Spring Means It’s Time to Schedule HVAC Maintenance

April 1st, 2024
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As spring arrives, it’s time to consider essential maintenance tasks for your HVAC system. Springtime HVAC maintenance in Charleston, SC, is crucial for ensuring maximum comfort, preventing breakdowns, and extending the lifespan of your equipment. Let’s look at the importance of HVAC maintenance in the spring.

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Got a Clogged Drain? What to Try—And What NOT to Try

March 18th, 2024
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Clogged drains are among the most common plumbing problems. We’ve all had to deal with a kitchen sink that won’t drain or a shower that leaves a pool of water around our feet. In some cases, removing clogs is something you can do on your own if you have the right tools. 

We’re going to look at what you can try when you need to get a drain or toilet unclogged. We’re also going to shine a light on what not to do because unfortunately one of the methods many people use for drain unclogging is one of the worst!

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Important Reminder: Your Heat Pump Need Twice-Yearly Maintenance

March 4th, 2024
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Do you have a heat pump? Then you’re in good shape for your home’s year round comfort needs, from the coldest winter night to the hottest summer day.

However, your heat pump needs regular attention to ensure that it’s in good shape—so it can keep your home in good shape. Any HVAC system needs at least annual maintenance. However, a heat pump needs it twice a year!

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The Cracked Heat Exchanger—A Major Furnace Problem!

February 19th, 2024
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Gas furnaces are still the most common type of central heating system found in homes, although heat pumps are gaining in popularity. One reason some people feel reluctant to have a gas furnace installed is because of potential safety problems. Any gas-powered appliance can become hazardous, but gas furnaces are built to high standards and with numerous safety mechanisms to make them as safe as possible. If you have your gas furnace regularly maintained and you call for heating repair in North Charleston, SC with professionals when the furnace malfunctions, you can expect your furnace to have a long, safe service life.

However, furnace problems can still crop up—and one furnace issue that can become a safety hazard is a cracked heat exchanger. We’ll explain what this is and why you need to take action when it occurs.

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Can I Repair My Sump Pump on My Own?

February 5th, 2024
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A sump pump is one of the most useful protections a home can have. It’s a small device: a pump installed over or inside an excavated pit (the sump) in the lower part of a house. But this small device does the vital job of pumping out water that can occur from storm weather, plumbing disasters, and moisture build up due to a high water table.

Like any prevention device, a sump pump isn’t any use to you if it’s not working. If you have a broken sump pump, you’ll want it fixed as soon as possible. Can you do that repair on your own? Or will you need professional sump pump repair in Charleston, SC with our team? 

The simple answer is Always go with the pros! We’ll explore this more below as we look into sump pump repair and maintenance.

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Are Backflow Prevention Services Necessary for Your Home?

January 22nd, 2024
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We offer backflow prevention services in Mt. Pleasant, SC to test, repair, and replace backflow prevention devices in homes. If you’re wondering, “What’s a backflow prevention device? Do I have one?” you’re not alone. Many people are unaware of the importance of backflow prevention and how it stops contamination of the freshwater supply. 

The reason you may not know anything about backflow prevention is that your home might not actually require a special backflow prevention device. We’ll look into the issue to help you understand whether it’s a service you need or not.

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Ideas for Better Heating and Air Conditioning This Year

January 8th, 2024
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As the year starts, you’re probably already busy with plans for what you want to achieve. Or maybe you feel a bit overwhelmed with the idea of coming up with lists and goals. Wherever you stand when it comes to how you’re looking at the year ahead, we’d like to offer our help when it comes to HVAC Service in Charleston, SC. You’ve got a year of heating and cooling ahead, and we want yours to be the best it can. 

Let’s get started with our best ideas from heating and air conditioning improvements this year.

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How Your Furnace Is Able to Operate Safely

December 25th, 2023
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Gas furnaces … are they safe?

The answer is yes. They’re safe the way that the gas oven and stove in your house is safe. If you use your furnace right and make sure it’s taken care of, then it’s safe.

That doesn’t mean it can’t be hazardous, and this is one of the reasons that we always urge our customers to arrange for annual furnace inspections and maintenance and for prompt furnace repair in Summerville, SC when anything appears to be wrong. 

In this post, we’re going to look at how your gas furnace is able to run safely through the winter. The manufacturers of furnaces build them to high standards and equip them with several important safety features. Let’s examine the most important of these features.

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Why Heat Pumps Are So Great During Our Winters

December 11th, 2023
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Have you heard of heat pumps? If not, our mascot Moose is so happy that you dropped in today! Heat pumps aren’t new technology, but they’ve started to explode in popularity as HVAC solutions great for homes and businesses. 

Heat pumps are electrically powered refrigerant-based systems similar in to air conditioners. The biggest difference between heat pumps and ACs is that where ACs can only use refrigerant to move heat out of homes, heat pumps can change the direction they work so they can both move heat out of homes and move it into them. That means a heat pump is both a heater and an air conditioner in one.

Heat pumps in Mt. Pleasant, SC and elsewhere in the Charleston area are a perfect match for the weather. Heat pumps aren’t ideal in all climates, but it feels like they were invented just for ours. We’ll explain more.

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The Different Types of Sump Pumps: Pedestal vs. Submersible

November 27th, 2023
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If your home doesn’t have a sump pump, we can’t stress enough how important these basic devices are for protecting your home and belongings. They’ll also give you important peace of mind. 

Sump pumps are designed to “bail out” your house in case of water flooding in the lower levels (such as the basement or crawlspace) or to remove excess moisture that can lead to problems with mold, mildew, wood rot, and generally higher humidity inside your house.

We offer the sump pump services in North Charleston, SC that you need. To get started, we’re going to explain the two basic types of sump pumps—the pedestal pump and and submersible pump—and the differences between them.

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