Dalton Plumbing, Heating, Cooling, Electric and Fireplaces, Inc Blog: Archive for July, 2016

How Does Your Water Heater Avoid Rusting?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

It likely can go without saying that any appliance or plumbing system that deals with large amounts of water on a regular basis will be prone to the problem of rust. And with the amount of work that your water heater goes through on a day-to-day basis, it may come as a surprise that you aren’t dealing with rust on a more regular basis.

But how does this work? How does a water heater last so much longer than it should, without becoming a pile of rusty parts? Keep reading to learn the answer to these questions and more.

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Why Should You Call a Professional Plumber?

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Plumbing issues are one of those things that nobody wants to deal with. But as one of the most important components in your home, your plumbing system is not one that should ever be ignored. You can’t get away without clean, working pipes, fixtures, and water heaters.

So if you find that your plumbing system is out of sorts at all, while you may be tempted to repair it on your own, you really do need to hire a professional plumber to have a look. We’ve listed a few scenarios below in which you should certainly call for professional plumbing services.

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Going Solar: Investing in an Energy Efficient Water Heater

Monday, July 11th, 2016

In recent years, solar energy has become increasingly popular. Think about it: you are harnessing the power of the sun—a free and renewable resource. Using solar energy to power the appliances and devices in your home makes good financial sense, plus it’s ecologically friendly.

Your water heater is no exception. Solar water heating is right for pretty much any household in the country. Keep reading to learn of just a few benefits of going solar with your water heater.

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Some Quick Facts You Should Know about Your Air Filter

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Most homeowners don’t give very much thought to the air filter within their HVAC system. This is natural, since it’s mostly out of sight. However, do you realize the importance of this component? Your air filter is what safeguards the inside components of your heating and cooling system from dust, dirt, debris, and other allergens.

Air filters much be changed or cleaned on a regular basis. Every three months is the general rule, so waiting for your annual or even bi-annual maintenance visit would be a mistake. Changing your air filter is a task you can do on your own, and that you should do in order to ensure that your air conditioner runs effectively and efficiently.

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