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Consider This with Your Bathroom Installations

April 9th, 2018

large bathroomWith temperatures warming up, home remodeling projects are on the top of the mind for many homeowners. Among these projects, bathroom remodeling is popular. Many homeowners try to attempt a remodeling job like this on their own, however, which can be a mistake. If you try this, you might end up damaging your plumbing, or doing an installation wrong because of inaccurate measurements. What you need is a qualified and experienced Layton, UT plumber for the job!

Our team is here when you need us, but in the meantime we’d love to share some factors that go into professional bathroom remodels that you might not have considered before.

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The End of Winter Is No Time to Ignore Heating Repairs

March 26th, 2018

Young woman shivering during the winter seasonSpring has officially begun, and with that it is time to start turning attention to our air conditioning systems—ensuring they’re well maintained and ready for the warmer temperatures soon to hit.

But before we get to that, what kind of shape is your furnace in? Can it make it all the way to next winter without any problems? Can it make it to the end of this heating season without any problems? If you aren’t sure, or if you were flat-out told your heater is in need of repairs, then right now is the time to take care of those Bountiful, UT furnace repair needs.

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Do Your Drains Need Cleaning?

March 12th, 2018

Professional plumber doing reparation in kitchen home.The drain and sewer portion of your plumbing system is one of its most important components. Without a well-maintained drain system, you could find yourself facing some serious issues that will affect your entire Bountiful, UT plumbing system.

Fortunately, it’s not difficult to keep your drain system in good condition. You just need to ensure that you schedule routine drain cleaning. Keep reading to learn some of the signs that you’re in need of a drain cleaning appointment sooner than later.

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Boost Your Heating Efficiency with These Tips

February 26th, 2018

portrait of Hands of woman holding white paper houseIf you’ve lived through even just one Utah winter, you know that even when it’s unseasonably warm for a stretch, you still need an effective heating system to get you through. As such, we hope that each year you invest in Kaysville, UT HVAC maintenance for your heater to ensure it operates as effectively and efficiently as it should for as long as it should. But is there anything else you can do to use your heater more affordably?

Heaters can only maintain so much efficiency and work so well, even with regular tune-ups, so you may think there’s a limit to how much you can save. But we have some tips that will help you get the most efficient performance you can get from your heater. Even making some small changes to your home can help boost overall efficiency. Keep reading to learn more!

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Beat Your Hard Water Problems!

February 12th, 2018

Closeup shot of a father helping his baby girl wash her hands at a tapThere are a variety of potential problems that can affect your home’s plumbing system. One of the most common, and most problematic, is the presence of hard water. Homeowners throughout the country have had to deal with this problem, although you may not even be aware if you are one of them.

It’s important that you know about hard water and its symptoms if you want to keep your plumbing in the best shape possible. Keep reading for more information, and when you’re ready to have a whole-house water softener installed, give our Farmington, UT plumbers a call!

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Are Damaged Air Ducts Hurting Your Heating Efficiency?

January 29th, 2018

ductwork being drilled together by hvac technicianAre you using a furnace or forced-air heat pump system to heat your home this winter? If so, your air ducts play an essential role in your heating system’s operation. Many homeowners think of their air ducts as an independent system, but they’re actually an extension of your heater. This means a problem with the ductwork is a problem with the heater.

Fortunately, you needn’t look any further than our team for quality ductwork repair and replacement in Layton, UT. We know how ductwork affects a heater and vice versa, and the type of service each may need. For example, air ducts can be damaged by corrosion, holes, or gaps that need repair and will affect the heater’s performance, and efficiency. But, how so?

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Can You Help Increase the Lifespan of Your Plumbing System?

January 15th, 2018

white pipe with blue cloth tied around it seemingly stopping a leakOur quick answer is going to be “yes, of course you can!” because we want to address that right away: you absolutely have some control of how long your plumbing system lasts, so long as you follow the appropriate steps to ensure this is the case. Being that your plumbing system is one that you rely on the most in your daily life, this is essential.

We’ll admit that it’s also one of the most difficult systems to keep in great shape. At least, this is the case if you have no clue what to do. Keep reading to learn about the steps you can take to ensure your plumbing system serves you well for years to come.

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Plumbing FAQ: Your Questions, Answered

January 1st, 2018

white question mark on a blue backgroundWhen it comes to resolving your plumbing problems, we are the team to call. You can reach out to us anytime to schedule service or even to just ask a question for one of our Bountiful, UT plumbers. We’re happy to help you with whatever your plumbing needs may be, which is why we’ve provided a guide below where we answer some of the most common plumbing questions we receive from homeowners.

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How Can a Malfunctioning Thermostat Affect Your Heating Efforts?

December 18th, 2017

hand adjusting thermostatDid you choose your last thermostat, or did you inherit it with your home? Choosing a thermostat actually comes with a lot of options, and deciding on the right one can help you save a significant amount of money on your Ogden, UT heating (and cooling) costs. If you’ve ever considered upgrading your thermostat, then we are the team to call to set you in the right direction and ensure that the installation is performed correctly.

Do you know how much the poor installation of a thermostat can affect your heating system? How about a malfunctioning thermostat? If a thermostat is improperly installed, it can malfunction. This is why we recommend professional installation. Plus, installing a thermostat on your own could void the equipment warranty on the device, and a malfunctioning thermostat can end up damaging your HVAC systems by sending them the wrong signals.

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Tips for Preventing This Common Winter Plumbing Problem

December 4th, 2017

frozen pipesOf all the obstacles you can face as a homeowner during the winter, there’s one plumbing problem that trumps them all: frozen pipes. Unfortunately, frozen pipes can cause a good deal of damage if they’re not properly addressed. The reason for this is because as water in your pipes freezes, it expands and puts pressure on the walls of the pipe, causing breaks that could lead to leaks and even more severe pipe rupture.

To protect your pipes from freezing in this manner, there are a few preventive steps you can take. Keep reading to learn more, and when you do have a problem with your plumbing system, don’t hesitate to contact a Layton, UT plumber on our team.

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