Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog: Archive for December, 2016

Hosting a New Year’s Party? Keep Your Guests Comfortable and Safe

Monday, December 26th, 2016

If you are planning on hosting a New Year’s Eve party, you likely have a lot of factors to keep in mind—what kind of food will you serve, has everyone RSVP’d, do your guests have a safe way to get home after a night of celebrating?

Among all these thoughts, you likely aren’t giving much consideration to your HVAC system or the quality of your indoor air. However, if you want your guests to have a good time, and be comfortable in your home, it is perhaps time to consider how well these systems are functioning.

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Don’t Neglect These Heating Repair Signs

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Are you in need of heating repairs in your Roy, UT home? What if you’re unsure? You, of course, do not want to be stuck in the dead of winter without a functioning heating system. But if you have no idea that something is amiss with your system, you may feel that this is unavoidable.

That is hardly the case—keeping your heater in good working order typically requires nothing more than keeping it well-maintained. It’s during maintenance that our highly trained professionals take a very close look at your system, conducting any cleaning and adjustments necessary, and scheduling repairs if needed. No heater is invincible though. Even with maintenance, you may run into repair needs. Keep reading to learn how to spot them before they turn into much larger and more expensive emergencies.

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Winterizing Your Home: Protect Your Outdoor Pipes and Faucets

Monday, December 19th, 2016

As temperatures have already begun to drop considerably, it’s time to prepare our homes for winter. Part of doing so is ensuring that your plumbing system is in good shape and protected from the cold weather in order to prevent any big problems now or when the springtime comes. Of course, no matter what your Kaysville, UT pipe and sewer service needs are, our professional plumbers can assist. But we’d like to help you avoid problems to begin with, if possible.

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Does Your Home Need Repiping?

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Ideally, if you have a plumbing leak or a clog, all you’ll need is a quick repair from a professional plumber to get your system back in shape. However, as your home ages—and subsequently as your plumbing ages—there may come a time that repairs simply aren’t going to cut it anymore. You may need to replace your entire plumbing system, or at least a portion of it. Unsure if repiping is what you need? Keep reading to assess your risks.

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Boiler Problems to Watch Out for This Season

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Utah is one state where you will see a lot of boiler systems—and for good reason. They provide reliable heat to homeowners throughout the state during what can be a few months of bone-chilling weather. One of the biggest benefits of boilers, too, is that they generally have fewer repair needs than other heating systems such as furnaces and heat pumps.

The reason for this is because boilers have a much smaller number of mechanical parts than other heating systems, meaning they have fewer components that wear down. They don’t need these components to circulate hot water throughout your home. However, no boiler is immune to problems, and you might still need to call for repair service at some point during the service life of your boiler.

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