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Urgent Heat Pump Repair Issues

Monday, January 28th, 2019

man-inspects-thermostatIf you’ve recently installed a new heat pump for your heating needs, you’ve made an excellent choice. But in order to keep your heat pump running for years to come, we’d also like to inform you about some urgent repair issues to keep an eye (and ear) out for.

The issues we describe here are ones that you won’t want to neglect. If you experience any of the following, turn off the unit immediately to prevent any more damage. Speaking with an expert can help you confirm the issue and they’ll tell you how to proceed.

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Is Your Heater Ready for the Second Half of Winter?

Monday, January 14th, 2019

furnace-inspectionMany homeowners get away without having any maintenance or repairs done on their heating systems. They make it all the way through the fall and the first two months of winter without having to call in for repairs.

Of course, those homeowners make up the exception, not the rule. Wouldn’t you rather do everything you can to have the cards stacked in your favor, rather than to play the odds and be the exception?

In this post, we’ll give some tips and advice on how to ensure that your heater keeps working all the way through into spring. You’ll see too that just because your heater hasn’t broken down doesn’t mean you aren’t doing harm in other areas.

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Now is the Perfect Time for Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, March 26th, 2018

air-conditioner-cashWe don’t have long before the days really start to heat up, which means you’re going to be putting quite a bit of demand on your air conditioner soon. More demand increases the amount of strain on the system, making it more likely for the air conditioner to develop a range of issues. If you want to keep your air conditioner in good condition, it’s a good idea to schedule preventive maintenance this spring.

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Tips for Keeping Your Plumbing System in Good Condition

Monday, February 26th, 2018

burst-pipeOf all the various home systems that you deal with on a regular basis, one of the most difficult to accurately gauge in terms of health is the plumbing system. After all, you don’t really see much of the system. Problems that it develops tend to be pretty subtle, at least at first. So, what steps can a homeowner take to make sure that their plumbing system is as healthy as possible, even when they can’t easily tell by looking at it whether it’s in trouble? There are a couple of different steps you can take, which we’ll outline below.

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Call for Drain Cleaning if These Things Apply to Your Drains

Monday, January 15th, 2018

DrainDrain cleaning is one of those important and necessary maintenance procedures that homeowners just don’t think about very often. Most people don’t think about their drains at all until they become completely clogged. Even then, they typically forego professional drain cleaning services entirely in favor of store bought drain cleaners.

Don’t be one of those people! Store bought drain cleaners are actually terrible for the health of your drains. The vast majority of them clear out clogs by using highly corrosive substances, which will eat through whatever is clogging the drain, but will also corrode the pipe itself. Over time, this will make leaks more likely to form and will eventually lead to needing to replace the entire pipe. Professional drain cleaning services do not use these materials, resorting instead to mechanical means or just high-pressure water spray that won’t damage the pipes. Have a look at some of the symptoms that indicate that it’s time to call for professional drain cleaning services.

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It’s Not Too Late for Air Conditioning Maintenance!

Monday, September 25th, 2017

air-conditionerIt may already be fall in some parts of the country, but we still have a couple weeks of hot weather before heating season starts. If you’ve been using your air conditioner on a regular basis this summer, and you haven’t scheduled maintenance for it in a while, what are you waiting for?! There are still quite a few benefits to be garnered from preventive maintenance, even scheduling it this late. Let’s go over why air conditioning maintenance is so important, and why you should still schedule it even this late in the season.

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The Causes of Low Air Conditioner Output

Monday, August 28th, 2017

air-conditionerLow air conditioner output is one of the first obvious signs that the system is experiencing some kind of problem. As you rely on your air conditioner to keep comfortable over the rest of the summer, you should keep an eye out for any signs that your system’s output capacity is dropping. There are a number of possible reasons for low air conditioner output, none of which are good for the system. Have a look at common causes of low AC output below, and make sure that you call a professional HVAC technician to examine your system as soon as possible.

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Got a Plumbing Emergency? Do This Now!

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

submerged-roomIt can be tough to stay calm and collected when you’ve got a ruptured pipe spilling water all over the floor. However, it’s times like these when it’s most important that you not panic. Knowing what to do during a plumbing emergency can go a long way towards preventing any damage the issue can cause. Is you’re not sure what to do during a plumbing emergency, read on to find out.

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3 Indications You Need AC Repair

Monday, June 5th, 2017

Despite the odd cold snap we went through last week, we are getting pretty close to summer. The average daily temperature is getting higher and higher, which means you’re probably using your air conditioner more and more often. As you rely on your air conditioner over the next few months, you should be keeping an eye out for indications that it needs to be repaired. If you manage to identify that your air conditioner is experiencing problems early, and get it repaired, you can possibly save quite a bit of money on repair costs. Have a look at these three indicators that your air conditioner needs to be repaired as soon as possible.

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The Benefits of Using Zone Control with Your Air Conditioner

Monday, April 10th, 2017

We’re out of the rainy season, and quickly approaching the hottest months of the year. If you’re not already relying on your air conditioner to keep you cool on a daily basis, you will be soon. Most homeowners make use of centralized air conditioning to stay comfortable during the summer, which is all well and good. However, central air conditioning is not perfect. There are a number of ways that central air conditioning could be improved, one of which is by using zone control.

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