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

Benefits of Ductless Heating

Monday, November 28th, 2016

If you’ve decided to install a new heating system in your home, congratulations! Replacing an older system now means you’ll be able to enjoy the benefits of your new heater throughout the winter. And if the traditional centralized model doesn’t work for you, you might want to consider installing a ductless heating system in your home instead.

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Be Careful What You Toss Down the Drain

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Thanksgiving is here on Thursday and for many residents of Garland, TX, that means hosting friends and family for a big meal. Preparing a larger dinner — for the holidays or for any other time — means a lot of work, and in your efforts to prepare the perfect meal, you might inadvertently throw some foods down the drain that would be better off in the garbage instead of your plumbing. We see a lot of clogged drains this time of year, but with a little foresight, you can stop most clogs before they start and focus on the business of making Turkey Day the best it can be. Here’s a quick list of foods to watch out for.

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How to Lower the Costs of Heating

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Your heating system is one of the most important parts of your home here in Frisco, TX, and with winter coming, it’s going to see use every day soon enough. Extra use means higher bills, and certainly, you’re going to be paying more for heating in the winter than you do in the summer. But just because the bills are spiking doesn’t mean that you need to pay any more than is necessary for it. By taking a few preventative measures, you can make a big difference in those pesky monthly costs. Here’s a list of ideas for you:

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What Causes Burst Pipes?

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Winters here in Richardson, TX can get pretty cold, with freezing temperatures and regular snowfall the norm. Your plumbing system can be vulnerable to freezing pipes and burst pipes this time of year, which can be a huge problem if you don’t take precautions. The good news is that you can take steps now to minimize the risks, and if your experience burst pipes, our trained team is on hand to perform repairs. But the more you know, the more you’ll be able to help your own cause. Here’s a quick rundown on what causes burst pipes.

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