Bud Matthews Services Blog : Archive for May, 2016

Why Do the Drains in My House Smell Bad?

Tuesday, May 31st, 2016

You work hard to make sure that you have a clean and attractive house. So when you start to notice foul smells wafting from one or more of the drains—unpleasant sewer odor smells—you’ll want to find out what’s wrong and have it taken care of right away.

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What to Do When Your AC Stops Working

Monday, May 30th, 2016

Before the big heat of the summer arrives, it’s a smart idea to prepare yourself for air conditioning emergencies. There’s no guarantee that your air conditioner will be able to do its job without malfunctions for the entire summer (although you can significantly increase its chances of being error-free by scheduling spring maintenance from professionals). As soon as you notice any sign that the air conditioner is starting to experience trouble running—such as odd sounds or hot spots around the house—call for professionals to identify the trouble and repair it. The sooner the problem is caught, the easier it’ll be to fix.

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What Does a Reverse Osmosis System Do, And Should I Get One?

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

Homeowners are more concerned today than ever about the quality of the water piped to their homes through the municipal system. What is actually in the water you and your family drink and use to clean and cook? People are often upset to find out the answer.

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No, Ice Appearing on Your Air Conditioner Is NOT Normal!

Monday, May 16th, 2016

One of the more common misunderstandings people have about air conditioners is that the presence of ice is a regular part of how they operate. This is simply not true! Your home’s air conditioner doesn’t use ice during any part of the process of cooling down the indoor air. It uses the circulation of refrigerant to remove heat from the air around a coil inside your house. A blower sends air past this coil, sending the cooled air into the rest of the house.

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What Counts as a Plumbing Emergency?

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Plumbing problems don’t work on a calendar or any sort of time table. In fact, sometimes they seem to do everything they possible can to happen at the worst times. This is the reason that we offer fast emergency plumbing services. You can call us any time of the day or night, any day of the week, and we’ll have skilled repair plumbers out to you right away to fix the problem.

You may wish to have a better idea of when a plumbing problem is an emergency or something that can wait. We’ll offer you some help making the decision.

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Warning Noises You May Hear from Your Air Conditioner

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

With the warm weather here—and probably here to stay for a good while—your home’s air conditioning system will start to put in a lot of regular work. Make sure that you have regular spring maintenance done, which will give the system the best chance of making it through the summer without a major malfunction or a loss of energy efficiency.

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The Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Water heaters are something that every home needs, and needs around the year. Whether it’s a hot summer or cold winter day outside, you will still need to rely on a supply of heated water from the taps, showerheads, and for the appliances around the house to take care of numerous daily tasks.

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