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5 Late Season AC tips To Beat The Heat

ac checklist for columbia missouri shown as a programmable thermostat

This sum­mer has been up and down. Lots of rain, but incred­i­ble heat and humid­ity as is always the case for us here in Mis­souri. It’s the “Dog Days” and the hottest days call for mak­ing sure your AC doesn’t

Posted in Air Condition Servies, Air Conditioning Services

When to call for emergency A/C repair

a young man stays cool with a fan as their AC is out for emergency repair

When to Call for Emer­gency AC Repair in Colum­bia Mis­souri You can never tell when an air con­di­tioner is going to run into trou­ble, no mat­ter how old or new it is. We are due for another scorcher of a

Posted in Uncategorized

What To Do When Your Pipes Freeze In Winter

burst pipes are shown on a table with big ruptures.

Win­ters here in Mis­souri can be a real witch. It can play hell on older water pipes, espe­cially cop­per pipes. They do burst from time to time once they freeze. And that really bites. Frozen water pipes burst because the water

Posted in Plumbing Mistakes, Plumbing Services

Common Furnace Issues in Columbia Missouri

furnace that needs replaced and repaired.

If you’re a home­owner or renter in Colum­bia, MO and you’re hav­ing prob­lems with your fur­nace, you can usu­ally tie it back to one of the issues below. Here’s the list as we see it: Poor main­te­nance: If you don’t reg­u­larly inspect

Posted in Heating Services

Your HVAC maintenance checklist

Sum­mer here on Colum­bia is draw­ing to a close. School is back in ses­sion and the weather is start­ing to turn. But, before you know it, it’ll be time to fire up the heat­ing por­tion of your HVAC sys­tem. It’s

Posted in Heating Services

Dealing With Summer Plumbing Emergencies

A funny picture of a plumbing leak!

Sum­mer can bring it’s own spe­cial brand of plumb­ing emer­gen­cies. Here’s a few below, and how to han­dle them… 1) Scald­ing hot water — Boil­ing or scald­ing water is an emer­gency for many rea­sons. If you have chil­dren, you need to

Posted in Do It Yourself

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Furnaces

things about furnaces

Fur­naces. Who really knows about ‘em? Who really WANTS to know about ‘em? Well, we do for one. Here are 5 things you didn’t know about your fur­nace. A lit­tle light read­ing if you will: Almost Every Home Has a Fur­nace Accord­ing

Posted in Heating Services

Know When To Hire A Local Plumber

Kitchen Pipes Diagram

Hello again from the heart of Colum­bia Mis­souri! This post is about know­ing when to hire a local plumber. The right guy (like me) can save you a ton of money in the long run, and save some frus­tra­tion in

Posted in Plumbers

Plumbing Emergency Kits For Columbia Mo

plumbing emergency kits available

At A1 Plumb­ing, Heat­ing & Cool­ing we always have our cus­tomers best inter­est at heart first and fore­most. If you can Dot It Your­self, you should. With that said, many jobs are just too tricky for the home improve­ment novice,

Posted in Plumbing Services, Uncategorized

Garbage Disposal Repair Post

Dis­posal Repair — and get­ting the nec­es­sary parts — is a dirty job. But we excel at doing the things other local plumbers don’t want to do. One of those things is garbage dis­posal replace­ment and repair. It’s some­thing that

Posted in Services for Columbia MO