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Main Sewer Line Clogs: Other Causes and Warning Signs

January 12th, 2021

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the basics on main sewer line clogs, how they form and their severity. These kinds of clogs are particularly worrisome for home or building owners, affecting the main sewer line that connects to all their drains, and ensuring these don't take place is a major role of both homeowners and plumbers - plus might take more than a simple drain cleaner or drain snake. When you work with the pros with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, you receive high-quality plumbing services in several areas, from drain and sewer repair to piping needs, water heater assistance and much more. What are some of the other potential...

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Main Sewer Line Clogs: Severity and Causes

December 8th, 2020

While most homeowners and even renters have dealt with a basic drain clog or backup of some kind in their lives, a rarer and more serious event is a main sewer line clog in a home. This is a more significant concern than a typical clog that you'd clear up with a plunger or basic drain cleaner, often impacting several pipe areas at once and commonly requiring expensive repairs. The team with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air is here to help with numerous drain and sewer installation and repair needs, including concerns with the main sewer line. Luckily, these issues can be prevented with a thorough understanding of how the main sewer line works and what the common...

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Meaning of Various Noises from Your Furnace

November 10th, 2020

When a furnace is operating properly, chances are you won’t notice it all that often. When issues are taking place, however, there are often some notable signs – including noticeable sounds that indicate these problems in certain cases. When you work with the team with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, we’re happy to provide numerous HVAC services, including significant attention to your furnace. This is especially important this time of year, as we move from the cooler fall to the cold winter season and homeowners need a furnace that’s operating optimally. What are some common noises that might indicate an issue in the furnace, and what are they possibly telling you or our HVAC repair pros? Let’s take...

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Important Fall Air Conditioner Care Tips, Part 2

October 19th, 2020

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the general basics for air conditioner care during the end of cooling season, or the fall. While it’s natural to focus primarily on your furnace or other heating elements leading into the colder part of the year, the end of heating season is also a vital time for ensuring your AC is cared for through the winter. When you work with the team with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, we’re happy to provide numerous air conditioning maintenance, repair and replacement services at any point in the year, including end-of-season care. While part one mostly focused on prepping the AC unit, part two today will dig...

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Important Fall Air Conditioner Care Tips, Part 1

September 8th, 2020

As many longtime homeowners are well aware, the fall season we’re entering is an important transitional season for your HVAC system. This is the time of year where you’ll move from cooling needs in the home to warming needs, and it’s also one where HVAC professionals strongly recommend basic maintenance and upkeep themes for both the air conditioner and the furnace that cover these varying needs. When you call the team with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, we’re here to help with numerous areas of air conditioning maintenance and repair, including end-of-season AC care for those who want to ensure their system is well-taken-care of during this important time. In this two-part blog series, we’ll begin by going...

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Plumbing and Other Tips for Water Conservation, Part 2

August 11th, 2020

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some general tips in plumbing and related areas for conserving water in your home. Whether to save on monthly water costs, improve your environmental footprint or some combination therein, there are several benefits of conserving water – and several simple methods for doing so without impacting your comfort or convenience. With At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, we’re happy to provide a wide variety of plumbing services to assist with water conservation, from basic plumbing repair and maintenance to water heater replacement, drain cleaning and numerous other distinct areas. In today’s part two of our series, we’ll look into a few additional home water conservation tips to consider...

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Plumbing and Other Tips for Water Conservation, Part 1

July 14th, 2020

When you call the pros with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, we’re happy to provide a wide array of plumbing and HVAC services for your home. From basic plumbing repair and maintenance needs to water heater repair or major sewer line issues and everything in between, we’re here to help with numerous themes or problems. One of the broader such themes many of our clients are highly interested in: Water conservation, which has benefits both in your pocketbook and for the environment as a whole. There are several ways to limit your water consumption in the home, both saving you money and limiting your footprint in this area. This two-part blog series will look at several tips for...

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On Air Conditioners and Allergy Prevention Methods

June 9th, 2020

For many who suffer from allergy symptoms, the late spring and early summer portions of the year are the most significant. Allergies may trigger based on a variety of potential allergens, including some that may enter indoor spaces if the proper filtration is not present. When you call the pros with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, you get access to a wide variety of HVAC-related air quality areas, from standard filters and maintenance to areas like UV germicidal lights and other air quality products. Here’s a primer on how your AC and allergy prevention are connected, plus some additional tactics to consider if someone in your home has significant allergies or related respiratory symptoms. ACs and Allergies Your...

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Risks of “Flushable” Wipes in the Toilet

May 12th, 2020

Due to recent societal events, themes like sanitation and cleanliness are atop the minds of many, including within plumbing and other home areas. In particular, as some have experienced toilet paper shortages, an area that’s received significant public attention is whether “flushable” sanitary wipes can be used as a replacement. The plumbers with At Your Service Plumbing, experts in drain cleaning and several related areas (among many others), are here to set the record straight for you: “Flushable” wipes often aren’t what they claim to be, and can create significant clogging and blockage risks in your various plumbing drains. Here’s a primer on why this is the case and the care you should take when using these items for any...

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Benefits of Installing a Tankless Water Heater

April 14th, 2020

Have you begun to suspect that your hot water heater is nearing the end of its lifespan? If you’ve tried several repair solutions without success, or even if you’ve noticed red flags of a failing system and want to upgrade, there will be multiple options available to you. When you visit the team with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, we offer both traditional tank format and tankless water heaters for you to choose from when looking to upgrade. The tankless water heater is a modern option that comes with an on-demand heating element that supplies your entire home with at-the-ready hot water, rather than a tank that must constantly be filled and heated. Let’s look at some of...

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