Dalton Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, Electric and Fireplaces, Inc. Blog: Archive for October, 2015

3 Things to Look for in a Quality Plumber

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Your plumbing isn’t something that you should take for granted, and when it breaks down, you need someone who can evaluate the problem quickly and fix it effectively. It can be hard to tell the quality plumbers from the fly-by-nighters sometimes, however, and with the sheer number of options you have in Cedar Falls, IA, finding the right service gets even more difficult. There are some easy ways to tell a quality plumber from a less reliable one. Here are 3 of them to help you filter out the right options when your pipes and faucets need some help:

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What are the Benefits of Hydro Jetting?

Monday, October 19th, 2015

Hydro jetting is a safe, effective and environmentally friendly way of getting rid of stubborn clogs in your plumbing, drain and sewer system. It works through use of a specialized head fitted onto the end of a hose. The head sprays water at surprisingly high pressure in a 360-degree arc through your pipe system: self-propelled down the length of the pipe and scouring it clean as it goes. This removes build-up such as food, grease, hard water deposits and similar detritus, leaving the pipes clan and clog free through their entire length. What are the benefits of hydro jetting over other kinds of clog removal? We’ve provided a brief list below.

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What Is Radiant Heating?

Monday, October 12th, 2015

Fall is here in Cedar Falls, IA, and with it comes cooler temperatures and an increased emphasis on heating. We all need reliable heaters to get us through the cold months of winter, but for whatever reason, more traditional boilers and forced-air furnaces may not be right for you. If you’re ready to replace an old heater or simply install a new one, you might consider a radiant heating system. The installation cost tends to be higher than more traditional heating systems, but there are substantial benefits that go along with it. What is radiant heating? We’ve spelling out a few quick answers below. 

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Get Your HVAC System Ready for Fall

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Autumn is officially here in Cedar Falls, IA, and with it comes the need to ramp down your air conditioner and ramp up your heating system. Both halves of the equation are important, and both require a few steps to get your HVAC system ready for the fall. Now is the time to get on it, when temperatures are mild and you can probably get along for a day or so without your system. Here’s a short series of suggestions for properly winterizing your HVAC system.

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