HVAC and Plumbing Maintenance Tips for Fall

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Summer can be busy. Between the fun holidays and sunny days, many homeowners don’t have time to think about the state of their HVAC or plumbing systems. Fortunately, fall is the perfect time to get ahead of maintenance and prevent problems before they have a chance to wreak havoc on your wallet. Of course, our […]

2023 HVAC Regulation Changes: Everything You Need to Know

An HVAC technician and woman using a remote to switch on a ductless mini split unit.

HVAC equipment standards are constantly changing. More regulations are on the horizon — and they might be coming into effect much sooner than you’d expect. Starting on January 1, 2023, there will be new minimum efficiency requirements put in place for all HVAC equipment. The new changes will affect homeowners all across the country — […]

5 Ways to Cool Down a Room

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Air conditioners work hard during the summer months and the harder they work, the higher your electric bill. When it’s over 95 degrees, they are working beyond their design limits and we need to help them out. Do you want to stay comfortable this season? If your home is sweltering, let’s discuss the top tips […]

How to Get Rid of Drain Flies for Good

A drain fly in a home.

Drain flies are mysterious insects. One day they’re nowhere to be seen, and the next, you find them crowding around your sink or shower. Although they are small, fuzzy, and harmless, these pests can be incredibly frustrating to deal with — especially if they keep multiplying and seemingly refuse to go away. You might need […]

How to Safely Dispose of Cooking Grease

A man and woman cooking food on the stove.

When cooking an early-morning breakfast or preparing a large family meal, carefully washing your dishes and pans is the last thing you’re worried about. However, fats, oil, and grease (also known as FOG) can cause a significant problem for your plumbing system if you’re not careful. How? Hot oil and grease may seem harmless, but […]

Is Lennox a Good Brand?

Lennox AC unit

If it’s time to replace the air conditioning system in your home, it’s important to stop and consider your replacement options. HVAC system manufacturers are constantly looking for ways to be innovative and provide consumers with top-of-the-line products. As a result, the air conditioner market looks much different than it did 15 to 20 years […]

4 Ways to Increase Your Air Conditioner’s Lifespan

Environment Masters technician changing filter in Madison, MS home.

During the hot Jackson, MS, summers, your AC unit gets put through its paces. With the high usage rates, long summer days, and humid nights, ensuring your AC unit can last for the long haul becomes vitally important. Finding ways to prolong the lifespan of your AC unit can help prevent interruptions in your service […]

What Is a Sewer Drain Cleanout?

Sewer drain cleanout in the yard of Jackson, MS house.

Your home’s drainage system represents a complex network of interconnected pipes that help dispose of wastewater in a sanitary manner. When your sewer system functions correctly, it’s a finely tuned machine that works year-round without interruption. However, if you’re dealing with a clogged sewer line, your home can face multiple problems that need immediate attention.  […]

How to Choose an Energy-Efficient HVAC System

A woman adjusting the thermostat in a Jackson, MS, home.

During the hottest months, your family’s safety and comfort are top priorities. The sweltering heat and humidity can be downright unbearable, and keeping your home cool is incredibly important. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t find ways to lower your energy bills.

5 Common AC Problems You Should Know About

Air conditioner refrigerant needed for a home in Jackson, MS.

There are countless reasons to love the air conditioners in our homes. After all, they keep us cool on some of the hottest days — and we don’t have to worry about them breaking down or malfunctioning. Usually, that is.