Common Air Conditioner Problems

According to the Department of Energy, there are five common air conditioning problems that plague most homeowners: Refrigerant leaks Inadequate maintenance Electrical control failure Sensor problems Drainage control problems But how do each one of these issues affect your air …

What Is a Tankless Water Heater?

A tankless water heater, as the name suggests, is simply a water heater without a storage tank. Sometimes referred to as “demand water heaters,” they use gas or electric burners to heat water as it flows past. There are numerous …

My Basement Is Flooded! What Do I Do?

Get emergency plumbing service—call now » So your basement is flooded. Now that your panic has subsided and you’ve turned to the internet for answers, it’s time to call a professional plumber. There are a number of different reasons why …

Schedule Your Spring AC Inspection

Despite what our St. Patrick’s Day snowstorm may have you thinking, spring really is right around the corner! The first day of spring this year is March 20th, and we should start seeing some warmer temperatures coming up soon, and …

What Are Ductless Mini-Split Systems?

Many homeowners in the DC metro area choose ductless mini-split systems to retrofit heating and cooling in homes without ductwork or to heat and cool areas of their home that don’t have ductwork, such as the garage or additions

What You Need to Know About Frozen Pipes

Are you worried about frozen pipes? This winter, the DC metro area has seen record low temperatures, and one thing on the minds of many people in our area is their water pipes. We’ve had numerous calls the last few …

How to Reduce the Risk of Basement Flooding

Already this year the DC metro area has seen a good amount of snow—and where this is snow, there is eventually snow melting! It’s important to know how to reduce the risk of basement flooding so your winter wonderland doesn’t …

Are Chemical Drain Cleaners Safe?

There’s nothing more irritating that standing water in your shower or sink, and we understand you want to get it fixed as quickly as possible. But what is the safest way to remove a drain clog?