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

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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Time to Gear Up for Winter

Monday, November 16th, 2020

Winter means a lot of things to a lot of different people. Some people think about cozy sweaters, warm cups of cocoa by the fire, and a snuggle session with your dogs and your kids. For others, winter brings up memories of broken-down heaters, high fuel bills, and other heating issues that get exponentially worse as the temperatures drop. Our job today is to help you go from the second kind of person to the first. By helping you understand what kinds of problems you can expect from late fall and winter, we can make your life a little bit easier.

If you need heater repair in Plano, TX, or any other kind of heater service for that matter, make sure you call us when the need arises. Otherwise, keep reading as we help you get ready for the cold temperatures ahead. We’ll get you back to enjoying wintertime… in no time!

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Garbage Disposal: Your New Best Friend

Monday, November 2nd, 2020

We’re going to be honest, we’ve never met any homeowners that didn’t absolutely love their new garbage disposal. That’s because these kinds of systems are just so convenient and efficient, that there’s really no reason to not want one. If you’d like to know more about them, then we can absolutely cover the essentials that have to do with garbage disposals in this blog post.

More importantly, we’d like to cover why we’re the best team to install your new garbage disposal. After all, you might be able to find a garbage disposal model, and find some DIY tutorial online or pay the same contractor you have been for a quick installation. But is just doing “what you’ve always been doing” for plumbing in Plano, TX really the best mentality to have?

No, we don’t think it is.

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Is Water Heater Maintenance Really Worth It?

Monday, October 19th, 2020

Imagine thinking of an appliance or a device that you just couldn’t live without. Your bed, your television, your dishwasher perhaps? Now ask yourself, “is the health of that item really worth it?” We’ll let you answer that on your own.

Homeowners might think they don’t care much about their water heaters, but hot water is a necessity these days. What kind of a day would you have today if you had to take your showers cold, wash dishes with cold water, and wash your clothes with only cold water? We can assume it wouldn’t be a very good day.

Anyone out there, do yourself a favor and invest in maintenance for your water heaters in Plano, TX. We promise in the next few paragraphs, we’ll tell you exactly why such a service is absolutely necessary if you want to remain comfortable in your home this year.

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We Give Chemical Drain Cleaners a Hard Pass

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Pouring chemical drain cleaners down your drain is similar to pouring water into your car’s gas tank. This is just a disaster waiting to happen. We’re proponents of your plumbing system just like a mechanic is a proponent of your car, and we’re here to tell you that chemical drain cleaners are an inadequate solution to a problem that needs fixing.

If you care at all about the status of your drains, then you’ll aim more towards calling a plumber in Plano, TX. Pouring chemical drain cleaners down your drain can make drain clogs worse and can ultimately end up costing you more in the long run.

Keep reading as we get into detail about this down below. We’ll talk about why this is the case and why nothing beats the help and attention of a professional plumber.

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7 Best Practices for Your AC

Monday, September 21st, 2020

Air conditioning is less of a type of machinery and more of a lifestyle. Many homeowners like to pretend they don’t have a complex system keeping their home cool all summer or fall long, while the air conditioner toils away being neglected. The more you come to terms with the fact that this is a partnership between you and your air conditioner, the better off you can be.

So, as we help to better this partnership between you and your air conditioning in Plano, TX, we’ve listed some best practices to owning a system like this. These are great tips to follow along with, regardless of your familiarity with your air conditioner. We promise that by following these best practices, you’ll see some demonstrable results that make your AC last longer and perform better. As your local HVAC service provider, we know what we’re talking about.

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Ice on an AC Is Never a Good Sign

Monday, September 7th, 2020

If you look at your air conditioner with ice forming on the coils and think it must be doing a good job, you’re poorly mistaken. We haven’t used ice to keep homes cool since a few hundred years ago. In this day and age, if you notice ice forming on your air conditioner during the summer, it’s safe to say that there’s something wrong.

Before you get the hairdryer to start melting the ice, remember that something is causing that ice to form. Just melting it over and over again is not going to do you any good. Only signing up for air conditioning repair in Plano, TX will get at the heart of the problem and leave your air conditioner off better than it was.

Don’t believe us? Keep reading as we get into what causes this ice and why it’s so important that you call us!

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3 Reasons Why Your AC Is Leaking

Monday, August 24th, 2020

A leaking air conditioner is nothing new to us. Sure, sometimes it might be surprising to homeowners when they see their air conditioner dripping water. After all, not everyone knows that moisture plays a key role in the dehumidification and cooling of air in your home.

A dripping air conditioner might be a common problem, but it’s still a problem. Something is still causing that leak and we’re going to help you get to the bottom of it today. Once you’ve located the leak, make sure you call us for AC repair in Plano, TX. Only a certified and trained professional can provide accurate, targeted repairs that will eliminate the problem entirely.

Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way, let’s get to the good stuff. Why is your air conditioner leaking? Keep reading to find out!

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