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Finding the Best Air Conditioner in Gilbert

 |  Air Conditioning

To outsiders who don’t know that huge areas of Arizona enjoy relatively mild summers, Arizona is known for one thing above all others: heat! For those of us living and working in Gilbert and other parts of the Phoenix-Metro area, though, the stereotype fits. Summers here are brutal and long, which means you want the best air conditioner that keeps your

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Homebuyers’ Guide to Air Conditioner and Heating Units

 |  Air Conditioning

Home inspections, including the HVAC system, are standard with any new home purchase no matter where you live. However, thanks to Arizona’s extreme heat, Gilbert homebuyers need to pay extra attention to the A/C unit. This is due, in part, to the fact that many HVAC inspections amount to no more than the inspector switching on the unit and writing

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Arizona Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps FAQ

 |  Air Conditioning, Heating

With Arizona’s intense heat, most people have a lot of questions about their HVAC system. How does the unit work? What’s the best size? How can I reduce my power bill during the relentless heat of summer? Whether you’re looking for a new unit, a new thermostat, or wondering about common HVAC maintenance, the following FAQ should answer any questions

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What You Need to Know about Arizona’s Drinking Water

 |  Plumbing, Water Treatment

For the most part, the quality of Arizona’s drinking water is pretty solid. For example, we don’t have the lead issues found in Flint and at least 32 other American cities. Our main water worries revolve around taste and water hardness, though Arizonans have one additional worry that is found across the country, and that is pharmaceuticals commonly found in

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How to Fix a Clogged Toilet

 |  Plumbing

There is one thing about adult life that everyone dreads: a clogged toilet. Whether you are a homeowner or renting an apartment, the clean-up from a clogged toilet is the same. Here are some helpful tips for the do-it-yourselfer who is facing the rising tide of toilet water. Analyzing the Problem Through the years, We’ve discovered that sometimes the toilet

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How to Prep Your Home for a Phoenix Winter

 |  General Home Care, Heating, Seasonal

As a Phoenix homeowner, you don’t have to deal with the frigid temperatures, ice and snow that plague more northerly areas during the winter. However, it doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t take steps to prepare for the cooler months. From your HVAC system to your fireplace to your swimming pool, there are steps that you can take to make the

Water shut off valve

How to Shut Off Water Valves

 |  Blog, Plumbing

You know how to shut off your water, right? Knowing how can certainly come in handy. Especially if you need to repair a leak. You’ll also need to shut off your water before changing a faucet or installing a new sink. Every home’s plumbing is a little different, but there are three main stages you can control your water supply

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How to Fix a Leaky Faucet

 |  General Home Care, Plumbing

A leaky faucet is more than a mere annoyance. At Isley’s, we’ve seen countless homeowners fall prey to seemingly innocent drips that eventually caused their water bills to skyrocket. If you’re not careful, you might experience a similar fate. Fortunately, you no longer have to waste gallons of water on a daily basis, because we’ve gathered some expert DIY tips