February 11th, 2019
When it comes to having a simple leak fixed, you may not need the world’s best plumber in Riverside, CA—you may even be able to fix it yourself. But when it comes to maintenance, installation, and any other complex plumbing task, you should only go with a professional
After all, a handyman who says he can do plumbing is vastly different than a specialist of plumbing services. While one dabbles in the art of plumbing, the other has made it their life. So how do you tell the difference? We’ll tell you what to look for.
January 28th, 2019
If you’ve recently installed a new heat pump for your heating needs, you’ve made an excellent choice. But in order to keep your heat pump running for years to come, we’d also like to inform you about some urgent repair issues to keep an eye (and ear) out for.
The issues we describe here are ones that you won’t want to neglect. If you experience any of the following, turn off the unit immediately to prevent any more damage. Speaking with an expert can help you confirm the issue and they’ll tell you how to proceed.
January 14th, 2019
Many homeowners get away without having any maintenance or repairs done on their heating systems. They make it all the way through the fall and the first two months of winter without having to call in for repairs.
Of course, those homeowners make up the exception, not the rule. Wouldn’t you rather do everything you can to have the cards stacked in your favor, rather than to play the odds and be the exception?
In this post, we’ll give some tips and advice on how to ensure that your heater keeps working all the way through into spring. You’ll see too that just because your heater hasn’t broken down doesn’t mean you aren’t doing harm in other areas.
December 31st, 2018
It’s said that the health benefits of icy cold showers can boost your immune system, reduce sore muscles, and improve your circulation.
But if you want to subject yourself to that, it should at least be by choice and not due to a broken water heater!
Knowing when to replace your water heater is key to avoiding any cold shower incidences (no matter how beneficial they supposedly are). We’ll tell you what the signs are that it’s time for replacement.
December 17th, 2018
There’s no stopping the inevitable drain clog, but you can extend that time drastically by treating your pipes well. One way to do that is with a couple of plumbing products that will make it harder for your drains to become clogged.
Those two products are the garbage disposal and the water softener, and they’re available from an expert plumber in Riverside, CA. Keep reading and we’ll explain how they can protect your plumbing.
December 3rd, 2018
Replacing your furnace is mostly a straightforward process. It’s even easier when you’re working with an expert in heating in Riverside, CA. A good contractor will ensure that your replacement goes off without a hitch.
However, you might want to slow down a bit when it comes to replacing your furnace. We have a few bits of advice that not every HVAC contractor will remember to mention. This advice won’t do you any good after you’ve replaced your furnace, so hold off on getting that replacement until you’ve considered these options!
November 29th, 2018
This holiday season, let’s help bring smiles to children in need.
We need your help in donating new toys to the Toys for Tots program.
For your contribution, you’ll receive a complimentary furnace tune-up from us at Total Comfort Inc.
Donate an unopened toy by Friday, December 14th and we’ll schedule your free tune up.
November 19th, 2018
No one wants to discover they have a plumbing leak in their home, but it’s not something that can always be avoided. Leaks do happen over time. The best thing you can do, however, is to try to be prepared for it.
We think the best way to do that is by being armed with the right knowledge. In this post, we’ll go over three ways you can look out for leaks in your plumbing system.
November 5th, 2018
We may be getting into heating season a bit later than the rest of the country, but we’ve finally gotten there! Before we get too far into heating season, it’s important that you take stock and consider whether or not you want to go through the rest of the season with your current furnace. If your furnace isn’t in good enough condition to get you through the heating season, it’s definitely better to replace it now than to wait for it to break down completely midway through. You should call a technician to examine your system for you, and provide an accurate evaluation of what your options are. While you’re waiting for that appointment, though, why not read on for some quick ways to tell if your heating system needs replacing.
October 22nd, 2018
Furnace problems are going to become much more likely over the next couple of months, as the temperature starts to drop. The more you rely on your furnace to keep you warm over the coming heating season, the more likely it’s going to become to cultivate various problems. Preventive maintenance will help reduce the odds of these problems occurring, of course, which is why we recommend that you schedule it as soon as possible. Even if you have, though, it’s not a guarantee that you’ll spend the whole season heating issue-free. Have a look at the following symptoms that indicate a problem with your furnace.