Evans Plumbing Inc Blog

How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

February 11th, 2019

plumbing-problemThis has been one of the coldest winters in recent history here in Idaho. You’ve probably been completely consumed with staying warm during this truly frigid and anomalous weather here in the Midwest that you haven’t given much thought to your plumbing. Take a moment to think about it now. Is your plumbing system prepared for these temperatures? It’s so easy for your pipes to freeze in cold weather and frozen pipes lead to burst pipes. If you need great plumbing in Burley, ID then make sure that you contact our team at Evans Plumbing Inc. We’ll be there when you need us—we even provide 24/7 emergency service for any unexpected problems that might arise.

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A Few Signs Your Heating System is In Trouble

January 28th, 2019

Inside a gas furnace. Focus = the top of the middle flange. 12MP camera.Unfortunately, your heater can’t gain sentience and tell you that it’s experiencing troubling symptoms that could potentially lead to a breakdown, so sometimes you have to look for the signs. Signs that your heating system is in trouble aren’t always blaring problems that interrupt the daily flow of your home either. We see a lot of circumstances where a heating problem has greatly advanced or even escalated to a breakdown because homeowners didn’t realize the problems they experienced were a symptom of heater malfunction. If you need heater repair in Burley, ID then make sure to contact our team here at Evans Plumbing Inc.

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When to Call for Furnace Repair

January 14th, 2019

gas-burnersUnsure if the problems that you’re experiencing constitute the needs for full on repairs? We understand this problem. Sometimes you don’t know if the low airflow you’re experiencing is going to be a persistent problem or just a passing peculiarity. Sometimes you might think it’s something you’ve done that can be easily rectified. If you’re unsure if you need furnace repair then we’re here to guide you in the right direction. If you need furnace repair in Ketchum, ID then we’re the team to call. Make sure that you trust one of our conscientious technicians with your furnace system—we’ll keep you warm this winter.

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How You Can Benefit from a Dual Fuel Heating System

December 31st, 2018

Heating, ventilation and conditioning icons set.Winter here in Sun Valley is nothing to scoff at. You need reliable heating power to keep you comfortable. Furnaces are the most common system across the country, but many homeowners here choose to use a heat pump for their heating needs. If you’re one of these homeowners, you might notice that your heat pump doesn’t always seem to perform at peak capacity during the dead of winter. That’s because heat pumps tend to lose efficiency when the temperatures really start to plummet. Fortunately, this doesn’t mean that you have to ditch the preexisting heat pump in your home, you can just boost the efficiency levels of your heating system through a dual fuel system. If you need Sun Valley heating services, contact our team. When you choose Evans Plumbing for your home heating services, you’ll know you’re getting the best quality care available.

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The 5 Big Signs It’s Time for a New Water Heater

December 17th, 2018

Technician servicing a hot-water heaterYour water heater is an appliance in your home that works overtime for you and your family. It’s likely that you’ve had the same water heater from the moment you moved into your home. It’s important to maintain this system well with professional services, but realistically, every system has its shelf life. You’ll have to replace your water heater eventually so when it’s time, it’s best to do so sooner than later. You don’t want to force your water heater past its prime. If you’re looking for a new water heater in Burley, ID then contact our team today—we have the best technicians, tools, and services to keep your water heater working well. Here’s how you can tell when it’s time to replace…

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Why Heating Maintenance is So Important for Your System

December 3rd, 2018

gas-furnace-burnersHave you been procrastinating when it comes to scheduling maintenance for your heating system? Don’t wait any longer—now is the time to schedule these services! Heating maintenance is the one service that stands between a merely adequate system and a great system. It’s incredibly important to have time on your side when it comes to your HVAC system—if you wait until you’re seeing telltale signs of problems with your system, you’ve waited too long, and you’ll probably have to spend lots of money on expensive repairs. If you need HVAC maintenance in Buhl, ID we’re the best team for the job. Do your HVAC system a favor and contact our team today.

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Do You Have Hard Water in Your Home?

November 19th, 2018

water-pouring-into-cupWe can help you find out if you do. Hard water is a common problem here in Twin Falls. If you have hard water, it will manifest through dry, itchy skin, brittle hair, frequent appliance repair, and stiff laundry. Hard water isn’t something that affects your personal health, but it is an inconvenience that negatively affects your plumbing system over time. If you have hard water, then you should think about installing a water softener. Our team here at Evans Plumbing Inc will detect the hard water in your home and help you find the perfect water softener for your home.

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Should I Replace My Heating System This Season?

November 5th, 2018

Burner-AssemblyYou’re likely already running your heating system on a regular basis to cope with the temperatures lately. Before we get to far into heating season, though, you should take stock of your heating system and see if it needs to be replaced this season. If your heater is not up to the task of keeping you warm throughout the next few months, it’s better to replace it now than to wait for it to break down on you in the middle of a cold week. The best way to tell whether or not your system is in need of replacement is to have a professional examine your system. While you’re waiting for that appointment, though, have a look at the following symptoms that might indicate it’s time for a new system.

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What You Can Do to Ensure Proper Backflow Prevention

October 22nd, 2018

backflow-prevention-largeBackflow used to be an enormous problem for homes and businesses alike. It could result in harm to the pipes, and even generate a biohazard for those who live in the home on rare occasions. Fortunately, the vast majority of new homes and businesses constructed in the last several decades are automatically equipped with backflow prevention devices. These systems are designed to ensure that any backflow that occurs will not make it into your home’s plumbing system. Those systems still need to be maintained, though, if they are to remain effective. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of steps you can take to ensure that your home remains properly protected against the effects of backflow.

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Why Your Air Conditioner is Making Odd Noises

October 8th, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenanceDunno. Maybe it was something it ate? In all seriousness, though, odd air conditioning noises are not the kind of thing that you want to hear. They’re very often not harmless. Quite the opposite. If you’re hearing sounds coming out of your air conditioner that you don’t normally hear, then it’s likely you have some sort of problem that needs to be professionally repaired. We can’t cover every single odd noise that can indicate a problem with your air conditioner here. There are too many of them. Still, we can go over some of the more common sounds that indicate a need for professional repair services.

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