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September 21, 2023
Does Utah Have Hard Water?
Water is often referred to as the elixir of life, an indispensable resource that sustains our daily existence. Yet, not...
September 20, 2023
What Size Water Softener Do I Need?
Water is an essential element of our daily lives, flowing through our homes to nourish our bodies, keep our homes...
August 21, 2023
Plumbing Maintenance Tips: How to Prevent Plumbing Emergencies
In the realm of household management, few things are as crucial as the proper upkeep of your plumbing system. Plumbing...
August 18, 2023
Money-Saving Plumbing Tips & Tricks: Easy Ways to Reduce Water Waste
In a world where water conservation is increasingly vital, adopting practical plumbing tips can significantly contribute to reducing water waste...
July 10, 2023
When Should I Call a Plumber?
Plumbing DIYs: When to Call a Plumber and What You Can DIY If you own a home, chances are that,...
July 6, 2023
How to Choose the Right Salt Lake City Plumber for Your Needs
Finding the Right Plumber for Your Home: Tips for Making an Informed Decision Have you ever been unsure how to...
June 29, 2023
Does A Whole House Generator Add Value To Your Home?
Yes, a whole house generator can add value to your home. A whole house generator is a valuable asset that...
June 12, 2023
How Root Intrusion Causes Sewer Line Problems
Tree roots can be a nuisance for any home, but their intrusion into sewer lines can cause serious damage and...
May 25, 2023
Why is My Water Bill So High?
Water bills can be a major source of stress and confusion for many people. If you’re receiving an abnormally high...
January 31, 2022
How Often Should I Change an HVAC Filter?
With proper HVAC maintenance, you can enjoy your unit for many years to come without worrying too much about sudden,...
December 22, 2021
How Often Should You Service Your HVAC System?
Knowing how often to service your HVAC depends on what type of unit you have at home and how much...
December 22, 2021
How to Use a Plumbing Snake: A Step-by-Step Guide
A clogged drain can be a real nuisance. There’s nothing like having something that you count on all the time...
November 22, 2021
How Long Do HVAC Systems Last?
An HVAC unit is an essential piece of equipment for most people since it not only regulates the temperature in...
November 22, 2021
How Does an HVAC System Work?
An HVAC system is made up of many components that work together to circulate air, regulate the temperature, and maintain...
February 20, 2019
Sandy City water contamination
A water contamination in Sandy Utah strikes close to home for Utahns as Sandy city officials have advised people within...
August 30, 2018
How Does a Reverse Osmosis Water Purifier Work?
Wondering how a reverse osmosis system works to purify your water? Here are the basics of the system and how...
July 27, 2018
How Does a Water Softener Work?
Are you tired of dealing with white stains on dishes and faucets? Does your hair feel dingy and limp? Do...
June 20, 2018
Water Softeners vs Water Purifiers: What You Should Know
Water softeners and water purifiers do different things for the water in your home. Learn more about the differences between...
May 15, 2018
Is Softened Water Safe for Plants?
The weather’s getting warmer, which means it’s almost time to start thinking about your watering schedule. But even more important,...
February 14, 2018
Superior Giveaway and Blood Drive
At Superior Water and Air, we want to give back to the community, which is why we’re hosting a blood...
January 19, 2018
How Much Would it Cost to Fix Moaning Myrtle’s Bathroom?
If you’re a big fan of the Harry Potter series, you should know about the bathroom haunted by the ghost...
December 20, 2017
Best Water Activities of 2018 to do in Utah
Even though Utah is a desert, there are a wide range of water activities you can do throughout the year....
December 1, 2017
How the Heating Grinch Stole the Holidays
In a place known as Utah, a creature is living a cruel “heating grinch” who is most unforgiving! He hates...
November 13, 2017
Give Back This Thanksgiving
Superior is giving back this Thanksgiving with a food drive! All donations go directly to Utah Food Bank....
November 2, 2017
Thanksgiving Plumbing Nightmares and how to Avoid Them
It’s almost time for Thanksgiving, which is one of the busiest days for plumbers. Why is Thanksgiving, of all days,...
