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How Cold Weather Affects Your Water Heater

Posted on November 22nd, 2022 by Jill Ponek

Many people do not consider how cooler winter temperatures affect their home’s plumbing and water heater. Instead, they take their water heater for granted for hot steamy showers and doing dishes. However, in wintertime, things are more likely to go wrong with your water heater and leave you wondering why your hot water is not […]

Why Is My AC Running but Not Cooling?

Posted on October 24th, 2022 by Jill Ponek

You rely on your air conditioner to keep you cool and comfortable indoors when it is hot outside. Yet, your air conditioner may not always perform as expected and cool your house correctly. So, when your AC is running but not cooling properly, there are several things you can check before calling an air conditioner […]

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Reasons Your Faucet Is Making a Clunking Noise

Posted on September 26th, 2022 by Jill Ponek

When you are running water and hear a clunking noise coming from your plumbing, it may surprise you. If the problem persists, it is essential that you determine the cause of the problem to avoid damaging your home’s plumbing system. Most of the time, you will need to call your local plumber for assistance once […]

Tips for Dishwasher Maintenance

Posted on September 18th, 2022 by Jill Ponek

Dishwashers are the perfect kitchen appliance that makes doing dishes quick and easy. They not only save us time but help save water. Did you know that running a dishwasher uses less water than washing dishes by hand? On average, you can use 27 gallons of water or more washing dishes by hand. Newer Energy […]

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Save Energy with Your Water Heater This Summer

Posted on August 22nd, 2022 by Jill Ponek

According to the Department of Energy, 20 percent of your home’s energy use is for water heating. Furthermore, the average household uses about 64 gallons of hot water daily. So, looking for ways to reduce water heater energy use is a great way to lower your water heating costs. Before summer is over, now is […]

Why Does My Shower Drain Smell?

Posted on August 17th, 2022 by Jill Ponek

Have you noticed foul shower drain smells every time you take a shower? Maybe the smells have become so bad they stink up your bathroom all the time? There can be several causes why your shower drain stinks, depending on the cause. What Causes a Shower Drain to Smell? Biofilm Stuck to Drain Pipes If […]

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How to Handle Allergies Inside Your Home

Posted on July 18th, 2022 by Jill Ponek

The last thing you want when trying to stay cool indoors from the hot, triple-digit temperatures in summer is to start coughing and sneezing because of allergies from your AC. Unfortunately, some people can experience air conditioning allergic reactions. However, the allergic reaction is not from the cold air being blown into the house. Rather, […]

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10 Tips for Your HVAC System This Summer

Posted on July 15th, 2022 by Jill Ponek

With record-breaking summer temperatures across Texas, the last thing you want is for your air conditioning system to stop working. Your air conditioning will be working overtime to keep your house cool and comfortable. Since it is running more often, it is essential to keep an eye on it to spot potential problems, so you […]

When Is the City Responsible for Sewer Line Issues?

Posted on June 18th, 2022 by Jill Ponek

When you have issues with your sewer plumbing, it is essential to understand who is responsible for fixing the sewer line. In some cases, your city may be responsible for making the repairs. In other cases, it is your responsibility to call a plumber and have it fixed. When Is the City Responsible? To determine […]

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Toilet Buying Tips: Choosing the Perfect Toilet for Your Bathroom

Posted on May 18th, 2022 by Jill Ponek

The toilet in your bathroom is designed to last a long time with the proper maintenance and care. However, there can be many reasons why you would want to buy a new toilet. For example, you may be renovating your bathroom or want to get a new low-flow toilet to conserve water. To help you […]

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