House Call Company Blog: Archive for August, 2016

Enjoy Endless Hot Water with an On-Demand System

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Many homeowners still think only of tank water heaters when considering their water heating options. While the tank water heater has long ruled supreme, and is still probably the most common type in homes throughout the country, more and more homeowners have caught on to the many benefits that tankless, or on-demand, water heaters have to offer. If you are interested in improving your water heater experience, you may find that a tankless water heater is right for you.

Tankless water heaters may not be the best fit for every home or situation. For many, though, the tankless water heater offers a level of performance and consistency that tank models cannot rival. Read on, and let us know if you are ready to pursue an on-demand water heater in Virginia Beach.

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Should I Dye Test My Toilet for Leaks?

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

It definitely won’t hurt! Dye testing your toilet for leaks is an incredibly simple and effective way in which to determine if your toilet has a leak between the tank and the bowl. That may not sound like that big of a deal, but it can lead to a lot of wasted water over the course of a single day, let alone year after year.

You may assume that the fact that you don’t have a pool of water surrounding your toilet means that you don’t have a leak. You’d be wrong in this assumption, however. You see, water can leak from the tank into the bowl, and that can cause your toilet to draw in more water than it should. Over time, you are looking at a lot of wasted money as the result of wasted water.

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Flu Season Is Approaching: How’s Your Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, August 15th, 2016

For a lot of homeowners, the temperature in their homes is what they immediately think of when they think about their comfort. What about the quality of that air, though? After all, the quality of the air in your home not only affects your comfort, but can have serious implications for your health, as well.

With flu season on the way, it is time to take stock of your indoor air quality in Suffolk, VA. If you are not happy with what you find, give us a call. We have the indoor air quality products and services that you need to overcome these issues.

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What Does This Ice on My Air Conditioner Indicate?

Monday, August 8th, 2016

If your air conditioner is blowing hot air, or is not cycling on at all, then it is probably pretty obvious to you that there is trouble afoot. Certain problems with your air conditioner may not be quite so clear cut, though, nor will they be that noticeable. Ice developing on your air conditioner is one such situation.

Should you notice that you have ice on your air conditioner—and we’ll get into the potential causes of this problem in the following post—be sure to schedule your AC services with the professionals on our staff. We’ll get to the root of the situation, and we’ll guarantee that your AC is put back on track. Don’t let ice on your air conditioner go unresolved. 

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Tips for Cooling Your Home More Efficiently

Monday, August 1st, 2016

It’s been a very hot summer so far, and there is still a lot more of it ahead of us. If you are starting to feel the financial strain of cooling your home to a comfortable temperature, then we have a few tips to help you in the future. You don’t have to replace your entire air conditioning system just to enjoy a more efficient home cooling experience.

Cooling your household is never going to come free of charge. The following advice should help you to optimize the use of your air conditioner in Norfolk, VA, though. Call our number with any questions that you may have. 

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