How to Drain Your Water Heater

How to Drain Your Water Heater

Water heaters are underappreciated appliances in our homes. You turn on a faucet and get instant hot water, but you might not consider the maintenance that will help improve the lifepspan of your water heater. Water heaters that aren’t maintained can be the cause of...
Why the Shower Head Drips

Why the Shower Head Drips

If your shower head drips when the water is turned off, it can create an annoying sound but it can also add quite a bit to the cost of your water bill. One estimate for just 30 drips per minute calculates to 1,000 gallons of water in a month, which could increase your...
When Should You Replace Your Outside Spigot?

When Should You Replace Your Outside Spigot?

Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Electric have some tips on how you can tell if your outside spigot needs to be replaced Or, if the spigot is corroded, you might be headed for a major blow-out! Some points to remember: A leaking spigot can...
Do’s & Don’ts If My Pipes Freeze

Do’s & Don’ts If My Pipes Freeze

Nightly temperatures are set to keep dropping, and Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Electric have do’s and don’ts when your pipes freeze. Pipes that freeze are more frequently exposed to severe colds, such as hose bibs, sprinkler...
When Do I Leave A Faucet Dripping?

When Do I Leave A Faucet Dripping?

Have you heard that you should leave a faucet dripping but aren’t sure when that applies? This is often recommended in areas of the home with less insulated pipes and in rooms that aren’t heated when temperatures outdoors are supposed to be below freezing....
What Is A Recirculation Pump?

What Is A Recirculation Pump?

Have you noticed when you turn the hot water on to your faucet that it can take several seconds or even minutes to become hot? The wait for hot water that should be almost instant is a massive waste of water, especially since we live in the desert. A recirculation...