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Repair vs. Replacing Your AC: How to Choose

May 21st, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenanceIf you jump every time your AC turns on because it sounds like a Piper Cub just landed on your roof, that’s a sure sign your air conditioning system is getting long in the tooth.

Replacing your AC equipment vs. repairing it can carry a hefty price tag. However, that old system could be costing you much more in rising energy bills. Heating and cooling engineers have made major technological, energy-saving, environment-friendly advances in recent years, so you may want to consider taking advantage of them.

If your system is more than ten years old, take a good look at the advantages of installing a high-efficiency air conditioning system.

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Two Reasons Why Your Water Heater Isn’t Heating

May 16th, 2018

Taking an ice-cold shower may be held up as some sort of expression of toughness by some people, but it’s also extremely unpleasant. Most of us don’t want to start or end the day like that. So, it can be more than a little obnoxious when your water heater refuses to provide you with hot water. There are a couple of different reasons why this might be happening, most or all of which will require professional water heater repair services in Denver, CO

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3 Ways to Break an Air Conditioner

May 14th, 2018

If you want to know how to treat your air conditioner right, the first step is knowing what not to do. As your local HVAC service provider of choice, we can make sure that your air conditioning system works well throughout the summer. As a general approach, unless you’re a trained and certified technician, it’s best to go with a hands-off approach.

Now, let’s take a look at some bad ideas that will shed light on what every homeowner should be doing as we approach the hottest time of year.

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Sink Plumbing Services Can Handle Damaged Sinks

May 8th, 2018

drain-cleaning-servicesMost people will call in a plumber when their sinks spring a leak or the pipes develop a clog. But the same plumber can be called upon for more serious considerations. This can include damaged sinks, which can be repaired or replaced far more readily by a professional instead of attempting to do it yourself.

What kinds of damage should be properly addressed by a plumber? In the simplest terms, anything that goes beyond the very simplest issue should prompt a call to a service instead of attempting the repair yourself. That can include (but is not limited to) the following:

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When to Call 24-Hour Plumbing Services

May 1st, 2018

leaking-pipesPlumbing services are an absolute necessity if you own a home. Sooner or later, you’re going to encounter a plumbing problem in your home, whether it’s a leak, a clog or something involving an appliance or fixture. Sadly, not every plumbing problem chooses the most convenient moment to make itself known, and you might find yourself dealing with an issue in the middle of the night or during the weekend when most businesses are closed.

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How to Detect a Slab Leak

April 30th, 2018

slab-leak-repairYou may have heard the term “slab leak” before, spoken of in terms of a very difficult plumbing problem. Indeed, it’s one of the most serious problems your plumbing system can face. In and of itself, it’s simply a leak like any other: the kind than any professional plumber can repair with ease. The problem comes in the location of the pipes themselves: with slab leaks, they’re buried under the concrete foundation of your home (or similar spot like a porch), or in some cases embedded in the pipes themselves.

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Causes of Bathroom Plumbing Clogs

April 24th, 2018

bathroom-plumbing-clogsBathroom clogs are among the most common problems affecting your plumbing systems, and most people try to deal with them with a traditional store-bought cleanser. This can be a big mistake. Cleansers and tools like snakes usually adopt a one-size-fits-all take on the problem, which can only partially solve the issue at best.

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Zone Control Systems Make Your Air Conditioner More Efficient

April 17th, 2018

As we enter spring and move into summer, you’re going to be using your air conditioner more and more often. Sadly, there’s not a great deal that can be done about paying more in high monthly AC bills in the summer. But just because you need to pay more doesn’t mean you should pay more than is necessary. And while you can take small steps to curb your AC bills this summer, such as dressing in lightweight clothes and setting the thermostat a few degrees higher than you otherwise might, you might want to consider the kind of savings that a zone control system will bring.

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The Advantages of a Ductless Air Conditioning System

April 16th, 2018

ductless-air-conditioningMost homes in the area rely on traditional centralized air conditioners, which cool the air in a single location, then blow it through your home via the ducts. It’s comparatively simple and quite effective. Unfortunately, it’s not always the right choice for every home. If a centralized air conditioner won’t work in yours, you might want to look into other options.

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Check for Heating Repair Issues Now

April 10th, 2018

heating-system-repairsSpring has finally arrived, and with it comes warmer temperatures and a reduced need for your heating system. Ironically, this is actually the time of the year when we tend to see a lot of heating repair calls. The system has run for months on end in most cases, and problems that develop now reflect that wear and tear.

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