Why Winter Brings Garbage Disposal Repairs

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Garbage disposal repairs are universal. Fixing them is a constant battle for everyone, not just us in the Columbia area. But winter always brings a unique set of problems. Especially around the Holiday season. We wanted to give you a

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5 Late Season AC tips To Beat The Heat

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Five Things You Didn’t Know About Furnaces

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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

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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

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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,

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