2021

Posts in 2021


Dec 30
How to Keep Your Pipes from Freezing This Winter
Frozen pipes can cause a lot of serious problems for you and your home. When plumbing pipes freeze, they contract,...
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Dec 30
Signs You Need to Rewire Your Home
Electrical wiring is designed to last a long time, which is why you probably don’t spend too much time thinking...
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Dec 21
Five Common Furnace Maintenance Mistakes To Avoid
A properly functioning furnace is one of the key components to having an AAAwesome winter! Although regular maintenance is essential,...
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Dec 21
Natural Drain Cleaners vs. Store-Bought
Clogs happen in drains throughout our home: sinks, tubs, showers, and toilets. No one wants to be left without water...
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Dec 21
Easy Preventative Drain Maintenance
Drain clogs always happen at the worst times, and can cause quite the headache! To help prevent your drains from...
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Dec 21
My Furnace Is Making THIS Sound. What Does It Mean?
We all rely heavily on our furnaces to provide comfort to our homes and loved ones during the winter season....
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Nov 30
Does My Water Heater Need to Be Flushed?
Did you know that sediment from your hard water can get caught in the storage tank of your water heater?...
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Nov 30
Why Fall Is the Best Time for Furnace Maintenance
With winter just around the corner, it’s time to start preparing your home for low temperatures. At AAA Service Plumbing,...
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Nov 19
The Benefits of LED Lighting
The Benefits of LED Lighting LED, or light-emitting diode, lights are an increasingly popular choice for homeowners. You’ve probably seen...
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Nov 7
When to Replace Your Electrical Outlets
Signs that Show You Need a New Electrical Outlet Electrical outlets are often an afterthought, but if we are not...
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Nov 2
How to Safely Hide Wires
How to Safely Hide Wires You can probably look in any direction and see a wire powering something in your...
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Oct 18
Five Things Liquid Drain Cleaners Can Do to Your Drains
If you have ever encountered a clogged drain before, you know how annoying they are. Whether the drain is simply...
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Oct 17
How to Wrap Up Your AC for Winter
How to Wrap Up Your AC for Winter As summer weather winds down, you may be wondering if there’s anything...
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Oct 6
Three Things You Didn’t Know a Modern Smart Thermostat Can Do
Smart thermostats are capable of so much more than their old, fully mechanical counterparts. While their core function is essentially...
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Oct 4
6 Plumbing Terms You Should Know [Infographic]
For better knowledge about your home. Fixture Fixtures are devices that control your various plumbing access points. Examples are a...
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Sep 22
Three Small Signs Your Sewer Has a Big Problem
Sewer line problems can be some of the biggest and most frustrating issues you will ever have to deal with...
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Sep 12
Is a Garbage Disposal Necessary?
Do You Need a Garbage Disposal? Garbage disposals are great tools to help reduce the potential for drain clogs. They...
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Sep 6
Why Does My Circuit Breaker Keep Tripping?
Circuit breakers are an important safety feature for any electrical system. These small and simple devices are responsible for protecting...
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Sep 2
Managing Your Home Lighting
Managing Your Home Lighting We often don’t notice whether or not we have the right lighting setup until the sun...
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Aug 19
Tankless Water Heaters vs. Traditional Water Heaters
A water heater is an essential system in any home. Without a water heater, you would not be able to...
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Aug 16
What It Means When Your Lawn is Flooded
Addressing a Flooded Lawn If it hasn’t rained in a while and your lawn has lots of visible water pooling...
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Aug 9
Tips to Prevent Bathroom Mold
Preventing Bathroom Mold Mold loves your bathroom. And it’s not because of the spa-style showerhead or the beautifully laid out...
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Aug 9
3 Benefits of Installing Outdoor Lighting
Decorating your home is one of the best ways to make your personal space more comfortable. Your home is a...
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Aug 3
4 Places to Install a Ductless Mini-Split
4 Spots for a Ductless Mini Split A ductless mini-split, or heat pump, is a great cooling and heating option...
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Jul 15
How to Respond After a Gas Leak
Responding to a Gas Leak Recovering from a gas leak can be a stressful and nerve-wracking experience. Gas leaks are...
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Jul 9
The Top Signs of a Toilet Clog
We’ve all been there. You go to use your toilet, but are prevented from doing your business because of a...
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Jul 4
How a Heat Pump Keeps You Cool
How a Heat Pump Works It may sound counterintuitive — a heat appliance for cooling? While a heat pump can...
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Jul 2
What Is the Ideal Thermostat Temperature for Summer?
