Frymire Home Services Blog

Don’t Let Dust Ruin Your Air Quality

April 15th, 2019

dirty-filterDoes it feel like you’re constantly dusting off your shelves and tables? Is it triggering your allergy and asthma symptoms? Cleaning the home is a job that will never end, of course, but we’re not going to ignore the common complaint that we hear from homeowners:

“Why does my home seem so dusty lately?”

The answer to that question often has to do with your HVAC system. As much as we love our HVAC systems, they do have some flaws that allow them to collect and recirculate dust.

We can’t prevent dust from entering your home any more than you can, but there’s a surprising number of things you can do to prevent dust from endlessly circulating in your home.

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Little Plumbing Problems With Big Consequences

April 1st, 2019

worried-woman-mopping-leakWe understand that people get busy. And sometimes, that leads to them neglecting to call in for repairs from a plumber in Carrollton, TX. Of course, it’s not because they want to keep living with this problem. Rather it’s because they don’t understand the severity of the issue and why delaying is going to do them worse more than good.

In this post, we’ll go over some of the most common “little” plumbing problems with surprisingly big consequences.

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Is Now the Time to Replace That Old AC?

March 18th, 2019

old-ac-needs-replacementWinter is at its end, but that doesn’t mean temperatures will become sweltering in the next few days. There’s still plenty of time left until summer hits. One way to use that time wisely is by checking in on your air conditioner: it just might be time to have it replaced! Of course, AC repair in Forth Worth, TX is a viable option, too, but there are some cases where repair might actually be worse than replacement. Allow us to explain.

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Why Do My Drains Keep Clogging?

March 4th, 2019

drain-cleaningA clogged drain is a frustration that no one wants to deal with. Fortunately, they really don’t happen all that often. That is, unless your actions are causing the drains to get clogged sooner than usual. If you’ve never been given the rundown on how to care for your drains, then it’s not all that surprising to find that your habits might be creating clogs.

Below are some of the things that might be leading to your drain clogs.

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Save More Money With Regular Maintenance

February 18th, 2019

technician-inspecting-furnaceDid you forget to have your maintenance done at the beginning of the fall or winter? If you’ve made it this far without a repair issue, then we’re happy for you. However, we also can’t ignore the fact that your system may have been performing less efficiently during that time. In other words, you may have been paying more than was necessary!

While many homeowners think that maintenance is nothing more than a preventive service, they would be missing out on the larger picture. As it turns out, maintenance is the best way to save your money throughout the lifespan of your furnace.

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Here Are Some Tips for Lowering Your Water Bill

February 4th, 2019

hand-savagely-wasting-copious-amounts-of-waterAs a contractor who performs HVAC services as well as plumbing services, we often get asked about how to lower the monthly cost of heating and cooling the home. When it comes to plumbing, it’s a similar game: people want to know how they can lower their monthly water bill.

The answer to both is virtually the same: use your resources wisely, and don’t be afraid to make upgrades for the sake of efficiency.

In this post, we’ll explain various ways you can start lowering your water bill.

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When a Plumbing Problem Turns Into an Emergency

January 21st, 2019

plumbing-emergencyPlumbing problems are usually pretty simple and easy to deal with. Got a leak? Replace the pipe. Got a clog? Just unclog it.

But that’s not always 100% true. Plumbing is one of those industries where a certain kind of leak can become a full-blown disaster. Where a “basic clog” turns out to be a 150-ton block of congealed fat.

Okay, so you most likely won’t ever encounter a fatberg, but even your own home can host some frightening plumbing emergencies.

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When it Rains, It Pours: Consider A Sump Pump

January 7th, 2019

sump-pumpIf your home has a basement or crawl space, the bad news is that they’ll be regularly tested by wet conditions every year. The good news is that your home doesn’t have to succumb to mother nature when you have a sump pump! Below, we’ll explain the effect excess water can have on these low spaces and how a sump pump will help.

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When Is the Best Time for A Duct Cleaning?

December 24th, 2018

before-after-duct-cleaningFor most HVAC services, there’s rarely any harm in having a particular service done at a particular time of year. For example, there’s no reason you can’t get heater maintenance during the middle of the summer (we would actually recommend it).

Duct cleaning is no different, but if we had to give you our advice about when you should have it done, we’d say right before winter, possibly even before fall. Allow us to explain.

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Should I Have My Water Tested?

December 10th, 2018

water-testingWe rely on our taps for clean, potable drinking water, and often we have nothing to worry about. Homeowners don’t typically feel the need to schedule water testing services, but it never hurts to know exactly what is in your home’s water, especially if you and your family frequently drink from the tap. As the saying goes, “It’s better to be safe than sorry.” At Frymire Home Services, we recommend municipal water testing, especially if you start to notice anything funky about your water supply.

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