Earthwise Home Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Irving’

Deciphering Your Water Test Results

Monday, 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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Heat Pump Air Conditioning Repair Issues

Monday, October 29th, 2018

ductless-heat-pumpHeat pumps are highly efficient and versatile HVAC systems. With the flick of a switch, they can change from a cooling device to a heating device (and vice versa). However, since these systems are used all year-round, they never get a break—and that can mean problems in both the cooling and heating season. Below are some of the potential problems heat pumps can encounter.

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Why You Might Need a New AC

Monday, June 11th, 2018

ac-replacementYou’re afraid it’s time to replace your AC, but you are not 100% sure. Nobody wants to do this any sooner than necessary—a new air conditioning system can run up high costs—but you don’t want to wait until the old one goes out in the middle of a Texas summer. How do you know when it’s the right time for replacing your old air conditioner? What are the warning signs you should look for? We’ll go over the three most common reasons indicating you could need a new AC system.

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Check Your AC for Signs of Trouble

Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenanceWith spring on the way, the time has come to dust off your air conditioner and get it ready for summer. And the last thing you want to happen is to have a breakdown in the middle of one of those 105°F days when the sidewalks themselves seem to be melting. You never want to let problems with air conditioners take you by surprise. The time to check is now, before the weather gets hot.

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Time to Get Your Air Conditioner Serviced

Monday, February 19th, 2018

air-conditioner-servicingWinters in the Irving, TX area are usually fairly mild, and warm air seems to return a little sooner every year. That makes now an ideal time to have your system serviced, and get it ready for the spring. You rarely have use for the system now, and the time gives you flexibility to schedule regular maintenance at your convenience. That way, it will be ready to go the first time you need your AC. But what is an air conditioner servicing session, and how does it benefit you specifically? Read on for the answers.

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Signs of a Slab Leak in Your Home

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

slab-leak-detectionSlab leaks rank among the most serious plumbing issues that a homeowner may face. In and of themselves, they’re not that extraordinary: just a leak in a pipe similar to the kind that plumbers deal with every day. The only problem is that the leak takes place in a pipe located beneath the foundation of your home, or sometimes buried in the concrete itself. (Slab leaks can also take place under cement porches, pools, and the like.)

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What to Do in the Event of a Cracked Furnace Heat Exchanger

Monday, December 25th, 2017

heater-maintenance-serviceWinter is officially here, and our heating systems will be put to use daily: increasing the stress and strain on them considerably. A problem of any kind should be grounds for turning the system off and calling in a repair service, but few furnace problems are graver than a cracked furnace heat exchanger. If you suspect you have one, summon a professional technician immediately.

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Maintenance Plans Help Your Heating System

Monday, November 13th, 2017

heater-maintenance-serviceFall is here and winter is just around the corner. That means your heating system needs to be ready to run every day without trouble, and if your system needs repairs or similar care, now is the time to find out about that. You can spot the signs of trouble by checking your heater, but few laymen can detect the kinds of potential problems that a trained technician can. That’s why we recommend regular maintenance for your heating system every fall, before the weather gets too cold.

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