October 9, 2017
Don’t Drain Your Pumpkin Guts!
If you’re planning on carving a pumpkin this Halloween, make sure you don’t put the pumpkin guts down the drain!...
June 17, 2017
The Hard Truth
The truth is that hard water is costing you more than it’s saving you. Read on to better understand the...
June 2, 2017
How a Water Softener Can Improve Your Life
Hard water can be a serious problem in your home. The hard minerals in your water leave residue on pipes,...
April 24, 2017
Why You Need a Home Warranty
So you’re a soon-to-be or new homeowner, congrats! You’ve taken a huge step. Gone are the days of dumping money...
March 8, 2017
The Importance of Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Everyone knows the hazards of fire; so most people have installed fire detectors in their homes. What you may not...
February 17, 2017
4 Tips to Preventing Clogged Drains
Tired of cleaning out your drains every few months? Does it feel like you can’t go a month without having...
February 3, 2017
2 Common Toilet Problems
There are few things more frustrating than plumbing problems. When the fixtures you rely on start to fail, it can...
January 11, 2017
What’s Your Emergency Heating Plan?
None of us expect a disaster to happen, but you never know when one might take place. If you lose...
January 7, 2017
Furnace Efficiency for Homeowners
In the past few years there has been quite an emphasis on the benefits of “going green” and making your...
December 29, 2016
Winter Plumbing Tips
Don’t let your plumbing get the best of you this winter season, take preventative measures now to ensure a happy...
December 21, 2016
Water Heater Guide
There are a lot of things to consider when choosing a new water heater for your home. The 3 main...
December 5, 2016
Winter Furnace Check-up
Winter may have started but it’s not too late to make sure your furnace is prepared to last you all...
November 17, 2016
Common Winter Plumbing Problems
It’s that time of year where your home is full of family and holiday cheer, which means more cooking, cleaning,...
November 15, 2016
Winter Preparation Checklist
Winter is right around the corner, which means it’s time to take preventative measures before it’s too late! We know...
November 7, 2016
How Prepared is your Home for Winter?
Fall is here and gone in a blink of an eye. What comes next is the bitter Utah cold and...
October 20, 2016
How To: Clean Your Water Heater
Is it time to clean out your water heater? Here’s how....
September 20, 2016
Is Your Home Ready for Fall?
The leaves on the trees are beginning to change colors, the temperatures are dropping, and plans are being made; Fall...
September 15, 2016
Simple Solutions for a Broken Furnace
Fall has arrived and winter is just around the corner! Now is the time to have your furnace tuned-up before...
September 7, 2016
How Your Water Heater Works
Every day, you experience the benefits of hot water: in the shower, doing the dishes, washing your hands, cooking your...
August 24, 2016
Get Your Furnace Serviced This Fall
As the temperatures start to lower and the winds begin to pick up, your furnace is even more important than ever....
August 16, 2016
Why Is My Water Heater Leaking?
A water heater leak may not seem like a big deal but it can lead to big problems and quickly....
August 6, 2016
Water Heaters: Time To Go Tankless
Although tankless hot water heaters have not been around as long, they are quickly becoming more popular than other models....
July 27, 2016
How to Save Money with a Water Softener System
Did you know that you can avoid the headache of a clogged pipe from mineral build-up just by getting a...
July 1, 2016
A/C Maintenance for Summer
As the summer temperatures continue to rise, it is important to properly maintain your air conditioner so that it will...
June 18, 2016
Pools: How Much Do They Really Cost?
Let’s face it: pools are awesome. They are a great way to escape the heat on a hot summer day,...
June 7, 2016
Staying Cool When Your A/C Dies
Air conditioners fail and they usually fail at the most inopportune time–on a scorching summer afternoon. When your air...
May 18, 2016
6 Amazing Facts That Will Change The Way You See Water
Water is so important to our survival but its also important for the common things we enjoy daily. Check out...
April 26, 2016
Myths About AC Efficiency DEBUNKED
It’s easy to be misled when it comes to saving energy with our air conditioning systems. Many people are unaware...
