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

Is Your Plumbing System Leaking?

Monday, October 4th, 2021

There are a lot of homeowners out there who might laugh at the title of this blog post. They think, how can someone be unsure that their plumbing system is leaking? Isn’t it obvious?

While we’d like to think most plumbing leaks are exactly like the ones we see on TV and in cartoons growing up. It’s easy to recognize water gushing from a big gaping hole in your pipes. However, the truth is that most plumbing leaks aren’t like this. It’s entirely plausible that you’ve got a plumbing leak occurring right under your nose, and it’s wasting precious water and money.

Are you 100% sure that you don’t have a small leak in your plumbing system? A plumber in Plano, TX can help you figure that out. The goal of this blog post is to give you some tools to help find and locate any leaks in your home’s plumbing.

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When Is It a Good Idea to Replace an Air Conditioner?

Monday, August 9th, 2021

This is an interesting question because everyone will tell you a different answer. Your neighbors and friends might tell you never, your kids might tell you right now, and we might give you a more nuanced answer. The bottom line is that you should feel comfortable and good about the decision you’re about to make.

Try not to be stressed out about air conditioning installation in Plano, TX. This should be an exciting opportunity to make some upgrades to your home that could improve your life. A new, high-efficiency air conditioner could be the perfect way to reduce your carbon footprint, lower your energy bill, and make your home feel more comfortable even with record-breaking temperatures.

But first, let’s talk about when the perfect moment might be to consider replacing your air conditioner. Call our team too if you think you’re ready to take the next step!

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3 Ways You Might Be Neglecting Your Plumbing

Monday, July 26th, 2021

We understand that your home’s plumbing system might not be the most exciting topic of conversation. Especially if you’ve got many hobbies, family members, and events that can hold your attention, it becomes easy for our plumbing appliances to sink further and further into the background.

For those homeowners who really don’t have the time or interest in thinking about their plumbing, we recommend you sign up for routine maintenance and drain cleaning from professional plumbers on our team. We’re plumbers in Plano, TX who specialize in regular care so homeowners can focus on the important aspects of life.

However, if you’re interested in learning about a few ways you might be neglecting your plumbing system, then we urge you to keep reading. We want homeowners to be more informed about their plumbing appliances. No blog post can replace professional care, but this is a good start!

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5 Things to Consider with AC Repairs

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

Air conditioning repairs aren’t simple. Well—hold on, they’re simple when you call us. Some professionals, like the ones on our team, understand that many homeowners don’t want to know the intricacies of their air conditioning system. They just want things to get fixed when they’re broken, and to feel cool during the Spring and Summer. We get it!

For homeowners that want to stay a bit disconnected, we recommend signing up for our maintenance program so you can get the most out of your air conditioner. This will alert you to any repair needs and will keep you feeling good about your system’s condition.

For everyone else that wants to be a little more informed about what’s actually going on in their AC when it starts to struggle, this blog post is for you! Let’s talk about five important points to consider when dealing with air conditioning repairs in Plano, TX.

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What’s That Strange Noise?

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

Noises are not strange to us, but they can be to a homeowner. When you’re having a night to yourself, enjoying a movie and some popcorn, it can be downright frightening to hear your air conditioner make a strange sound. Especially when it’s a night when you’re alone, or if you’re a little less familiar with AC technology than your spouse or family might be. Don’t worry, there’s no need to panic as long as you’ve got the help of a trusted HVAC professional at your side.

Today, we’re going to talk about some of the more common noises that an air conditioner can make. These almost always signal the need for air conditioning repair in Plano, TX, so don’t think for a second that these sounds or normal, or that you can just go back to forgetting about them. We urge homeowners to call us if they’re experiencing any of the following.

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5 Things You Can Do to Stop Clogs Today

Monday, April 5th, 2021

What would you think if we told you that you have tools around you to stop a clog right now? Unless your clog is at the absolute worst state, in which the only solution is to call a plumber, sometimes there are ways that homeowners can deal with them on their own. Between preventing the creation of a drain clog, and the household solutions for dealing with a forming one, there are various things you can do.

Don’t give up, and don’t just call the cheapest plumber in Plano, TX. Follow along with what we’re about to say and if you run into any trouble, our team can help. We provide affordable rates as well as the peace of mind knowing that you’re working with a friendly and reliable company. We won’t take advantage of you and we promise we’ll help you through this unfortunate plumbing experience.

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Your Electrical System Might Need an Upgrade

Monday, March 22nd, 2021

When was the last time you thought about your home’s electrical system? Perhaps it was after that nasty storm, or maybe the last time a circuit was tripped and you had to head into the basement to set everything right. The truth is that our electrical systems are designed to be out of sight and out of mind. But unfortunately, that might not be the best mindset to have when you encounter problems like these.

Constantly tripping circuits, devices that can’t get power, and failing appliances are good signs that you need an electrical upgrade. And upgrading your electrical system requires the trained hand of professional electricians in Plano, TX. This means you’re going to have to give our team a call and get the ball rolling on this.

Do you need an upgrade? Is your electrical system okay as it is? These are the questions we hope to answer today.

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When to Repair and When to Replace: Our Guide

Monday, March 8th, 2021

When you think about replacing your heating system, what’s the first thought that comes to mind? Is it the fact that you would rather just repair your heating system forever and just skip the thought of replacement? Or perhaps you’re wondering whether or not your system is too young to be replaced? These are all great things to be thinking about, and we just want to inform you a little bit about the basics of heater replacement.

No, a heater isn’t a muscle car from the 70s. You won’t be able to keep it forever unless you’re willing to pay several times the normal amount of money to have it fixed every year. And similarly, one visit for heating repair in Plano, TX isn’t the end of the world. Keep reading, and we’ll give you some industry secrets that can help you decide between replacement or repairs.

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Protecting Pipes From Freezing

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

We hope everyone out there is getting along alright. This has been a very hard few weeks for homeowners in the Plano area, and we just want to tell you that we’re here for you. Give us a call if you need help, and make sure you’re in contact with loved ones so we can all get through this together.

If your pipes haven’t already frozen from the cold spell we’ve received, then you’re one of the lucky ones. But you might not be lucky for long. If you’re looking to avoid having to call us for piping in Plano, TX, then let’s talk about insulating pipes.

It might not be as hard as you think to keep your pipes from freezing, and we’ll tell you everything you need to know going forward. Just remember to call us if you need help!

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Our 6 Step Furnace Safety Checklist

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Furnaces are safe, period. We’re not in the business of fearmongering or telling homeowners inaccurate information. So, if you came to this blog expecting us to tell you that furnaces are inherently dangerous, we’re sorry to disappoint you.

However, furnaces can become dangerous over time. This should be quite clear from the operation of any combustion-based appliance that safety concerns can arise from neglected hardware. We want to talk about furnace repair in Plano, TX and how it relates to the safety and functionality of your furnace. If you’re concerned about your system’s safety, or if you’ve been neglecting it by avoiding repairs, here’s what you can do. Follow these six steps to ensure that your furnace is functioning safely. If it’s not, that’s the perfect reason to call our team and have the problem fixed today.

Simple, right?

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