FRED'S BLOG

Winterizing Your HVAC System

Although winter in the south can be mild, the colder months can still affect your HVAC system. To avoid mid-season breakdowns and critical repairs, it’s important to prepare your HVAC unit for the lower temperatures. Change the Filter A dirty filter can make your...

Top Plumbing Tips in the Fall

As summer comes to an end and the temperatures cool off, your plumbing system needs some attention. From cleaning your gutters to checking your drains, it’s important to prepare for how autumn weather may affect your home or office’s plumbing operations. Whether you...

How to Clean Your Air Conditioning Vents

Over time, and especially after extensive use, air vents can collect a lot of dust, dirt, and other particles from the air, such as dander, hair, pollen, and mold. To keep build-up at a minimum and improve your indoor air quality, it’s recommended that you clean your...

Ordinary Plumbing Problems in Older Houses

When compared to newer homes, older houses tend to offer lower purchase prices and property taxes, solid construction, and unique character. However, there are drawbacks that can come along with older homes, particularly when it comes to plumbing.   Here are a...

3 Signs It’s Time to Replace Your Central Air Conditioning System

How do you know when it’s time to replace your air conditioning system? Most homeowners don’t know what to look for. By knowing what to look for, you can avoid costly AC repair service by identifying the small issues early before they become big problems....

3 Reasons Why Your Toilet Won’t Properly Flush

A toilet that doesn’t flush properly can be extremely frustrating to a homeowner. What could be the source of your toilet not flushing? Let’s look at the three most common reasons:   Low Water Level For a toilet to flush properly, water enters the bowl and flows...

Taking Care of Your HVAC System Before & After Hurricanes

Living in the Southeast, you probably already know the importance of staying prepared for major storms during hurricane season. However, while you may already have a stash of emergency supplies on hand and an evacuation route in mind, you may not know how to...

How to Repair Common Plumbing Issues

Like death and taxes, plumbing problems are a fact of life. Some serious issues require professional plumbing assistance, but others are relatively simple fixes that homeowners can handle on their own. These are some of the most common plumbing repairs and maintenance...

Is Your A/C Unit Low on Freon?

Freon is extremely important when it comes to your A/C unit. If you want to keep your house cool during the hot summer days, pay attention to these five signs that your A/C unit could be low on freon.   1. It takes longer than usual to cool off your home Freon...

Benefits of High-Pressure Drain Cleaning

A blockage in your sink, toilet, or shower drain is a plumbing problem you don’t want to ignore. Whether the clog is due to hair, food, soap, grease, or other debris, if this seemingly simple obstruction is left to worsen untreated, it can lead to bad odors — and even...