ARS®/Rescue Rooter® Blog

HVAC

Whole-House Air Purifiers: The Benefits

June 16, 2015

Whole-house air purifiers are becoming an increasingly popular component of the heating and cooling systems in many homes. Wondering why? Check out the benefits below!

Is a More Expensive HVAC Filter Better?

June 2, 2015

HVAC filters clean the air in your home of dust and other potential allergens and protect your expensive heating and cooling equipment from damage—so make sure to change your unit’s air filter regularly!

Plumbing

Fun Plumbing Facts

June 23, 2015

Get to know more about plumbing, a vital part of our everyday lives, with these fun facts!

Plumbing History 101: Are you a Plumbing historian?

May 21, 2015

Test your Plumbing history with this fun and informative quiz!

Handy Dandy Tips

Smart Home Technology: Upgrades to Consider

April 14, 2015

Whether you are planning new home construction or a major home renovation, you may find yourself asking whether "smart” appliances are right for you. Smart home technology can control everything from garage doors to security systems to air conditioners with the touch of a finger, and a new wave of whole-home apps are enabling all of these devices. Smart appliances don't need to be complicated— learn how they can help manage your home energy use and boost efficiency.

INFOGRAPH: Vinegar Household Hero

March 10, 2015

With so many different uses around the house, vinegar deserves a special place in your home and heart. Besides being highly effective, it’s non-toxic, inexpensive and widely available. Check out these lesser-known hacks that can improve your home’s space, systems and appliances.

Dandy’s Dispatch

Rescue Rooter Portland is saving drains, pipes, and lives!

June 25, 2015

Last September, the team at Rescue Rooter Portland held its first ever blood drive during ARS week.  ARS week is held every year to say thank you to employees and to give back to the community.  The Portland team enthusiastically chose to help the American Red Cross

Rescue Rooter Portland Launches Food Drive

June 18, 2015

Have you ever wondered where your next meal would come from?  That is precisely what some children in Portland, Oregon are thinking now that the school year has ended.  Oregon has one of the highest percentages of “food insecure” kids in the country.