6 Reasons Your AC is Not Running that Could Ruin Your Summer

By Master Plumbing, Heating & Cooling on Jun 26, 2019

Air conditioning is great to beat the heat…until it’s not. When you’re hoping your AC will finally kick into gear, you don’t want to sit around too long. In many cases, the longer you wait, the bigger your repair bill. Here’s a few reasons your AC is not running and the signs that you need


5 Things to Remember Before Starting a Plumbing Remodel

By Tom Hall on May 22, 2019

Ah, the lovely spring weather makes people’s minds turn to thoughts of home improvements. If there is a plumbing remodel in your future, there are a few things to keep in mind. A little advance planning can save you a lot of hassle down the road. 1. Create a Budget Everything that you want to


Benefits of a Central Air Conditioner

By Tom Hall on Apr 29, 2019

With warmer weather right around the corner, now is the time to start thinking about how you’re going to cool your home this summer. Whether you have window AC units or no air conditioning at all, switching to central air may be the best choice for you! Here are the top benefits of a central


5 Ways to Test Your Sump Pump This Spring

By Tom Hall on Mar 27, 2019

Ready for a wet spring? To protect your home, your sump pump should be prepared for action. Now is the perfect time to confirm that your sump pump is in great condition. Here’s what you can do. 1. Inspect the Pump and Drain It’s all too easy for your sump pump to get dirty or


5 Tips to Avoid a Flooded Basement This Spring

By Tom Hall on Feb 25, 2019

As this brutal winter finally starts to pass by, all of us look forward to the coming thaw. Of course, the last thing anybody wants is for all that melting snow to come rushing into the basement! Try these 5 tips to avoid a flooded basement to help ensure that those spring showers go to


4 Top Water Heater Maintenance Tips

By Tom Hall on Jan 22, 2019

Like many essential appliances, we don’t always think about our water heater – until it stops working. Thankfully there are ways to avoid these kinds of unexpected issues! By remembering these 4 top water heater maintenance tips you can prevent many water heater-related emergencies. Adjust the Temperature The default temperature for most water heaters is


Top 5 Holiday Plumbing Tips

By Tom Hall on Dec 17, 2018

With the holidays almost in full swing, you have a lot on your mind. Are the presents wrapped? Is the food prepared? Who’s on the guest list? The last thing on your mind may be your plumbing. But did you know that the holiday season is one of our busiest times of year? With the


The Best Humidifier Settings in Winter

By Tom Hall on Dec 03, 2018

Is my humidifier on the right setting? This is a question we receive a lot during the winter. Sometimes you can tell when your home is too humid, while other times it’s more difficult. Keep your household protected this winter with the right humidifier settings! Ideal Indoor Humidity Levels Keeping the humidity in your home


Fight Discomfort this Winter with a Whole-Home Humidifier

By Tom Hall on Oct 30, 2018

A whole-house humidifier is a great addition to any home, especially in Iowa where winters are long and hard on your body and home. Installing a whole-home humidifier can help protect you against the effects of extreme cold and dry air. Installation The installation process for your whole-house humidifier is fairly simple. When we install


Explosion Risk Causes Toilet Flushing System Recall

By Master Plumbing, Heating & Cooling on Oct 23, 2018

There have been more than 1,400 reports of Flushmate flushing system units bursting, causing injury and property damage. Flushmate sold more than 1 million of the recalled units. If you have purchased one of these flushing system units, contact Flushmate to request a free replacement. Learn More

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