Why Is My Kitchen Sink Not Draining?

Woman holding head in distress looking at kitchen sink that's not draining.

Turning on your bathroom or kitchen sink faucet shouldn’t be a hassle. Unfortunately, drain clogs can cause the water to collect in your sinks, leading to a serious mess — and a major problem. If you’re currently sitting in frustration and wondering why your kitchen sink is not draining, you’re probably desperate for answers. Believe […]

5 Signs of a Collapsed Sewer Line

Woman holding nose because of sewer odors with a collapsed and cracked in-ground sewer line showing in background.

Sewer lines can collapse for several reasons, such as tree root intrusion and misaligned pipe joints. In any case, a broken sewer line is a cause for concern and should be addressed as soon as possible. If you put off a sewer repair or replacement for too long, you risk water damage, mold growth, and […]

6 Plumbing Tips for Winter

Pipe burst from cold winter weather

During the winter months, it’s common for many homeowners to prioritize their own comfort and safety. As a result, they may overlook their plumbing system’s needs — which can lead to a frozen or burst water pipe. Is your plumbing system capable of handling frigid conditions? Here in Dallas, TX, the weather can be unpredictable […]

What Type of Electric Heater Is Most Energy Efficient?

A woman thinking with an electric heat pump installed behind her.

If your heating system is nearing the end of its service life, you’re probably already on the lookout for a replacement. Of course, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by the number of home heating systems on the market. There are so many makes and models to choose from — so it can be difficult to […]

R-410A Refrigerant Is Being Phased Out—Here’s Why

The HVAC industry is always evolving — and it looks like a new change is on the horizon. In December 2020, the United States government passed the American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act. This AIM Act tasks the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with phasing out the production and consumption of HFCs. HFCs, which include R-410A […]

How to Unclog a Kitchen Sink Drain Successfully

A woman using a plunger to unclog a kitchen sink.

Have you been treating your kitchen sink with the love and attention it deserves? If you haven’t, you certainly should. When you overlook any part of your plumbing system, it’s easy for problems to arise. One of the most common (and most frustrating) issues that you can encounter is a drain clog. Since you use […]

How Much Does It Cost to Hydro Jet a Sewer Line?

Tempo Air plumber hydro jetting excavated pipe.

Although plumbing issues can be irksome, it’s often reassuring to know that there are many different ways to fix the problem. At the same time, having choices can also make it difficult to find the best solution. For instance, if you have a clogged sewer line, you might be unsure if you should schedule a […]

Are You Supposed to Run Water With the Garbage Disposal?

Cucumber shavings being flushed down garbage disposal with cold water.

It’s easy to get distracted when spending time in the kitchen. Between preparing meals and washing dishes, you might simply switch on the garbage disposal without a second thought, hoping that it takes care of the food scraps that you dumped into it. But are you using your disposal correctly? When you take a few […]

Why the Need for Cooling Has Increased Around the World

Surprised couple seeing temperature reading of 109 degrees F with text "Why the Need for Cooling Has Increased Around the World."

People worldwide have relied on heating systems more than air conditioners for the longest time. However, the demand for AC units is predicted to grow — and we’re already beginning to see a sudden and significant shift in the usage of cooling systems instead of heating systems. What does the future of air conditioning look […]

How to Test the Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

A woman cleaning an air vent in a home.

Although you can’t see it, the air inside your home has the potential to be polluted with any number of contaminants. From dust mites to particulate matter, airborne pollutants can wreak havoc on your family’s health if you’re not careful. Are you currently worried about your home air quality? It’s understandable. After all, it can […]