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Why Aren’t the Burners in My Furnace Lighting?

Monday, February 26th, 2024

It’s getting pretty late in the winter, but it isn’t spring yet. It’s not quite time to be done with our heating systems. We’ll still need them a bit longer! So if your furnace’s burners aren’t lighting, you’ll need to get that fixed right away. What can cause this? Here are some of the possibilities.

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4 Signs Your Furnace Needs Repair Immediately

Monday, January 15th, 2024

We always strongly urge folks to address all furnace problems as promptly as possible. Too often, when people ignore an issue that starts out small, it develops into something major that requires extensive repair. But in some cases, a furnace problem is already serious and needs immediate repair. Here are the most urgent situations that could occur with your furnace.

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Never Run a Gas Furnace With a Cracked Heat Exchanger: Here’s Why

Monday, January 1st, 2024

We’re accustomed to having appliances in our home that run on natural gas. Stoves, water heaters, clothes dryers, and of course furnaces all commonly use natural gas. And in general, with basic precautions, this is all perfectly safe. But if your furnace’s heat exchanger cracks, it will seriously compromise your safety.

We’d like to give you a quick crash course in how to avoid a major heating hazard. We’ll explain what a heat exchanger is, why you must never run your furnace if you suspect your heat exchanger is cracked, and what to do about it.

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Great Tips to Prevent Drain Clogs in Your Home

Monday, December 18th, 2023

Does it seem like, when a drain clogs in your house, it always happens at the most inconvenient possible time? It’s never a good time to have plumbing that doesn’t work, but it’s definitely worse when guests are about to come over, or you’re trying to celebrate a holiday or relax on a long weekend. 

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could avoid that situation altogether? We’ve got some tips that could help you prevent drain clogs. You won’t have to worry about what to do if they happen if you make sure they don’t happen!

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What Contaminants Can a Whole-Home Water Filter Remove?

Monday, October 9th, 2023

If you’re not happy with the quality, safety, smell, taste, or clarity of the water coming from your municipal supply or your well, it’s time to get a water filter. But there are so many things that might be in your water, and so many different water filtration systems! What should you choose?

A whole-home water filter is ideal, providing a safety net right where the water enters your home. But what contaminants can it remove?

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Cut Your Air Conditioning Costs This Summer

Monday, July 3rd, 2023

The cost of running your air conditioner all summer really adds up. But in our area, you can’t really do without it. If you can’t just stop using the AC, what can you do? Here are some tips on how to lower your electric bills by using your air conditioner as efficiently as possible this summer.

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The Benefits of Tankless Water Heaters

Monday, July 18th, 2022

Deciding to convert your traditional water to a tankless option is a smart upgrade for any home. Not only do these units last longer, but they also use less energy and produce endless hot water. Even better, you’ll find the need for professional water heater service in Marana, AZ, is reduced significantly, and when it is needed, repair bills are lower. 

Are you still unsure if a tankless water heater is right for you? Keep reading to learn some of the main benefits it offers. 

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How Long Will My Garbage Disposal Last?

Monday, May 9th, 2022

After dinner, the majority of households rinse the dinner plates in the sink, flip a switch on the wall, and watch the food particles disappear down the drain without ever thinking twice about the appliance doing the work.

Garbage disposals are something we always expect to be there—shredding our food waste and keeping kitchen pipes clean and clog-free. We especially don’t think about installing a new one when our current one seems to be working just properly.

However, all garbage disposals have a life expectancy. Eventually, you’ll have to replace even the best garbage disposal. When that time does come, ensure you use only a professional plumber in the Marana, AZ area for the installation. Here’s some information on how long your garbage disposal will last and the factors that influence that length of time.

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Warm Weather Plumbing Issues That You Need to Watch Out For

Monday, May 24th, 2021

Marana summers are no joke. It’s spring now, but you already know the high heat that’s to come this summer. Are you prepared?

When we’re talking about preparation, we’re not talking about things like sunblock, pool floaties, or meat for the grill. We’re actually talking about your plumbing. We know, we know, this really isn’t the fun part of summer and it might not even be the part of your home that you’re expecting to talk about with an expert during this time of year.

The truth is that your plumbing in Marana, AZ is just as important as something like your air conditioning system. High temperatures can exacerbate dormant problems. We’re going to give you a heads up on things to look out for today.

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Yes, This Is a Significant Plumbing Problem

Monday, August 31st, 2020

You’re having some trouble with your home’s plumbing system, but you don’t know if it’s a big issue. Yeah, sometimes this plumbing problem disrupts your day, but it’s nothing so dire that you can’t work around it.

We want you to know that you should never have to “work around” any part of your home’s comfort system. Your comfort system should work for you, not the other way around. If your plumbing system is giving you grief, then it’s time for you to schedule an appointment with our professionals. Come to us for your plumbing in Marana, AZ. We’re the experts who can perform all the work you need.

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