Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog: Archive for January, 2016

Common Heat Pump Problems

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Heat pumps develop the occasional problem, just like any other system. The chances of a problem developing increase during the winter, however, as the heat pump is used more often. If you’re using a heat pump to keep warm this winter, you should be aware of some common problems that may crop up with your system. Read on to find out more about problems that your heat pump may run into, and when to call for repairs.

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Why You Might Want to Install a Tankless Water Heater

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Until fairly recently, the only type of water heater used in homes was the tank variety. Tank water heaters make use of large storage tanks, which keep many gallons of water heated at all times just in case they are needed. In the past few years, however, tankless water heaters have started to become more and more popular. If you are in the market for a new water heater, take a look at what a tankless water heater can do for you.

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Should I Replace My Heat Pump?

Monday, January 11th, 2016

A heat pump can last a good long time, as long as you take proper care of it. No matter how well you take care of it, though, it will not last forever. There will eventually come a point when your heat pump will break down for good. Since you don’t want that to happen at an inopportune time (like winter) it is a good idea to know the signs that you need a new heat pump. Read on for an outline of some of the signs that you need a heat pump.

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Signs That You Have Hard Water in Your Plumbing

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Hard water is an extremely common problem that occurs in plumbing systems across the United States. It is responsible for the formation of lime scale, which is a type of mineral deposit that is responsible for restricting the flow of water through pipes and reducing the efficiency of the plumbing system in general. If the lime scale isn’t caught and removed early enough, it will harden and the entire pipe will have to be replaced.

It is important that you be able to identify the signs that you have a hard water problem happening in your home, so that you can have it addressed as soon as possible. Read on for more information on how to identify hard water issues in your home.

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