Santa Fe Express Plumbing & Drain Blog

Size Matters When It Comes to New Heaters

February 19th, 2018

heating-replacement-servicesNo one likes to think about buying a new heater in the middle of winter. It leaves your home without proper warmth and can be complicated by snow and other types of inclement weather.

Normally, you should wait until spring to replace an older heater, and if you need to do so now, it’s likely because you’re dealing with a significant breakdown. That means you need to move quickly to get a new heating system installed. But don’t let that need blind you to the steps you need to take to get the right system for your home.

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Trenchless Technology Makes Sewer Repair Easier

February 5th, 2018

trenchless-sewer-repairThe sewer line is arguably the most important part of your plumbing: carrying waste and wastewater out of your home and into the nearby civic sewer system. In and of itself, it’s no different from any other length of pipe, save that it’s large and buried in the ground beneath your yard.

That keeps it safer from wear and tear than most pipes, but when trouble does arise, it presents a thorny problem. How can you reach a pipe to repair a leak or a clog when the pipe itself is buried underground?

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Always Count on a Professional for Drain Cleaning

January 22nd, 2018

clogged-drain-serviceClogged drains are a common occurrence, and sooner or later your household is likely to run into one. The go-to solution for such issues is to buy a chemical drain cleaner at the store, or perhaps go to the local home improvement center and purchase a plumbing snake.

In almost every instance that’s a huge mistake. Store-bought solutions rarely address the issue properly, and often force you to apply them again and again before the drain becomes clear. In most cases, if you can’t deal with the clog via a good old-fashioned plunger, it’s best to call in a professional plumber.

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What to Look for in a Heating Repair Service

January 8th, 2018

heating-repair-servicesCold weather has arrived, and with it comes increased scrutiny on our heating systems. When a repair issue looms, you need a qualified service to take care of it. Heating systems contain gas liens and other potentially dangerous components, which require formal training and licensing to deal with. Even the most ardent do-it-yourselfer needs to pick up the phone and call in a professional when the heater runs into trouble But there are lots of heating repair companies in the area. How can you tell which one works best for your needs, especially in the winter? Ultimately, only you can make that decision, but there are a few guidelines to help you find the right service for you. Here are a few tips on things to look for with your service.

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3 Signs You Need Heating Repair

December 25th, 2017

heating-repair-servicesWinters tend to be cold and dry in Albuquerque, and that means your heating system needs to run reliably every day in order to keep your family warm and comfortable. That’s far more than a luxury in the colder months around here, and the last thing you need is a sudden loss of heating power just when the thermometer drops below freezing.

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Check Out Our Blog for the Latest in HVAC Technology

November 13th, 2017

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