Plumbing & HVAC Tips

6 Simple Ways to Identify Aluminum Wiring

6 Simple Ways to Identify Aluminum Wiring

A popular trend in home building in the 1960s and 70s included using aluminum wiring instead of copper for electrical work. While aluminum is less expensive and does conduct electricity, it turns out there are some drawbacks as well. In this post, we’ll discuss...

Heat Pump vs Furnace vs Boiler – What to Use?

Heat Pump vs Furnace vs Boiler – What to Use?

The winter chill has finally arrived in Odessa and Midland. When those temps drop, you rely on your heater to keep you warm! In this post, we’ll discuss the different types of heaters you may use to heat your home or business, including some pros and cons for each....

5 Signs of Bad Electric Wiring

5 Signs of Bad Electric Wiring

Electric wiring is something most homeowners probably never think about. And why should they? The wiring is unseen, and unless something goes wrong, it’s unnoticed. But if you’re looking to remodel an older home, chances are you’ll need some electrical work done. In...

What Kind of Water is Best For House Plants?

What Kind of Water is Best For House Plants?

If you read our posts often, you know that water purification systems are a hot topic! That’s because in the Midland and Odessa area, hard water is a common problem, and many homeowners want purer water for drinking, cooking, bathing, washing - anything. But one angle...

6 Common Electrical Problems in Older Homes

6 Common Electrical Problems in Older Homes

Owning an older home can be a challenge. Sometimes a thorough electrical inspection can be a good way to help make sure your electrical wiring through the home is working properly and is safe from any potential hazards. You may even decide to modernize some of the...

RO and Water Softener Rentals

RO and Water Softener Rentals

Hard water is a fact of life if you live in the Odessa and Midland areas. Soap scum, stained sinks, buildup on faucets, stiff laundry, and scaly skin are all results of hard water. It’s a common problem with most water systems. But there are solutions. Many of our...

Your Heater & That Burning Smell

Your Heater & That Burning Smell

If you haven’t turned on your heater yet this season, chances are you will soon. The first time you fire it up, you may recognize a familiar smell. If it smells like something burning, don’t be alarmed. In this post, we’ll explain what’s going on and how you can make...

4 Frequently Asked Condenser Coil Questions

4 Frequently Asked Condenser Coil Questions

When it’s time to talk about HVAC, there may be a lot of terms you aren’t familiar with. One of the most common, and most important, is your condenser coil. You may not know exactly what it is, or why dirty condenser coils can cause major problems. In this post, we’ll...