Frymire Home Services Blog

Identifying and Detecting Leaks

July 23rd, 2018

Leaks are a typical plumbing problem that have been around for as long as plumbers have been using pipes. However, that doesn’t mean leaks can’t come with their own surprises. Leaks usually all have the same symptoms for the most part, but the severity of the leak can vary drastically. That’s why it’s important to treat every leak like an emergency.

In this post, we’ll show you rusty-pipe-leaka few ways to determine if you have a leak and some tips for finding that leak.

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Are Heat Pumps Efficient All Year-Round?

July 9th, 2018

floor-mounted-mitsubishi-heat-pumpPeople talk about heat pumps like they’re the best thing that ever happened to air conditioning. Unlike a normal AC, they can be used for cooling and heating. But is it really as good as they say? Is it going to last you through the hot and cold seasons alike?

In this post, we’ll see if heat pumps are truly efficient all year-round.

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3 Deceivingly Simple AC Issues

June 25th, 2018

ac-repairIt’s a hot summer day. Suddenly, your AC stops working. Uh oh. Is it broken? Did it overheat? Do you need a new one? Is it going to catch fire and explode? Hold on, don’t panic! It’s probably not nearly as bad as it seems.

An AC is a carefully calibrated unit. When one component stops working, it has a domino effect on the entire system. When left it unchecked, it certainly can cause a lot of damage, and you’ll want to get it serviced for AC repair in North Dallas, TX. But as for the main cause of your AC problems, it could be something as simple as…

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Why Hire a Professional Plumber?

June 18th, 2018

below-bathroom-sinkAs a homeowner, you know there are some jobs you don’t want to tackle. Work on electrical wiring, circuits, and breakers? You’re likely worried that’s a shortcut to a shocking experience. Reroof your house in the middle of a Texas summer? The only place you want to be when it’s over a hundred degrees outside is indoors with the AC set on high.

Many people, though, feel they can do their own plumbing repairs. As we’ll discuss below, there are good reasons to hire a professional plumber.

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3 Plumbing Upgrades for Your Home

May 28th, 2018

PlumberFor once, wouldn’t it be nice to think about your plumbing and not have it be a crisis? There’s a lot to be said for being proactive instead of reactive. Maybe your water heater is just about at the end of the line, and you’d like a new tankless system. Or maybe you want to install a water filtration system to improve the quality of your drinking water. No matter what, with some careful thought and help from plumbing professionals, a variety of plumbing upgrades such as the ones below are at your disposal.  

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3 Qualities to Look for in Air Conditioning Repair

May 14th, 2018

air-conditioning-repairsSummer is on its way, and the weather in our part of the world routinely hits triple digits during the hottest months. That makes a reliable air conditioner a necessity as much as a luxury. If your system suffers a breakdown for even a few hours, it can be catastrophic for your home: turning it into an oven and forcing you to go about your life in oppressive heat.

A good air conditioning repair service can be worth its weight in gold when it comes to such breakdowns. But how do you know which one is right for you? There are plenty of qualified services in the area. How can you separate the best ones from the ones who are merely “good enough”?

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Rely on Plumbing Services to Clean Stubborn Clogs

May 8th, 2018

plumbing-clogs-problemsSooner or later, every homeowner is going to experience a clog or stoppage in their drain system. It’s one of the most common issues any household can experience, and it can be caused by a great number of factors.

When a clog shows up in your plumbing, you may be tempted to correct the problem with a store-bought solution such as a chemical cleanser or perhaps a plumbing snake. In most cases, however, that is a big mistake. If you spot a clog in your home’s plumbing system, you should always call in a professional plumbing service to take care of it.

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Leaking Refrigerant Spells Trouble for Your Air Conditioning System

April 30th, 2018

air-conditioning-repairSummer is coming, and when it hits your air conditioner is going to be more vital than ever. Temperatures in our neck of the woods can easily hit triple digits, and without a reliable air conditioner, your home will soon turn into an oven. Now is the time to check your system for signs of trouble, in the spring when the need for your air conditioner is reduced. Anything out of the ordinary should be grounds for turning the air conditioner off and calling in a repair service.

Among the more common problems encountered by air conditioners is leaking refrigerant, which can cause serious trouble if it’s not dealt with in a timely fashion. There are a lot of misconceptions about what refrigerant does and why leaks are an issue. Here’s a breakdown of why leaking refrigerant spells trouble for your air conditioning system.

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Short Cycling Requires an Air Conditioning Repair Service

April 16th, 2018

air-conditioning-repairWith the arrival of spring, your air conditioner is going to see increasing use, and just a few short weeks from now, you’ll likely be running it all day every day to fight our high Texas heat. That means now is the time to check your system for any significant problems it may be experiencing. Doing so means you can address the problem before the weather turns too hot: saving you money and effort in the process.

One sure-fire way to check for trouble is to schedule a service session with a trained technician. But you yourself can often determine if something is wrong with your system simply by observing abnormal behavior. And one of the easiest things to check for is a process known as short cycling. If you spot it, you need to call a repair service immediately.

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Rely on Plumbing Services to Clean Stubborn Clogs

April 10th, 2018

electric-auger-drainClogs are one of the most common issues affecting your household plumbing. You can keep them at bay by watching what you throw down the drain, and refraining from doing so with problematic materials like hot grease or potato peelings. But sooner or later, every drain will develop a clog.

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