It's called a fatberg. In London, sewage workers pulled a fatberg from the drains that were reported as 800 feet long and weighed approximately 130 metric tons, the size of 11 double-decker buses.
Essentially, a fatberg is just what it sounds like, a big glob of fat that clogs drains. If you have water coming up through bathtub drains, you may have your own fatberg, too. Find out what causes this, and how to fix water coming up through the bathtub drain right here. Read More
The weather's freezing outside. Come to think of it, it's not so warm inside anymore either.
You jig the temperature setting on your heat pump. Nothing. All of a sudden you notice a clicking sound from inside it too. And then you recall that giant energy bill from last month.
It's time for a heat pump repair... Read More
Are you worried that your drainage system is on its way to getting clogged?
If you dispose of your waste in an appropriate manner, then you shouldn't worry about getting a clog any time soon. However, a sewer drain clog sometimes happens without warning. Read More
No matter what type of furnace you use to keep your home warm during the cooler months, we know you want to do what you can to protect your investment.
You'd also like to find ways to manage the costs of heating your home, without having to compromise when it comes to your personal comfort level.
In order to ensure that your heater stays in good shape, it's important to invest in a heating tune-up in Phoenix. This won't just extend the life of your furnace. It will also help you to prevent having to make costly and time-consuming repairs and replacements in the future.
But what does a furnace tune-up consist of, and why is getting one such an important step in maintaining your heater?
Keep reading this post to find out. Read More
Homeowners in Phoenix and Scottsdale have come to rely on the best overall value that Bradford Water Heaters provide. While finding out it's time to replace your water heater isn't always great news, with new technology you may find you are saving money in the long run.
When you know you need a water heater installation in Phoenix it's important to consider the benefits of Bradford White. Their hot water heater technology is safer, more efficient, and longer lasting than the competition.
Here's what makes their products so unique: Read More
Looking for a way to heat up your home?
There are a lot of brands who boast that they are the best when it comes to home-based heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning. Their heat pumps may be good enough to keep you and your home warm for the coming winter.
However, "good enough" might not save you from blizzards or the hottest summers. If you're looking for the best, then Trane is the brand for you. Read More
Did you know? According to a May 2018 report by the Environmental Working Group, over 1,000,000 Americans are drinking contaminated water. It's contaminated by poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS).
Yes, these substances are as scary as they sound. PFAS are a class of fluorine-based chemicals. They are typically used during the manufacturing process of thousands of products you use daily. Everything from clothing, fire retardants, and oil repellents to takeout containers, paints, paper, and leather contains these harmful substances.
Over time, the ingestion of these substances can cause cancer, thyroid disease, and a compromised immune system. These chemicals can even reduce the effectiveness of vaccines in kids.
You can slash your risks by installing an osmosis system in your home. This kind of system can filter all of your water supply, including drinking water. How does a reverse osmosis system work? Read on to find out. Then, choose which one will function best for your needs. Read More
The weather is getting colder in Phoenix. If you haven't already, you'll soon turn on your heating system to fight the chill.
But there's always that moment of fear when you first switch your thermostat from "cool" to "heat."
Will the heater come on? Will it sound okay? What's that weird smell?
We always recommend a furnace system check before the weather turns cool enough to need a little heat. And you need a trusted heating professional to perform your system check and help you troubleshoot common furnace issues.
Select a company that won't recommend unnecessary repairs, and that will make sure your system is safe.
Here are eight critical tips for hiring the best heating company in Phoenix, AZ. Read More
Has your water bill recently skyrocketed? Do you suspect that you have a burst pipe somewhere in your home? You may not realize that you have a problem until it's become a major issue. Experts estimate that the average cost of a broken pipe is more than $5,000--but it could be even more.
If you are dealing with a plumbing emergency, this article is for you. We'll cover common causes of burst pipes and help you connect with a local plumbing contractor. Read More
Colder temperatures are on the way for residents of Phoenix & Scottsdale as we head into December and January. In fact, a colder than normal winter is predicted for the state.
After a long rest, your heater is in need of some attention to ensure it's ready to handle the workload. Instead of waiting for the mercury to drop, get ahead of the game by having a furnace or heater inspection performed now.
Just because your system functioned well last year doesn't mean you're guaranteed the same results again. There's a chance a problem could have popped between then and now.
Let's go over eight reasons you should think about servicing your furnace right away. Read More