called water hammer in your pipes, which can be caused by one of the following three issues. Valve Is Closing Too Fast When your home's plumbing system is working correctly, the valves will open and close at a slow, steady rate. [Read More]