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How to Save Energy for Arizona Homeowners

 |  Blog, General Home Care

Once April arrives, anyone living in the Valley of the Sun can feel the heat creeping up. Summer will soon be upon us and the familiar hum of air conditioner units may be the only sound you hear outside on your street in mid-July. Keeping cool does come at a price. According to SRP, your air conditioning can account for

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Your Smartphone for Home Automation

 |  Blog, General Home Care

So this home automation, it’s a real thing. Oh yes, very real and it’s very possible to get it into your home. App technology popularity on our mobile devices continue to increase. Homeowners today can use various apps on their phones to schedule and program kitchen appliances, laundry appliances, heating and air conditioning systems and more. When Google bought the

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Q & A: Expert Air Conditioner Maintenance Advice

 |  Air Conditioning, Blog

Your air conditioner can take a lot of hits over the course its life. This is especially true in a climate like ours, with its high heat, winds, dust storms, monsoon rains, and even hail the size of golf balls. Arizona may be the only state in the nation where air conditioning is a necessity during the spring. Arizona residents,

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How to Make Sense of Mini-Split Air Conditioning Systems

 |  Air Conditioning, Blog

Mini-split air systems, also known as ductless air systems, offer homeowners a nearly silent, highly adaptable way of moving air independently in a room without the inconvenience or costs of a bulky outside air conditioner or internal air ducts. The use of mini-splits is growing in homes, conference centers, hotel rooms, and elsewhere. Advantages of Ductless Air Conditioning Clearly, the

How To Find the Right Water Heater: Tank or Tankless?

 |  Blog, Water Treatment

  Is your home’s water heater on its last drips? If it is, and you’re looking for a replacement, you’re not alone. Nearly 40 million residential water heaters were replaced in 2014, according to the US Department of Energy. That’s not surprising, as traditional water heaters’ life spans are somewhere around 10-12 years. Instead of waiting for your water heater

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Are High Efficiency Air Conditioners Worth It?

 |  Air Conditioning, Blog

New high-tech refrigerators have transformed our kitchens, with their digital displays, lower energy use, and high tech automated touches. Now the air conditioner in your home is looking at a similar makeover.These high efficiency air conditioners offer homeowners smaller monthly bills, better protection against outdoor air particulates, and run more smoothly all summer long. The US Department of Energy estimates

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How to Lower A/C Costs This Summer

 |  Air Conditioning, Blog

We’ve found that installing insulation in your home, along with finding and filling air leaks can save Arizona homeowners as much as 10% on their cooling costs in the summer. Johnny D has a list of contractors who can help you with insulation, drywall, windows, and other home improvements that Isley’s Home Service doesn’t service. Our HVAC TLC Maintenance Plan includes

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What Should a Homeowner Do When Plumbing Issues Arise?

 |  Blog, Plumbing

A homeowner always has homework. Let’s take plumbing Issues, for instance. You’ve got to watch for leaks, make sure drains are free of debris, take care not to let anything other than water or soap down the drains, and clean faucets when minerals build up from Arizona’s hard water. Comparing Plumbing Services in Gilbert Gilbert and Phoenix-area homeowners should research

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Easy Water Heating Tips Will Save You Money this Winter

 |  Blog, Heating

When it’s cool in Phoenix, everyone uses a lot more hot water. This means extra work for residential water heating systems. That’s OK if you’re prepared for the added expense. With proper maintenance and a few ideas for spending less, you will be prepared every year. Instead of settling for disappointment each month at what you spend on heating water,