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  • How to Re-Light Your Water Heater Pilot Light

    When you step into the shower, you expect the water to get nice and hot very quickly. If a freezing rain greets you instead, you know something’s wrong. The typical reason behind this nasty, harsh surprise is a water heater pilot light that’s gone out. Don’t worry—relighting the pilot... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • What Is Your Home’s Water Pressure?

    Going through water pressure problems can be a real hassle. Whether your shower has become a mere drizzle or your garden hose lacks its usual force, understanding and managing your home’s water pressure is necessary for getting things flowing again. Fortunately, testing your water pressure is an... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Ways to Eliminate Drain Odors

    Have you ever walked into your kitchen only to get hit in the face by a foul odor? You start searching—it’s not the garbage can, and the nasty odor is not the fridge. No, the perpetrator seems to be a smelly kitchen drain. The good news is, with a bit of detective work and drain-cleaning... Continue reading

    Drain Cleaning
  • How to Get an Apprenticeship and Avoid Student Loan Debt

    Student loan debt in the USA has been a growing problem for many years. Today’s total student debt has reached some $1.7 trillion, with the average college graduate owing $20,000 to $25,000. If you’re thinking about your higher education journey or counseling someone who is, it’s important... Continue reading

    Cooling
  • Apprenticeship Programs Offer Short- and Long-Term Benefits

    The conventional path of enrolling in college after high school isn’t right for everyone. If you’re eager to start a career, particularly in a skilled trade like heating and air conditioning, you might be looking for alternatives that provide financial stability and professional... Continue reading

    Additional Services
  • 7 Common Causes of No Hot Water

    If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance it’s because you just had a shockingly cold shower or turned on the faucet to find no hot water. It’s an annoying scenario, but don’t stress. Learning the most common causes of no hot water is the first step toward finding an answer. Here is... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • What to Know About the New Federal Regulations for Energy Efficiency

    The Department of Energy (DOE) regularly enacts rules aimed at reducing energy consumption and pollution in the United States. With the most recent 2023 HVAC regulatory changes now in effect, you might wonder how these changes impact new air conditioners, energy efficiency and whether they’ll... Continue reading

    Alternative Energy
  • Do I Really Need a Water Softener or Is an Inline Filter Sufficient?

    We all need clean water for daily tasks like cooking, cleaning and personal hygiene. Many the U.S. homeowners wonder which is best—a water filter or a water softener? Examine the important differences between inline water filters and whole-house water softeners, the perks they provide and how to... Continue reading

    Plumbing
  • Are Chemical Drain Cleaners Safe to Use?

    Unblocking a blocked drain can be nasty work, so many homeowners resort to chemical drain cleaners to wash away the crud. Bottles of these chemicals are commonly found in cleaning aisles, but are they truly safe? Dive into the world of chemical drain cleaners, find out how they function and learn... Continue reading

    Drain Cleaning
  • What Are the Advantages of a Heat Pump Water Heater?

    Heat pump water heaters, also called hybrid water heaters, are an innovative and earth-friendly solution that might be perfect for your household’s hot water needs. Dig into the inner workings of these unique devices and explore their pros and cons to help you decide if a heat pump water heater... Continue reading

    Heat Pumps
  • Can Water Heaters Freeze?

    Dependent upon where you live, mild weather or harsh cold may be typical this winter. Either way, your water heater must work harder when the temperature drops outdoors. This begs the question — can water heaters freeze?   While extremely rare, it’s actually not impossible for... Continue reading

    Water Heaters
  • Why Is My Toilet Leaking at the Base?

    Do you see water on the floor at the base of the toilet? Don’t ignore this problem. Left unaddressed, your toilet will continue leaking slowly with each flush, allowing toilet water to pool on the bathroom floor and potentially causing potentially dangerous mold damage and rot in the... Continue reading

    Plumbing