When should a sewer line be replaced?

Here are some signs to look out for to tell when your sewer line needs to be replaced.

➢ Frequent sewage backups and blockages
➢ Sewer odors around your property
➢ You have an unusually green and lush patch of grass in your yard
➢ Slow drains
➢ Soggy spots on your lawn

How to tell if I have a broken sewer pipe?

Here are some signs to look for if you have a broken sewer pipe.

➢ Sewer gas odor
➢ Clogs and backups
➢ Slow drains
➢ Damaged slabs and wall cracks
➢ Mild & mildew
➢ Insect or rodent infestation
➢ Extra green and lush grass patches in the lawn

Can I install a garbage disposal myself?

If you are mechanically inclined, you can install a garbage disposal yourself. However, it’s often better to leave such an installation to an expert that way you can avoid any potential issues down the line. Homeowners planning to install a garbage disposal from a different manufacturer must reach out to a plumber.

How do I choose the right garbage disposal?

Here are some tips for choosing garbage disposal:

➢ Determine the right motor size for your needs
➢ Choose a garbage disposal with the extra features you need including corrosion protection shields, sound baffles, and anti-splash baffles
➢ Determine the right chamber size
➢ Consider the foods that you’ll be disposing of and check the horsepower rating of your unit to determine if it can dispose of those foods

My garbage disposal is broken. Can I run my dishwasher?

Yes. Just make sure to remove any large debris from your dishes before inserting them into the dishwasher.

How do I know if I should repair or replace my furnace?

It’s always a great idea to get your furnace inspected by a professional as they will provide you with the best suggestion. Every furnace has a point where repairs become more expensive than a new unit.

Consider replacing your furnace if you notice any of the following:

➢ It is on its last legs
➢ It is making strange noises
➢ It needs frequent repairs
➢ There is a sudden increase in your heating bill

Why is my furnace not producing any heat?

Here are several common reasons why furnaces do not produce heat. If you suspect that one of these causes may be behind your furnace malfunctioning, contact an expert.

➢ Dirty filters
➢ Thermostat problems
➢ Pilot light issues
➢ Burner problems
➢ Flame sensor issues

Is a furnace tune-up necessary?

Yes. Have your furnace inspected and maintained by your HVAC contractor at least once every year to insure it maintains its efficiency and saves you money by reducing the amount of unnecessary heating.

My AC is not cooling. Should I turn it off?

If your A/C is not providing cool air, turn it off and call your contractor. You may have an issue in the airflow, condenser, or a breach in your ducting. It’s best to have an expert inspect your AC unit to determine the root cause and your next steps.

How do I unclog my drain?

➢ Pour a mixture of baking soda and vinegar down your drain.
➢ Pour hot water down your drain.
➢ Make sure the garbage disposal is not clogged.
➢ Using a plunger and plunge the blockage.

Why is my AC not producing cold air?

Here are some possible reasons why your AC is running but is not producing any cold air:

➢ Clogged filters
➢ Blocked condenser unit
➢ Damaged heat pump
➢ Refrigerant leak
➢ Undersized unit

What is included in the AC installation service?

AC installation can be a stressful time. To help you feel less stressed, make sure you understand what happens during an installation.

➢ Determining the necessary size of your unit
➢ Creating vents
➢ Constructing supports
➢ Fixing the unit
➢ Connecting the wires
➢ Testing the unit
➢ Follow-up inspection