November 2016

Top 5 Reasons to Insulate Your Pipes this Winter

November 30, 2016

According to insurance carrier esurance, water damage claims are the second most frequently filed in the U.S., averaging $10,000 for residential properties. Arguably, one of the simplest types of water losses to prevent is a leak from a frozen pipe. Before temperatures plunge, you might want to consider these reasons to insulate your pipes now.

Beware of Holiday Plumbing Disasters

November 21, 2016

For many homeowners, the holidays are a time filled with cooking meals, hosting houseguests and entertaining company. But often, visiting family and friends may put more stress on your home’s plumbing than it’s used to. Don’t spend the season dealing with a plumbing emergency. Learn how to protect your home from a holiday plumbing disaster. 

ARS Chats with Penny Hardaway about Hoopfest

November 18, 2016

Basketball fever has hit the nation again, and at ARS, we are as excited as everyone else! The ARS/Rescue Rooter National Hoopfest is around the corner, and ARS was fortunate enough to catch up with the founder and basketball legend, Penny Hardaway, to chat about this year’s events.

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?

Benefits of a Whole-House Plumbing Inspection

November 16, 2016

Plumbing emergencies rarely happen at a convenient time. So, if you don’t want to deal with a 2 a.m. sewer backup or a failing water heater while you’re hosting holiday houseguests, take note!

How Heat Pumps Can Deliver Year-Round Savings

November 14, 2016

Do you live in an area with a mild climate? If so, you might want to consider a heat pump for your home. According to the U.S. Department of Energy modern heat pumps can heat a space for 50% of the electricity used by an electric-resistance furnace or baseboard heater, and can also dehumidify your home more efficiently than a central AC unit.

VIDEO: Atlas Trillo Wins 2nd Place for We are ARS Week Activities

November 14, 2016

Atlas Trillo Heating and Air Conditioning earned 2nd place in the smaller branch division. The staff took this year’s ARS week to the next level. Below are some of the different ways the branch in San Jose acknowledged employees, refreshed their surroundings, and served their community.

VIDEO: Columbus Worthington Air Wins 2nd Place for We are ARS Week Activities

November 14, 2016

Columbus Worthington Air (CWA) received 2nd place in the larger branch division. The staff took this year’s ARS week to the next level. Below are some of the different ways the branch in Columbus, OH acknowledged employees, refreshed their surroundings, and served their community.

VIDEO: Brother’s Wins 1st Place for We are ARS Week Activities

November 14, 2016

Brother’s Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing received 1st place in the larger branch division. The staff took this year’s ARS week to the next level. Below are some of the different ways Brother’s acknowledged employees, refreshed their surroundings, and served their community.

VIDEO: ARS of Illinois Wins 1st Place for We are ARS Week Activities

November 14, 2016

ARS of Illinois received 1st place in the larger branch division. The staff took this year’s ARS week to the next level. Below are some of the different ways the branch in Illinois acknowledged employees, refreshed their surroundings, and served their community.

VIDEO: Allgood Wins 1st Place for We are ARS Week Activities

November 14, 2016

Allgood Plumbing, Electric, Heating & Cooling received 1st place in the smaller branch division. The staff took this year’s ARS week to the next level. Below are some of the ways Allgood acknowledged employees, refreshed their surroundings, and served their community.

ARS Honors Our Very Own Veterans

November 11, 2016

At ARS/Rescue Rooter, we understand the importance of employing and honoring active and retired military personnel. To honor our Veterans, the ARS Corporate Office and various branches are donating HVAC systems, organizing casserole drives, and other volunteer and fundraising activities. ARS would also like to recognize a few individuals in the field for their service, and many thanks to all of our Veterans’ service! Happy Veteran’s Day!

Night to Shine Participant Visits ARS

November 9, 2016

Meet Katie Kremer: a participant in the Tim Tebow Foundation’s “Night to Shine,” an unforgettable prom night experience for people with special needs. Katie participated in the Las Vegas Night to Shine on February 12, 2016, which was one of nearly 200 “Night to Shine” events hosted across the country. 

ARS Announces Top Performing Service Centers at Manager's Meeting

November 7, 2016

MEMPHIS, Tenn.— American Residential Services (ARS), a Memphis, Tenn. based, privately-held national provider of air conditioning, heating and plumbing services, announced their top-performing service centers at their Annual Manager’s Meeting held earlier this month in Las Vegas.