How to Maintain Your Plumbing and Drains in your Home

When it comes to home systems, your plumbing is the workhorse of the entire crew. While your HVAC can cycle on and off and use specific systems for summer and winter; your plumbing is always working. However, it’s easy to let your plumbing go until something breaks or go wrong….

How to Protect Your Plumbing from Pets

It’s no secret that pets are an important part of the family. We do everything we can to keep them happy, safe, and comfortable; but we also take great precautions, so they don’t hurt themselves on anything in the home. It’s common to pet-proof a kitchen, kids’ room, office, and…

Why Does HVAC Size Matter?

When we talk to clients about a new HVAC system, usually the first thing they bring up is size. And more often than not, homeowners think the larger HVAC system is better, or the smaller HVAC system will save them money. We’re here to tell you that these are both…

Do Energy Efficient Windows Save Money?

When homeowners come to us asking about energy efficient windows, their first question is usually, “will they help me save money?” The short answer is yes! If you’ve ever looked at your summer energy bills and wish they could be lower, we have a solution for you: energy efficient windows….

Why is My AC Bill So High?

Most aspects of summer are wonderful; longer days, warmer nights, barbeque, and the chirp of crickets to just name a few. But there are a few things about summer that are not so great: we’re talking about mosquitoes, triple digit weather, and higher than normal AC bills. While the first…

Why Hard Water is a Problem for Sacramento Homeowners

Do you ever open your dishwasher and see glassware covered with white spots or a cloudy residue? Have you had the misfortune of parking too close to some rogue sprinklers only to see your car covered with cloudy, white dots? These annoyances are caused by hard water. While many homeowners…

Why Is My AC Making Noise? Five AC Sounds and What They Mean

As the hot weather amps up, there’s one sound that’s a constant: the air conditioner. By the end of summer, the sound of the AC becomes almost background noise, so familiar we sometimes feel strange without it. Everything is well and good until you start to hear a strange sound…

Is it Time to Repair Your AC? Here are The Top Signs to Look For

We’re really feeling the heat here in Sacramento. Imagine if your AC suddenly stopped working right in the middle of summer. How frustrating would that be? Unfortunately, this is the reality for many homeowners and something we see often. For many homeowners, it’s easy to let small air conditioner problems…

Warning Signs Your Main Sewer Line is Clogged

When was the last time you thought about your main sewer line? Most homeowners don’t ever consider their main sewer line until something goes wrong. The major problem is that when something bad happens to the main sewer line, it has the potential to be a disaster. Some examples of…

Invest in the Best Whole House Water Filter

Your home’s water is more than what comes out of a single tap. This water cleans your clothes and your body and goes into your food and drink. It cleans your dishes and even children’s toys. The water flowing through your home should be clean and healthy. But there are…