Plumbing & HVAC Tips

Cummins Generators

Cummins Generators

In February 2021, Texas experienced what was likely its worst winter storm EVER! West Texans know the weather here is usually pretty comfortable, but during the storm, the official temperature at Midland International Air & Space Port stayed below freezing for an...

How to Clear Hair from Drains

How to Clear Hair from Drains

Unless you live alone and are completely bald, it’s likely your family accumulates hair on your shower drain. Even if you have a cover on the drain or a drain stopper, some hair will make it through, eventually causing your drain to stop up. In fact, if your shower or...

Winter Water Heater Issues

Winter Water Heater Issues

When the weather gets cold outside, it’s more important to stay warm inside! That not only goes for a good heater but a good hot water heater, as well. If it’s not providing hot water, or only providing a limited supply, you’ll want to get it fixed right away. In this...

Five Reasons Your Heater Is Blowing Cold Air

Five Reasons Your Heater Is Blowing Cold Air

Heaters are supposed to blow heat and air conditioners are supposed to cool, right? But have you ever cranked up the thermostat only to find that when the air turns on it actually feels cold? Even if the temperature eventually does rise, it can leave you uncomfortable...

What Is Reverse Osmosis?

What Is Reverse Osmosis?

People in most of the country can drink tap water without giving it a second thought. Unfortunately, that’s not the case here in West Texas, where hard water and minerals make it nearly impossible to enjoy water from the tap. That doesn’t necessarily make it unsafe,...

What to Do About Leaky Pipes

What to Do About Leaky Pipes

Plumbing is a unique part of your home maintenance schedule. Why? Because oftentimes the root of the problem is behind a wall or underground where you can’t even see it. This is especially true when it comes to leaky pipes. In this post, we’ll explore a few simple...

Prepping Your Water Heater for Winter

Prepping Your Water Heater for Winter

Winter is finally here! With many days still topping out in the 60s, it’s not too late to prep your home for when the cooler, even freezing, weather sets in. One appliance that often gets overlooked is your water heater. You use it every day, but don’t notice it until...

4 Factors That Determine How Long Your HVAC Will Last

4 Factors That Determine How Long Your HVAC Will Last

Your HVAC is one of those things that you hope you don’t have to worry about - ever. But the reality is that most units need to be replaced around every 15-20 years. In this post, we’ll explore just how long your HVAC unit should last, and some ways you can help yours...

4 Great Benefits of Air Purification Systems

4 Great Benefits of Air Purification Systems

Ah, there’s nothing like a breath of fresh air. What do you picture when you imagine a refreshing breath of the outdoors? Maybe a babbling brook in a mountain stream? Certainly not a West Texas dust storm! Indoors or out, we all want the air we breathe to be as fresh...

2 Solutions for a Stinky Heater

2 Solutions for a Stinky Heater

It finally happened. After a long, hot summer, the temperatures finally dropped, and it was time to kick on the heater. Even if your heater is operating perfectly, you may still notice a problem: the smell. In this post, we’ll explore what could cause the bad smell,...