April 14, 2016
Spring Furnace Maintenance Tips
Although fall is the season most homeowners will have their furnace serviced, spring is the time to take preventative measures....
March 29, 2016
Air Purification Systems FAQ
Air purifiers do exactly what you might expect them to do: remove contaminants from the air to purify it. There...
March 22, 2016
Keeping Our Friends Alive – Pets and Temperature Sensitivity
Spring is officially here… right? Well, in Utah we still believe it is winter due to our snow we have...
March 21, 2016
Infographic: Pure Water & The Human Body
As a company that could not operate without water we want to raise awareness about how important water is for...
February 29, 2016
Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?
You’ve been running your heater for hours trying to heat up your house but you can’t get rid of that...
February 18, 2016
The ‘Dirty’ Facts About Tap Water
Tap water is often dirty and filled with chemicals. Drinking harsh chemicals sounds dangerous, doesn’t it? Find out what’s really...
February 4, 2016
Is Your Heater Making You Sick?
Do you have a sore throat, watery-itchy eyes, and a runny nose? Are you tired of coughing, sneezing, and having...
January 22, 2016
Does it Need to be Replaced? 6 Furnace Warning Signs
Having an up-to-date furnace that runs properly is paramount to the health and happiness of yourself and your family. If...
January 7, 2016
Do You Need a Water Softener?
Ever wondered if you need a water softener? Find out if your home could benefit from one with our fast...
January 6, 2016
Tips for Dealing with Harsh Winter Skin
It’s officially winter, which means it’s freezing cold outside and you are combating it by blasting the heat or huddling...
December 22, 2015
5 Tips to Extend The Life of Your Water Heater
Water heating is the second highest utility expense in your home. A water heater tends to last between eight to...
December 7, 2015
Cities with the Hardest Water in Utah
Cities in Utah are known for having hard water, sometimes to the point that it can cause damage to your...
November 20, 2015
Why Is My Water Pressure So Low?
Most people have experienced low water pressure in their home. This problem can range from a small valve issue to...
November 11, 2015
Why Is My Furnace Rattling?
Furnaces tend to make some strange noises, but do you know which ones are normal and which ones are signs...
October 22, 2015
Why Is My Water Not Staying Hot?
Do your showers ever feel like you transported from your bathroom to an ice hole in the antarctica? Are you...
October 15, 2015
Why Is My Toilet Running?
You know that annoying sound like your toilet is filling up with water but it hasn’t been flushed in hours?...
October 8, 2015
Why Does My Water Taste Like Metal?
Does your water taste like metal? Here are some common causes and what you can do to fix it....
September 24, 2015
Is Your Furnace Filter Polluting Your Home?
What Is A Furnace Filter? A furnace filter is a removable filter that fits inside your furnace between the air...
September 15, 2015
10 Tips To Shrink Your Energy Bill
The average U.S. household spends up to $2,100 each year to heat, cool, and illuminate their homes. Want to spend...
July 13, 2015
How To Reduce Your AC Bill By 30%
July 9, 2015
Why Air Conditioning Filters Are Crucial to Your Unit
Find out what can happen when you run your AC without a filter....
June 22, 2015
Supplementing Your Home With Solar Power
June 3, 2015
Radon in Utah: What You Need To Know
Do you truly understand what radon is, whether or not it is present in your Utah area, or the exact...
May 14, 2015
Why Do I Need A Tankless Water Heater
Is a tankless water heater right for you? Read more to consider a few options!...
May 6, 2015
Why Air Duct Cleaning Is Important and What It Involves
Everybody wants to be able to breathe clean air but, quite naturally, everyday living creates buildup of dirt, dust, and...
April 29, 2015
Common AC Problems
The sun is up and the weather’s hot. Outdoor adventure is calling out. With all that activity, you’ll want a...
April 14, 2015
Ice Cold AC? Not Without A Tune-Up
Most people take their A/C unit for granted until an issue occurs that leaves them hot and miserable. Learn about...
March 18, 2015
A Handy Guide to New Water Heater Regulations
All water heaters produced after April 16th, 2015 will be affected by new regulations put into place by the U.S....
