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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 Protect Your AC from a Haboob

How to Protect Your AC from a Haboob

09.22.2022

Dust storms are not uncommon in the Phoenix area. Also known as a haboob, a dust storm can carry massive amounts of dust, dirt, and debris through the air for many miles. It can also seriously damage your air conditioner if you don’t protect… Read More

National Tune-Up Day

09.21.2022

Sept. 25 is National Tune-Up Day, a reminder that you should have your HVAC system maintained regularly. Why do I need a tune-up? Your system should get a thorough once over on a regular basis. Regular maintenance saves you time and money, because a poorly maintained system can cost you… Read More

Pro’s and Cons of a Rooftop AC Unit

Pro’s and Cons of a Rooftop AC Unit

09.12.2022

Rooftop AC units can be found on residential and commercial properties. Each unit contains the compressor, evaporator and condenser coil, fan, and other components in a single casing. It’s connected via ductwork to various parts of a building, to distribute cooled or warmed air. Here, we’ll explain why… Read More

What Causes an AC Compressor to Make a Whining Noise When Accelerating?

What Causes an AC Compressor to Make a Whining Noise When Accelerating?

08.22.2022

An AC compressor plays one of the most important roles in your HVAC system—compressing refrigerant into a gaseous vapor that allows the heat it absorbs to be released outside. You shouldn’t hear much from the compressor. However, banging, clanking, humming, buzzing, or hissing can signal a very significant problem. Read More

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