Now that we’ve reached the height of summer, you’re probably using your air conditioner more than ever. However, if you...
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Jun 13
Your Complete Home Safety Guide
Staying Safe at Home We spend a lot of time in our homes. It’s a place to celebrate, relax, (work...
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Jun 11
The Top 5 Signs of a Refrigerant Leak
There are many reasons your air conditioner might need to be repaired, but one of the more serious is a...
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Jun 5
What is an Electrical Emergency?
What is an Electrical Emergency? Your electrical system is crucial to a happy and functioning home. But there are some...
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Jun 4
Answering Your Top Water Heater FAQs
Your water heater is one of the most important pieces of equipment in your home, yet how much do you...
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May 31
Foods to Keep Out of Your Garbage Disposal This Summer
Summer is almost here, but before you fire up the grill this Memorial Day, remember that there’s a proper way...
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May 21
Do You Really Need Your AC Recharged?
Is it Necessary? Your AC doesn’t just cool the air by magic. There’s a fuel in the unit called refrigerant...
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May 17
Are Heat Pumps Effective in the Summertime?
Summertime is around the corner, and that means it’s time to get your air conditioner up and running once again....
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May 8
3 Bad Places to Install a Thermostat
The Importance of Thermostat Placement Your thermostat’s location may seem random, but believe it or not, it matters where you...
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May 2
Your Carbon Monoxide Detector Could Have Expired, and You Don’t Even Know It
Keeping Up With Your Devices We usually think of expiration dates for food or medicine, but did you know some...
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Apr 29
Top Signs of Root Intrusion
Who doesn’t enjoy a well-placed tree in their yard? Ideally, your home’s trees will provide shade, increase property value, and...
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Apr 17
If Your Water Heater Hasn’t Exploded, Thank the TPR Valve
A Small Significant Tool Did you know that water heaters have safety features? While performing a simple task, these units...
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Apr 10
Why In-Tank Toilet Cleaners Are a Bad Idea
Don’t Just Set & Forget We work hard to keep our toilets clean. Products like in-toilet fresheners help take some...
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Apr 8
What Draws the Most Electricity in Your Home?
Everyone wants to be able to reduce their energy bill. While you could go around unplugging your electronic devices and...
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Apr 3
How to Make Your Own Liquid Drain Cleaner
DIY Drain Cleaner It can be frustrating when your drain starts to slow. More often than not, it’s usually followed...
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Mar 12
Explaining That Smell Coming from Your Furnace
Your furnace is a tough piece of equipment, meant to withstand several months of sustained use. But if you have...
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Mar 11
Ask AAA: Can I Install a Urinal in My House?
Welcome to another edition of Ask AAA where we aim to answer your most pressing home-improvement questions! Our mailbag is...
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Mar 5
5 Ways to Get Rid of the Rotten Egg Smell in Your Water
Have you recently turned on the tap in your house and found that your water smells like rotten eggs? Usually,...
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Feb 19
The Top 10 Reasons to Upgrade Your Electrical Panel
Your electrical panel is an essentially the heart of your electrical system, distributing power to your entire house while using...
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Feb 18
5 Humidifying Houseplants to Combat Dry Indoor Air
Certain species of houseplants can be tremendously helpful in adding a touch of moisture to your indoor air. And this...
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Feb 18
How to Protect Your Home and Health From Dry Winter Air
On Groundhog’s Day 2021, Punxsutawney Phil, the rodent weather prognosticator, determined that we have six more weeks of winter left....
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Feb 5
5 Reasons You Are Experiencing Hot Water Issues
Are you tired of waking up to a cold shower every morning? Sick of turning on your taps and waiting...
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Jan 22
What is a Heat-Pump Water Heater?
Heat pump water heaters have become a very popular choice in recent years. These systems work differently than traditional heaters...
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Jan 22
The Top Signs You Need a Sewer Line Replacement
You probably don’t think about your sewer line very often. After all, when it’s working well, why should you? However,...
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Jan 18
What is Electronic Ignition in a Furnace?
When it’s time to replace your old, inefficient furnace with a new heating system, it will likely have an electronic...
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Jan 14
What Is a Sealed Combustion Furnace?
A furnace provides reliable comfort using clean-burning natural gas. It’s not an exaggeration to say it’s one of the great...
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Jan 1
The Top Reasons to Upgrade to a Smart Thermostat in the New Year
It’s a new year, and it’s time to make some resolutions. Of course, here at AAA Service Plumbing, Heating &...
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