Important Message Regarding Coronavirus - Read More

Proudly Serving the Lehigh Valley since 1988

Why Is My Tap Water Cloudy?

Young girl looking at a glass of cloudy water with a magnifying glass

Are you unsure why cloudy water is flowing from your tap? You’re not alone. Many homeowners in hard water areas experience this issue, and it can be a cause for concern. Fortunately, our experts are here to help you explore the common causes of cloudy tap water, its safety, and how you can improve water […]

  • January 09, 2024
Continue reading

How Often Should I Replace My Heater’s Air Filter?

A clean air filter next to a dirty air filter to showcase the differences

When the frosty air bites and snow blankets the world, your home’s heating system becomes a huge comfort, allowing you to enjoy a cup of hot cocoa in peace and create memories with your family that don’t involve shivering uncontrollably. However, even the most robust heaters need some care and attention, and one of the […]

  • October 19, 2023
Continue reading

Top Reasons Why Your Toilet Keeps Clogging

Homeowner plunging a clogged toilet

Toilets are an essential part of our daily lives that we often take for granted until they decide to throw a wrench in our routines. We’ve all been there — the dreaded clogged toilet. You flush, you wait, and instead of that satisfying swirl, you’re met with rising water that threatens to overflow. It’s not […]

  • August 10, 2023
Continue reading

The Most Common Mistakes Homeowners Make Buying a New HVAC Unit

New HVAC unit installed outside a home

When it comes to replacing your HVAC unit, it’s easy to get overwhelmed by the countless options available on the market. Making the wrong decision can lead to costly mistakes that affect your indoor air quality, energy bills, and comfort in the long run. At Curtis Total Service, we understand the importance of investing wisely […]

  • July 06, 2023
Continue reading

Top 9 Things You Should NEVER Put Down Your Drains

paint running down sink drain

Sometimes, it’s tempting to see your kitchen sink drain as the quickest and most effective way to make kitchen and household waste disappear. It’s common for people to think that all they have to do is stuff something down the drain, run a little bit of water, click on the garbage disposal, and have waste […]

  • May 01, 2023
Continue reading

How Often Should I Have My Sewer Inspected?

Professional plumber inspecting a clogged toilet with a sewer camera

As a model homeowner, you try to look after and keep your home as maintained and clean as possible. You keep your kitchen clean, lawn trimmed, and bedrooms tidy. However, how many times have you cleaned your drains or had your sewer inspected? Don’t feel bad; like you, most homeowners overlook that type of maintenance. […]

  • March 02, 2023
Continue reading

Why Is My Water Heater Leaking?

A water heater leaking from the bottom

Your water heater is responsible for warming the water you use to cook, shower, clean dishes, and wash your hands. When it’s working correctly, you don’t even think about it. However, when you have a water heater leaking, it can disrupt your daily routine. A water heater is a closed system, so any water you […]

  • March 01, 2023
Continue reading

8 Tips on How to Avoid Plumbing Problems

plumbing supplies resting on a black tabletop with a clipboard

Let’s face it, no homeowner wants to deal with plumbing problems, yet they seem to pop up at the worst possible times. As much as we’d like to ignore them, plumbing issues can cause major damage internally and externally to your home. Ignoring them is the last thing you want to do, but there are […]

  • March 01, 2023
Continue reading

How to Tell If You Have Hard Water

A showerhead with mineral deposits on it.

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 […]

  • August 19, 2022
Continue reading

7 Signs You Need Immediate Sewer Line Repairs

A clogged sink filled with dirty water; there is a pair of gloves, a tool, and a plunger on the countertop beside it.

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, […]

  • June 10, 2022
Continue reading