March 2, 2015
The Importance of Air Purification
View image | gettyimages.com Air quality is an ongoing concern across Wasatch Front in northern Utah. The winter and summer...
February 17, 2015
Fluoride and Municipal Water: Pros and Cons
View image | gettyimages.com The question of whether or not municipalities should add fluoride to water supplies is often a...
February 9, 2015
Top Myths About Plumbing
View image | gettyimages.com Plumbing, like many other integral systems, is frequently the domain of speculation and feeble attempts to...
January 19, 2015
Converting Your Home to Solar Energy
View image | gettyimages.com Energy consumption around the house can be high, contributing to strain on the environment and making...
January 9, 2015
Utah Inversion: What It Is and How to Cope
View image | gettyimages.com The Salt Lake valley is subject to heavy inversions–particularly during the winter months. The topography of...
December 22, 2014
Maintaining Your Furnace This Winter: Helpful Tips
Furnace maintenance this winter is an important task to ensure you’re staying safe and warm during the cold. As one...
December 15, 2014
Drinking Water in Salt Lake: What to Know
View image | gettyimages.com Knowing the contents of your drinking water is important. Every region and every city has different...
December 8, 2014
Benefits of Indoor Air Filtration and Purification
Keeping indoor air clean is important to respiratory health and the overall aesthetic of your home–smelling clean and nice is...
December 1, 2014
Indoor Air Contaminants and Health
#183796537 / gettyimages.com The indoor air is full of a range of contaminants at any moment–from germs and micro-bacteria to...
November 24, 2014
Superior Gives Thanks for Everything Water
#97971214 / gettyimages.com This Thanksgiving, Superior Water & Air is extending recognition to an often under-appreciated part of modern life:...
November 21, 2014
Best Tips to Conceal Your Water Heater
The water heater is an integral appliance to any residence. It, however, is a large and unwieldy appliance that almost...
November 17, 2014
The Importance of Water Purification
If you’re worried about the quality of your water, there’s a right way and a wrong way to purify your...
November 14, 2014
Water Softeners: Traditional vs Salt-free Systems
What’s the difference between a traditional and salt-free water softener system? Do salt-free systems actually work? Here’s what you need...
November 11, 2014
Furnace Inspection & Repair: Don’t Get Left in the Cold
The furnace is one of the most essential appliances in your home. As fall gradually turns to winter, you will...
November 4, 2014
Home Air Purification: How it Works
Improving indoor air quality is important for cleaner, less contaminated air. Everything from dirt, dust, pollen, pet dander, and other...
November 3, 2014
Water Heater Energy Savings Tips
#183867929 / gettyimages.com Home energy savings involve looking at a number of contributors to energy consumption. From lighting and kitchen...
October 29, 2014
Benefits of Home Air Duct Cleaning
Contaminated air ducts are one common source of particles present in your home. While your health may not be adversely...
October 22, 2014
Basic Water Heater Maintenance Tips
Well maintained water heaters can easily last up to a decade or longer. Extending the lifespan of the water heater...
October 17, 2014
UV Water Purification: Is It Better than Other Methods?
There are a wide array of ways to treat water. Purification can involve everything from reverse osmosis to hand pump...
October 14, 2014
Cold Weather Energy Savings
Much like ensuring that your home and appliances are energy efficient during the hot summer months, assessing your home’s energy...
October 8, 2014
Seasonal HVAC Maintenance Tips
There are maintenance steps to undertake monthly, seasonally, or once a year. Depending on the nature of your HVAC system,...
October 3, 2014
The Importance of Roof Ventilation
Roof ventilation is extremely important to regulate the temperature of your attic and preventing damage to the roof structure and...
September 29, 2014
Understanding How Water Heaters Work
The water heater is one of the most important appliances in your home. The water running through the system of...
September 19, 2014
Transitioning from A/C to Heating: Preparing for Cooler Temps
Though the same ductwork that supplies the cold air from your air conditioner in the summer supplies the heat in...
September 9, 2014
U.S. Cities with the Worst Drinking Water
Many major U.S cities have drinking water that contains unhealthy levels of chemicals and contaminants. Some of the levels of...
