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

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

5 Easy Steps to Reset a Garbage Disposal

5 Easy Steps to Reset a Garbage Disposal

03.11.2022

A garbage disposal is a convenient appliance that shreds up food scraps, so you can dispose of them via your plumbing. But there are many reasons it can stop working. That can disrupt your kitchen routine and risk a clogged drain. However, you can easily reset a garbage disposal… Read More

Tankless Water Heater vs. Traditional: Which Is Best?

Tankless Water Heater vs. Traditional: Which Is Best?

02.18.2022

Whether you’re freshening up in the morning or cooking dinner at night, you rely on hot water. Every time you turn on the hot water tap, traditionally, it comes from a large tank in the basement. Nowadays, you can get hot water from a suitcase-sized device in a closet. Read More

How Much Should a Furnace Installation Cost?

How Much Should a Furnace Installation Cost?

02.08.2022

Furnace installation and replacement costs on average from $2,796 to $6,746 as of 2022 (according to HomeAdvisor). Installing a furnace is an investment. But the right type and size of system can last 15 to 20 years. There can be a long-term return on investment, especially if… Read More

What to Do with a Water Heater Leak?

What to Do with a Water Heater Leak?

01.21.2022

A water heater leak can cause serious damage if not fixed quickly. Water damage to floors, walls, furnishings, and personal items is a real possibility. Condensation on the outer tank surface can sometimes look like a leak, so it’s critical to investigate the issue. After all, a water heater… Read More

What Does a Heat Pump Do?

What Does a Heat Pump Do?

01.06.2022

  A heat pump moves heat from one location to another, instead of creating warmer or cooler air like other HVAC systems. According to Energy.gov, it may use about 50% less electricity than a furnace or baseboard heater. If the temperature in your region rarely drops below freezing,… Read More

How Long Do Furnaces Last?

How Long Do Furnaces Last?

12.23.2021

Customers often ask, “How long do furnaces last?” when purchasing a system or if they need repairs. There’s no exact answer. A gas furnace is said to have a 15-to-20-year lifespan. However, some people claim to have kept their furnace going for 30 years! There’s no expiration date to… Read More