How Does Central Air Conditioning Work?

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There are many ways to cool your home. As you may be aware, some of the most common cooling systems currently on the market include packaged air conditioners, split-system air conditioners, and, of course, central air. If the time to replace your AC system is quickly approaching, you may be scrambling to find the perfect […]

Best Air Conditioner Brands of 2023

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There are many factors that you need to consider when installing a new air conditioning system. Sure, it’s important that your AC system blows cool air, but if you’re trying to find the best AC brand for your home, it’s crucial to think about price tags, SEER ratings, overall dependability, and customer service —.among other […]

How Often Should You Change Your HVAC Filter?

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If you have a heating or cooling system in your home, there’s a good chance it has an air filter. This filter is responsible for trapping particles in the air and keeping them from recirculating into your home. Some of the most common airborne contaminants include dust and debris, but you could also be dealing […]

Why Is My Kitchen Sink Not Draining?

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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

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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?

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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?

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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 […]