Frymire Home Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Arlington’

Leak Detection Now Can Save You From an Emergency Later

Monday, November 11th, 2019

pipe-copper-leakingNobody wants things that leak. A leaky pen? You’ll end up with ruined clothing. Leaking food storage bags? A messy fridge. Leaking oil from the car? You may end up with a dead engine.

So when we tell you that leaking pipes aren’t good for your house, you probably need no convincing. You already know you don’t want pipes that leak. It can mean water damage, mold and mildew, damage to valuable possessions, and high water bills.

Here’s something you may not know: your household plumbing could be leaking in secret. Leaks from the pipes inside the walls and floors of your house, or down in the foundation slab, often don’t show obvious signs for weeks or months. They work under the radar, doing damage without you realizing it—until things get bad and you have to call an emergency plumber in Arlington, TX.

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Why Do My Drains Keep Clogging?

Monday, 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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Upgrading Your HVAC System? Consider A Dual Fuel System

Monday, October 29th, 2018

gas-burner-flameAir conditioners are pretty straight-forward. They run as well as their equipment allows them to. When it comes to forced-air heating, however, there are other factors that influence efficiency. Furnaces provide powerful and consistent heating, but they’re not always efficient in moderate cold. Heat pumps make a great alternative, but they don’t always perform the best in lower temperatures.

A dual fuel system, however, allows you to have the best of both worlds. We’ll go into more detail on that below.

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Are Your Ducts Beyond Repair?

Sunday, August 19th, 2018

hvac-technician-repairing-ductworkThe ducts are the tunnels of vents that send cool and warm air around your home. It’s hard to imagine why they would need to be replaced. After all, how much damage could they take if all they do is help blow some air around?

In this post, we’ll help explain a few reasons for how and why your ducts might fall beyond repair.

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The Whole Family Benefits From A Zone Control System

Monday, August 6th, 2018

family-relaxing-together-in-living-roomCan an air conditioner be family-friendly? Beyond the normal use of having it cool your home, you’d probably never think of an AC in that way. However, with a zone control system, you can turn it into a device that considers the needs of everyone in your family.

Not only that, there are various benefits that will keep the energy costs down, too. Who doesn’t love saving money?

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Rely on Plumbing Services to Clean Stubborn Clogs

Tuesday, 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

Monday, 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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Rely on Plumbing Services to Clean Stubborn Clogs

Tuesday, 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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