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Best Home Water Filtration System for Hard Water [Top 5]

By // 2019.06.25

Best Home Water Filtration System

An unfortunate reality that all Arizona property owners deal with is hard water. Thanks to the excessive calcium and magnesium ions found in our water supply, residential property owners are tasked with finding the best home water filtration systems to combat hard water issues. However, with so many different systems on the market today, how do weed through the multiple products, brands, and unique water improvement units?

To ensure you have the right information to make an informed decision as to which water filtration system is best for your home, we’ve compiled this list of five of the best water filtration systems offered to Arizona homeowners living in the Phoenix Valley. In the information below, we’ll break down some of the facts of each system, plus offer a few tips for determining which type of system is best for unique property types.

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Air Conditioning Preventive Maintenance [Checklist]

By // 2019.06.18

air conditioning preventive maintenance checklistPerhaps the most important piece of equipment in your Phoenix home is your air conditioner. Your air conditioning system helps to keep your home at the perfect temperature so your family has the level of comfort that they deserve. Because you rely on your air conditioner so heavily, it can be very concerning when your system doesn’t work the way that it should.

When an air conditioner works below its optimal level, many homeowners worry about the necessity of a repair. Fortunately, by going through a simple maintenance checklist, you can determine if your system needs attention from a repair expert. Here is an easy air conditioning preventative maintenance checklist that will help you fix minor problems and let you know if there is a more serious issue developing.

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How Long Does a Water Heater Last? [Average Lifespan]

By // 2019.06.11

how long does a water heater lastOne of the most important pieces of equipment that you have in your home is your water heater, and if you’re like many homeowners, then you want to know exactly how long your heater will last. If you don’t know about the longevity of your water heater, you won’t be able to know when you should start shopping for a replacement.

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Ask a Plumbing Pro: Arizona Water Softener Recommendations

By // 2019.06.04

Arizona water softener recommendationsIf you are concerned with the long-term health of the plumbing system in your home, there is one big threat that you need to be aware of: Hard water. Hard water occurs when the water in your plumbing system has a high mineral content. If you allow hard water to go unchecked, it can cause major issues with your plumbing, including mineral deposits that may clog your pipes.

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Rooftop Air Conditioner vs. A Side-Yard Air Conditioner

By // 2019.05.28

rooftop air conditioner vs a side yard air conditionerOften times it is assumed that generally, all air conditioners are the same. In theory, this is a statement of fact, as the general purpose of these systems is to remove hot air from inside a home, chill this air though a cooling process and return it to the home to reduce the temperature. However, there are two unique styles of AC systems in Arizona that have individual benefits that allow home owners to maximize indoor comfort. In order to determine which type of system is best for you, it’s important to outline the benefits of rooftop air conditioners vs a side-yard air conditioner.

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Clack WS1 Water Softener [Ultimate Guide]

By // 2019.05.21

Clack WS1 Water Softener InfoIf you live in Arizona, water softeners are incredibly important to the overall quality of your water. About 85% of Americans deal with hard water, which can wreak havoc on appliances, clothes, and other household items, not to mention your skin. It makes sense that as a homeowner, you want an efficient, easy-to-operate, low maintenance water softener that will prove to be an excellent investment for years to come.

If you have been seriously considering having a water softener installed or are looking to replace an underperforming water softener, you have probably seen rave reviews from water treatment professionals about the Clack WS1 water softener.

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What is the Average Air Conditioner Life Expectancy in Phoenix AZ

By // 2019.05.14

Air Conditioner Life ExpectancyAlthough having your air conditioning system in Phoenix serviced annually is a great way to extend its lifespan, eventually it will break down and require replacement. It’s also a statement of fact that most homeowners do not plan for this eventuality, and when it occurs, it’s often a shock to our pocketbooks. It is very difficult to predict what the average air conditioner lifespan in Phoenix AZ might be – there are many factors that can impact its life expectancy.

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7 Signs of Hard Water in Scottsdale Arizona

By // 2019.05.07

hard water in scottsdale azWe’re all told at some part in our lives, that there are some things simply out of our own control. One of the facts of living in the Valley of the Sun is that our life-giving water is not of the highest quality. In fact, many experts refer to our water as “hard water”.  Hard water refers to water that is high in minerals, especially calcium and magnesium. These minerals do not dissolve easily, leaving tough residues, and also do not react well to soap. This is how hard water got its name; because it is “hard” to clean with.

Like most of the southwest, the water in Scottsdale, Arizona has an especially bad rep for being hard. It tastes bad, leaves hard water spots on faucets, sinks, bathtubs and showers – that can be a literal pain to remove. Excessive build up of hard water and calcium can also contaminate water appliances such as faucets, sinks, and shower heads.

Like most of the southwest, the water in Scottsdale, Arizona has an especially bad rep for being hard.

If you live near Scottsdale and are wondering if you have hard water, then keep reading. Here are the 7 most common signs of hard water in Scottsdale you should look for.

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5 Plumbing Maintenance Tips That Save You Money

By // 2019.04.23

Save money with these five plumbing maintenance tips to Save MoneyA typical household of four people uses 144,000 gallons of water on average every year.

With every flush and faucet turned on, your pipes are subjected to a barrage of pressure and debris.

We’ve put together a list of plumbing maintenance tips that will not only help you keep your pipes clean and running smoothly, but also ensure you spend less and keep your bills down.

Save Big with These Plumbing Maintenance Tips

The best way to avoid problems with your plumbing is to be proactive with your maintenance and habits.

Cleaning pipes and performing maintenance is both easier and cheaper in the long run. If you wait until there is a problem, it can mean entire areas of your home being dug up or broken to get to the pipes that have been affected.

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What to Do When You Have a Broken AC Unit

By // 2019.04.16

What to do with a broken AC unitThe average cost of a new air conditioner is between $3,000 and $7,000. When you’re paying that much for a piece of equipment, you expect it to work all the time, right?

But sometimes, accidents happen and homeowners find themselves dealing with a broken AC unit. And it always seems to break right when you need it most.

When your AC isn’t working, it’s easy to start panicking or get frustrated.

But you don’t have to. We’re here to help. And we’ve put together a few simple things you can do when you can’t cool your home.

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