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

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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Need a New Heater? We’ve Got You Covered

Monday, January 11th, 2021

Have you ever experienced a contractor that just wanted to sell you on a particular product? You told them about your unique heating needs and then they just settled on the fact that you need a heat pump, and an expensive one at that? Or perhaps they did that but with a gas furnace instead? The truth is that this industry is rife with salesmen trying to sell products to homeowners who might not actually need them.

Well, why would we try to sell you on any one particular heating system, when we provide sensible installation for all of them? We provide boiler, ductless, heat pump, and furnace heater installation in Plano, TX. Our goal is to provide the best heater that works for your home, not to sell you on some expensive product that will make us the most money. So relax, grab a cup of coffee, and let’s talk about which heater might be right for you.

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5 Signs Your Heater Needs Repairs

Monday, December 14th, 2020

Alright, so it’s the middle of December and your heater is on full blast. While we might not be encountering the snowstorms that our northern neighbors might, we still rely on these systems day in and day out to keep us comfortable. I bet you can call to mind that anxious feeling when your heater makes a strange noise or you start noticing bad numbers on your thermostat. Are you going to be without heat this winter? Is your comfort at risk?

Slow down and relax. As long as you’ve got our team on hand, you’ve got nothing to worry about. And at this point, you’ve made it to our blog which means the hardest part is over! Let’s talk about the five most common signs that you need heating repair in Plano, TX. Give us a call if any of the following signs sound familiar!

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Mesh Screens Will Change Your Life!

Monday, November 30th, 2020

Okay, before you say anything, we’re talking about plumbing here. No, a mesh screen won’t help you change a flat on the side of the highway, nor will it be very helpful when you’ve got a power outage. However, once we get to the subject of plumbing, mesh screens can be a huge game-changer.

The important thing is limiting the amount of gunk that gets flushed down our drain so that we don’t need to deal with too many clogs, right? Any plumber in Plano, TX will tell you that a mesh screen, or some kind of drain guard, will help reduce the amount of waste that gets sent into your drain, and help keep things clog-free.

Don’t worry, we’ll get into the specifics about how mesh screens really provide that much relief, and what you can do if you’re still suffering from drain woes.

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