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How to Tell if Your Water Line is in Trouble

December 12th, 2017

water-lineThe water line is the most important part of your home’s plumbing system. Whether you get your home’s water from your city, or from a well, all water that enters your home comes through the water line. So, it’s a good idea to make sure that your water line stays in good shape. There are a number of signs that you should watch for that indicate that your water line is in trouble. If you notice any of these symptoms, it’s a good idea to call for repairs as soon as possible.

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Tips for Keeping Your Furnace in Good Condition This Winter

December 4th, 2017

Gas-BurnerYour furnace is put under the most demand during the winter, by far. The strain of keeping your home warm day and night will make it much more likely for the furnace to develop issues over the next few months. You may not be able to completely prevent the furnace from developing a problem, but you certainly can take steps to lower the chances as much as possible. Follow the steps below to keep your furnace in good shape throughout the winter season.

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Why is My Furnace Making Weird Noises?

November 20th, 2017

gas-burnersAs you start to rely on your furnace for longer periods of time during the day, you’re going to be putting more strain on the system. More strain means a higher likelihood for problems to develop, which is bad news for you. You don’t want your furnace to break down in the middle of the winter when you need it the most, do you?

If you want to keep your furnace in proper shape throughout the winter, you need to make sure that you’re familiar with the signs that the system is malfunctioning. One of the most obvious signs that your furnace is in trouble is if it starts to make strange noises while it’s running. Have a look at some of the most common warning sounds associated with furnace problems, and what they mean.

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Consider Installing a Tankless Water Heater This Fall

November 14th, 2017

tankless-water-heaterWhen it comes to getting their homes ready for the winter season, most people tend to focus on their heating systems. This certainly makes sense. However, you should also make sure that the other parts of your home are in good condition as you move into winter. If your water heater has been struggling lately, now might be a good time to install a new one. You probably don’t want to be taking cold showers in the morning in the middle of winter. Have a look at how tankless water heaters operate, and the advantages that installing one can provide.

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The Benefits of Boiler Installation

November 6th, 2017

gas-boilerHopefully, you already have a home heating system that you can count on for the next few months. If you happen to be in the market, though, you have a number of different options to choose from as far as new systems go. Each heating system type has its own set of pros and cons, which you should consider carefully before deciding on one. You want to find a heating system that fits your needs, after all. Have a look at boiler systems below, and the unique advantages that one of them can offer you this winter.

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How to Prepare Your Plumbing System for the Winter

October 23rd, 2017

frozen-pipeThere are a lot of things to do to get your home ready for the winter season. One of those things is making sure that your plumbing system is ready to cope with the change in conditions. Plumbing systems are not put under increased demand during winter, the way that heating systems are. However, there are still a couple of steps that you should take to make sure that you limit potential problems with your plumbing.

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Help! My Furnace Isn’t Heating!

October 17th, 2017

gas-burnersHeating season is here, which means it’s probably not the best time to have your furnace develop problems that prevent it from heating properly. If your furnace isn’t heating, or is providing far less heat than it should be, your best bet is to contact a professional and have them check it out for you. Chances are, you’re going to need their help to fix it. While you’re waiting for your technician to arrive, though, it’s a good idea to have a look at why specifically your furnace might be struggling. We’ve outlined a number of common issues below.

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Should I Replace My Heater Before it Gets Too Cold?

October 9th, 2017

FurnaceThe temperature is dropping fast, and it’s only going to get colder as we get closer to winter. If you don’t already have your home heating situation sorted out, it’s a very good idea to take care of that now. That might mean scheduling preventive maintenance or repairs for your system. It might also mean replacing the heater with a new one.

If you’re not sure whether or not your heater can keep your home warm throughout another winter season, it’s better to replace it now than to wait for it to fail entirely. You don’t want to suddenly find yourself without a working heater in the middle of winter. Have a look at the following signs that you should replace your heater.

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Need a New Heater? Have a Look at These Options!

September 25th, 2017

gas-burnersIt may not seem like it now, but we’re not that far away from cooler weather. That means that before you know it, you’ll need to start using your heating system to keep your home comfortable rather than your air conditioner.

For some of us, fall is the ideal time to look at installing an entirely new heating system. Maybe you’re moving into a new home, or you just have an old heating system you don’t trust to get you through another season. Regardless of the reason, you have a lot of potential options to choose from!

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August 7th, 2017

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