ARS®/Rescue Rooter® Blog

HVAC

Which Type of Furnace is Best for Your Home?

February 4, 2015

If you’re worried your home’s heating system might not make it through the winter, it may be time to upgrade your furnace. But many homeowners today find themselves wondering how to choose a replacement among single stage, two stage and variable speed options? Which is the best fit for your home?

INFOGRAPH: Are you prepared for winter?

December 3, 2014

Do you and your family have a plan in place if there is an emergency this winter?  Do you know what to do if the power goes out or if the roads are too treacherous to travel on?  Print a copy of the checklist below and keep it handy so you and your family can be prepared for all types of emergency situations.

Plumbing

Hidden Household Leaks: How to Find Them

February 24, 2015

While it's easy to spot obvious pipe leaks that can be found under the sink, hidden leaks are not as easy to find. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, finding and fixing easily corrected household leaks can save homeowners more than 10 percent on water bills. If you suspect you have a hidden water waster in your home, follow these tips to find the culprit.

Daily Grind: Choose the Right Garbage Disposal

February 10, 2015

Your garbage disposal is a convenient way to reduce kitchen waste. So if you're building a new home, replacing a broken disposal or simply want to upgrade, you'll want to know the different options that are available. Consider the following when making your selection:

Handy Dandy Tips

Understanding Your Home’s Electrical System

February 18, 2015

Whether watching TV, microwaving a meal, or charging a cell phone, we depend on our home’s electrical system to supply us with power when and where we need it. By understanding the ins and outs of how your home’s electricity is distributed, you can keep your electrical system properly maintained and working safely.

How to Make Your Attic More Energy Efficient

January 21, 2015

Creating an energy-smart attic is a three-pronged process:
 
1. Insulation. The insulation in your attic works all year-long to help prevent heat from escaping the heated living spaces in your home in winter and from seeping into your air conditioned living spaces during summer. Make sure it's applied consistently throughout your attic, with no holes or thin patches. If you're thinking of adding more or are unsure if your insulation was properly installed, call today for a free inspection.

Dandy's Dispatch

Conway Services sponsors local bike repair stations at Shelby Farms Park in Memphis, TN

January 30, 2015

Cyclists riding along the Shelby Farms Greenline and at Shelby Farms Park can keep their bikes in running order thanks to an new partnership between Shelby Farms Park Conservancy and Conway ServicesSM, an ARS® / Rescue Rooter® Network company. 

ARS/Rescue Rooter Sponsors Hoopfest

December 11, 2014

ARS® / Rescue Rooter® is a proud sponsor of the 4th Annual Penny Hardaway Hoopfest benefitting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.  The event is scheduled to take place January 8-9, 2015 at Dyer County High School, January 9, 2015 at Haywood County High School and January 10, 2015 at Arlington High School in Memphis.  This year we have a new national TV commercial that will air during the games. Check it out by watching the video.