Air Control Home Services Blog: Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

Do You Have a Drain Clog or a Sewer Clog?

Monday, October 5th, 2020

When you flush the toilet or wash your hands you expect the wastewater created by these activities to disappear down the drain. But that doesn’t always happen, does it? We’ve all had days where the water refuses to drain away, leaving us trying to figure out how to resolve the issue. Sometimes a plunger and some elbow grease are enough. Other times, you need some extra help.

In those cases where it seems like your drains are really thoroughly backed-up, you will want to contact our plumbers in Bullhead City, AZ for help. They’ll be able to clear your clog and help you out if the issue lies deeper than you thought–such as with a sewer clog!

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Is it Time for a New Water Heater?

Monday, September 7th, 2020
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Ever tried to go through an entire week without using any hot water at all? If you have, you likely know that it isn’t the most pleasant experience. What’s more, we can bet that you attempted this feat due to increasingly expensive bills that pop up when you do use your hot water.

Rather than trying to go without any warm water, especially as the cooler seasons are fast approaching, you may want to reach out for a water heater replacement. Those high bills may be a sign that your current system is on its last leg.

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What to Do When You Have a Clog

Monday, June 29th, 2020
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There are few things worse than being in the middle of a fun get-together with friends during summer and having the festivities come to a screeching halt because your kitchen sink isn’t draining. Drain clogs aren’t just annoying, they are a leading cause of interrupted conversations and ruined afternoons!

There is more than one way to deal with a drain clog but we want to let you know that not all solutions are created equal. Before you reach for the caustic chemicals, we want to give you some tips on how best to handle a drain clog, especially if the clog lies deeper than you realize.

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Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

Monday, June 1st, 2020

It might be strange to try to picture a water heater without a large tank involved. This is because water heaters have traditionally included tanks that held multiple gallons of heated water for ready access. But this particular type of water heater isn’t the only one that you can choose from.

If you haven’t already heard of them, let us tell you about the tankless water heater. This is a system that can provide you with a reliable source of hot water with no tank needed. These are a fantastic option for anyone in need of a new water heater to keep their home comfortable.

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A Water Softener is Key to a Happy Plumbing System

Monday, April 20th, 2020
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It’s hard to imagine that water can be anything but… well, wet. However, hard water is an issue that plagues homes all over the country, so this week, we’ve decided to discuss the impact of hard water and what you can do about it!

Our team recommends having a water softener installed in your home, and below, we have explained why. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more, and of course, remember to call us when you’re looking for a water softener in Lake Havasu City.

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Is it Time to Have Your Drains Cleaned?

Monday, March 9th, 2020
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Do you know how much waste enters your drain pipe on a daily basis? Well, it’s A LOT, and over time, things can really start to build up. Fortunately, there is something we can do about it!

That’s right: we’re talking about professional drain cleaning services! Drain cleaning is the best way to ensure that your drain pipes are free and clear of clogs and blockages.

There are a number of signs that suggest your drain pipes could use a good cleaning, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more, and of course, remember to call our team when you need a plumber in Bullhead City, AZ.

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Could You Benefit from Video Pipe Inspection?

Monday, January 27th, 2020
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It’s not like plumbers have x-ray vision or even some sort of psychic powers, so how is it that they’re able to diagnose all sorts of plumbing problems without even seeing them? Well, we’ll let you in on a little secret… it’s video pipe inspection!

Video pipe inspection allows plumbers to get a good look inside your plumbing system, which of course, is super helpful when it comes to repairs! In fact, there are plenty of reasons to schedule video pipe inspection and below, we have outlined a few of them for you. Keep reading to find out more!

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Everything You Need to Know About Hard Water

Monday, December 16th, 2019
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When we think of all the things that could possibly go wrong with our plumbing systems, hard water isn’t usually one of them. Let’s face it: things like clogged toilets, leaky faucets, and burst pipes almost always make the “Top 10 Worst Plumbing Problems” list.

But here’s the deal: hard water is a BIG problem, which is why we’ve dedicated this blog post to it. Below, we have explained some of the things we think you should know about hard water, that way, you can decide if you want to do something about it. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more!

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Don’t Let These Items Make Their Way Into Your Drains

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

It’s easy to think of our drains as waste-removers, and certainly, many of us treat them as such. However, your drains were not designed for unwanted leftovers, chemical-based products, and other non-water materials. Therefore, if you wish to protect your plumbing, you’ll take our advice.

There are plenty of items that should not, in any case, find their way into your plumbing system. So below, we have created a list of these plumbing no-no’s so you can keep your plumbing system clean and clear! All you have to do is keep reading to find out more!

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