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Common Plumbing Problems

Common Plumbing Problems You can Fix Yourself

 |  Blog, General Home Care, Plumbing

Although we highly recommend hiring a licensed plumber to handle most plumbing issues, there are some common plumbing problems you can handle yourself. We walk you through some of these issues below. If you still have issues after trying our DIY steps, give Isley’s a call. Our plumbing experts are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Common

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How to Efficiently Heat Your Arizona Home This Winter

 |  Blog, Heating

If you’re starting to have concerns that the winter utility bill may rival your summer air conditioning costs, take a few precautions and tighten up your home this winter. Doing so means you’ll save money for many Arizona seasons to come. With the winter months and cooler temperatures just around the corner, here are a few key areas to look

Preparing Your Plumbing for Winter

 |  Blog, General Home Care, Plumbing

Here in the Valley of the Sun, we’re saved from a lot of the hassles that plague people who live in cold climates. We don’t have two full wardrobes and need to pack away our summer clothes and haul out those winter duds. We don’t have to worry about snow chains or insulating the water heater or winterizing the pool.

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Plumbers Cost Money – Why We’re Worth It

 |  Blog, Plumbing

Everything costs money, and “you get what you pay for” is applicable when considering the cost of a plumber. However, it is possible to find a balance between expertise and expense when it comes to hiring a plumber. Often a plumber is called in for a plumbing emergency, or even a plumbing disaster. When this happens a rushed and desperate

The result of common plumbing problems in old homes

Common Plumbing Problems in Older Arizona Homes

 |  Blog, General Home Care, Plumbing

Although they often have undeniable charm and a certain amount of character, older homes come with their own unique challenges. Some of these simply relate to the more significant upkeep homes require as they age, while other issues relate directly to America’s ever-changing building practices. One of the most common is plumbing problems. While plumbing often presents a challenge in

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2017 Trane Fall Promotion

 |  Air Conditioning, Blog, General Home Care

The people at Trane understand that the perfect time to upgrade your air conditioner is when it isn’t hot outside. In fact, summer is the absolute worst time to discover that you need a new A/C unit. Most HVAC companies are slammed (if they’re any good, anyway), which means you could be waiting a week or more for your new

Father handing baby to mommy because diaper smells

6 Best House Odor Eliminating Products

 |  Blog, General Home Care

Even a very clean house can have an unpleasant odor. A number of factors contribute to this problem and they are as varied as the people living in the home. The bottom line is that everyday life and even the recent trend of building energy-efficient homes simply compromise the availability of fresh air. Even cooking dinner for your family may

Frustrated woman trying to fix kitchen drain in Gilbert AZ

How to Recognize the Signs Something’s Wrong with Your Drain

 |  Blog, Plumbing

Drain health is one of those things we tend to not think about until there’s a problem. You probably have some vague ideas about proper drain treatment – don’t wash oily substances down the drain, don’t put bones in the disposal – but beyond that, you and your drains tend to coexist without much thought. That all changes the moment

Man in shower being knocked back by high water pressure from the shower head

The Benefits of a Good Water Pressure Regulator

 |  Blog, Plumbing

Water pressure tends to be something we don’t think about unless there’s something obviously wrong, such as when the water comes dribbling out of your shower or kitchen faucet, or blasts through like it’s a fire hose. In reality, high water pressure doesn’t always look like that scene from “Seinfeld,” when the water pressure practically knocked Kramer out of the

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Are Air Purification Systems Worth the Expense?

 |  Air Purification Systems, Blog

The American Lung Association (ALA) awarded Maricopa County’s air an F in both ozone and particle pollution. The rest of Arizona didn’t fare much better. Only Navajo County received a B, all other counties received D and F ratings. Even if you think this sounds bad, you probably wonder, “What does this have to do with my home?” Well, the