How Ductless Mini Splits Can Be Used for Heat & AC

How Ductless Mini Splits Can Be Used for Heat & AC

Can Ductless Mini-Splits Be Used for Heat & AC? Ductless mini-splits are a wonderful solution as either the primary heat for a home or as a supplement to other heating sources. They are appropriate for both commercial and residential HVAC applications and are an economical choice with a relatively easy installation process. Mini-splits require no […]

How to Prepare Your Heating System for the Winter

Thermostat

How to Prepare Your Heating System for Winter Any HVAC retailer, manufacturer, or installer will tell you regularly scheduled HVAC maintenance benefits your entire system and will keep the components in good operating order. Even more, many HVAC equipment manufacturers require regular cooling and heating maintenance to keep the warranties valid. For the best outcome, […]

How to Winterize Air Conditioning Units In Arizona

Winterize Air Conditioning Units Arizona

Should You Winterize Air Conditioning Units In Arizona? Many non-residents of the Valley of the Sun assume we have warm to super-hot temperatures all the time. Here in the Fountain Hills area, we know something they don’t. Their assumption is false! We may not be blanketed under mounds of snow, but it does get cold, […]

Who’s Responsible for Sewer Line Repairs In Fountain Hills?

Sewer Line Repairs In Fountain Hills

Who’s Responsible for Sewer Line Repairs in Fountain Hills? You could need a plumber in Fountain Hills, Arizona for any number of things, such as a water heater repair or replacement, water softener installation or a toilet or other plumbing fixture repair. Homeowners are responsible for costs incurred for needed plumbing repairs inside the house. […]

Heat Pump or Furnace? What’s Best In Fountain Hills, AZ?

Heat Pump or Furnace

Heat Pump or Furnace? What’s Best In Fountain Hills, AZ? Since Arizona winters tend to be mild, either an electric heat pump or a furnace is a good choice for heating your Fountain Hills area home. Many homes in the Valley of the Sun have natural gas, so a natural gas furnace is a good […]

How Often Should You Have Your Plumbing Inspected?

How Often Should You Have Your Plumbing Inspected

How Often Should You Have Your Plumbing Inspected? When considering home maintenance projects, most homeowners probably don’t think about having a plumbing inspection. Like HVAC equipment, the plumbing system inside your home is intricate and has many components, most of which are never given a second thought. That is, until there’s a problem.  It’s a […]

It’s National Fire Prevention Week – Get Your Furnace Checked!

furnace maintenance from Shadrach

It’s National Fire Prevention Week – Why Furnace Maintenance is Vital For Your Home It’s National Fire Prevention Week. Because we take pride in faithfully serving our customers to the highest degree, Shadrach Plumbing & Cooling is reminding you to get your furnace maintenance scheduled now. Even though winters in the Fountain Hills, Arizona are […]

Everything There Is to Know About the SEER Rating Mandate

SEER Rating Mandate Information

The 2023 SEER Rating Mandate & What It Means The HVAC industry uses equipment efficiencies to help homeowners choose which air conditioning or heating units are best suited for their homes and needs. Efficiency standards are based on the Department of Energy’s SEER ratings, which were initiated in the mid-1980’s to measure an air conditioner’s […]

Are Electric Air Source Heat Pumps Good For Arizona’s Mild Weather?

Electric Air Source Heat Pumps

How Efficient Are Electric Air Source Heat Pumps in  Arizona? Temperatures in the Fountain Hills, Arizona area range from oppressively hot during the summer months to cool in the winter. It’s rare for the mercury to dip below 40 degrees Fahrenheit, making electric source heat pumps an efficient choice for total home comfort in the […]

Heat Pump Vs. Central Air – What’s the Difference?

Heat Pump Vs. Central Air

Heat Pump vs. Central Air – What’s the Difference? Here in the Valley of the Sun, outsiders may think we have only sunshine and warm nights. While that’s mostly true, there are some nights when a cozy and warm heat source is needed. So, let’s talk about the differences between a heat pump and central […]