A Guide To Furnace Shutdowns

A furnace that shuts down can leave you in the cold. Fortunately, most issues can be quickly repaired once the cause is discovered. Types of Furnace Shutdowns Furnace shutdowns typically fall into two categories — short-cycle shutdowns and total shutdowns. A short-cycle shutdown means the furnace stops running in the middle of a heating cycle before the house reaches the desired temperature. Often, the furnace will come back on a few minutes later, in an attempt to finish the heating cycle. Read More 

Air Conditioning Unit Not Cooling? 3 Possible Reasons Why

If your air conditioning unit is not cooling your home like it usually does, there are many things that can cause this to happen. Keep reading to learn of three possible reasons so you can get your air conditioning unit cooling properly. Problems With The Thermostat Start out by inspecting your thermostat. First, make sure it is on the cool setting and it is set at the correct temperature. If the thermostat is turned off and will not turn back on, it is time to replace it. Read More 

Your Old Septic Tank Might Need To Have A Baffle Repaired, Unclogged, Or Replaced At Some Point

A concrete septic tank is durable and can last for several years without the need for many repairs. One problem that might develop with the tank is when one of the baffles goes bad. Here's a look at the purpose of septic tank baffles, signs a baffle could be bad, and what a septic tank repair company might do about the problem. Why Your Septic Tank Has Baffles The purpose of a baffle in a septic tank is to keep solids from getting in the drainfield where they could cause expensive damage. Read More 

Can You Replace Your Own Pipes?

If your home is more than 50 years old or you have PVC piping in your house, you've probably thought about having those pipes replaced. Whether that means having a few sections of your house replaced or having whole-house pipe replacement performed, it's a much bigger job than most homeowners realize, although not impossible if you have the right tools and training. Nevertheless, you should take into account the factors below to see if it's a task that you're willing to undertake. Read More 

3 Reasons Your Commercial Urinals May Be Leaking

Commercial restrooms see significantly more use than their residential counterparts. This extensive use can cause a commercial urinal to fail much faster than the toilet in a home. One common problem you will come across in your commercial restroom is a leaking urinal. It's important that you know what to look for when trying to identify the source of the leak. This information will help you troubleshoot a leaking urinal in the future. Read More