How to Install a Tankless Water Heater

How to Install a Tankless Water Heater

Upgrading to a tankless water heater is a major decision, while deciding how to install a tankless water heater is a bit more straightforward. Installation is no small task; it requires a great deal of expertise to accomplish a professional quality installation. Here...
How Does a Furnace Humidifier Work?

How Does a Furnace Humidifier Work?

A furnace humidifier serves your entire home as it connects directly to a forced-air heating/cooling system. Heating your home is important during the colder months, but so is preventing the air from getting too dry. The dry heat produced by furnaces can affect...
How to Make a Plumbing Pipe Repair

How to Make a Plumbing Pipe Repair

Believe it or not, many plumbing pipe repairs are not that difficult to execute. With the right tools and supplies, you can often fix a leaky kitchen or bathroom pipe in a couple of hours. Here is Elmer’s Expert ‘Guide to plumbing pipe repair that includes the types...
How to Fix Hard Water

How to Fix Hard Water

Water hardness is determined by a concentration of minerals, such as calcium and magnesium. We receive a lot of questions about hard water. For example: Can hard water cause pimples? Can it dry out my skin and scalp? Is the water hardness in San Antonio the reason my...
HVAC Tips for a Finished Attic Space

HVAC Tips for a Finished Attic Space

When finishing an attic, everyone could use a few HVAC tips. While the attic is often a place homeowners store unused items, many view the space as potential to create an extra bedroom or office. Of course, you’ll need to plan accordingly so it meets local building...
Avoid These 6 Signs of Poor Indoor Air Quality

Avoid These 6 Signs of Poor Indoor Air Quality

A home with poor indoor air quality may or may not look the same as any other. But air quality issues can be avoided by cleaning AC, furnace, and other HVAC filters; inspecting air ducts; and lowering humidity levels. Cleaner carpets and rugs help too, as they can...
How Much Can a Slab Leak Repair Cost?

How Much Can a Slab Leak Repair Cost?

While leaky faucets, clogged drains, or even corroded pipes can be falsely blamed for plumbing leaks, your plumbing issue may be an overlooked one. If you’ve check all of these things to no avail, a slab leak is the most likely culprit. So how do you fix it and how...
What Is a Drain Camera Inspection?

What Is a Drain Camera Inspection?

Do you need a drain camera inspection? We’ve often deployed the famous Elmer Cam for our customers. The drain cam is easily one of our favorite plumbing tools, as it lets us see deep into your pipes to fully view the root of your plumbing issues. A drain camera...