Advanced Home Services Blog

It’s Only a Small Leak: Is It Really a Big Deal?

August 3rd, 2015

That drip from your showerhead, the leak underneath your faucet, or the tiny breach in your pipes may not seem like such a big deal now. But have you thought of what can happen if you let it go on for too long? Prevent further damage and help protect the environment by calling for repairs as soon as you notice a leak in your pipes or fixtures, and read on for more info about why a small leak can be a really big deal. Continue Reading

The Importance of Inspecting Your Home’s Sewer Line

July 27th, 2015

The sewer line that runs from your drainpipes to the sewer main is located underneath your property, which means it is your responsibility to maintain it. As you can imagine, trouble with the sewer line is rather unpleasant and requires prompt attention from a professional. We strongly recommend that homeowners schedule pipeline inspections from time to time—sometimes annually—so that sewer line issues don’t come as a surprise. Learn more about the importance of this service in our guide. Continue Reading

Busting a Common AC Myth: Closing the Air Vents

July 20th, 2015

Let’s say that nobody is occupying an upstairs bedroom in your home. You want to save money on your energy bills wherever possible this year, so you close the air vent leading to that room so that your air conditioner will not have to work so hard. However, this idea is simply not accurate. Continue Reading

Why You Should Service Your Tankless Water Heater Every Year

July 13th, 2015

Tankless water heaters are an energy-efficient alternative to conventional storage tank units. These systems are innovative in that hot water does not have to sit around in a large tank throughout the day. This means they are much smaller in size, and they don’t waste energy heating water you only really need a handful of times in a day. Installing one of these systems is a great step towards energy efficiency in your home, but annual tankless water heater maintenance may be just as important. Continue Reading

3 Things You Should Know about Installing an Air Conditioner

July 6th, 2015

When it comes to air conditioning installation or replacement, the most important thing to know is that it is just not a job for an amateur. Professionals can handle the installation process safely and make sure that all of the components are properly in place for the best possible performance and efficiency. Here are a few more things you should know to make the process go a little more smoothly. Continue Reading

The Problem with Drain Cleaning Chemicals and When to Call a Professional

June 29th, 2015

Clogged drains are some of the most frustrating issues that a homeowner can come across. Suddenly, using your sink or tub becomes a chore, as you have to wait for a long time for water to drain in order to take care of the basic tasks you need to do to get through the day. Many homeowners seek a quick fix for this issue and end up purchasing drain cleaning liquids at their local grocery or hardware stores. Continue Reading

4 Ways to Upgrade Your Air Conditioning System

June 22nd, 2015

An air conditioning system has one basic function: to lower the temperature in your home. But did you know that there are also many ways to upgrade your air conditioning that can improve your comfort, convenience, and your health? Check out these 4 ways you can improve the performance of your air conditioner, and call a professional AC technician for installation. Continue Reading

Reverse Osmosis: The Only System You Need for Water Treatment

June 15th, 2015

Is the quality of the water that flows from your taps up to the standards you set for your family? If you’re not sure whether there are contaminants in your water supply, it’s time to schedule water testing today. Water testing often reveals issues within the water supply, even if there is no visible discoloration or cloudiness. And the one system that can do the most to keep your water pure is a reverse osmosis system. Continue Reading

4 Plumbing Mistakes You Should Quit Making Today

June 8th, 2015

While many plumbing issues just happen over time, others are often a result of user error. Your plumbing system can be delicate, so treat it right by learning about your plumbing system and trusting an expert for services. We’ve listed a few of the most common plumbing mistakes our plumbers see so that you can avoid plumbing problems. Continue Reading

Should You Repair that Broken AC Yourself?

June 1st, 2015

When your air conditioning system quits working, repairs may not always seem so urgent. And when this is the case, some homeowners see it as the perfect opportunity to take on the repair as a do-it-yourself project. Unfortunately, many of these DIY jobs end poorly, and homeowners often need a technician to take over anyway. Continue Reading