Best Way to Clean a Showerhead

When you turn the water on in your shower, you expect a nice, steady stream. But what happens when instead you have patchy water and an uneven stream? We all know how that can take away from a perfectly wonderful shower experience. Hard water is a problem for our Sacramento…

What is a Condensate Drain Pan?

The condensate drain pan is a part of your HVAC system with a big job. It protects your home from water damage, mold growth, and system failure. Without it, you would be looking at a lot of HVAC and home problems. Most of our Sacramento and East Bay owners don’t…

Is There a Perfect AC Thermostat Setting for Summer?

The summer in Sacramento is incredibly hot and rapidly approaching. As we’re sure you already know, utility bills can skyrocket during the summer. Every summer we get questions about how to lower utility bills and have a more efficient home. There are ways to do this, but one of the…

Best Way to Change a Showerhead

One of the best ways to make a visual impact to your bathroom is by changing the showerhead. Most home changes can be complicated, however, this one is incredibly easy. Though it’s not painting the walls or installing a new faucet, a new showerhead can totally change the look and…

What is BTU and Why Does it Matter for Air Conditioning?

Like everything else in this world, when it comes to your air conditioning, numbers matter. There are a lot of numbers and terms to keep in mind when making the choice to invest in a new system. There’s EER and SEER ratings. Same goes for amperage and voltage. However, there’s…

My Air Conditioner is Not Turning On

If we’re already feeling the heat that Spring has brought to Sacramento, we can only imagine what this summer will be like. In one word, hot. It’ll be really, really hot. And the heat just doesn’t stop in Sacramento. Our communities in Stockton, Vacaville, and the East Bay also feel…

Why DIY Home Window Tinting is a Bad Idea

The summer sun can be brutal during the day. Especially during those late afternoon hours just as the sun begins to set. The sun’s rays aren’t just annoying, they can actually do serious damage to hardwood floors, furniture, art, and anything else left in its path for a considerable amount…

How to Prevent Bugs Coming Through Air Conditioner Vents

Bugs are just plain unpleasant. There’s no better way to describe them. And when temperatures start to get up to the 80s and 90s, we can expect them to start looking for shelter. Unfortunately, the creepy crawlers found in Sacramento like to take refuge in your AC condenser and even…

What’s Included with a Plumbing Safety Inspection?

At Bell Brothers we have a saying that your pipes are only as good as their last inspection. Most homeowners don’t think to call the plumber until something goes very, very wrong. That’s why we offer a plumbing safety inspection of our Sacramento, East Bay, Stockton, and Vacaville communities. If…

What to Expect From a Drain Camera Inspection

Having your sewer inspected used to be a big deal. Before the technology we have now, a drain camera inspection meant a ripped up yard and days long investigation. The introduction of the drain camera inspection changed everything. Why do Plumbers Use a Camera to Inspect Pipes? The simple answer…