Can Too Much Rain Cause Plumbing Problems?

February 4, 2021

The monsoon season and other heavy rainfall that happens throughout the Las Vegas area and other parts of the desert southwest is a blessing that rejuvenates the landscape. It can also wreak havoc on your property, however. After significant amounts of rain come through the area, you may have erosion, debris, standing water, and other issues. Heavy rains and the resulting water flow also threaten your plumbing system. How Heavy Rain Damages Plumbing Systems Significant rainfall in the desert southwest cannot be absorbed quickly by the ground, so the water most often flows along the surface.

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Ways to Avoid Damaging Your Plumbing System

January 21, 2021

Things go wrong with plumbing systems, which could frustrate many homeowners. Plumbing repairs are often unavoidable, as pipes, lines, and fixtures might suffer from wear and tear. And then there are avoidable plumbing disasters. Unfortunately, homeowners may contribute to damage inflicted on a plumbing system. Here is a look at some common ways to possibly avoid damaging a plumbing system and, hopefully, avoiding unnecessary plumbing repair jobs. Avoid Neglecting Routine Plumbing Care Plumbing systems may age, which leads to wear. Other factors, such as excess moisture or even ground shifting, could cause

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Traditional Water Heater vs. Tankless Water Heater

December 16, 2020

You rely on your Las Vegas, NV, home’s water heater for comfortable showers and baths, essential hygiene and cleaning needs. If there’s a problem with your water heater, you’ll want to replace it as soon as possible. When replacing your water heater, you’ll have a lot of options, including a traditional one with a storage tank versus a tankless option. Here are some considerations to keep in mind when choosing a traditional water heater versus a tankless water heater. Type There are several types of storage water heaters and tankless water heaters. Heat pump water heaters

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7 Benefits of Choosing Energy Efficient Heating and Plumbing Systems

November 19, 2020

When it’s time to replace or upgrade your plumbing fixtures and heating system in Las Vegas, NV, it’s wise to choose energy-efficient solutions. Energy-efficient plumbing and heating systems are designed to reduce resource usage, save money, and maintain your comfort. Here are seven of the top benefits of choosing energy-efficient plumbing and heating fixtures for your Las Vegas home. 1. Smaller Carbon Footprint Heating and plumbing use a lot of energy resources. Installing fixtures that don’t waste as much heat lowers your home’s energy use. Instead of waiting for a minute or two for water to

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Can My AC System Remove Humidity in the Air?

October 20, 2020

Humidity is a sign that there’s dampness in the air. To be comfortable, you need the right balance — not too humid and not too dry. While regions like Southern Nevada experience very dry summer air, this can change dramatically when rain or cloud cover occurs. This shift in weather can cause humidity inside the home. Here in Las Vegas, many homeowners worry that their HVAC systems will make their homes even drier. Perhaps you have a humidifier and don’t want your air conditioner working against it. Your AC will certainly deliver the cold air you

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How To Determine if Your AC Needs Emergency Service

September 20, 2020

Having a functional air conditioner is great, but how will you know when your air conditioner is about to suddenly shut off, leaving you suffocating in the house during the summer season? Fortunately, there are several signs to watch for that indicate you may be in need of emergency service. Knowing what to listen to and look for to avoid an interruption can save you a headache. Here are signs that will help you determine if you need an emergency AC repair. The Vents Blow Hot Air When your AC is running correctly, you can expect

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Pleated Filters: Why They Are So Effective

August 8, 2020

For most people, the choice of which air filter to use comes down to whichever model is cheapest at their local hardware store. For truly effective filtering, though, a little more research needs to be done. Among air filters, pleated filters stand out, which is why they’re one of the most popular types of air filters in use. What makes a pleated filter so effective for your Las Vegas home? If you understand the science behind these filters, you will quickly realize why they’re the best option to use with your HVAC system.

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Tips to Extend the Life Expectancy of your Air Conditioner

July 14, 2020

Summer can be hot and uncomfortable. You’ll want to have an air conditioner that you can trust to make your home a sanctuary from the heat. Some air conditioners enjoy lifetimes of up to 25 years, but they will only last that long if you treat them well. Here are six tips on how to extend the life expectancy of your air conditioner. 1. Change the Filters Every air conditioner has a filter that collects debris in the air. If the filter becomes full, the unit can end up blowing the debris back into your

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BEST Tech Named Tech of the Month

February 18, 2020

BEST Tech Robert Maderick is ACHR NEWS’ Tech of the Month When it comes to offering the best in service and workmanship, our team at BEST Air Conditioning Plumbing Repair knows that our people make all the difference. This is why it is so gratifying and exciting when one of our own is recognized for their hard work and dedication! The Air Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration (ACHR) NEWS is a weekly publication that reports on industry news and includes a monthly spotlight to honor excellence and up-and-comers in the field. For February 2020, our own Robert Maderick was selected to be

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Our Lennox Feel The Love Initiative

November 12, 2019

The holidays are for giving back. Here at BEST Air Conditioning Plumbing Repair, we believe that everyone deserves quality air, functioning heating and cooling, and warm water in their home. That’s why we have partnered with Lennox Feel The Love! Since 2009, Lennox Feel The Love has connected with HVAC installers to provide new heaters, air conditioners, water heaters, and air filtration systems to those in need. Our nominees are pillars in their community: firefighters, teachers, and veterans. We also help those struck by natural disasters, those that have fallen on hard times, and those with disabilities. Each

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