Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog

“Help! My Cooling System Won’t Cool”

May 21st, 2018

Flushed man feeling hot in front of a fanWith temperatures already on a warming trend, there’s a good chance you’re getting some use from your air conditioner. It might not be for long stretches (we are still getting some cooler weather at night), however you are probably using it enough to discover whether or not you need air conditioning repair in Clearfield, UT. For instance, if you’re using your air conditioner but not feeling air as cool as you should, then there’s a problem!

Clearly, a cooling system that’s not cooling you off isn’t much use to your household! It’s just acting like a fan, and that will not help bring temperatures down. There are a variety of possible causes for this issue. Some are simple and you can correct them yourself, while others are bit more complicated and require the assistance of an HVAC professional. Others are critical, and could leave you facing a premature AC breakdown, so we urge you to call for repairs as soon as you notice lukewarm air or even lower cooling power coming from your AC.

In the meantime, here are some reasons it might be occurring, to help you troubleshoot to potentially avoid a repair call, or at least know what’s going on with your system.

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Are You Ready for a New Water Heater?

May 7th, 2018

tankless water heater on ground in homeWater heaters are built for durability. They’re made to last even with the massive amount of demand placed on them daily. Routine maintenance and prompt repairs can extend the life or you water heater even more, but sooner or later the system won’t be able to keep up.

If your water heater is nearing the end of its lifespan, it’s a good idea to know about it beforehand so you can start making plans for a replacement system. Otherwise, you just might find yourself without hot water one morning. Nobody wants to face that bright and early in the morning. As experts in Bountiful, UT plumbing services, we’re happy to share with you some of the signs you should watch for that indicate you’re in need of a water heater replacement.

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It’s That Time of Year: AC Maintenance

April 23rd, 2018

Technician's hand working on an air conditionerWith spring officially here and temperatures just barely beginning to warm up, it may seem strange to already be talking about our air conditioning systems. However, this is the time of year that many homeowners are performing spring cleaning and spring remodeling tasks—and they often forget about one very important home component that needs spring and summer preparation: their air conditioning system.

One of the most important things you should be doing every spring is scheduling preventive Layton, UT HVAC maintenance for your cooling system. This will ensure that your air conditioning system is ready for the added stress of summer. Neglecting your maintenance session will make it more likely for problems to happen later on in the season. Keep reading for more information on why you should schedule this service today!

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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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