Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog : Archive for February, 2017

Winter Plumbing Woes: Protecting and Thawing Frozen Pipes

Monday, February 27th, 2017

prevent-frozen-pipesPipes can freeze in a matter of hours, which is something that many homeowners don’t realize. And given that we still have plenty of chilly weather ahead—particularly at night—this is not something you should dismiss. It’s first important to know how to prevent such an incident from occurring.

However, if you’ve found yourself already facing this winter plumbing woe and it hasn’t yet led to a plumbing emergency, then you’ll want to act quickly to avoid one. Keep reading for some great tips on how to avoid and how to resolve frozen pipes.

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Winter Inversions and What They Mean for Indoor Air Quality

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

winter-inversions-indoor-air-qualityNo matter what part of the country you reside in, your indoor air quality can be worse than that of the quality outdoors. When you live somewhere like Utah, that becomes an even bigger problem—due to something called an inversion.

Wintertime inversions are a common occurrence here, and happen when normal atmospheric conditions become inverted, trapping a dense layer of cold air under a layer of warm air, and along with it trapping pollutants. As can be expected, this makes the air outdoors and within your home very unhealthy—particularly if you are not equipped with the right indoor air quality products.

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Here’s Why Your Home Needs to Be Repiped

Monday, February 13th, 2017

home-needs-repipingThe comprehensive plumbing system that snakes its way through your residential property is not something you likely give a whole lot of thought to. After all, out of sight, out of mind, right? Unfortunately, neglecting your plumbing can lead to some pretty nasty problems—both literally and figuratively. Fortunately, you have our team on your side for all your Layton, UT area plumbing needs. But if you don’t know that there is a problem to begin with, how do you know to give us a call?

One of the most common emergency calls that our professional plumbers get is in regards to our Clearfield, UT repiping services. By the time it becomes an emergency, though, it means that you’re stuck spending a lot of money—more than you may have needed to had you taken care of the problem before it becomes a huge issue. But how do you know if your home needs repiping before a problem presents itself?

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