September 3, 2014
Tips for Making Your Home More Energy Efficient
There have been many changes in the homes of recent years that have increased the amount of energy spent, and...
August 26, 2014
Understanding Home Air Purification
The air inside your home is easily contaminated by a wide range of particles and pollutants. Particulate matter like dust,...
August 18, 2014
Climate Controlled Cities: The Dubai Study
Climate controlled cities may sound like something confined to the realm of science fiction, but the first climate controlled city...
August 13, 2014
Top U.S. Cities with the Best and Worst Air
The American Lung Association annually ranks U.S cities by air quality in a State of the Air report. Cities are...
August 12, 2014
How your A/C Works
July 28, 2014
Best Types of Water Filtration in the Office
Filtered, purified water gives a superior clean taste and a more refreshing drinking experience. Too often the water we...
July 23, 2014
The Importance of Changing A/C Air Filters
Air conditioners are valuable pieces of equipment and essential during the hot summer months. Maintaining your air conditioning unit...
July 16, 2014
Keeping Community Water Supplies Clean
Not only is it important to make sure that you have clean drinking water, but it’s important to keep your...
July 11, 2014
How Your Air Conditioner Works
The summer months can be hot, sticky, and just plain miserable if you don’t have the means to cool...
July 7, 2014
HVAC Maintenance Checklist
Maintaining your heating, air conditioning, and ventilation at home is extremely important to comfort, safety, and energy efficiency at...
June 30, 2014
Summer Utility Costs on the Rise
As the weather heats up for the next few months, utility costs are on the rise as well. While this...
June 24, 2014
What Services can Superior Water & Air Offer You?
Here at Superior Water & Air, we offer a wide spectrum of services and products for your home and office....
June 16, 2014
Ensure Your Business A/C is Up for Summer
The temperature has finally risen for summer, and with that things are heating up within businesses. No matter what type...
June 10, 2014
Getting a Second A/C: When Do You Need it?
Sometimes one air conditioner just isn’t enough. When your cooling needs exceed capacity, a second air conditioner may be a...
June 6, 2014
When Did Modern Water Filtration Systems Begin?
Water filtration systems have revolutionized the way water is consumed, giving more people the option to safe drinking water. While...
June 3, 2014
Bad Air Quality and Pregnancy
There are many steps of planning that come with pregnancy, each just as important as the last. While preparing the...
May 30, 2014
Misconceptions About Bottled Water
The bottled water industry makes a lot of money. Bottled water has become a highly profitable business and the major...
May 26, 2014
Water Shortage in Lehi
Residents and businesses in Lehi are currently experiencing a water shortage that will affect them throughout the summer. If you...
May 22, 2014
Leaving Your Pet Home During the Summer
Pet owners from all across the country worry about their pets when leaving them home during the day. Some choose...
May 19, 2014
Smart Technologies in the Home
Over the past few years smart technology has reached entirely new levels. This is especially true with home automation, which...
May 13, 2014
When to Have Your A/C Serviced
Air conditioners are typically pretty reliable pieces of equipment, but like any mechanical item, they require maintenance and replacement. Knowing...
May 9, 2014
A/C Product Feature: Tempstar Air Conditioners
Tempstar is a trusted name in air conditioning and has numerous products with high Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratings. Three of...
May 6, 2014
Clean Drinking Water Technologies
Access to clean drinking water is a matter of survival. It is also, unfortunately, something that much of the developing...
April 28, 2014
Cleaning Your Air Conditioner 101
The appliances in your home need regular attention to be in the best shape, the air conditioner is no different....
April 17, 2014
Knowing When to Repair or Replace Your A/C
Air conditioning systems tend to malfunction and slow down around the 10 year mark. If you have an a/c unit...
April 5, 2014
Health Benefits of Purified Water
Water is one of the most important things we need. Because of this, it is important that we get the...
March 24, 2014
Hard Water vs Soft Water
Both hard and soft water have advantages and disadvantages, but what are they? Here’s what you need to know about...
