Blog | PlumbSmart Plumbing Heating and Air - Part 2

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What You May Not Know About Water Heater Replacement in Mesa, AZ

September 27, 2018

Have you ever had to replace the water heater in your home? Because water heaters typically last eight to 12 years, this isn’t an everyday occurrence. If you move often enough, you might never run into this issue. For those who are inexperienced with water heater replacement in Mesa, AZ (or for those who haven’t done it in a while), you might be surprised at what you discover. Here’s the scoop. Sticker Shock Due to federal regulations, the average cost of water heater replacement in Mesa, AZ went up by 35 percent in 2015. This is when new regulations passed... View Article

Trane and PlumbSmart: A Perfect Combination

September 11, 2018

Here at PlumbSmart Plumbing Heating and Air Conditioning, we’re thrilled to announce that we recently became a partner with Trane, which is known as the number one most reliable air conditioning unit on the market. In fact, Trane is very selective with the maintenance companies they work with. They won’t just allow anyone to repair their machines! Instead, they only choose the best in the business, who they know will deliver repairs that will last into the future. Our partnership with Trane embodies our philosophy of offering high-quality, reasonably priced service to all our customers along with the best warranty... View Article

In an Age of Disposable Consumer Goods, PlumbSmart Stands Apart

August 28, 2018

Let’s face it: we live in an age where consumer goods last a few years on average, at best. While a fridge you bought in the fifties might have lasted you decades, a new fridge typically lasts five to ten years. A washing machine that would have lasted a lifetime now becomes rusty and malfunctions much earlier. There are a few reasons for this. One is what’s called planned obsolescence, which means that manufacturers are purposefully making goods that will break down and require replacement. For example, lousy paint jobs are what’s allowing that washing machine to rust! The second... View Article

Hiring a Handyman vs. a Licensed Plumber in Mesa, AZ

August 14, 2018

If you suddenly find yourself with a plumbing problem in your home, it’s important to hire the right professional to come in and take care of the issue reliably in a way that prevents future problems from occurring. Many people try to avoid bringing in a licensed plumber, simply because they don’t want to pay the price associated with them. Instead, they’ll scour Craigslist advertisements and other local listings for the services of a self-described “handyman” who can come in and get the job done at a fraction of the cost. It’s understandable why this is so tempting for homeowners—after... View Article

The Benefits of a Having Maintenance Contract with HVAC Contractors in Mesa, AZ

July 31, 2018

As a general rule, you should have your HVAC systems serviced once or twice a year, depending on usage levels. This includes your furnace, air conditioner and heat pumps. Doing this helps you to keep that equipment in good operating condition for longer, extending the life of the equipment so you don’t have to buy a brand new system sooner than necessary. If you plan to stay on top of your regular HVAC maintenance—and you should—you can benefit from having a scheduled maintenance contract with HVAC contractors in Mesa, AZ. Here are just a few examples of some of the... View Article