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Distressed DIY Homeowner

Top 7 DIY Homeowner Mistakes

 |  Blog, General Home Care

Following the act of buying a home, fixing up a home yourself can be one of the most invigorating, satisfying, and profitable things you can do. If you are the kind of homeowner whose middle name is DIY, you view everything and anything as a potential project. As you move from one potential renovation to another, you are keeping in

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Top 10 Best Water Saving Tips for Home

 |  Blog, General Home Care

Americans are one of the most fortunate and blessed countries in the world to be able to wake up every day and have an abundance of fresh, running water. We don’t think twice about having enough water and taking it for granted¸ but water is a precious commodity. The earth has a lot of water, but 97% of all water

Home Maintenance Tips

Home Maintenance Tips That Are Guaranteed To Save You Money

 |  Blog, General Home Care

Owning a home costs more than the sticker price. In addition to the monthly mortgage payment, homeowners have to take care of routine maintenance as well. Taking care of home maintenance before it becomes an issue can make it more likely that some of your major appliances will last longer while running more efficiently. A lack of efficiency basically means

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Reasons Why AC Unit Is Not Working Properly

 |  Air Conditioning, Blog, General Home Care, HVAC

Air conditioning equipment are usually reliable. Yet as with other important and expensive appliances, it does encounter electrical and/or mechanical problems from time to time. Here are six of the most common issues with central HVAC systems that can keep the outside ac unit not working correctly. Refrigerant Leak in the System The Unit Blows Warm Air The Unit Will

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A/C Unit Replacement or Repair: 6 Things You Didn’t Know

 |  Air Conditioning, Blog, General Home Care

When it comes to replacing or repairing an air conditioning system, cost is often the top factor for homeowners. Of course, price is important. But, when deciding whether to repair or replace your air conditioner, there are other considerations. Here are six things you likely didn’t know about your AC unit replacement to help you make the right decision. Don’t

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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

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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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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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