Improving the Efficiency of Your Heating System

As soon as HVAC systems show the first signs of problems, many homeowners start to think, “Who are the best heating and cooling contractors near me?” This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. After all, asking for professional help is, of course, important. However, a lot of common heating problems can be avoided simply by keeping your heating

4 Common Water Pipe Noises and Their Causes

Persistently noisy water pipes usually indicate a problem, which should be addressed by a plumbing professional as soon as possible. Countryside Plumbing & Heating, Inc. shares some of the most common causes of noisy water pipes.

Making Your Heating and Cooling System More Pet-Friendly

The American Veterinary Medical Association reports that as of 2017, 68% of U.S. households have pets. This encompasses a variety of animals, but dogs and cats are the most common. To many, pets are practically parts of the family, often making the necessary changes to their homes in order to accommodate the needs of their

4 Common Causes of Dripping Water Noises

Dripping water noises are almost always a cause for alarm, as it could add up to a significant amount of wasted water, not to mention it can be extremely annoying especially during the quiet early morning hours. There’s a good chance that you’ll need to call for plumbing or air conditioning services if the source

How Do Tankless Water Heaters Work?

Tankless water heaters offer many benefits over traditional water heaters. It’s a fraction of the size of a typical heater tank and it’s simple to use. Plus, it eliminates having to fight for who gets to use the bathroom in the morning first.

Answering FAQs About HVAC Repairs

Because of our dependency on HVAC systems, they unfortunately tend to act up every now and then. Repairs are necessary not only to restore your broken equipment’s functionality, but also to tune up certain parts, and make the units run efficiently again. 

What to Expect When Replumbing Your Home

Bursting pipes, constant leaks, cloudy water, and other recurring problems in your home may warrant a need for plumbing repairs or replacements. If your plumber cannot identify a single source of the problem, it means your whole system is compromised, and a full re-pipe is required.

A Closer Look at Heat Pumps

Despite having the word “heat” in their name, heat pumps are not exclusive to home heating systems, as the common misconception would have many believe. Heat pumps are, in fact, an integrated system, filling the roles of both heating and cooling all in one.

The Location of Your Water Heater Matters

Most of the time, people place their water heater in the garage because that’s where everyone puts it. Many times this is the case because people have the mentality that any leak that would ever happen would be contained in the garage, right? The leak would be out of the way. However, plumbing installation isn’t

The Effects of Hard Water on Your Water Heaters

Having hard water in your home can wreak havoc in all sorts of different places. Any pipe, appliance, or surface in your home where hard water flows is at risk of damage. One appliance most affected by hard water is the heater.