Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog: Archive for June, 2016

Reasons Why Your Air Conditioner May Be Losing Efficiency

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Summer is officially here! That comes at no surprise to you most likely, since temperatures have been climbing into the 90s in recent weeks. Chances are that you’re already using your air conditioner pretty frequently. Hopefully you haven’t run into any large problems.

However well you think your air conditioner is working though, take a look at your utility bills. If your costs are rising over what you paid last year despite comparable use, then your air conditioner might be losing its efficiency.

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Is a Coleman Heat Pump a Good Choice for Your Cooling Needs This Summer?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

Are you considering installing a new air conditioning system into your new home, or replacing an older unit? Either way, an excellent option for your cooling needs this summer is the Coleman heat pump. Heat pumps are becoming increasingly popular throughout the country, and Utah is no exception. There are many benefits that a Coleman heat pump offers, a few of which we’ve shared below.

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Understanding the Relationship between Refrigerant and Your AC

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

One of the most common questions we get during the summer is, “does my air conditioner need more refrigerant?” Most homeowners assume that their air conditioning systems run much like a car does: a car functions by burning fuel, so naturally an air conditioner should operate by burning refrigerant, right? No, actually. This is one of the biggest misconceptions there is about refrigerant.

The fact of the matter is that air conditioners do occasionally need refills of refrigerant, however when they do it’s because there is a leak or some other problem with your AC system. Below, we’ve discussed how exactly your air conditioner uses its refrigerant and what can cause it to need a refill.

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Should You Install an Air Purifier This Summer?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

When most people think about their indoor air quality, they consider the temperature of their home, and maybe the humidity levels as well. One often neglected factor though is the cleanliness of your indoor air. Health experts tell us that the indoor air quality of our homes can actually be worse than that of the outdoors, particularly during this time of year.

Maintaining a comfortable climate is about so much more than what degree your thermostat is set at. To truly achieve a healthy indoor environment, you’ll want to keep cool and rid your indoor air of impurities and contaminants such as allergens and other irritants.

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What to Do if Your Toilet Is Leaking

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Perhaps one of the most annoying and messy plumbing problems to deal with is a leaky toilet. The good news, however, is that many times a toilet leak could be an easy fix. Below, we’ve covered some tips to follow if you do discover a toilet leak, including how to shut off the water if you need too. If you need any assistance at all, our professional plumbers are standing by.

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