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Call Rainforest Plumbing & Air at 602-253-9376.

June 3, 2016

Thanks to Ta Lew Thai Bistro

We would like to thank Ta Lew Thai Bistro for using us today.



We found out that Ta Lew means "Spatula" in Thai! This is seriously one of the best restaurants in town. If you love Thai food, you will love this place. The owners are the operators and they treat you like family.


Several of us from Rainforest have been to Ta Lew Thai Bistro for dinner. It is unanimous. We all love the red curry dish. If heaven came in a bowl, this is it! We highly recommend it.

They are located in Gilbert off Higley Rd., just south of Loop 202.

1493 S. Higley Rd. #102
Gilbert AZ 85296
480-279-5553

Here is their website: http://www.talewthai.com/

Here is the Google Map link:
 
https://www.google.com/maps/place/1493+S+Higley+Rd+%23102,+Gilbert,+AZ+85296/@33.3229734,-111.7227698,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m5!3m4!1s0x872bac31457785f1:0xacdf6d2b8f0dd35c!8m2!3d33.3229734!4d-111.7205811
 
Here is their Facebook link:

https://www.facebook.com/TalewThai



May 4, 2016

My shower is draining slow, how do I fix this?

A slow draining shower is quite common. However, the reasons this happens can vary. Although a plumber can easily solve this problem, you can check out a few things yourself.


While many glamorous things come out of your bathroom, one of the least pretty things is the hair that builds up in the shower drain. All though it might not seem like it, this is your best case scenario. Start by unscrewing the drain stopper and simply reach in and pull out what’s stopping it. If there is no visible blockage, then read on.

If you can’t see what’s stopping your shower from draining, then we might have a bigger problem on our hands; or under our feet! A dead give-away is to see if the other fixtures in your bathroom are draining slowly as well. If your shower and sink are draining slowly, then you probably have a stoppage further down the drain system that is causing problems for both fixtures. While it may be a simple fix, and in order to have an accurate diagnosis, it may require an experienced and qualified plumbing technician to do the job.

A plumber will find access to the drain pipe and run an auger or a “snake” through the pipe to literally rip out the blockage. This is typically not a complicated process.


If you have the time and don’t mind spending it on do-it-yourself projects like this, dive right in. If you get in a tight spot or things just aren’t going as well as you thought they would, an experienced professional can put it all back together. 

 An example of a drain auger
For even more information on drain systems this article is helpful.

March 8, 2016

5 Clues Your Water Heater May Need to be Replaced

Let's face it, no one enjoys taking a cold shower, so it's important to maintain your water heater before it completely stops working. Even with regular maintenance, like any appliance, water heaters break down over a period of time and will eventually fail. If you wait too long it may lead to bigger problems as well, such as large leaks and water damage to your home. So how do you know when it’s time for a replacement? Here are a few clues:

1 - Age of unit
The older a water heater gets, the more likely it is to fail. An electric water heater usually have a lifetime of about 8-10 years, while a gas water heater may only last 6-8 years. If your water heater is any older than this, it may be time to check for some of the symptoms below.

2 -  Rust and corrosion

Check your tank for any rust or corrosion, particularly the area around the temperature and pressure relief valve and the inlet and outlet connections. Also check your water to see if it’s turning a rusty color, which could mean there’s rust inside the tank. Unfortunately, rust and corrosion can’t be fixed, once it starts it’s only a matter of time before the water heater tank starts leaking and needs to be replaced.

3 - Unable to drain water through the drain valve
Over time, sediment builds up inside a water heater. Flushing out the tank once a year will help solve this and extend the life of your unit. However, if this task isn’t performed for an extended period of time then the sediment build-up will eventually reach a point where it can no longer be resolved and  you'll have to replace your water heater.


4 - Your hot water tank is leaking
A leak from your hot water tank is usually caused by an internal problem like corrosion and is rarely fixable. If you spot a leak anywhere on your water heater follow these steps and call a plumber in the phoenix area immediately. In this scenario it’s quite likely your water heater will need to be replaced.


5 - Your water is luke warm or cold
If your water isn’t as hot as it used to be, or isn’t hot at all, then there is likely something wrong with your water heater. Check for any of the symptoms above. If you find any of them then it is likely your water heater is beyond repair and will need to be replaced. If your unit does not display any of these symptoms, you might get lucky and only need to replace a heating element.

May 26, 2015

Your photos posted from the 2015 AMA Trade Show!


Huzzah! Another great year at the Rainforest booth!

Memories made at the 2015 AMA Trade Show

Thanks for spending the afternoon with us as we continued our tradition of spectacular exhibits at the 2015 Arizona Multihousing Association Trade Show. And we had a blast seeing you all there! Check out your photos from the show floor and more by clicking the links below.

Did you or a co-worker get your picture taken in our real-life stockade? Wanna share it with your friends? Check out our Facebook album!

This year's Regional Maintenance Supervisor of the Year award goes to Jim Hansen with Alliance Residential! Congrats Jim!

Our Rainforest University room has a brand new epoxy flooring! Find out how to use this room FOR FREE for your company meetings, trainings, parties and more.

May 21, 2015

Video of our new epoxy floor by Quality Epoxy LLC

Video: is here: http://youtu.be/IirA9g8rArw


Our Rainforest University meeting room just received a new epoxy floor by Quality Epoxy LLC
www.qualityepoxy.com. We couldn't be happier with the results! Jon with Quality Epoxy LLC was amazing to work with. Our thanks to Tactix Creative www.tactixcreative.com for the logo design and to Sierra Signs www.sierrasignsaz.com for the quality installation.  




 

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