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Home Maintenance Checklist for Plumbing and HVAC

Having a handy home checklist lowers plumbing and HVAC repair costs and is a proactive way to make sure the systems work at their best. Bathroom Checklist Start in the bathrooms by: Checking the faucets or shower for drips — Drips mean excess water is going down the drain and costing you money. Clean all drains Clean all faucet aerators — The aerator is the small screen-like filter in some facets to control the water stream. Fix any toilets that

Cons of DIY Plumbing

Whether it’s a leak or non-functioning plumbing repair, it’s not always wise to opt for a do-it-yourself fix. Keep in mind that plumbing is a complex system of fittings, pipes, tanks and other components. Some plumbing jobs are not all that simple to do on your own. And if it’s a complex fix, you just might create more problems that what you started out with. The Dangers of DIY Plumbing The dangers of DIY plumbing include: Lack of knowledge Making

Are Recessed Lights Affecting your HVAC Efficiency?

Recessed lights are a popular way for designers to add lighting to a space without having to install a protruding light fixture. The result often looks great, but these recessed lights may be a lot more costly than they first seem. It turns out that recessed lights are one of the biggest drags on HVAC efficiency a home may have.

Tips on Saving Money This Spring

If you had to make a list of all the priorities that homeowners share, “saving money wherever possible” would undoubtedly be right at the top. Owning a home is expensive, especially during difficult economic times. Luckily, the warm spring weather is upon is yet again, bringing with it the perfect opportunity to take a look around the house and take care of any water, power or general infrastructure issues that could be needlessly costing you some of those hard-earned dollars.

Tips and Advice on How to Mitigate Plumbing Problems

Your home’s plumbing is probably not something that you think about too much on a regular basis. As long as water emerges from the faucet or shower when you turn it on and the toilet flushes adequately most of the time, it can seem like your plumbing system is sufficient. The key to avoiding small plumbing problems that can quickly grow into large ones, though, is to make sure you follow these three tips.

Emergency Plumbing Solutions

When you have a plumbing emergency, you need a 24 hour plumber that can solve the problem as soon as possible. But many plumbing emergencies actually happen slowly, over time. Read on to learn how to handle a plumbing emergency until your emergency plumber arrives.

Most Frequently Asked Plumbing Questions

Household plumbing can be a confusing system to understand and finding a plumbing company you trust can seem impossible. At Stahl Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning, we’re ready to help you get answers to your most frequently asked plumbing questions.

Should I Upgrade to Low Flow Toilets?

Toilets account for more water usage than any other faucet or appliance in the house. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), nearly 30 percent of the water used in homes is flushed down the toilet. Thus, installing low-flow toilets, which use much less water than other toilets, is one of the best ways to reduce a household’s water usage. Saving Water Saves Money Precisely how much water low-flow toilets could save your household depends on what type of toilets

Should I Service My Air Conditioner Every Year?

Your HVAC system is one of the most important parts of your home. It keeps you cool in summer, warm in winter and comfortable all year long. However, if you are waiting until something goes wrong to have an HVAC expert look at your system, you could be putting more stress on it than you need to, and shortening its lifespan. We’ve gathered a few reasons why you should have this system serviced yearly. By following this advice, it may

What Causes Loud Noises from My Pipes?

When the plumbing in your home is operating at peak efficiency, it should be so quiet that you don’t even realize it’s there. If your pipes do start making their presence known, usually in the form of loud banging or other noises that seem to happen whenever you flush the toilet or run your washing machine, you could be looking at a small-yet-irritating sign of a much larger problem.