Earthwise Home Services Blog

Does Your Ductless System Need Repair?

August 5th, 2019

repairing-air-conditioner-standing-on-stepladderYou’ve chosen a ductless system because it’s convenient, adaptable, energy efficient, and everything has been smooth sailing with this system … until now. Don’t beat yourself up over it—every single air conditioning system goes through a bit of trouble here and again. You don’t have to run to the internet and scour it for DIY articles or dredge up the number of a handyperson. Instead, you can contact the professionals at our team.

We’re professionals who understand ductless systems in Richardson, TX. If you need repair services we can be out to your home and by your side in a flash. Make sure that you choose us. We care about the work we do.

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All About Drains

July 22nd, 2019

sink-drainDo you understand your drain system? This isn’t a judgment call—so many homeowners answer “no” and we understand why. Your drains aren’t something that you encounter every day. It’s probably rare that you encounter them at all unless something goes awry. We’re sure that you don’t spend your free time lounging around reading about the latest advancements in plumbing either. We’re not saying that you should. We just want you to know the basics of your plumbing system.

It’s always good to remain educated about the various systems in your home so that they stay in good shape. We’ll give you a crash course here today. If you need great McKinney plumbing services, you can contact the professionals on our team.

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Unmistakable Signs of a Slab Leak

July 8th, 2019

One day you’re perfectly comfortable in your home and in the next second, you’re wading waist deep to get to your dining room table. You’ve got a slab leak! Slab leaks are one of the worst plumbing problems that can happen in your home. A lot of the time life just happens—you can’t always expect an impending disaster. In this case, though, you can detect a slab leak before things really start to go south.

Early detection is incredibly important when it comes to keeping your home safe and dry. If you’d like to avoid thousands of dollars in water and structural damage, make sure you contact a professional plumber in Rockwall, TX. We’ll make sure that you avoid a major headache with our resources.

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Leave These Remodeling Tasks to a Plumber

June 24th, 2019

wrenchesWe live in a DIY age. You can punch in just about any phrase into an online search engine and find an endless amount of resources, articles, and videos walking you through the steps of plumbing basics.

We’ll give credit where credit is due—some of these resources are pretty impressive. The trouble is that no article or video can ever give you the experience, expertise, or licensing that a professional plumber has. If you want to clear up any plumbing headache you’re having once and for all, call on our team for plumbing in McKinney, TX today.

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Your Air Conditioner’s Compressor Explained

June 10th, 2019

air-conditioning-maintenanceYou don’t need to know every single aspect of your air conditioner, but if there’s one portion of your air conditioner that you do need to know it is the compressor. If your air conditioner didn’t have a compressor it simply wouldn’t be able to run. If you’re having major air conditioner problems this spring then your air conditioner’s compressor could be at risk. If you think you need air conditioning repair in Plano, TX this year then make sure you contact our team today.

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Deciphering Your Water Test Results

May 27th, 2019

water-testing-irving-txIf you choose to have your water tested, there are two main results you might receive:

  1. Too many contaminants
  2. Too much hard water

Systems like reverse osmosis filters, water purification systems and water softeners can take care of these issues for you. However, it’s useless to install any of those machines without first getting a water test from an Irving, TX plumber.

Even with all that being said, you might not easily understand what we mean by “too many contaminants” or “too much hard water.” We’ll go into more detail down below on what those things mean:

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How to Choose the Right Water Heater

May 13th, 2019

hot-water-faucet

When it comes to choosing a water heater, we recommend two types of systems:

The storage tank water heater, and the tankless water heater.

The storage tank water heater is a classic—one that you’ve likely grown up with and probably have in your home right now.

The tankless water heater has been around for decades, but it’s often regarded as being a bit more high-tech than the standard water heater.

Of course, the big question is, Which one should I install?

Here’s our advice on getting the answer to that question:

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3 Reasons to Keep (or Ditch) Your Duct System

April 29th, 2019

ductless-heat-pumpHistorically and statistically speaking, most people have central air conditioners. But lately, you hear a lot of talk about people opting for ductless air conditioning. Japan and several countries in Europe have been using ductless systems for years already, and many Americans are starting to see the benefits.

So the question on everyone’s mind is whether they should stick with their central ACs, which use duct systems to transport air through the home, or switch to a ductless system and ditch those ducts entirely?

While we could give you a straightforward answer, we don’t actually believe that one system is best for everyone. Instead, we’ll give you three reasons to keep or ditch your ducted system to ensure that you’re giving this decision plenty of consideration.

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Is Your AC Trying to Tell You Something?

April 15th, 2019

ac-technicianWhen your air conditioner is having problems, it can’t just call you in the room and tell you what’s wrong. If it could, we would suggest calling an exorcist. Instead, you’ll just have to figure out what your AC is trying to tell you. You can do that by learning the warning signs of some of the most common air conditioning problems.

We would recommend scheduling regular, annual maintenance for your AC, partly to prevent these warning signs from appearing in the first place. That being said, maintenance isn’t flawless, so don’t wait to call up an HVAC contractor in Richardson, TX if you’re encountering these warning signs.

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Is Hard Water Really That Bad?

April 1st, 2019

water-softenerTexas is one of the states with the highest concentration of hard water. So that likely means A) You’ve been dealing with hard water this whole time and have learned to accept it, or B) You’ve been putting up with hard water this whole time and absolutely hate it.

If you’re the type who believes hard water is nothing more than an inconvenience, we’d urge you to reconsider your stance. While hard water certainly isn’t deadly or dangerous, we can’t deny that it can have a detrimental effect on your property and your plumbing system in Mesquite, TX.

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