Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
Construction plumbing and HVAC in Amarillo, Texas.

Valve leaks are one of the most stress-inducing issues that can happen to a boiler. Because movies and television shows depict leaking valves as life threatening situations, the minute you hear hissing or see leaking liquid, you may panic. In reality, valve leaks aren’t that dangerous. However, this issue is serious due to the expense and irritation caused by repair costs and downtime.

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
Keeping your restaurant grease traps clean with allen's tri-state.

If you have just opened a restaurant, you should know the location of every grease trap and have a cleaning and maintenance schedule. Grease traps are areas in your kitchen in which grease becomes easily stuck. Failure to clean the grease traps on a regular basis could leave you standing ankle-deep in waste. If a backup happens during a rush, it could cost you much more than repair and replacement. The following will help you know how to maintain your grease traps and prevent expensive accidents.

Friday, April 15th, 2016

If you heat your home in Amarillo, Texas with a boiler, it has worked hard all winter long. Now that spring has arrived, it is time to prepare your equipment for the summer months. Most people have maintenance done on their boilers in the fall, before they are started for the first time. However, spring is a great time to have the maintenance done. If you use a boiler, it is vital to understand why maintenance is important and what needs to be done for the maintenance to be completed properly.

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

Many public water supplies and wells contain a certain amount of calcium and magnesium, which can cause hard water in homes if the concentration is high. After using hard water frequently, these minerals can combine to create limescale in plumbing pipes, faucets, valves, electric and gas water heaters, and kitchen appliances. This limescale can cause flow restriction as well as inefficiency of appliances. Homeowners should be aware of hard water and aim to prevent limescale build up.

Friday, November 13th, 2015

Knowing how to find hidden water leaks in plumbing pipes under the floors of your home is important for preventing damage to your property. If you have a hidden water leak in your home’s foundation, you may not even know it is there until the damage is done. A high water bill may be the first indicator that you have a hidden leak. There are steps that you can take to find a hidden water leak in your home so you can prevent damage and high utility bills. It is important to know how to find a water leak in your home and what to do once you have found a leak.

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Often times, homeowners do not think about their plumbing until something goes wrong. When a plumbing emergency happens, solving the problem is your first priority. Plumbing problems can be easily solved by professional plumbers, but how do you find a reputable plumbers on short notice? There are many common ways to find good Amarillo plumbing companies, but it is important to know the best ways to find good plumbers.

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Water leaks are common, but they often go undetected. Undetected leaks in your plumbing can do damage and end up costing you a lot of money. It is best to find drips before they cause major problems. There are many signs that you should call a professional plumbing company for water leak detection. These signs include having a constantly wet yard, a high water bill, and hearing water running when you shouldn’t. Other signs of a leak to be aware of are having an inconsistent water meter reading, water spots, a musty smell, or mold.

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Monitoring the condition of your appliances and knowing the signs that you need home appliance repairs can help you keep them in peak condition. The sooner that you can repair a problem with home appliances, the better. Keep an eye out for the common and hidden signs that you need home appliance repairs. The most common sign is when an appliance stops working completely. However, some issues are not as obvious, but need to be treated before they turn into a more expensive repair. You can also watch for increased utility bills, which can indicate an appliance problem.