March 10, 2014
What’s in Your Water? A Look at Water Quality
We all take clean drinking water for granted at times. In the developed world, we expect the water that comes...
March 3, 2014
When to Replace Your Air Conditioner
Knowing when it is time to replace heating and air conditioning equipment is essential for comfort and energy efficiency at...
February 25, 2014
What is Heat Recovery Ventilation?
Efficiency is crucial in the way our homes function, becoming one of the top factors that is looked for when...
February 18, 2014
Why is Duct Cleaning Important for Your Home?
The ducts in your home are critical in maintaining the ideal temperature. Make sure to take proper care of them...
February 12, 2014
The Four Things You Need When Moving Into a New Office Space
Moving into a new office space can be stressful for any company, whether you have professional help moving or not....
December 27, 2013
Click here to learn more about radon testing. Radon is deadly in part because it is so difficult to identify. Because...
November 19, 2013
How Does a Tankless Hot Water Heater Work?
Your hot water heater is essential anytime of the year, but especially as the winter months get closer and closer....
September 18, 2013
Why Get a Radon Test?
Radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. With statistics like this, it is crucial...
August 5, 2013
Pools: How Do Water Softeners Work
Water softeners are used in a variety of locations to improve the quality of water we are using. It works...
July 17, 2013
E. Coli Found in Lindon Water Supply
This past June the city of Lindon announced that the bacteria E. Coli had been found in the city’s water...
April 30, 2013
Is Bottled Water Worth It?
Bottled water has become exponentially more popular over the last few decades. In fact, some people refuse to drink tap...
February 11, 2013
All About Home Ventilation Improvements
Many homes—particularly new ones—aren’t designed with ventilation in mind. Instead, many are constructed as “tightly” as possible in order to...
November 16, 2012
Radon Testing For Your Home
Smoking is the unanimous leading cause of lung cancer. Everyone knows that. But does anyone know what the second leading...
September 13, 2012
Is Your Home In Danger?
There is a possible threat that can invade anyone’s home. It is always important to be aware of if your...
September 13, 2012
The Importance of Air Duct Cleaning
Imagine what the floors in your home would look like if you didn’t sweep or dust them for ten years....
July 2, 2012
The Benefits of Swamp Coolers
Anyone who has spent any time in Utah will be able to tell you that our summers can be very...
May 17, 2012
What to Do in a Power Outage
From thunderstorms, high winds, or earthquakes, your home can lose power for any number of reasons. Power outages present a...
April 6, 2012
What You Need To Know About Solar Power
We’re all starting to hear little bits and pieces of the green movement. With the prices of energy starting to...
November 28, 2011
Three Reasons to Have Your Ducts Cleaned
Every home deserves to have its air ducts cleaned at some point. The benefits of duct-cleaning are manifold. The air...
August 31, 2011
A Simple, DIY Test to Determine Water Hardness
Ever wondered if your home has hard water? Here’s a simple test you can do from home to get a...
July 18, 2011
3 Reasons to Install an Electrical Generator
Emergencies happen in Utah all the time: blizzards strike, trees fall on power lines, and boiling heat causes power grids...
June 20, 2011
What To Do In a Plumbing Emergency
Unfortunately, plumbing emergencies happen in the lives of each of us. Everything from a small leak to a flooded basement...
May 25, 2011
Maintain Your Air Conditioner in 5 Easy Steps
Summer is here, and there’s nothing like coming home out of the sweltering desert heat and into the cool oasis...
February 23, 2011
Why You Should Upgrade Your Office Water Cooler with a Purified Water System
Are you still dealing with 5-gallon water jugs in your work place? If so, why? There are so many reasons...
January 28, 2011
Don’t Be in the Dark! Invest in a Portable Generator
Utah’s unpredictable and violent weather often causes electrical black outs, forcing our families into darkness at a vulnerable time. Houses...
September 27, 2010
Why Everyone is Going Tankless this Winter
When you hear the words ‘tankless water heater’ two words should come to mind: On Demand. That’s because these energy-efficient...
June 24, 2010
Some Hard Facts About Soft Water
Most of Utah has hard to very hard water. You can get a general idea of just how hard the...