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4 Cold Weather Heat Pump Problems and Their Solutions

November 5th, 2018

Closeup of screws, nuts and spanner isolated on white backgroundFall is coming to a close and soon we’ll be in the midst of truly cold temperatures here in Utah. The last thing you want to happen is for your heating system to give out during this time. If you have a heat pump in Layton, UT you have a system that relies on the heat from outdoors to warm your home. This is a reliable system, but if your heat pump needs repairs or replacement, you might run into the issues listed below.

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Make Sure You Get Your Fireplace Serviced this Fall!

October 22nd, 2018

There’s nothing better than cozying up next to a crackling fireplace when it’s cold outside. Make sure that you maintain your home’s comfort and safety in the upcoming winter season by having your fireplace serviced this fall.

Homeowners are more likely to get their wood-burning stoves cleaned because of the accumulation of grime and soot over time. We want to stress the importance of servicing your gas fireplace as well. Both systems need an annual inspection to remain safe and functional. If you want great service for your fireplace in Clearfield, UT, choose our dependable team here at Rentmeister Total Home Service.

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One Winter Plumbing Problem You Definitely Want to Avoid

October 8th, 2018

kitchen-sink-towel-on-faucetOur temperatures here in Salt Lake City get extremely cold in fall and winter. Although we’re still early in the fall season, temperatures are starting to cool off quickly. You can never be too prepared when it comes to your plumbing system, and one problem you definitely want to avoid this season is frozen pipes due to the cold weather. These are problems homeowners in the area are all too familiar with. If you need Salt Lake City, UT plumbing for either of these problems, our team at Rentmeister Total Home Service can help.

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It’s Time to Start Thinking About Heater Maintenance!

September 24th, 2018

leaves-fallingYou might know fall as the season for crisp mornings and evenings, hot apple cider, and vibrant colored leaves. But it’s also the season for heater maintenance! Don’t wait until temperatures plummet to worry about maintaining your heater. At Rentmeister Total Home Service, we service furnaces, heat pumps, hybrid heating systems, geothermal, and ductless systems. If you need a knowledgeable and reliable HVAC contractor in Salt Lake City, UT, our technicians are more than qualified for the job.

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End of Season AC Care Tips

September 10th, 2018

We’re exiting summer and entering fall here in Utah and you should be winding down your air conditioning system. Your air conditioner has worked hard all summer to keep you cool in our arid heat. Make sure you treat your system well so it’s ready to run again next summer. At Rentmeister Total Home Service, we provide the best service for your air conditioning in Salt Lake City, UT. We’re committed to ensuring that your unit will last you for years to come.

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Is a Heat Pump Worth Your Investment?

August 27th, 2018

floor mounted heat pump systemWith summer slowly but surely coming to an end in another month or so, your air conditioner has put in a lot of work. So, what if you noticed it wasn’t quite performing as well as you think it should, or as efficiently as it once did? It’s possible you need a repair, but if you have an aging system and you’ve already had numerous repairs, you may instead be considering a replacement.

What sort of cooling system do you have now? A traditional central air conditioner? If so, you may think your only option for an AC upgrade is to a newer model of the system you have now. There’s nothing wrong with getting another central system, however this is certainly not the only choice you have. Read on!

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Is It Time for a Thorough Drain Cleaning?

August 13th, 2018

Tapwater flowing into a kitchen sink and down the plughole.Of all the various components in your home that make your life convenient, one of the most important is the drain and sewer system—yet not many people think about this aspect of their home, until something goes wrong.

The fact is, if your drain system hasn’t been properly maintained by a professional Ogden, UT plumber, then you could find yourself facing serious problems for the entire plumbing system. But there’s good news—taking care of your plumbing system is actually pretty easy. All you need to do is schedule routine professional drain cleaning services, and avoid putting anything down the drain that could easily clog it up.

Unsure if you’re really in need of a thorough drain cleaning? Read on to discover a couple signs that it is time for you to schedule this service.

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Tips to Keep Cool When Your AC Breaks Down

July 30th, 2018

the heat wave is coming,business man holding a electric fanAn air conditioner breakdown is something that no homeowner wants to face. Granted, our summers are not as hot as those in other parts of the country, but still, they’re pretty unbearable without the right amount of indoor cooling.

So what happens when your Layton, UT air conditioning system breaks down? You can call for repairs, but waiting even an hour or two for a service professional on one of the hottest days of the year can be problematic for sure. And what if you need a complete system replacement? Then you’re out of luck for even longer. The good news is, we have some tips for you on how to stay cool while you wait for a technician to come service your AC.

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The Impact of Humidity on Your Cooling System

July 16th, 2018

Woman feeling hot and trying to refresh in summertime heatAs chilly as our winters are here in Utah, summers are nothing to dismiss. In fact, our summer can be pretty unbearable, without the right HVAC and indoor air quality products in place. Specifically, knowing how humidity impacts your air conditioning in Kaysville, UT is essential to your comfort and the comfort of your family.

High humidity can damage your air conditioner as it tries, ineffectively, to cool and dehumidify—a job that it does by nature but is not built for. This excess moisture also leaves your home feeling muggy and uncomfortable. Fortunately, this isn’t an issue we have to deal with too much in our area, but it’s important to be aware of so that you’re not overusing your humidifier too long as the weather warms.

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4 Toilet Tips You Probably Didn’t Know

July 2nd, 2018

toilet in bathroomYour toilet probably isn’t an appliance in your home you give a whole lot of thought to, even though it gets consistent daily use. Only when something goes wrong and the need for a plumber in Ogden, UT arises, do many people even think about this vital plumbing component.

We’d like to share some tips with you that could potentially help you avoid issues with your toilet. Whether you’d like to look into having a low flow system installed or you think there’s something wrong with your existing toilet that needs repair, our team is ready to help.

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