Both “hard water” and “soft water” are phrases used to label water that has an excess of certain minerals or chemicals. While soft water is a relatively rare problem, over 80% of American households will deal with (or have already dealt with) hard water at some point or another. Suspect you might have hard water […]
When experiencing plumbing problems, your first thought isn’t, “I bet something is wrong with the main sewer line.” Rather, you assume it’s a minor inconvenience, such as a small clog in the drain, that you can take care of easily yourself. However, if your plumbing issues continue after a temporary fix or frequently come back, […]
When you decide to tackle a clogged drain yourself, it’s tempting to reach for chemical drain cleaners after the plunger has failed you. After all, it says “skip calling the plumber” or “unclog a drain instantly” right there on the package, so it must work, right?
Spring is almost here, and that means it’s time to make your springtime home maintenance checklist! If “prepare plumbing for spring” isn’t usually on your list, add it this year. The best way to keep your home’s plumbing system in good shape is to take good care of it, as well as schedule regular maintenance […]
The average person has probably dealt with a clogged sink or tub more than once in their life. Sometimes you can fix the problem yourself with a plunger and some elbow grease. However, other times you’ll need to schedule an appointment with plumbing services. Have you ever wondered how plumbers clean your drains? It’s all […]
When it comes to the heating and cooling of your home, performance is important. As a Trane Comfort Specialist, we provide our customers with on the the most trusted and highest quality brands in the business. From service to products, our Trane Comfort Specialist technicians are ready to help you from repairs and service to replacements. […]
With winter quickly approaching, you may be thinking about having your heating system upgraded to heat your home properly. Should you install a new gas or electric furnace or replace yours with a heat pump?
Strange noises coming from your water heater are never a good sign. But, before you panic, we want to reassure you that when your water heater is making a hissing sound, you still have time to call a plumber and have repairs done. Here are four common reasons your water heater is hissing and what […]
Summer weather is on its way, and homeowners will be relying on their air conditioning to keep their homes comfortable. With proper maintenance and a seasonal tune-up, you can stay ahead of potential problems. However, even the best-laid plans can veer off track, and sometimes the unexpected crops off. At Curtis Total Service, we can […]
The summer is almost here, and with it comes scorching heat and oppressive humidity. The summer months in Lehigh Valley are known for week-long heatwaves with temperatures over 90° F and humidity levels to match. It is the perfect time to turn on your AC and get some relief from the hot summer sun.