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The blog by Alan O’Neill is meant to be helpful, valuable, interesting and educational in nature. Always check with a licensed plumber or air conditioning and heating contractor such as Plumbing & Air Conditioning in Houston prior to any work on your home.

2015 Water Heater Changes & DOE Mandate Will Cost Houston Homeowners More

DOE Regulations increase energy efficiency for Residential Water Heaters, but will also mean higher costs and concerns for homeowners with two-story houses Since 1990, manufacturers have been required to comply with the Department of Energy (DOE) energy conservation standards for residential water heaters. In 2010, the DOE announced mandatory standards changes to be in […]

Winter Heating Safety Tips

Stay Warm, Houston It’s that time of year again. The temperature drops for a few days and we’re reaching for our sweaters. Most of us can keep toasty warm, but there are some areas of the house that seem to stay cold, especially in older homes. Older homes have shifted with weather changes and slab […]

Winter Heating Tips For A Warmer House

Stay Warm And Cozy This Winter In Houston, we are use to having really hot summers. But our winters can get pretty frosty, too. Most of us don’t really know how to properly maintain a comfortable temperature in our homes. The Weather Channel is here to help with its’ guide to a toasty home. 6 […] Review: Drain and Sewer Line Repair In Houston, Texas

Having a drain and sewer line repair can be a stressful, daunting endeavor sometimes. At, our expert plumbers will do everything we can to make repairs quickly.  We will go above and beyond our customer’s expectations to get the job done right. Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electrical Reviews Review: Drain And Sewer Repairs In Houston, Texas

When you have a clogged drain or sewer line, you need it repairs fast. Drain and sewer clogs can mean a stressful, messy repair for most homeowners. At, our expert plumbers strive to make these repairs as efficiently and easy for our customers. We are the plumbing experts. Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electrical […] Review: BAM Fall Heating Inspection In Montgomery, Texas

Regular maintenance in essential for your HVAC system to run efficiently and safely, especially if you have a gas furnace. Many health and safety issues can arise from poorly maintained systems, like carbon monoxide accumulating in your home.  Our BAM plan is designed to give homeowners the highest value for our HVAC maintenance services. As a […] Review: Drain And Sewer Inspection and Repair

Having drain and sewer issues can be distressing and frustrating. Our expert plumbers are happy to inspect the issue and fully explain repair options. We take the extra steps to ensure our customers are getting the best value and feel confident in our repairs. Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electrical Reviews Review: HVAC Repair and Replacement In Sugar Land, Texas

Replacing an aging HVAC system can seem to be a daunting task. At, we have expert HVAC technicians, as well and electricians and plumbers. Depending on the model you choose, you may need a gas line or drain relocated or a breaker upgraded. We strive to replace your HVAC systems components as efficiently as possible, […] Review: Plumbing Repairs In Clear Lake, Texas

At, our plumbers strive to complete plumbing repairs correctly with the most efficient, cost effective service. We take the time to explain a problem and all of our customers repair solutions completely. If a problem becomes more complex that initially thought, we will keep working until the repairs are made to our customer’s satisfaction. […] Review: Electrical Outlet Repairs in Houston, Texas

There are many, many D-I-Y projects our customers can accomplish on their own, but rarely are electrical repairs on that list. Your home’s electrical system is complex, involving miles of wiring, high voltage, breakers, and circuits. If a homeowner finds themselves in need of an expert electrician, is here to help. We want every project a […]