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

What Should You Consider When Having a Gas Fireplace Installed?

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Fireplaces are great for adding ambiance and warmth to your home, and with temperatures steadily cooling, you may be considering adding a gas fireplace to yours. Purchasing a fireplace certainly isn’t as easy as buying some other type of heater, and the installation of one is pretty complex. This is why you should only trust an experienced professional to do the job, such as someone on our staff.

You’ll likely have many questions, and we are here to answer them. We’ll help you determine what style of fireplace fits your home, whether it’s better to replace an existing wood burning fireplace or build a new one from scratch, what your heating efficiency requirements are, and more.

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What’s Causing Your Low Water Pressure?

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Throughout the course of your homeownership, there are a number of problems that you might encounter with your plumbing system. Burst pipes, backed up drains, and many other issues can be very inconvenient, not to mention costly. While low water pressure may not seem as urgent as some of these, it can actually be the sign of a bigger problem that does need immediate attention.

There are a number of potential reasons that you may be experiencing low water pressure. Keep reading to learn more.  

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Should You Invest in a Water Softener?

Monday, December 12th, 2016

There are a number of different plumbing problems you may have to deal with during the time of homeownership. One issue that is fairly common is the problem of hard water. Fortunately, hard water is not necessarily unhealthy, although it certainly lowers quality of life.

Hard water has a higher-than-average mineral content—minerals like calcium and magnesium—that your body can absorb safely. Your plumbing system however, not so much. A whole-house water softener eliminates the problems caused by hard water, but without knowing what these problems are you likely wonder if it’s really worth the investment. Keep reading to learn more about how these systems help your home.

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Is a New Water Heater In Store for You This Year?

Monday, December 5th, 2016

There are many components of your home that you likely don’t give a lot of thought to, until something goes wrong. This might include your HVAC system, your indoor plumbing, or, your water heater. If you take proper care of your water heater and schedule maintenance on a regular basis, then you likely won’t have to worry about running into too many problems with it. However, no water heater lasts forever, no matter how diligent you are about its care. Due to this, it’s important that you know the signs that it is time to replace your water heater.

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