9 Habits to Avoid If You Want to Keep Your Drains Clear

February 12, 2022

Few things are more frustrating than having a clogged drain. Not only does it prevent water from flowing freely, but it can also cause a major flooding problem. If your drains are constantly getting clogged, it might be time to take a closer look at your daily habits. Here are nine bad habits that could be ruining your drains and causing backups in your home. 1. Not Using Drain Covers Drain covers are crucial for protecting your drain from any foreign objects that may fall in. Many of us have dropped small items into our drains

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When Should You Install Your New Air Conditioner?

February 2, 2022

If your HVAC machine is on the older side, you might be starting to think about a new system. However, it’s not necessarily a good idea to buy a new air conditioner the second your old system turns 10. Since an AC is such a major appliance, it’s a good idea to approach your purchase more thoughtfully. Timing your purchase carefully can help you save big or get a better installation. However, there’s no single time that works perfectly for everyone. The right time to get a new AC will depend on your goals. The Best Time

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A New Year’s Resolution Checklist for Your Heater

January 18, 2022

It’s a new year, and you probably have resolutions for all kinds of things in your life. But do you have one for your heater? If not, you should. Performing and checking off some simple tasks can improve the overall energy efficiency of your heater, improve your indoor air quality, and create an overall more comfortable home environment. Below, we have compiled a New Year’s resolution checklist for your heater. Create a Schedule to Change Your Air Filter The air filters in your heating system should be changed every 60 days. However, they should be

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Heat Pumps vs Furnaces: What Are the Differences?

January 11, 2022

When a new heating system is needed, many homeowners simply default to the most common option. Gas-burning and electric furnaces are by far the most popular heating systems, but many people are unaware that heat pumps can actually be a better choice for some households. When deciding which type of appliance to invest in, your climate, budget, and personal preferences should all be taken into consideration. Heat pumps and furnaces have quite a few differences, and each kind of heating system will come with its own benefits and downsides. Whichever one you choose will be a major commitment and investment,

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Top Reasons Why You Should Install a Water Softener

January 4, 2022

When it comes to having clean water in your home, there are a few things you need to consider. One of the most important is whether or not you have a water softener installed. Softened water has a laundry list of benefits that make your life easier. If you’re on the fence about getting one, here are reasons to convince you. Prevents Soap Scum From Building Up in Your Shower The high amount of minerals found in filtered water can lead to soap scum building up on everything from your body to shampoo bottles. A water

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4 Ways to Determine if Your Heater Is Energy-Efficient

December 6, 2021

Nothing is as fulfilling as enjoying a winter day inside your home where the temperature is warm. However, heating your home during chilly winter days can be quite expensive. This is because heaters consume a lot of gas or electricity, and if used over an extended period, it can lead to excessive energy bills. Heaters are fundamental components in homes. They are convenient devices that offer focused and localized heat in our homes. However, most people forget to check their efficiency as they always assume that they are running at optimal performance. Here’s what you may not

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How to Conserve Heat This Winter

November 20, 2021

In the winter months, your heating system will work hard to help to keep your home warm. Running your heat will cause your utility bills to increase, and you may be shocked at the price. Fortunately, there are some things that you can do to help conserve heat this winter. Maintain Your Heating Unit One of the best things that you can do to help ensure that your home is warm and conserves heat is to make sure that your HVAC unit is maintained well. You should have a service technician come out

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When Should You Consider Replacing Ductwork?

October 20, 2021

For most of us, we may get caught up in our daily slew of activities and end up forgetting about a key component in our homes. Often, we forget about our HVAC system’s maintenance. It’s essential to understand the signs of when your HVAC unit is having problems and seek professional help from companies like BEST Air Conditioning Plumbing Repair. We specialize in air conditioning and repair in Las Vegas and the surrounding areas. Air ducts play a significant role in ensuring your HVAC systems’ efficiency and optimal operation by facilitating proper airflow channeling across your homes’ rooms. The Essence

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9 Signs That You Need a New Furnace

September 20, 2021

When the temperatures start to dip, most people turn to the furnace to keep the house warm and cozy. With continued use, the furnace will begin to experience natural wear and tear. Despite the model or how well you care for your unit, the furnace will eventually fail at one point. This can be very inconvenient, especially if it stops working in the middle of the cold season. Therefore, it’s a good idea that you watch out for warning signs and replace your unit early enough. Here are a few indications that you need a new furnace.

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Why Are My Plumbing Pipes Making Noises?

August 20, 2021

Have you ever been relaxing at home and been suddenly startled by a banging, wheezing, groaning, or popping noise coming from the walls? Plumbing pipes can be surprisingly noisy. Many of the reasons for loud pipes are perfectly harmless, but sometimes, noisy pipes can mean you have a problem. Here are seven common reasons why your pipes are loud and what you can do to fix the issue. 1. You Have a Clog If you hear weird bubbling or gurgling noises, the culprit might be a clog. Clogs create noise because they impede normal water flow,

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