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Why Is My Heater Making Strange Sounds?

There is a common misconception that people who live in the desert are hot all of the time, or at least comfortably warm. This really isn’t the case, obviously, as anyone that has lived there for a winter or two can tell you. Of course, the desert climate doesn’t have the coldest winters in the…

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What Zone Air Conditioning Installation Involves

A lot of things can affect the cooling in your home: the sun’s position during the day, the indoor architecture and even the placement of your thermostat. But there is a way you can control the amount of cooling you use while maintaining comfort: zone air conditioning. What Is Zone Control? Understanding how zone control…

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Maximize Your Home’s Heating Efficiency This Winter

Although people around the country consider the Southwest one of the best places to go to for winter retreats from icy weather, residents know that the cold can still be a problem, especially at night. You won’t use the heater in your home nearly as much as your air conditioner, and because of that you…

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3 Signs Your Air Conditioner Desperately Needs Repairs

What would be your definition of a painful summer experience? For many, it would be experiencing the sweltering summer without a fully functional air conditioner. But it’s not just that; not having a functioning air conditioner at home or it can go from uncomfortable to downright unsafe. Detecting issues early can save you from the…

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3 Indicators That Your Air Ducts Are Leaking

The majority of homeowners use air ducts in order to distribute both heated and cooled air throughout their homes. If you are one of them, then it is important that you know for certain that your air ducts are in fine working condition. If not, there is no way in which you can hope to…

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Copper Pipes Are Not Invincible

If you encounter a plumber telling you that he or she has a pipe to sell you that is guaranteed to be problem-free, one thing is for sure—you’ve either found a very misinformed plumber, or a very dishonest one.  One myth that some people get in their heads is that investing in copper piping is…

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What Standby Energy Loss Means for Tank Water Heaters

It is very easy to take hot water in your home for granted, and this is very unfortunate. You have to remember that you use hot water for many different tasks and chores around your home. Washing the dishes, doing the laundry,  your hot shower to wake you up in the morning—hot water, one and all!…

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You Cannot Afford to Ignore Hard Water!

When a homeowner has a toilet that is backing up all over the bathroom floor, or a ruptured water line turning their front lawn into a swamp, he or she is going to jump into action swiftly. Not all plumbing problems will elicit the same type of response, however, even if the problem is actually…

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Tips for More Affordable Cooling

While certain areas in the country are bracing for cooler weather, we here in Arizona have nothing but hot and sunny days ahead of us for the foreseeable future. You are going to be running your air conditioner consistently for a while longer still, so you need to know that your system is operating reliably. Of…

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Easy Heating Maintenance Tasks When Switching from Heat to AC

Summer is not too far away here in Phoenix, Arizona, so the need for heating may end before you know it. While routine maintenance is important throughout the year, there are some important maintenance tasks that should be done before you switch your heat pump from heat to AC. In this week’s blog post, the…

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Why You Need Prompt Air Conditioning Repairs

When your heater is not functioning exactly as it should, you may give it a little more time than you really should, since we don’t battle winter storms and subfreezing temperatures here the way that they do in other areas of the country. The truth is, however, that any problems with any HVAC systems should be dealt with as…

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How Zone Control Helps Your Heating

Central heating systems may see widespread popularity, but that doesn’t mean that they’re perfect. They are normally only capable of heating all or none of the house, nothing in-between. They are slaved to a single thermostat, which is only capable of monitoring the temperature in the room in which it is located. Finally, they’re simply…

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