Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog : Archive for September, 2015

What Causes Your Air Conditioner to Short Cycle

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Air conditioning season is almost over, but that doesn’t mean that your air conditioner is out of the woods just yet. Until you shut the system down for the year, you’re going to have to keep an eye out for problems. One of the worst problems that can afflict your air conditioner is short cycling. Short cycling is when your system turns itself on and off every few minutes. It puts the air conditioner under a great deal more stress than it was originally designed to handle, increasing the chances of a serious problem such as a breakdown. Read on to find out why short cycling happens, and what you can do about it.

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How Often Should I Schedule Tankless Water Heater Maintenance?

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Tankless water heaters are great systems, but they are not invincible. At some point, your tankless water heater is going to develop issues that will require repairs. You can’t prevent these issues from ever happening, but you absolutely can take steps to ensure that they happen as little as possible. Read on to find out more about how often you should have your tankless water heater professionally checked.

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Getting Your Heater Ready for Winter

Monday, September 14th, 2015

Summer is drawing to a close, and winter is on the horizon. While the fall season is typically milder in terms of weather, that doesn’t mean that you get to sit back and neglect your climate control systems. While your air conditioner is winding down its most stressful part of the year, you need to be getting your heating system ready to cope with the demands of winter. Let’s take a look at how you can make sure that your heater is up to the task of keeping you warm.

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How to Solve Hot and Cold Spots in Your Home

Wednesday, September 9th, 2015

Hot and cold spots are a common problem in homes across the country, and they can be incredibly uncomfortable. It’s never fun to walk into a room and find it ten degrees off from the rest of the house, or to have the lower part of your body be freezing while your top half is stifling. Fortunately, there are a number of different options for treating these hot and cold spots in your home. Read on for more information.

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