ARS®/Rescue Rooter® Blog

HVAC

What Size HVAC Unit Is Right for Me?

August 16, 2016

When it comes to HVAC equipment, bigger isn't always better. You’ll see the best results, longest life and most energy efficiency from a system that's designed for the space you want to cool and heat. A knowledgeable ARS® HVAC technician can help you identify the best fit for your home and budget, but here are just a few of the factors that he or she will consider when making that recommendation:

Will your AC make it through Summer?

August 2, 2016

It’s hot and getting hotter.  According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the forecast for August through October calls for hotter than normal temperatures everywhere. How can you prevent your AC from breaking down when you need it most?

Plumbing

Plumbing Hacks for Pet People

September 16, 2016

Pets and plumbing don't always mix. Here are a few tips to protect both!

4 Ways to Save Energy in the Bathroom

September 9, 2016

When you think of green practices in the bathroom, your mind probably goes immediately to water conservation— WaterSense® faucets and showerheads, low-flow toilets and the like. Did you know that the bathroom is also an excellent place to cut down on household energy waste? 

Handy Dandy Tips

Flood Safety 101

August 25, 2016

Floods are the number 1 natural disaster in the United States, claiming approximately 200 lives per year (floodsmart.gov). Below are some essential tips to remember if there is ever a flood warning, flash flood watch, or flood advisory in your area.

INFOGRAPHIC - How to Identify and Prevent Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

July 19, 2016

We all love summer, but sometimes, the smoldering temperatures can be unbearable. Extreme heat can be dangerous and harmful to the human body. Heat stroke and heat exhaustion are very serious illnesses that can occur if the body can’t cool off by sweating and can sometimes result in death. It’s important to be aware of causing factors, the symptoms, prevention, and what to do for heat related illnesses.

Dandy’s Dispatch

Working Hard, Changing Lives

September 23, 2016

Every September, American Residential Services celebrates We are ARS Week. During this week of celebration and excitment, the letters ARS have a different meaning: Acknowledge our Employees, Refresh our Surroundings, Serve our Community. This year, the corporate office in Memphis, TN partnered with a nonprofit called Volunteer Odyssey to get the most out of serving the Memphis community by providing opportunities for employees to give back throughout the whole month.

A Labor Day Thank You

September 2, 2016

At ARS®/Rescue Rooter®, we believe that the service we deliver is a reflection of the dedicated, talented people on our team. This Labor Day, we’d like to take this opportunity to thank all of the men and women who have worked to make our company a leader in plumbing and HVAC maintenance, installation and repair.