Natal's Air Conditioning, Plumbing & Electrical Blog: Posts Tagged ‘New Orleans’

Why Should You Clean Your Condensate Drain Line With Vinegar?

Monday, April 15th, 2024

You may or may not know about the important role that your condensate drain line plays in keeping your air conditioner working at its best. Cleaning out the condensate drain line each month with vinegar is one of the best maintenance steps you can complete for your AC. Neglecting the condensate drain line can mean that you are left calling our team to schedule an appointment for AC repair in New Orleans.

Either way we are always here to help, whether it is answering your questions, providing maintenance, or completing repairs. You can keep reading to learn more about the importance of rinsing out your condensate drain line and how this maintenance step can help your air conditioner operate efficiently.

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Risks of Skipping Out on Heat Pump Maintenance

Monday, April 1st, 2024

When you have a heat pump in your home, it replaces both your air conditioner and your heater. As a result, it needs biannual maintenance to stay ahead and have any repair needs caught early. We know a lot of homeowners postpone maintenance or skip out on it completely, even with the best intentions.

When you skip out on heat pump maintenance, you face greater chances of needing to schedule appointments for heat pump repair in New Orleans. You can keep reading to learn more about why biannual heat pump maintenance is so important and what could happen when you skip out on prioritizing these appointments.

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What You Should and Should Not Do in a Plumbing Emergency

Monday, March 18th, 2024

Plumbing emergencies are never convenient. They usually happen at the worst possible time or when you feel the least prepared. But there are ways that you can prepare now for the unexpected when it comes to plumbing emergencies.

The first step is knowing who to call when a plumbing emergency does arise. You can give our team a call anytime you need an emergency plumber in New Orleans. Keep reading to learn more about other steps you can take to prepare in case a plumbing emergency ever happens at your home.

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Plumbing Emergency! Here’s What You Should and Shouldn’t Do

Monday, February 19th, 2024

Facing a plumbing emergency can feel alarming. You might not know exactly what to do when you are faced with one. Being prepared in advance for a worst-case plumbing scenario is a great idea. Hopefully, you will never have to face one, but if you do, you can use our tips below for managing the situation.

We’re highlighting the steps you need to complete aside from giving our team a call for an emergency plumber in New Orleans. Keep reading to learn more about steps you should take and things to avoid during a plumbing emergency. 

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Why We Recommend Routine Professional Drain Cleaning

Monday, November 27th, 2023

When it comes to your home’s plumbing, taking preventive action is the best way to stay ahead of issues like clogs and leaks. In fact, you should schedule a drain cleaning service once each year, just like you schedule annual HVAC maintenance.

If you haven’t scheduled drain cleaning in New Orleans, LA in the last year or longer, it’s time to do so now. Our team of professionals can check all of your plumbing fixtures and address any developing clogs. You can keep reading to learn more about how regular drain cleaning service can benefit your home and family.

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How to Tell You’ve Got Hidden Plumbing Leaks

Monday, October 16th, 2023

Sometimes leaks are obvious and other times they are not. Quiet, hidden leaks are often dangerous because they can do a lot of damage between the time that they begin and the time that you realize a leak is happening. Luckily, there are some signs that you can watch for to indicate there is a hidden leak somewhere in your home.

When you pay attention to these signs and quickly schedule plumbing service in New Orleans, LA, you can stay ahead of a majority of leak damage. Keep reading to learn more about early signs of a plumbing leak and why you should schedule plumbing service sooner rather than later.

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The Best Benefits of Professional Duct Cleaning

Monday, September 18th, 2023

Right now we are in between seasons. Summer is coming to a close and temperatures are cooling down as we head into fall. If you haven’t had your ductwork cleaned in a while, now is a great time to do that. If your ductwork is particularly dirty or has a lot of holes, you want to take care of these problems ahead of the winter season.

When you’re ready to schedule your duct services, including air duct cleaning in New Orleans, LA, give our team a call. After reviewing your ductwork, we can let you know if it is time to schedule duct cleaning or not. You can also keep reading to learn more about what happens during a duct cleaning and why the appointment is so important.

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Is Your AC Working, But Not Working Well Enough?

Monday, August 7th, 2023

It makes sense that if you have a central air conditioning system, it will lower the temperature in your house to a comfortable one whenever the outdoor heat starts to rise. That’s why you have an air conditioner.

So if your air conditioning system is running and pushing out cool air from the vents, but your home still feels too hot or there are rooms that are much hotter than the rest of the house, it’s a problem you’ll want fixed. You can rely on our expert service for air conditioning repair in New Orleans, LA when you’ve got an AC that’s falling down on the job.

Below, we’ll look at some common causes for an underperforming AC.

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A Guide to Your Sacrificial Anode Rod

Monday, May 15th, 2023

Every tank water heater has a sacrificial anode rod. Or at least it should have one. These components are important because they’re what separate a 5-year replacement and a 10-year replacement.

Corrosion is going to impact your water heater whether you like it or not. We’ll explain down below how corrosion works, but the anode rod is a component of your water heater that draws this chemical process so that the rest of the system remains intact. This means that without a sacrificial anode rod, your water heater in New Orleans, LA is going to be in big trouble. The entire tank could start corroding at that point.

So, let’s talk about the process of corrosion. We’ll discuss why it’s such a difficult problem to deal with, and why this valuable part of your water heater is so important. Remember, most homes use a storage-tank water heater, so this means it’s likely that you need the help of a sacrificial anode rod!

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Always Trust a Pro for Advice

Monday, November 28th, 2022

Doing DIY work around the house is a good way to familiarize yourself with it. Changing the air filter in your heating system or air conditioner, cleaning out the dryer lint, and even plunging or snaking a drain that’s clogged are good ways to learn how your home operates. The more you know, the more likely you are to know when a professional is needed. This is just the way homeownership works!

Unfortunately, electrical work can be a bit different than other home improvement projects. For starters, it can be dangerous when worked on by someone who is untrained and not wearing specific protective gear. That’s always a reason to defer to a professional. But for everyone who might think they can do this work safely, there are a few things they might want to think about before trying to install those wall sconces or dimming light switches.

Trust us, your life might be a lot easier by going with a professional electrician in New Orleans, LA.

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