Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog : Archive for November, 2015

Boiler Kettling and the Threat It Presents to Layton Residents

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Boilers are have extended lifespans, at least compared to other home heating systems. There are a number of reasons for this longevity, primarily because boilers have fewer moving parts and therefore fewer ways to develop problems than other heaters. There are still plenty of issues that can harm boilers, though, one of which is kettling. Read on for more information about what kettling is, how it harms your system, and what to do about it.

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Donation Drive for the Safe Harbor Crisis Center

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Rentmeister is proud to participate in the Donation Drive for the Safe Harbor Crisis Center. This great cause provides a safe haven for women & children who are in abusive relationships and situations.

We will be collecting donations at our office through December 14th, 2015.

 

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The Importance of Getting Your Furnace Air Filter Cleaned

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Do you have your furnace air filter cleaned every few months? Did you even know that your furnace had an air filter until just now? It’s okay if you didn’t, because most people don’t. However, it’s very important that you have your air filter cleaned or replaced at least once for every three months you use it. Otherwise, you leave yourself open to one of the biggest problems a furnace can run into: short-cycling. Let’s take a look at how a clogged air filter can cause furnace short-cycling, and what that will do to your system.

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Why You Should Install a Boiler This Winter

Monday, November 16th, 2015

**Rentmeister Total Home Service No Longer Services Boilers Or Radiant Heating Systems, We Apologize If This Is An Inconvenience**

Winter is here, and if you don’t already have a reliable home heating system installed in your home, you’re probably starting to feel a bit chilly. If you’re in the market for a new home heating system before the winter gets into full swing, you should consider installing a boiler system. A boiler heating system offers a number of distinct advantages over more traditional heaters. Let’s take a look at how a boiler system operates, and the advantages it provides.

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Steps to Get Your Fireplace Ready for Winter

Monday, November 9th, 2015

Nothing is quite as lovely as a crackling fire during a cold winter evening. If not properly maintained, though, the fireplace can do quite a bit more harm than good. If you have a fireplace you want to use this winter, it is a very good idea to make sure that it gets all the proper care and maintenance beforehand. Otherwise, you could create a whole slew of problems for yourself. Let’s take a look at the different steps you can take to get your fireplace ready for winter.

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Signs You Should Replace Your Furnace This Fall

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Winter is coming, and that means that it is time to get your heating system ready to keep your home warm on a daily basis. For some of us, though, now is the time to replace our old heating systems that just can’t deal with the strain anymore. Do you know if your home’s heater can last through another winter? Let’s examine some of the signs that you may need to replace your furnace.

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