August 2016

29
Aug

What Does AC Repair Cost?

Air conditioning issues happen to all of us; it’s a fate we cannot escape. For that reason, it is best to equip yourself, not only with some HVAC knowledge, but also with some service and parts fees. Here are a few of the more common AC issues and their related repair or replacement costs.* Flat rate on all residential calls:

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15
Aug

Brass vs Copper vs PVC Pipes

Which is best for your health – brass, copper or PVC?  The use of copper piping in home construction in the US started in the early 1960’s. By 1970, it was the material of choice among plumbers. It is estimated that 98% of homes built after 1970 have copper pipes. Despite public perception that copper pipes last forever, the average

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1
Aug

If Plumbing Could Kill, It Would Be with Backflow and Back Siphonage

When we turn the faucet on in our homes, we assume that the water is safe to drink, but that is not always the case. Water in the home normally flows in one direction, but under certain circumstances, it can flow in another direction.  This alternate direction is called “backflow”.  Backflow happens when there is a change in water pressure,

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