Earthwise Home Services Blog: Archive for May, 2018

Common Water Heater Problems and What to Do About Them

Monday, May 28th, 2018

water-heater-repairBe honest: How often do you think about your water heater? If the answer is seldom to never, you’re like almost everyone else in the world. After all, who has time to worry about things that are not causing problems? When water heater issues do happen, however, they can be significant. Unexpectedly being without hot water is always a hassle. But you also don’t want 30 to 60 gallons of standing water suddenly appearing in your house. Keep an eye out for these problems below to keep the hot water flowing and the rest of your house dry.

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Look for Signs You Have a Plumbing Leak

Monday, May 14th, 2018

plumbing-repair-servicesPlumbing leaks rank among the most common issues any household can face. Plumbing pipes are sturdy and protected in most cases, since the bulk of them are usually hidden behind walls and under floors. But nothing lasts forever, and sooner or later, a leak is bound to occur in your home.

When that happens, your best bet is always to call in a professional plumber rather than try to fix the problem yourself. Professionals have the tools and experience to treat the problem swiftly, and effectively. When it comes to water leaking into your home, that’s worth its weight in gold.

But before the plumber can come, you need to spot the signs that there’s a problem. And while it’s one thing when water is spilling out across your kitchen floor, many leaks take place in hidden portions of the pipe, such as behind the walls. They can go undetected for weeks or even months before you notice them. By the time you do, the damage can be considerable.

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How to Detect Air Conditioning Repair Issues

Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

air-conditioner-servicingSpring is here, and that means that homes in the area are going to be running their air conditioners with increasing frequency as the weeks and months go on. If your air conditioner is experiencing problems and needs a repair service, now is the ideal time to detect such problems. It gives you an early jump on repairs, which usually means they cost less (since the damage hasn’t had as much time to spread) and you can deal with them at a time of your choosing (since temperatures aren’t as high is they will be in just a few weeks).

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