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An Introduction to Hydro Jetting

 |  Plumbing

A blocked plumbing or sewer system can spell disaster for homeowners, causing everything from clogged drains to contaminated water. Clearing the blockage is a priority and one of the safest, most effective tools is hydro jetting. Most DIY methods are temporary fixes at best and dangerous at worst. Mechanical drain cleaners (commonly referred to as snakes) rarely clear the entire

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How to Know When You Need Your Heater Repaired

 |  General Home Care, Heating, Seasonal

Phoenix residents spend most of the year trying to stay cool, but we’re familiar with freezing temperatures, too. If your heater is underperforming, there are a few things you can try before calling a professional Arizona heater repair specialist like Isley’s Home Service. The following tips can help you decide whether the problem is something you can fix on your

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Heat Pump System or a Furnace – What’s Best in Arizona?

 |  Air Conditioning, Heating

Although homes in Arizona are often powered by gas furnaces, most newly-built homes use a heat pump system that keeps homes warm in winter and cool in the summer. Use the following information to help you decide which heating system best meets your needs. How Heat Pump Systems Work Heat pumps do not create heat as furnaces do. Rather, they extract

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 have concerns that your winter utility bill may rival your summer air conditioning costs, taking a few precautions to tighten up your home helps you efficiently heat your home. The best part? Following these tips helps you save money for many Arizona seasons to come – winter, summer, spring, and fall. Are Your Walls and Attic Properly Insulated?

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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

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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