Plumbing Tools To Have On Hand

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Sep 13, 2016 10:00:00 AM

You never know what kind of emergency might pop up unexpectedly in your home. That’s why it's important to keep basic tools in your home to stay prepared.

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Topics: Plumbing, Tips

Why Is My Air Conditioning Making A Dripping Noise?

Posted by Chris Corley on Sep 7, 2016 8:00:00 AM

A common issue we hear during the summer months is " Why is my air conditioner is making a dripping noise?". An air conditioning system that is working properly should never make a dripping noise. 

Let’s take a closer look at the details behind the dripping sound that you may be hearing from your air conditioning unit and where the noise could be coming from.

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Topics: Cooling

How Can I Unclog My Garbage Disposal?

Posted by Chris Corley on Aug 31, 2016 10:30:00 AM

Garbage disposals are meant to do away with food particles by grinding and pulverizing them so that they can easily be washed down the drain.This device is not meant for hard objects such as fruit pits and chicken and meat bones or fibrous materials such as potato or banana peel, broccoli stalks or cornhusks.

Unfortunately because of lack of knowledge instead of disposing this trash properly, they get stuffed down the garbage disposal, until the garbage disposal clogs or stops working. You can either call a plumber or try solving the problem yourself with the following tips from Corley. 

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Topics: Do It Yourself, Plumbing, Garbage Disposal Tips

How To Detect A Carbon Monoxide Leak

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Aug 26, 2016 4:14:24 PM

Carbon monoxide: you can’t see it, you can’t smell it, and you can’t taste it, but it will kill you if not detected. There was a time when licensed, professional plumbing and heating contractors were the only people that had the capabilities to detect carbon monoxide in your home or other buildings.

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Topics: Do It Yourself, Corley Cares Tips, Carbon Monoxide

DIY Eco-Friendly Cleaning Solutions

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Aug 16, 2016 10:00:00 AM

Are you really sure those commerical cleaners you're using are leaving your home free of your family's dirt and grime? And if so — then what about the toxic and polluting substances they're also leaving behind?

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Topics: Tips, Spring Cleaning

Home Maintenance Tips You Can't Afford to Miss

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Aug 8, 2016 2:48:41 PM

You may feel like your at-home to-do list is totally covered — you dust, sweep, and vacuum on a regular schedule, switch out those air filters every month, you're careful to keep an eye on the thermostat during the hottest and coldest months of the year... what else could there be to do?

Well, there are still a few tasks that not only help you save money, but are also essential to keep your home comfortable and safe all year long. Today, we'll walk you through six home maintenance tasks you can't afford to miss.

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Topics: Corley Cares Tips

5 Steps to Restart Your A/C After A Power Outage

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Aug 2, 2016 3:30:36 PM

While thunderstorms happen regularly during the summer here in Upstate South Carolina, they can still take you by surprise. You may end up sitting in the dark after the storm ends, with flashlights or candles lighting your way. You may even find your house heating up as you realize your air conditioning has stopped working, too. 

The real worry comes once the power comes back on, and your A/C... doesn't. You may be wondering if your A/C is gone for good, but before you call in the professionals, we have a simple procedure you can try. So let's talk about resetting the circuit breaker, and what to do if that doesn't fix the problem.

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Topics: Tips

Corley's Summer Energy-Saving Tips

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Jul 26, 2016 3:14:56 PM

If you've been a homeowner for quite some time, you're aware of how high that summer power bill can skyrocket. Now that we're right here in the mid summer season, we have some tips we want to fill you in on in order to save a little bit on that next power bill. When it comes to taking care of our customers, we want to help you in every way we can. Let's walk through these tips:

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Topics: Tips

9 Things Every Homeowner Should Do to Save Money

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Jul 19, 2016 3:05:52 PM

Whether you're a brand-new homeowner just moving into your very first place or you've owned your home for decades, there's definitely a sense of pride in having a place to call your own. Here's the thing, though — with homeownership comes total responsibility for every aspect of your private property, and that can leave some homeowners wondering just what they can do to keep costs down, especially in the hot summer or freezing winter months.

We have a few tips to help you save, with 9 things every homeowner should do.

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Topics: Corley Cares Tips

Keep Cool This Summer With Corley's HVAC Tips

Posted by Katie Sullivan on Jul 12, 2016 12:32:58 PM

We're not just talking about staying cool when you're outside, but even when you're inside and relying on air conditioning to keep your cozy home just the right temperature for you. If your HVAC system is going to experience any issues, it's bound to happen during the summer, when you need your unit to be working the most.

Since we are always on top of our game, you can find some of the best advice on maintaining your HVAC unit here and here. If your system is running properly and you don't fear it going out of service anytime soon, we have some tips that have helped our customers over the years with keeping cool this summer that you may be interested in.

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Topics: Tips

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