A garbage disposal is a convenient appliance that makes it easier to break up and dispose of foods without throwing them in the trash. However, it is prone to buildup of gunk and debris. This may not only cause mold and bacteria to grow, odors, and other problems, but can clog up the device as well. Cleaning the unit weekly can avoid these issues. We’ll now explain how to clean a garbage disposal, so it is always ready to use.
Most air conditioners require professional installation. The parts of an AC system include a compressor, condenser coil, and evaporator coil as well as a blower to disperse cooled air, a fan to dissipate heat outside, a thermostat, and filter. For all these parts to work properly and efficiently, the air conditioner must be installed correctly. You’ll most likely rely on your local HVAC contractor for air conditioning installation, but this overview of the process can help you prepare. In-Home Evaluation/Estimate
Once the temperature drops, your furnace may not run flawlessly after months of inactivity. Furnace reliability and safety don’t come automatically. In addition to professional maintenance, it’s important to follow these safety tips for your furnace room: Make Sure the Space Is Well Ventilated Fuel-powered furnaces burn natural gas, oil, or propane. Improper ventilation can cause harmful fumes to back up into your home, including carbon monoxide. Electric furnaces need to be ventilated as well. Make sure vent pipes are
If you’re thinking about whether or not your furnace is working properly, we have some insightful information that may help you understand if your furnace is operating safely. While these complex devices are built to last through all types of weather and rarely pose a threat to your home or family, fire hazards and carbon monoxide leaks do happen. And these issues can happen when you least expect them. Knowing what to look for at the first sign of trouble
You’re not an elephant, so here’s your reminder! Your Air Conditioner and Furnace are due for a system check. Checks should be done annually by our licensed professionals, to: Keep you safe – we check carbon monoxide levels Help your A/C and furnace run at peak efficiency Cut down on costly breakdowns Extend the life of your A/C and furnace systems Schedule service now by calling 713-678-0483 Want to know more? Ask about our Service Partner Plan special, which earns you 2 HVAC
Whether you’re putting in a gas stove, remodeling a kitchen or bathroom, or replacing a gas water heater We at Village Plumbing & Home Services applaud you. But a recent *article highlights these and other important DIY projects that may require a permit! And after you finish but have problems, you’ll be glad to know you’re covered by insurance, since you did get the right permit! Have you heard of emergency egress requirements for windows that must be met in case first responders need to
You may have heard about the benefits of programmable thermostats, but the Wi-Fi equipped thermostat has taken energy savings and efficiency to a whole new level. Gone are the days of the old thermostats that adjusted by a radial dial. Here are some reasons you should consider upgrading to a Wi-Fi equipped thermostat: Convenience. If you are on your way out of town and remember that you forgot to adjust your thermostat for your absence, there is no need to
NATE – Raising the bar for the good of the HVAC industry NATE (North American Technical Excellence) is the nation’s largest, industry endorsed, non-profit certification organization for HVACR technicians, who must pass stringent testing, and complete a rigorous certification process to qualify. Certified for your Satisfaction Our company employs skilled, knowledgeable professionals certified by NATE, the largest industry-endorsed, non-profit certification organization for HVACR technicians in the USA. To achieve NATE certification, technicians must pass stringent exams that test their knowledge
When the weather is mild, take advantage by shoring up your home’s major systems. Houston is not currently enduring any major heat wave. But why wait for cold weather, or the next emergency? While things seem calm, take advantage by taking steps to strengthen your home’s major systems. How did your AC hold up through the summer? Did your energy bills go up? If you’re using an annual contract style of energy bill, you may not even realize how much
Texas is the second largest state (Alaska is over twice as big), but when it comes to utility bills, Texas cities rank 1 and 2 in the cities with the highest power bills, according to a study by Forbes Magazine, with the help of energy and utility analysis firm Ventyx.* Prices at the pump tend to be cheaper in Texas, but that lower cost doesn’t extend over to utility bills. They’re high, and in a state with an abnormally long
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