Hutchins Plumbing & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘McKinney’

Dirty Coils: Small Contaminants Lead to Big Problems

Monday, May 27th, 2024

Your air conditioning system works tirelessly to keep your home cool and comfortable during the sweltering summer months. But what if its efficiency is silently declining? Dirty coils could be the culprit behind this unseen problem.

It’s time to investigate the source of this problem, and to let the professionals on our team handle the diagnosis and resulting AC repair in McKinney.

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3 Strange Electrical Problems You Need an Electrician For

Monday, December 25th, 2023

There are electrical problems, and then there are serious electrical problems. Some issues are just so strange that you might not believe they are possible until they happen to you. We get calls all the time for unusual electrical needs.

If any of the electrical work in your home is on the fritz, you need to schedule an appointment for professional service. Don’t attempt any DIY repairs yourself because you can put yourself and your home at risk. Instead, call our team for an electrician in McKinney, TX. You can keep reading to learn more about some strange electrical problems that could happen in your home, and what causes them.

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Why Does My Plumbing Make a High-Pitched Noise?

Monday, November 14th, 2022

Water running through the pipes in your home isn’t completely silent. It’s normal to hear the sound of flowing water if you have a sink or appliance on in your home. But there are some sounds that are considered abnormal to hear coming from your pipes. Among these sounds are high-pitched noises.

You may hear whistling, rattling, creaking, tapping, and even loud banging noises when water is on in your home. But none of these sounds fall into the normal category. If you hear high-pitched sounds in particular, it may be time to schedule service for your plumbing in McKinney, TX. In the meantime, you can keep reading to learn more about the causes behind high-pitched plumbing sounds so you know why it’s important to address issues ASAP. 

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Why Homeowners Are Scrambling for AC Services

Monday, July 12th, 2021

You might have noticed that the seasonal struggle for AC has been a little more hectic this year. The demand for HVAC systems, especially new installations, has shot up and the supply can’t keep up. Prices are increasing and homeowners are finding that they may need to pay double, or sometimes triple for a new air conditioner.

Do you know what this means? Air conditioning repair in McKinney, TX is more important now than it ever has been. Ensuring your air conditioner lasts just one more year could keep you from paying exorbitant prices for a new system. That’s why we’re taking this blog post to talk about how you can jump the line and get the best services for your system in a year where you really need them.

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3 Secret Advantages of a Garbage Disposal

Monday, April 19th, 2021

Garbage disposal systems might seem like a luxury, until you witness the terrible state of most kitchen drains in our area. People send food waste and other contaminants down the drain to the point where they’re experiencing a clog every year when a garbage disposal could help reduce this number substantially. We’re not here to convince you to buy a garbage disposal, we’re just here to change your perspective on these systems a little bit. They’re not as much a luxury as they are a high-tech solution to a problem we experience every year.

Don’t try and invest in a garbage disposal without the help of professional plumbing in McKinney, TX. Our team specializes in the setup and maintenance of these kinds of systems, so you’ll be in good hands going forward. Just remember that the more you know about this technology, the easier a decision might be.

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Here’s What to Do About Slow Drains

Monday, February 8th, 2021

They’re not quite clear, but they’re not quite clogged… They’re just slow! Slow drains are a problem for homeowners because they leave people feeling uneasy as to whether they should call for plumbing help or just “deal” with it. While yes, a plumber in McKinney, TX can help you with your slow drain, that might not be a good enough answer for you.

Homeowners want to know what slow drains mean. Sometimes they could signal that a drain clog is forming, while other times they could mean a problem with your sewer system getting backed up. If you’re scared about what could be going on with your drains, then we’ve got you covered. Let’s talk about what you as a homeowner can do about your slow drains, what they likely signify, and why a plumber has all the right equipment to deal with them.

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The Benefits of LED Lighting Are Too Good to Pass Up

Monday, December 17th, 2018

led-lightingLED lights are used almost everywhere nowadays, from inside your smartphone and DVR boxes to traffic lights and flashlights. They’ve actually been around for more than 50 years, but they only really started being picked up in the early 2000s. Now, they’re only getting more and more practical in their wide range of uses.

The fact is that many homes are still using incandescent and fluorescent lighting. If that includes you, it might be time to ask a McKinney, TX electrician for an upgrade. Changing out your lighting system for LEDs brings a host of benefits which we’ll list for you down below.

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Protect Your Home Against the Unexpected

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

carbon-monoxide-detector“Always expect the unexpected…” We don’t know who originally said that, but we have to agree with them. Even a plumbing and air conditioning company like ours can see the value in those words, and we believe homeowners should, too. In this post, we’ll go over a few ways that you can bolster your home’s defense, so you can truly expect the unexpected.

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