Advanced Home Services Blog

Why Isn’t My Furnace Producing Any Heat?

February 20th, 2017

furnace-isnt-producing-heatWere you aware that regularly scheduled maintenance can help your furnace work more effectively and more efficiently? It’s during this appointment that our technicians fully inspect and clean your system, looking for any signs of trouble that may impact the performance of your heating system. Of course, this means nothing if you are currently facing an improperly working heating system!

One of the most infuriating problems you can run into, with any type of heater, is a system that won’t produce heat. Fortunately, you need only to call on us for expert Rexburg, ID furnace repairs. But in the meantime, we’d like to help you understand what has gone wrong. There are a number of reasons you may be feeling reduced heat, or no heat at all, coming from your furnace.

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Signs Your Home is Suffering from a Sewer Drain Clog

February 6th, 2017

signs-your-home-is-suffering-from-a-sewer-clogThe city of Pocatello’s Water Pollution Control Plant does a lot to ensure that the water you use to bathe, clean, and drink in your home is healthy and usable at all times. What they cannot control, however, is how well you take care of your plumbing—particularly the main sewer line—on your property. You may be included in the many homeowners who don’t realize just how vital your sewer line is to your home’s plumbing system. It does its job unobtrusively, and is hidden from sight, so this is understandable.

However, when you have a sewer line blockage, you end up with a huge—and potentially costly—emergency on your hands. Should this happen, we have superior sewer line cleaning services in Pocatello, ID to get your home’s plumbing back to full functionality. Of course, you don’t have to wait for an emergency to invest in these services! Keep reading for some of the most common signs that you should invest in sewer line cleaning ASAP.

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Installing a Water Softener: What Are the Benefits?

January 23rd, 2017

water-softener-benefitsDue to the national spotlight that Flint, Michigan was in recently because of their devastating water quality problem, homeowners throughout the U.S. are a lot more diligent about assessing the quality of their own drinking water, and making sure it’s safe for them and their families. Should Idaho residents be concerned, though?

According to sources from the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality, any concerns about our own water quality pales in comparison to the problems that Flint faced and are still facing. Nevertheless, this doesn’t mean you should ignore the condition of the potable and drinkable water making its way into your home. And to resolve any hard water problems you may have, the answer lies in a Rigby, ID water softener installation.  

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Don’t Let Winter Take Hold of Your Pipes

January 16th, 2017

There are a few steps that homeowners must take before winter approaches to make sure that their living spaces are well equipped to handle the inclement weather the season brings. One important step towards winterizing your home is preventing your pipes from freezing, which is a significant concern for residential plumbing throughout the area. Frozen pipes can occur just about anywhere in your home where pipes encounter too much cold without sufficient insulation.

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How Can You Protect Your Plumbing this Winter?

January 10th, 2017

Frozen pipes are not only inconvenient, but they can actually cause considerable damage within and around your property. You may not think there’s anything you can do to prevent this, but on the contrary, there are a couple steps you can take to protect your pipes from freezing this winter. This is vital to protecting your plumbing, as the freezing of water within the pipes causes them to expand and possible leak—even rupture.

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4 Reasons Your Furnace Could Break Down This Winter

January 2nd, 2017

Cold weather is here, which means you are likely turning on your heater regularly, much like in many other parts of the country. If you have started yours, then ideally you weren’t met with any problems. However, if you’ve neglected maintenance or have an aging system, there’s a decent chance that your furnace could break down this winter. Keep reading to learn more about this, and to read 3 more reasons your system might break down.

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Furnace Guidelines: Changing Your Air Filter

December 27th, 2016

With how long—and cold—our winters are around here, our furnaces get their fair share of use. In fact, it’s likely that you probably use yours for about 6 months, when you figure you use it at least at night during the end of fall and start of spring. That being said, it’s vital that you properly care for this important appliance.

This care includes ensuring your furnace is cleaning, and regularly changing your furnace filter. Your furnace is a forced air system, and as it functions it picks up debris, dust, and other allergens and contaminants that can be distributed through your air. In addition, these contaminants can damage the interior of your furnace—that is, without a clean air filter.

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Prevent These Gas Line Problems with Professional Installation

December 19th, 2016

Natural gas is the preferred fuel-source choice for heating systems and many other appliances for homeowners throughout the country. It’s both convenient and cost-effective, and with the advancement of technology, gas-powered appliances such as furnaces are a lot safer than those of the past.

However, risks still do exist when you utilize gas lines in your home. You could have problems due to faulty gas line installation, or due to natural disasters, and even lack of maintenance on your gas-burning appliances. These potential hazards should not be taken lightly. Preventing the following gas line problems is essential to reducing your risk of personal injury, health problems, and fire.

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Your Plumbing System: Why You Should Only Trust a Professional

December 12th, 2016

The plumbing system of your home is one of its most important components. Without clean and efficiently working pipes, fixtures, and plumbing appliances such as your water heater, life would be pretty inconvenient. But when it comes to maintaining, installing, and repairing your plumbing system, you don’t want to trust just anyone. Our licensed and trained professionals are the ones for the job. But why is it so important that you only hire professionals?

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Why Is My Water Pressure So Low?

December 5th, 2016

One of the most common plumbing service calls we get is in regards to water pressure—particularly if it’s decreased over the past few months, or decreased suddenly recently. It’s easy to take for granted just how much we depend on running water in our homes, but when there is a problem such as this, naturally it becomes harder to ignore.

Fortunately, no matter where in your home you are experiencing low water pressure, our team is here to help. Simply give us a call today—and while you wait for us to come repair your plumbing system, go ahead and read below to learn about some of the common causes of this fairly common plumbing issue.

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