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Archive for April, 2016

Signs That You Need a New Water Heater

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Water heaters are built to last, especially with proper care and maintenance. However, no system can last forever. Sooner or later, you’re going to need to install a new water heater. The trick is determining when a water heater is about to fail, so that you can have it replaced before it dies completely. That way, you minimize the amount of time that you’ll be without a functioning water heater. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need a new water heater.

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Improve Your AC System This Summer with Zone Control

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Summer is almost here, and if you’re not already relying on your air conditioner to keep cool you soon will be. You’ve probably already scheduled preventive maintenance, to make sure that your AC is in the best possible condition to deal with the added stress. However, that’s not the only thing you should be considering. If you want to improve your air conditioner efficiency, and your comfort, read on to find out more about zone control.

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Why an Automatic Shutoff Valve is a Good Idea in California

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Do you know how to shut off your home’s water supply in an emergency? Every home has a water shutoff valve, used for repairs or to limit damage in case of a pipe rupture. Considering water damage is the biggest risk that many plumbing problems can present, it’s a good thing to have a water valve available in case you need it. There are a couple of problems with manual water shutoff valves, though. Read on to find out more about these problems, and how an automatic shutoff valve can fix them.

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Do I Need to Replace My Air Conditioner?

Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

As you start to rely on your air conditioner more and more often to keep cool during the summer, the strain on the system is going to increase. In most systems, that can manifest in parts breaking down here and there but nothing a bit of professional attention can’t fix. If your air conditioner is older though, the strain of getting you through another summer might just be enough to cause the system to break down permanently. If you’re not sure whether or not to preemptively replace your air conditioner before summer starts, read on.

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