Plumbing Issues In Older Homes in Bountiful, UT

November 22, 2022

Older homes are well-known for their charm and character. Most of them are built based on unique specifications, quality materials, antique interiors, and superior furniture worth several awards. However, the vintage charm comes with a hidden cost. If you’re planning to purchase an older home, you’ll likely face a few challenges regarding systems such as plumbing systems. At Craig’s Services, a reliable heating and cooling company offering residential plumbing services in Bountiful, UT, we recommend getting a professional plumber to inspect your entire plumbing system before purchasing the property. What are the Most Common Plumbing Problems in Old Houses? Part...

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Common Garbage Disposal Problems

August 18, 2022

Your life won’t go to trash if your garbage disposal starts playing up, but it will make your life a little more difficult. When your garbage disposal starts playing up, look out for some of these common problems. Waste goes un-shredded A garbage disposal unit consists of a motor that drives a grinding unit. The waste that goes into the unit is either shredded or ground up. If it isn’t shredded properly, the motor may not be driving the grinding unit properly. In this case, consult experts for help in adjusting the motor. Another possible problem with shredding is that...

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Plumbing Tips for Water Heaters

April 17, 2022

Water heaters are such an important feature in your home that you really do need to make sure that all the features are just right, including the piping you use. Here, you’ll find some tips about the water piping to use with your water heater. What type of pipe is used for water heaters? Make sure the pipes for your water heater will be able to accommodate both hot and cold water. The pipes must also be able to tolerate the water pressure and flow. If the pipes run outside the building, they must also withstand the ultraviolet effects of...

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Benefits of Updating Water Heaters

March 6, 2022

Technology is improving all the time and so should we. It doesn’t make sense to stick with antiquated appliances and devices when we have newer and more effective options at our disposal.  Updating your water heater, for example, can help you save on electricity costs and improve your home’s energy efficiency and life span. Keep reading to find out more about why you should update the water heaters in your home regularly.  What are the Benefits of Updating the Water Heater?  Efficiency  When you buy anything, including all gadgets and home equipment, you expect it to function better than the...

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The American History of HVAC

July 9, 2021

Celebrating the Birth (and Inventiveness) of the USA. It’s a month of birthdays here at Craig’s Services! We’re turning 52, and America doesn’t look a day over 245. But, as long as we’re celebrating history (and since we are Bountiful, Utah’s HVAC specialists) we thought we’d take a minute to celebrate the history of our favorite cool, clean, character: HVAC! A perfectly chilled environment in the heat of a Utah summer is something we almost take for granted. But it wasn’t always that way! There’s an expression that we stand on the shoulders of the “giants” who came before us,...

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Avoid Common Summer Plumbing Problems in Bountiful!

July 6, 2021

Now that we’re entering the heart of the summer in SLC, you’ll want to make sure that your home’s plumbing system is in good condition. While you may think that the majority of plumbing issues occur in winter, with frozen pipes, the warmer weather can bring problems to your house as well. With kids being home for the summer, as well as guests coming to visit, you’ll want to ensure that your plumbing system is ready to handle the heat. Here at Craig’s Service, we provide sewer repair in Utah. Here are some of the most common plumbing issues that...

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Help Cool Moms Stay That Way!

May 5, 2021

With an AC Tune-Up from Craig’s Services. May is Mother’s Day month (yes, the whole month! Don’t worry, dad, you’re next.) Here at Craig’s Services we think an AC tune-up is the new breakfast in bed and bouquet of flowers (okay, maybe in addition to…) Crossing a long overdue item off the to-do list may as well be the 5th Love Language (maybe this falls under Acts of Service.) For all the things mom does to keep her cool, and the home fires burning, she (and the whole family) deserve to stay cool in the fast approaching hot Bountiful, UT...

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Don’t Be A Flake: How Installing A Water Softener Can Heal Your Dry Skin (And Much More)

March 16, 2020

If you’re interested in learning about water softener installation, chances are you’ve already heard about the numerous benefits of water softeners. Just in case, and because we’re passionate about water softeners at Craig’s Services, we’ll expound. The word “flaky” doesn’t have many positive associations (unless you’re talking about a croissant). “Flaky” more often describes an unreliable person, or a dry, uncomfortable skin or scalp condition. Nevertheless, “flaky” happens. If you’re a sufferer, fret no more, and prepare to “de-flake”. The culprit may be your water.   Ah, water. Its very nature feels soft and nurturing. But it’s not all pure...

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Why You Should Trust the Professionals to Handle Drain Cleanings

March 13, 2020

Clogged drains are one of the most common inconveniences for homeowners. Bathtubs and sinks that slowly drain water do not only result in annoyance, but they can cause property damage if they are left untreated. While it may be tempting to head over to your local home improvement store to pick up some drain cleaning chemicals, it is not as easy as you may think and these products can sometimes do more harm than good.  Here at Craig’s Services, we can tell you that it is often safer and more efficient to hire a professional plumber for drain cleaning. Our...

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Signs of a Clogged Drain Line

September 14, 2019

A clogged drain can be more than annoying. When you don’t take care of a clog right away, you run the risk of a flooded sink. Floods can cause water damage, which then means you’re stuck paying for costly repairs. Why don’t people act swiftly on clogged drain problems? Sometimes, they don’t know their drain is clogging up. To help you avoid this situation, here are a few signs indicating a likely clog: Slow Drainage Fully clogged drains lead to water building up and overflowing. If the drain isn’t 100% clogged, water backs up and slowly empties. A partial clog...

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