AllTech Services, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Manassas’

Water Heaters Need Maintenance, Too!

Monday, June 3rd, 2024
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You know that your car needs maintenance and regular oil changes in order to keep running decently. You’ve probably heard that heating systems and air conditioners also need maintenance.

But what about your water heater? Do you forget about it entirely unless something is wrong and you end up in an ice-cold shower? It needs maintenance, too!

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The Best Ways to Prevent AC Repair This Summer

Monday, April 22nd, 2024
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When something goes wrong with your air conditioner, it’s extremely inconvenient. Problems are most likely to happen when your air conditioner is spending the most time running, which means during the hottest weather. Depending on what goes wrong, AC repairs can sometimes be costly.

We can help you with that. We can’t guarantee an air conditioner that works perfectly forever, no. But we can tell you how to make sure it works as well as possible for as long as possible. How can you drastically reduce the likelihood that your air conditioner will require repairs this summer?

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Why We Use Hydrojetting for Drain Cleaning

Monday, March 11th, 2024
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Ah, your drains. They’re probably your favorite part of your home, right? You think about them all the time.

What’s that you say? You never think about them unless they get clogged?

Well, unfortunately, that’s true for many people. But when we don’t think about making sure our drains are working well, we’re more likely to end up with those clogs or other unpleasant problems.

Drain cleaning can be done when there’s a pressing concern, like a completely clogged drain—or more than one. It can be done when there’s a problem that’s a bit less urgent, like generally slow drains that aren’t completely clogged. And it can also be done preventatively, so you won’t end up with those problems. The way we clean drains is called hydrojetting, and it’s an ideal solution in all of those cases. Why is it the best option? We’ll explain.

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Why You Must Have Professionals for Gas Line Repair

Monday, January 1st, 2024
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Many homeowners these days are very handy. Even if you don’t know how to do a job, surely there are videos on the internet that give step-by-step tutorials, so you can learn all kinds of things about taking care of your home. This can give you a lot of confidence as well as useful skills. However, sometimes that confidence can lead to trouble.

Certain jobs should never be attempted by amateurs or DIY enthusiasts, and gas line repair is one of those jobs. If you need gas line repair in Manassas, VA, it’s critical that you have it done by a qualified professional. Here’s why.

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Best Benefits of a Ductless System You Should Know

Monday, December 18th, 2023
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Maybe you’ve got some serious concerns about your HVAC system. Maybe you just know your heater, your air conditioner, or both are getting old and won’t last much longer. Or maybe your main concern is that you’re trying to make your home more energy-efficient. Either way, you’ve heard about ductless systems, and you’ve got some questions.

Although forced-air HVAC systems using ductwork is the most common type of system, the fact that something is familiar to us doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the best choice. Sometimes there are great reasons to go with a different approach. Ductless systems offer some big benefits that you should consider. We’ll tell you all about them, and you just might find ductless is the best choice for you.

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Top Signs You’ve Got a Hidden Plumbing Leak

Monday, November 20th, 2023
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If water is spraying out from under your sink, there’s no doubt: you’ve got a plumbing leak. But with so much of your plumbing system out of sight, and with many plumbing leaks starting with a trickle and not a dramatic spray, a problem can be tricky to spot. 

How can you tell there’s a plumbing leak happening in a hidden area? Keep an eye out for these signs so you can get leaks repaired and avoid major water damage.

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Why We Use Trenchless Technology

Monday, September 11th, 2023
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In the past, any problems with the water main leading to a house or the sewer line leading away from a house meant major damage would be inflicted on the lawn. Since it was easy to know that there was a problem but impossible to know exactly where the problem was located, long trenches had to be dug to expose the entirety of the pipe in question.

But those days are over! Today, we use trenchless technology. This means your lawn will remain undisturbed when your sewer line or water main requires repair.

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Only Have Professionals Perform Hydro-Jetting: Here’s Why

Monday, July 17th, 2023
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Hydro-jetting is the best way to get your sewer pipe and drainage system completely clean and clear of blockages, clogs, and buildup. No chemicals are used—only the power of pressurized water. It can be done when you have a known issue like persistent clogs, and it can be done as part of routine home maintenance to make sure buildup never has a chance to develop into a major clog. But this is not something you can do yourself. Hydro-jetting must be done by a plumber who has specialized training in the use of this technology. There are several reasons for this.

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Should You Repair or Replace Your Water Heater?

Monday, June 5th, 2023
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If you’re having water heater troubles, even in the heat of summer, that is a huge inconvenience. And if the problems are particularly bad, or have cropped up repeatedly, you might be wondering whether repairs are actually worth it. What are the indicators that it’s time to replace your water heater? And when is a repair a better investment? Here are some guidelines.

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3 Signs You Need to Replace Your Garbage Disposal

Monday, April 24th, 2023
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A garbage disposal in your kitchen sink can be such a handy thing to have. It streamlines the process of washing the dishes, and can keep food waste from stinking up your trash can and thus your whole kitchen. But what if your garbage disposal is becoming more trouble than it’s worth? Can it be repaired? Or is it time to have your garbage disposal replaced? Here are some key points to help you figure that out.

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