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AC Trouble? Your Air Filter Could be To Blame

August 7th, 2017

close up dust on filter of air purifier put on table.You may have seen us mention the importance of changing your air filter in previous blog posts, and this advice really cannot be understated. Aside from investing in routine professional maintenance, changing your air filter on a regular basis is probably one of the most important things you can do for your cooling system.

Sure, a clogged or dirty air filter may seem like a minor issue, but the fact of the matter is that it impacts a lot for your cooling system. Changing your air filter is actually a pretty simple task, and benefits your AC in many ways. Of course, when you do need Idaho Falls air conditioning repair, we will be there in a heartbeat. But we would like to help you avoid future problems, or paying more for your cooling costs than you should be.

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4 Ominous Signs Your Air Conditioner Is Failing

July 25th, 2017

signs-air-conditioner-failingNo home comfort appliance lasts forever, as much as we would like them to or as sturdily they are made. Your air conditioning system is no exception, with a limited lifespan of when it reaches the end, it’s a good idea to have the system replaced before it suffers from a total shut down.

There’s not much worse than being trapped in your home on a hot day—when your cooling system is most likely to accumulate stress that will cause it to malfunction—with no immediate relief in sight as you rush to schedule air conditioning repair in Blackfoot, ID or shop for a new system altogether. Plus, during the final months, your dying air conditioner will waste money through inefficient performance.

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Watch for These Warning Signs of a Struggling Air Conditioner

July 10th, 2017

warning signs struggling air conditionerSummer is officially here, and our warmer temperatures aren’t going anywhere for a while. Therefore, you should be keeping a close eye on your air conditioner. As you use it more and more often to keep your home cool and comfortable, you’ll be placing more strain on it—summer is actually the number one time of year for air conditioner problems to crop up.

Keeping yours in good shape for the summer season requires investing in air conditioning services in Rexburg, ID, such as preventive maintenance, but also keeping a sharp eye out for warning signs that your cooling system is in poor shape. The faster you can detect a cooling system in trouble, the quicker you can get it repaired and the better off it will be. Keep reading for some of the top warning signs of a struggling air conditioner.

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Have You Scheduled Your Professional AC Tune-Up Yet?

June 26th, 2017

professional-ac-tune-upTemperatures are warming up around here, and soon enough you’ll be relying on your air conditioner on a daily basis, if you aren’t already. At the peak of the summer season, the heat in our area can be pretty unbearable—that is, at least, without a great air conditioning system. And the only way to ensure that yours is up for the job, is with professional air conditioning maintenance in Rigby, ID.

Without regularly scheduled tune-ups, there is no way that you can count on your home cooling system to function at optimal performance levels this summer. It’s important to remember that your cooling system is a mechanical appliance, and running it as hard as you need to for as long as you do means it will accumulate wear and tear over the years. Scheduling routine maintenance means that you can enjoy the level of performance quality that you deserve.

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Is My Sewer Line Suffering?

June 12th, 2017

sewer-line-sufferingWhen you hear the word “plumbing,” your mind likely goes to the faucets and fixtures that provide water to your home. Or perhaps you think about the drains that take the wastewater out of your home once you’re done with it. This is natural, however these are components that you can actually see and which you have some direct interaction with—whereas there’s one component you don’t think much about until something goes wrong—your sewer line.

While out of sight, this plumbing system component shouldn’t be too far out of mind. If any problems occur within your sewer line, then you will be facing a serious inconvenience, and possibly a big mess. Early detection of such a problem is a huge advantage, so it’s important to be aware of some warning signs that something is amiss, and you’re in need of Idaho Falls, ID drain and sewer services.

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Time to Consider Upgrading to a Tankless Water Heater

May 29th, 2017

consider-upgrading-tankless-water-heaterWhen the time comes for you to switch out your aging or malfunctioning storage tank water heater, we highly recommend upgrading by investing in a Pocatello, ID tankless water heater installation. Tankless water heater systems offer a number of benefits to your household, such as an unlimited supply of hot water, a longer lifespan than the traditional tank models, and decreased energy bills.

With any new technology, however, also comes skepticism and too often misconceptions are born. We want you to enjoy the best in water heating at a price that works with your budget, so we’re happy to share the benefits of upgrading to a tankless system, and dispel some of these myths.

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Steps to De-Winterizing your Sprinkler System

May 16th, 2017

de-winterizing-sprinkler-systemFreezing temperatures have ceased and springtime is officially here, which not only means warmer weather, but also that it’s about time to start up our sprinkler systems and begin watering again. However, it’s important than when you do so, you do it the right way to avoid damaging pipes or irrigation components.

Should you need help during any step of the process, you can contact our team for quality Blackfoot, ID sprinkler system services and we’ll be happy to help. In the meantime, we’ve listed some steps for you to follow below. The most important thing to remember about starting up your sprinkler system this spring is to turn the water on slowly, to avoid what’s called water hammer, which can burst fittings and even pop off sprinkler heads.

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Tree Roots and Your Main Drain Line: A Lethal Combination

May 1st, 2017

tree-roots-main-drain-lineOf all the household emergencies you could face, we’re pretty sure that plumbing problems tops your list of ones you’d most like to avoid. Ideally, you’d never have to deal with a plumbing issue at all—but with everything in your home that relies on this system (your toilets, sinks, washing machine, dishwasher, water heater), you likely won’t be this lucky.

A properly functioning plumbing system delivers the water you need throughout your home effectively, while draining waste and wastewater away. So, any sort of problem with this system would be understandably disruptive. And one particular problem that impacts a lot more homeowners than you may realize is the damage that tree roots can cause.

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How to Best Protect This Important Kitchen Plumbing Component

April 17th, 2017

important-kitchen-plumbing-component-protectYour kitchen’s garbage disposal is easily one of the most convenient devices or appliances you have in your home—making cooking duties far easier than they would be otherwise. However, if not operated and maintained as it should be, garbage disposals can break down, block or clog the drains, or cause any number of other costly plumbing and drain problems.

Fortunately, although we do provide superior Rigby, ID kitchen plumbing services, most garbage disposal problems are preventable, and garbage disposal care is fairly simple. When you use this device as intended, it can give you many years of reliable use. We’ve highlighted below some of the problems you can avoid with proper garbage disposal care, to potentially prevent kitchen plumbing emergencies later on down the line.

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Caring for Your Sprinkler System This Spring

April 3rd, 2017

caring-for-your-sprinkler-systemTemperatures may still be on the cooler side for now, but with the snow melted and spring officially here, it’s time to prep your home for warmer weather—this includes starting up your sprinkler system. Of course, it’s important that you take the time in the winter to shut everything down in order to avoid any problems this time of the year.

However, if you do run into any issues, you can contact our team for Idaho Falls, ID plumbing services. Provided no issues crop up though, the following steps will help you get your home’s irrigation system prepped for use this season.

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