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Serving Odessa-Midland and the Permian Basin Since 1947

Tankless Water Heaters

Tankless Water Heaters

With the weather warming up in West Texas, you’re probably ready to crank the cool! That applies to your A/C, but not to your water. You want hot water for bathing and cooking year-round… even when it’s hot outside. In this post, we’ll look at a question that’s...

“Roots” of the Problem

“Roots” of the Problem

One of the most common natural problems that can happen with your exterior pipes is tree roots finding their way inside. Obviously any foreign object in your pipes will cause problems, but when roots sneak in, they not only block water or airflow, they can crack your...

Drain Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

Drain Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

In previous posts, we’ve discussed the dangers of neglecting your drains. This applies to drains in your kitchen, bathroom sinks, or even in the tub. The most obvious maintenance is keeping some of the worst offenders out of your drain. That means keeping it clear of...

Have a Leak?

Have a Leak?

A leak in your home or office can be daunting. What can be even worse is if you’re not sure whether or not you have a leak, or how bad it is. Worse still, how bad could it be? Leaks often start in walls, ceilings, or floors, causing damage you don’t even know about...

When To Replace Plumbing

When To Replace Plumbing

Like all home improvement projects, major plumbing work costs time and money. At the Darville Company, we know how valuable these things are to you and your family. That’s why it’s important to know exactly what work is necessary, especially if you’re considering a...

Maintain Your Drain

Maintain Your Drain

Like with most home maintenance, taking care of your drains is important to help prevent future problems. Sometimes there could be an issue below the sink that you can’t even see. By the time you realize there’s a problem, it could be too late. You can avoid issues...

R.O. or Water Softener

R.O. or Water Softener

Hard water is a problem here in West Texas. The Darville Company offers a variety of solutions. Two of the most popular solutions that we offer are water softeners and reverse osmosis systems. Though they produce similar results, there are some differences between...

Improving Air Quality

Improving Air Quality

Aging or leaky air ducts can have a major impact on your HVAC unit’s efficiency and the air quality in your home. Allowing extra air can make your air less clean and leave a layer of dust throughout your home. In West Texas, we have enough dust on the outside - we...

What is a “MERV” Rating?

What is a “MERV” Rating?

Do you know what ZIP in ZIP code stands for? What about SCUBA? You are probably familiar with these terms, even if you don’t know what the letters stand for. At the Darville Company, we know all about HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning), but we deal with...

WaterTech Pro Series

WaterTech Pro Series

Here’s a story from a friend of The Darville Company: “I remember when I first moved to Odessa years ago. I was all moved into my new apartment (they were a lot cheaper back then). After getting situated, I realized something was missing. My fridge didn’t have an ice...

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