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

Is it Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Water heaters are designed to last a rather long time, particularly if you take really good care of them. No matter how well maintained your system is, however, there is going to come a time that eventually you’ll need to replace the water heater.

It’s important that you are able to identify the signs that this time has come. Otherwise, you could be in for an unwelcome surprise some day when you don’t have any hot water available. Keep reading to learn more about what these signs are.

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Have You Scheduled a Heating Maintenance Appointment?

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

It may seem too early to start thinking about your heating system, but fall will be here in just one short month, and with it is coming some pretty chilly nights. That being said, you’ll want to ensure that your heating system is fully prepared for not only the fall, but when winter comes.

For your best chance of avoiding premature heating system replacement or costly repairs, you should schedule routine maintenance on at least a yearly basis. But is right now really the right time to do so? The short answer is yes: the beginning of autumn is a great time to schedule this service, and below we’ve explained why.

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Should You Invest in Duct Testing Services?

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

Many homeowners assume that if their HVAC system is sufficiently blowing conditioned air into their home, then their ducts must be working just fine. Ductwork should be much more than just functional though. They must also be efficient.

Air ducts aren’t as naturally visible as other components in your home, and as such many problems go undiagnosed and unresolved—sometimes for a long period of time. This is where duct testing services come in—our professionals can come in and make sure that your ducts are working as efficiently as possible, and then take the appropriate steps if they are not. But what are the signs that you need this service?

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Take Care of Your AC System Now for Good Performance Next Summer

Monday, August 8th, 2016

However, this doesn’t mean that if you skipped an appointment you can’t make one now!

It’s never too late to call our HVAC professionals for a maintenance appointment. In the meantime though, there are steps you can take yourself to ensure that your air conditioner remains in good shape for the rest of the season and is ready to perform well next year as well. Keep reading to learn more.

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Why Does Your Ductless System Need Bi-Annual Maintenance?

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Are you one of the many homeowners using a ductless system to stay cool this season? If so, you should ensure that it’s getting the proper maintenance. You may assume that just like any other type of air conditioning system, or ductless mini-split only needs maintenance once a year. However, ductless units need maintenance more often than that, for reasons we’ve highlighted below.

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