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

Get Your Heating System Ready for Fall

Monday, September 11th, 2017

heating-systems-maintenanceFall will officially be here in less than two weeks, and while we may still get our share of warm weather, you’ll soon be turning your air conditioner off and your heating system on. If you haven’t run your heater in a few months, now is an ideal time to help prepare your system for the fall. It will pay dividends in the months to come and might even save you a great deal of money and hassle. With a few weeks of relatively warm weather to go, now makes an excellent time to make proper preparations.

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Commercial Air Conditioning Services Keep Your Business Running

Monday, July 17th, 2017

commercial-hvac-systemsIf you own a business or manage an office space, you know how important it is to keep your space comfortable. That means not only having a quality commercial air conditioning system installed, but choosing the right team to keep it maintained and perform repairs when the need arises. That’s trickier than it sounds, and certainly more complex than handling a residential air conditioning system. The team you choose to take care of your system can play a huge role in the day-to-day functions of your business.

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Schedule Annual Maintenance for Your Water Heater

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

water-heater-maintenanceWater heaters are one of the unsung heroes of our households: quietly and reliably providing hot water for cooking, cleaning and bathing. But because they’re so reliable – as well as being tucked away in seldom-used parts of the house like the basement – it can often be hard to notice the signs of trouble. That, more than any other factor, contributes to high repair bills: the homeowner’s unawareness of the issue until it’s too late.

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How Plumbers Use Video Pipe Inspection

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Plumbing_iStock_000007922687_Full-meOnce upon a time, plumbing was a matter of skill and hard work, and while plumbers had their trusty box of tools ready to go, the basics didn’t change much. But the 21 Century has seen huge advances in technology over a number of fields, and plumbers have taken advantage of that with new exciting equipment that makes it easier than ever to assist their customers. That’s one of the reasons why you should always count on a professional to deal with issues in your piping rather than trying to correct it yourself.

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What Are the Benefits of Humidifiers?

Monday, December 12th, 2016

We’re used to high humidity levels during our long summers in Sherman, TX, which means that few of us stop to consider what might happen if the weather every gets too dry. But it does get dry in the winter, in ways we don’t often expect. As the temperature falls, the gaseous moisture in the air solidifies into droplets, which are removed from the atmosphere.

And it’s never colder than it is during the winter. Dry air can be a scourge on your home if you’re not careful. But the good news is that you can correct the problem with a little help from your local HVAC service technician. Whole-house humidifiers are inexpensive and can be installed quickly in your HVAC system.

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Is Your Electrical System in Trouble?

Monday, October 31st, 2016

A problem with your home’s electrical system is a serious matter. At best, it could result in a loss of electricity. At worst, it could start a fire. We see all manner of electrical problems here in Sherman, TX, from vermin chewing on wiring to overloaded circuits. But all of them require the services of a trained technician to treat, and you can’t call in an electrician until you know that there’s a problem. Lights that won’t turn on or appliances that won’t run even after you’ve checked the breaker box are an obvious sign of trouble.  But there are more subtle signs you can learn to spot as well. They can include, but are not limited to, the following:

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Winterize Your Plumbing System

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Winter is on its way ,and that can bring with it frost and cold temperatures that can really impact the quality of life in your Sherman, TX home. Your plumbing, in particular, can be vulnerable to freezes: turning the water into ice in the pipes and causing them to burst in the worst cases. A good plumber can repair such problems, but we believe that preventing issues is better than addressing them after they’ve occurred. you can help keep your plumbing system safe by properly winterizing it.

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Late Summer Advice for Handling Your Air Conditioner

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Summers are long and hot here in Sherman, TX, and even with August drawing to a close, we still have some hot weather ahead of us. Hopefully, you air conditioner has been doing the job reliably, keeping your house cool and comfortable in the heat of the summer. Now is the right time to give your air conditioner a quick check to see if things are as they should be. 

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How to Maintain Your Water Heater

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Water heaters aren’t usually a problem in your household, at least most of the time. When trouble arises, however, it’s often severe — requiring an emergency plumbing call at the minimum and sometimes replacement of your entire system to boot. Most of the time, such problems are cause — or at least exacerbated — by neglect. Water heaters sit in the basement or garage of your Sherman, TX home, out of sight and out of mind most of the time. The best way to prevent a catastrophe is to schedule regular water heater maintenance with a trained plumber once or twice a year. In addition, you can take steps yourself every two or three months to keep your water heater in fighting shape. Here’s how.

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