Hutchins Plumbing & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for September, 2016

Winterize Your Plumbing System

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Winter is on its way ,and that can bring with it frost and cold temperatures that can really impact the quality of life in your Sherman, TX home. Your plumbing, in particular, can be vulnerable to freezes: turning the water into ice in the pipes and causing them to burst in the worst cases. A good plumber can repair such problems, but we believe that preventing issues is better than addressing them after they’ve occurred. you can help keep your plumbing system safe by properly winterizing it.

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What to Watch for in Your Boiler This Fall

Monday, September 19th, 2016

Many homes in the Garland, TX area use boilers and similar systems to keep their homes warm during the winter. With autumn officially here this week, now is a good time to fire up your boiler and watch for any potential problems or issues that may crop up. Doing so now gives you the chance to handle any repairs or similar issues before the weather gets too cold, ensuring that your boiler is ready to go when you need it to be and will respond reliably each and every day.  

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We Use Hydro Jetting to Unclog Drains

Monday, September 12th, 2016

Plumbing systems grow and change as new tools and techniques are invented. So too do the plumber’s tools need to change as well. Modern techniques can make previously difficult tasks much easier, saving you time and money when you need to make repairs. Take hydro jetting for instance. It’s a means of clearing up clogs, and has proven far superior to other methods of dealing with this very common plumbing problem.

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Maintenance for Your Heater Is a Good Call!

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Labor Day marks the beginning of the end of summer, and while heating season won’t officially begin for a few more weeks, now is an excellent time to start preparing for the colder part of the year. Your heater has likely sat unused for months, building up dust and exacerbating existing problems that could turn around and bite you when you finally fire the system up. Instead of waiting until you need the system to find out if there are any problems, better to check now, while you have plenty of time to make any repairs you might need and otherwise get everything set to go. The best way to do that is to schedule a maintenance session from a trained technician sometime in the coming weeks. 

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