Evans Plumbing Inc Blog

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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Why an Automatic Shutoff Valve is a Good Idea

September 24th, 2018

Burst Pipe Have you ever had a ruptured pipe flood an entire floor of your home? If not, trust us when we say that it’s an all-around horrible experience. Any kind of plumbing emergency can cause all kinds of water damage if it isn’t dealt with as quickly as possible. You’re probably going to need a professional plumber to handle most emergency plumbing problems, but that doesn’t mean that you are completely helpless when it comes to preventing them. One of the best way to make sure that your home is protected from plumbing problems is to install an automatic shutoff valve in your water line.

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Symptoms of Common Air Conditioning Problems

September 10th, 2018

air-conditioning-maintenanceJust like when your immune system becomes compromised and you have symptoms like a runny nose or a cough, your air conditioner may show symptoms of internal glitches.  It’s easy to rationalize why your system isn’t performing at high capacity, why your bills have increased, or your house never seems to cool off completely to avoid actually scheduling a repair. Instead of trying to wish these issues away, have our team attack these problems head-on for you. Our technicians here at Evans Plumbing Inc. perform impeccable Twin Falls air conditioning repairs and we have extensive experience with all types of HVAC issues.

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How to Keep Your Plumbing System Healthy

August 27th, 2018

PlumberPlumbing systems are prone to all kinds of issues, most of which are actually pretty difficult to detect without professional services. A lot of people think they can notice a plumbing issue before it has the chance to cause a lot of damage, and maybe sometimes they can. Most of the time, though, if you have obvious symptoms presenting themselves, it’s too late to prevent a lot of the damage. If you want to keep your plumbing system healthy throughout the years, there are a number of steps that you can take.

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Do I Need a New Air Conditioner?

August 13th, 2018

Old-ACYou can keep your air conditioner going a good, long time if you’re sure to schedule maintenance and repairs when necessary. Even if you take really good care of your system, though, there will come a time when you need to install a new one. If you’re not sure whether or not that time has come for your system, don’t worry. We’re here to help you out. Have a look at the symptoms below to determine whether or not your air conditioner needs to be replaced with a new one any time soon.

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Common Problems with Sink Plumbing

July 30th, 2018

Sink-RepairOf all the various plumbing appliances in your home, you probably use the sinks the most. Whether it’s your kitchen or bathroom, you likely use it several times a day to get water for a variety of uses. You likely don’t think too much about the sink itself, unless something goes wrong with it. If your sink is acting up for some reason, we recommend that you call a professional plumber to deal with it rather than trying to fix it yourself. While you’re waiting, though, here are a number of factors that might be the cause of your particular sink problems.

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