Detecting a Plumbing Leak: A How-To Guide

July 29th, 2019

blue-cloth-tied-around-white-pipeIn our previous blog post, we talked about how your air conditioner could leak, why this happens, and what to do about it.

But what about the leaks we’re more familiar with—plumbing system leaks? They can happen from literally anywhere within your plumbing system, which can sound pretty ominous. They also aren’t easily noticeable in most cases—they may do a significant amount of damage beneath your slab or behind your walls before you even see that you have a leak.

But wait, there’s good news! There are tell-tale signs you can watch out for that indicate your home is, in fact, experiencing a plumbing leak. Keep reading to learn more. (more…)

“Why Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water?”

July 15th, 2019

water-stream-on-white-backgroundWhen you think about a leak, you think about plumbers, right? There the ones who fix these pesky problems. But, what if that leak is coming from your air conditioner?

There’re not many homeowners who wouldn’t be surprised to hear that water can leak from a cooling system, as they didn’t know their air conditioner used water to operate, unless it’s an evaporative cooler.

So here’s the thing—your air conditioner doesn’t use water in its process. (more…)

Beware Faulty Ductless System Installation

July 1st, 2019

hand-holding-remote-to-ductless-air-handlerDo you already own a ductless heating and cooling system? Then you know how great they are for comfort. They’re efficient and highly effective. In fact, they’re becoming one of the most widely used climate control systems there are.

We just have one question for you. Who installed your ductless HVAC system?

If it was our team, great! But if you hired an amateur or did it yourself without any assistance from a pro, then there are some concerns to be aware of. We aren’t saying this to be snide, but rather to prevent you from the hassle and drama of needing to have emergency repairs done.

That said, if your ductless system wasn’t professionally installed, or even if it’s an aging system that hasn’t been routinely maintained, these are some of the unique ductless repair needs you might run into: (more…)