FRED'S BLOG

Prevent Costly Repairs with These Monthly HVAC Maintenance Tips

Neglecting your HVAC unit can be a costly mistake. With regular attention, you can ensure your unit is in peak condition and free of any problems. If problems do occur, catching them in a timely manner can prevent further damage which can prolong the life of your HVAC...

What Causes a Sewer Line Backup — and How to Prevent It

Thanks to modern engineering, it’s easy to transport waste from our houses to an external municipal sewer line. Each home has its own sewer system that is designed to prevent water from flowing in the wrong direction after we flush the toilet, take a shower, or wash...

How Your HVAC Unit Can Alleviate Allergies

Allergy season is here, and your HVAC system can play a key role in alleviating your symptoms. To help you and your family mitigate sniffling and sneezing, ensure you’re taking these steps to get the best quality air in your home.  Change Your Filters Regularly Air...

5 Ways Hard Water Affects Your Plumbing System

While there is nothing inherently harmful in hard water, it does not taste good — and can negatively affect your plumbing system. Why? Because hard water contains minerals with a high concentration of magnesium and calcium from limestone, chalk, or marble deposits....

Spring Checklist for Your HVAC System

Spring is on its way! Make sure to include your HVAC system on your spring cleaning checklist. Inspecting your system before the summer heat will have you better prepared for warmer weather and increase the lifespan of your system.   Change Your Air Filter Air...

Signs of Frozen Pipes — And What to Do About Them

Winter weather presents a lot of challenges, but one of the most critical is the risk of frozen pipes. When exposed to below-freezing temperatures for several hours, your home’s water pipes may freeze, swell, or crack — leading to costly flood damage. Unheated areas,...

Reasons to Use A Programmable Thermostat

Programmable thermostats have been rising in popularity, and it’s no secret why! They can save you time, save you money, and even extend the life of your current HVAC system. These thermostats work by automatically controlling the temperature of your home based on...

Freeze Warning

Christmas Eve Freeze Warning ALERT! Hello Canady’s family, Christmas eve night is projected to be one of the coldest we have seen in years.  Temperatures will be in the TEENS for some of our customers.  As Christmas is a holiday, we urge you to take preventive...

Life Expectancy of a Hot Water Heater

While most plumbing professionals will tell you that the average life expectancy of a hot water heater is ten years, there are actually several other factors to consider. These include what type it is, how it was installed, the water quality, and how well it is...

Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Home Heating Unit

As temperatures continue to drop, make sure you are prepared for the winter season with an HVAC system that is in top-notch condition. Here are three signs it’s time to upgrade your heating unit.    High Heating Bills Heating units contain various critical...