Plumbing & HVAC Tips

Hard Water: Impact on Pipes

Hard Water: Impact on Pipes

It’s been a while since we examined the impact of hard water, but here in West Texas, it’s a common problem. The lack of rain in the past year means mineral deposits aren’t being flushed out, and even more end up in the water that comes into our homes. In other posts,...

Importance of Air Filters

Importance of Air Filters

We talk about it all the time, and this post will remind you again: regularly changing out your air filters is the easiest, least expensive way to extend the life of your HVAC. The good news is that City Plumbing will give you a FREE 1” filter when we service your...

Does My HVAC Really Need Maintenance?

Does My HVAC Really Need Maintenance?

We’ve finally made it to Fall! Here in West Texas, that means just a few more weeks of running your air conditioning. That said, the Fall is a great time to take advantage of a Clean and Check for your HVAC unit. City Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning can make...

3 Reasons Your A/C Vents Are Making Noise

3 Reasons Your A/C Vents Are Making Noise

Your HVAC unit is going to make some noise when it’s running. We’ve covered that in other posts, and the noises are usually caused by the HVAC unit itself. In this post, we’re going to talk about noises you hear when the air is running through your vents. For example,...

Tankless v.s. Traditional Water Heaters

Tankless v.s. Traditional Water Heaters

It’s one of the appliances you rarely think about until you step into a cold shower. That’s when you realize you’ve been taking your hot water heater for granted. That’s when you can’t wait - you need it fixed immediately! If you’re considering replacing your hot...

What’s Wrong With My Bathtub?

What’s Wrong With My Bathtub?

Showers and tub combos can be tough to keep clean - and even more so if you have a separate shower and bathtub in your bathroom. And while goodies like jetted tubs are relaxing, they can be a chore to repair when the time comes. In this post, we’ll look at diagnosing...

4 Great Tips For Picking The Right HVAC Unit

4 Great Tips For Picking The Right HVAC Unit

Hopefully, you won’t need to fully replace your HVAC unit very often - but when you do, it is critical that you get one that is the right size. That means that it has to have the right amount of power to heat and cool your home. Obviously the size of your home is an...

2 Simple Ways to Test Your Toilet

2 Simple Ways to Test Your Toilet

Of all the luxuries of the modern world, indoor plumbing may be one of the greatest. Not only is it convenient and comfortable, but it’s also considerably more sanitary than the washroom options of yesteryear. A toilet in the next room is great, as long as it’s...

3 Clear Signs of Damaged Pipes

3 Clear Signs of Damaged Pipes

Plumbing is one of, if not the most important part of making your home livable. That includes pipes, drains, and fixtures, all of which need to be properly maintained. Even with good maintenance, problems can still happen as your plumbing infrastructure ages. Damage...

Air Filtration v.s. Air Purification

Air Filtration v.s. Air Purification

During the summer months, your HVAC unit has several critical jobs. The two you might think of first are the ability to cool and maintain airflow. While these are certainly the most important, having clean air to breathe is a vital factor in ensuring the comfort of...