Plumbing Service in Prescott

On a certain level, everyone in the Yavapai Valley is family, and family takes care of each other.  It’s always been that way, and it always will be.  If you’re looking for a great plumber in Prescott, or surrounding areas, there are really only three letters you need to know:  YPH.  Yavapai Plumbing and Heating, one of the finest full service plumbing companies in all of Arizona. So what does full service, in terms of a plumbing company actually mean?  For starters, it means that we’re there when you need us.  You can call on them twenty-four hours a day,
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Keeping Dry With The Help Of Your Local Plumber

We tend not to think about plumbing when everything is going smoothly, but when there’s an emergency and you are up to your ankles in dirty water where no water to be, that’s when you’ll be glad that there’s a plumber in Prescott as good as Yavapai Plumbing. It’s generally agreed by those who live there that Prescott has a pretty nice climate. It’s hot in the summer, cold in the winter, but it’s rare that the city experiences very extreme temperatures. However, a sudden cold snap generally leaves behind it its fair share of plumbing misery and woes, especially
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When to Repair and When to Replace

Repair vs. replace is one of the biggest questions homeowners face during the life of their air conditioning system. Purchasing a new air conditioner is a big decision, and we understand customers need all of the facts to feel comfortable with such a decision. To determine which will be the best financial option for you, calculate: Cost of repairs – If you’ve been spending a lot on repairs, calculate how much you’ve spent and project how much you will spend in the next few years if you continue having the same issues. How quickly will the repairs total the cost
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Being Proactive with HVAC Service

If you were in need of heater repair in Chino Valley AZ before the end of winter and never got the issue addressed, now is the time to do so. Here in Arizona, we experience a few really cold winter days and nights, but for the most part our winters are fairly mild. Spring and fall bring temperatures the generally require neither air conditioning nor heating, making it the ideal time to get your system serviced. Beyond not needing your HVAC system during that time, and not risking being without it for a period of time if service is required,
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Signs You Need Your Furnace Repaired

At Yavapai Plumbing & Heating, we specialize in furnace installation in Prescott Valley AZ and have helped many customers upgrade from old furnaces to newer, more efficient models. In addition to furnace installation, we also offer certified heating technicians to perform a variety of repairs on your existing furnace. While seasonal maintenance does prevent most furnace problems, there are a few telltale signs that you need to call us for emergency furnace repair: Soot deposits or buildup. Soot builds up when your furnace combustion is incomplete. This could indicate that the burners need to be moved or that your heat exchanger
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What to Look For in a Heating Company

How do you know who to trust when your furnace experiences problems and needs a professional? It can be hard to find a reliable company with the expertise to get the job done right the first time. Look for the following when deciding whom to hire to repair or maintain your heating system: Experienced company with highly trained technicians. When researching heating companies, look for a business that has been around for a number of years and check to make sure they provide the most up-to-date training. Reputable companies will promote that their employees are NATE or EPA certified and
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How to Use a Ceiling Fan to Warm Your Home

Ceiling fans are great for helping to cool a room during the summer months, but did you know your ceiling fan can also help keep your house warm during the winter? Hot air from your furnace naturally rises to the ceiling, so it makes sense to use a ceiling fan to push the air back down. Here’s how:
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The Top 5 Ways to Make Your Basement More Energy Efficient

Basements are commonly the coldest parts of the house during the winter months, and can be the culprit for allowing drafts into your home and moisture to thrive in unwanted spaces. Unfortunately, all of this will cost you on your home’s overall energy efficiency and will increase your bills. Take these steps to make your basement a more energy efficiency space and save!  Don’t underestimate the difference proper insulation can make. Basements can often be drafty areas of the home, so the thermostat is working to warm a space that is losing the heat, causing your furnace to have to
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The Facts about a High Efficiency Furnace

When you need to buy a new furnace for your home or business, it’s important to take the time to think about the best product for your needs. Today’s high efficiency furnaces are a smart way to go, especially considering the many financial and environmental benefits. Here is what you need to know about a high efficiency furnace: Every furnace comes with an efficiency rating known as the Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency, or AFUE. The rating is displayed as a percentage and it reflects how well the furnace converts fuel into heat for your home or business. The most efficient
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What You Need to Know About High Efficiency Furnaces

Before you replace your existing furnace with another one of the same-old, been-around-for-years models, consider researching why a high efficiency furnace is the way to go in 2014. Just like you probably wouldn’t drive a car that got 5 miles to the gallon, you more than likely also don’t want to pay for extra, unnecessary fuel and energy to heat your home. To get you started on your research of high efficiency furnaces, consider the following: 1)      The Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE) – It is calculated as a percentage, and the higher the percentage the better, just like those
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