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What’s the Difference Between a Heater, Furnace, and Boiler?

January 18, 2017

In the middle of this frigid winter, you may wonder what device is causing your living room to maintain that comfortable 72 degree temperature. Most homes are equipped with a central heating system, though the parts that make up that heating system can be a bit confusing. What is my heating system, and how does it function?

2017 Resolutions (for your HVAC)

January 3, 2017

Is saving money on your list of New Year's resolutions? While you're clipping coupons and planning healthy low-budget meals, don't overlook these important HVAC to-do's. The money you'll save on utility bills, repairs and replacement costs may surprise you!

Plumbing

Water filtration Systems for Your Home

January 11, 2017

Does your tap water have an unpleasant taste, color or odor? Does it leave chalky deposits on your showerhead and dishes? Do your clothes feel stiff and scratchy after washing? Does your skin feel unseasonably dry and itchy?

Is it Time to Replace Your Washing Machine Hose?

December 14, 2016

Replacing your washing machine hose is one of the simplest and least expensive ways you can prevent thousands of dollars in flood damage to your home. If you can attach a garden hose, you have the skill set needed to tackle this job. But, when do you need to do it?

Handy Dandy Tips

INFOGRAPHIC - Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Winter Ice Storm

December 15, 2016

While weather varies across the country, most of us will experience extreme weather sometime this winter. And it’s extremely important during cold winter conditions to protect your home, your appliances, and your safety. Before you experience the winter’s first ice storm, take the following steps to prepare your home. 

Houseplants that May Improve Indoor Air Quality

November 16, 2016

If you’ve been following our blog, you probably know how air purifiers, humidifiers, dehumidifiers and regular HVAC maintenance can make an impact on your indoor air quality. But, did you know that adding a few houseplants to your space could also give you a boost in that department?

Dandy’s Dispatch

ARS Collects 15,000 Pairs of Shoes For Soles4Souls

January 16, 2017

American Residential Services (ARS), a Memphis, Tenn. based, privately-held national provider of air conditioning, heating and plumbing services, collected approximately 15,000 pairs of shoes from November 2016 to December 31, 2016. The collection was for Soles4Souls, a not-for-profit global social enterprise committed to fighting poverty through the collection and distribution of shoes and clothing.

VIDEO: ARS Surprises Local Woman With a New HVAC and Installation at the ESPN High School Basketball ShowcaseVI

January 10, 2017

ARS/Conway Services sponsored the ESPN High School Basketball Showcase at Southwind High School, and the event was featured on ESPN2. ARS/Conway Services gifted Melony Walker, a native Memphian and pillar in her community, a HVAC unit with a free installation.