Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog : Archive for August, 2015

Signs That Your Tankless Water Heater Needs Replacing

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Tankless water heaters have a lot to recommend them. They are energy efficient, space efficient, and can last a good long time with proper care and maintenance. However, they are not perfect systems. You’re going to need to replace your tankless water heater system sooner or later, no matter how well you take care of it. Since you probably don’t want to find out that your water heater is failing in the middle of a shower, you should keep an eye out for the signs that your system is nearing the end of its life. That way, you can replace it before it fails completely. Let’s take a look at some of those signs now.

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Common Air Conditioner Maintenance Steps

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Regular air conditioning maintenance is a very important part of keeping your system in the best possible condition. While we often write about how air conditioner maintenance is vital to the healthy operation of the system, we haven’t gone into much detail about what actually happens during an air conditioning maintenance appointment. There are a great many steps involved with air conditioner maintenance, far too many to cover in detail here. However, we can go over a few of the more important air conditioning maintenance services. Let’s take a look at some of them now.

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Common Water Heater Maintenance Procedures

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Water heaters are placed under an extreme amount of stress from the time they are installed onward. Most water heaters never turn off, instead keeping a constant supply of hot water at the ready 24/7, in case you need to use it. This makes annual professional maintenance more important for water heaters than almost any other system. In order for you to understand just how important water heater maintenance is, you should have an understanding of the various procedures that are conducted during an appointment. Read on for an explanation of some of the most common, and important, parts of a water heater maintenance appointment.

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The Advantages of Installing a Tankless Water Heater

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Up until a few years ago, the only option for water heater types was the storage water heater. These are water heaters that have large storage tanks, in which they keep a constant supply of hot water. Every time you demand hot water, it flows out of the tank and cold water flows in to replace it. While these water heaters are certainly effective, they have a number of disadvantages associated with their use. Fortunately, you now have an alternative in the form of tankless water heaters. Let’s take a look at what a tankless water heater is, and the advantages of using one.

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Air Purifiers: What’s the Big Deal?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

You may have heard mention of air purifiers, filters, or indoor air quality in general. Though there is a lot of information out there on the importance of indoor air quality, all too many homeowners are unaware of the impact that it can have on their health. If you don’t take proper care of your indoor air quality, you can run into some serious issues down the road. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the things that can negatively affect your indoor air quality, and how to fix them.

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