Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog: Archive for April, 2016

Could Your Air Conditioner Be Making You Ill?

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Air conditioners are extremely beneficial appliances. Without them, summers in Utah would be unbearable for many homeowners. AC systems keep us cool, but they also dry out humidity and help to clean the air. Of course, your indoor air quality can be improved even more with the right indoor air quality services and products, such as duct sealing and high-efficiency air filters, to name just a couple of beneficial products. But can your air conditioner actually make you sick? It’s important to realize that it may not be the actual air conditioning system that’s the problem, but how you use that system. Keep reading to learn more.

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Does Your Bathroom Plumbing Need Repair?

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

When you come home after a long day of work, or even after an enjoyable weekend with your family, the last thing you want to deal with is a plumbing problem—especially in your bathroom. However, even well-maintained plumbing systems run into issues. These problems must be resolved quickly in order to avoid larger problems later on. We’ve provided a few indicators below that might signal you need bathroom plumbing repair. Being prepared now may mean avoiding a catastrophe down the road.

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What Products Will Help Improve My Indoor Air Quality?

Monday, April 18th, 2016

The Salt Lake City area is prone to what’s known as weather inversion, when instead of getting cooler at higher temperatures, it actually warms up higher. The reason our area is so susceptible to this is because we essentially live in a bowl, surrounded by mountains. As a result, air pollution has become a problem. You’ll notice this with cooler weather in the winter as we experience plunging temperatures. However, we are not immune to poor air quality during other times of the year. In fact, your indoor air quality may be even worse that the air quality outdoors. So what products will help remedy this?

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Should I Refill My AC Refrigerant Level Before Summer?

Monday, April 11th, 2016

Summer is almost here, and people are busy preparing their homes for the hottest months of the year. We often have homeowners ask us if they need to refill their air conditioners with refrigerant before summer sets in, to make sure that they’re in top operating condition. Let’s take a look at how your air conditioner uses refrigerant, and when you need to have it refilled.

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What It Means When Your AC Is Icing Over

Monday, April 4th, 2016

As you start to use your air conditioner more and more often to keep cool this season, you may notice ice forming on part of the system. This may seem like a good thing, at first. Your air conditioner is supposed to be cooling your home, right? Unfortunately, air conditioner ice is actually a sign that your system is in serious trouble. Read on to find out why air conditioner ice happens, and what you need to do about it.

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