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Here you’ll find expert advice and tips on A/C, heating and plumbing systems from our certified technicians.

How to Perform an HVAC Load Calculation

How to Perform an HVAC Load Calculation

08.09.2022

An HVAC load calculation uses various factors to determine the number of British Thermal Units (BTUs) required to heat or cool your home. The primary metric used is square footage. However, there are many factors that determine the size of AC you need. While your local contractor will perform… Read More

Common Air Conditioning Myths

Common Air Conditioning Myths

07.26.2022

Air conditioners have been widely used in homes since the 1950s. But many people still have misconceptions that contradict how they work. In fact, some fallacies can cost you money and are even harmful to your AC system. We have compiled this list of common air… Read More

How to Boost Air Conditioner Efficiency

How to Boost Air Conditioner Efficiency

07.11.2022

On average, air conditioning accounts for 12% of annual home energy expenditures in the U.S., and as much as 27% in hot-humid regions, according to the Energy Information Administration. With energy costs going up, it’s important that your AC runs efficiently. Fortunately, there are simple ways… Read More

How to Replace an AC Condenser Unit

How to Replace an AC Condenser Unit

06.23.2022

Only a certified technician can replace an AC condenser unit. This complex device is one of the most important components of your HVAC system. In most cases, a malfunction can only be corrected by replacing the entire unit with a brand new one. How an AC Condenser Works Inside… Read More

How to Fix a Leaky Shower Head

How to Fix a Leaky Shower Head

06.10.2022

  If your shower is leaky, the sound is agreeably quite annoying. But it’s not just irritating. Even a slow drip can waste hundreds or thousands of gallons of water over time, which will cost more than making a simple repair. Worn seals,… Read More

How to Prep Your AC for Desert Heat

How to Prep Your AC for Desert Heat

05.24.2022

  Extreme desert heat can take quite a toll on your air conditioner. You can spare little time without a working AC when the temperature is 100+ degrees Fahrenheit. But there are many steps you can take to ensure your system is ready for the summer heat in Phoenix. Read More

Your Plumbing and Different Types of Water

Your Plumbing and Different Types of Water

05.10.2022

  We all know that plumbing moves water. But did you know there are different types of water? Much of the water you receive isn’t exactly pure. In some cases, the quality of the water can affect your pipes, water heater, and water-using appliances. When it comes to your… Read More

Hay’s Home Guide: How to Fix a Clogged Sink

Hay’s Home Guide: How to Fix a Clogged Sink

04.21.2022

  Clogged kitchen and bathroom sinks are not uncommon. While they’re inconvenient and oftentimes problematic, there are various DIY remedies to clogged sinks you can try before calling a plumber. If you’re reading this wondering how to fix a clogged sink, here are a few useful methods. How to… Read More

7 Causes of a Sewer Smell in the Bathroom

7 Causes of a Sewer Smell in the Bathroom

04.21.2022

When you start noticing sewer odors in your home, the only way to resolve the problem is to clean the sink, shower, or toilet drain lines. Bathrooms are prone to drainage issues and are where your plumbing system has its highest demand. A sewer smell in the bathroom can… Read More

What Size Sump Pump Do I Need for My Basement?

What Size Sump Pump Do I Need for My Basement?

04.06.2022

A sump pump can save you the trouble of a flooded basement. It moves water that gets into your home, whether from rain or groundwater tables, out of the structure and to an outside area where it can safely drain. Sump pumps come in various sizes. There are… Read More