Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog: Archive for August, 2017

Whole-House Repiping: A Luxury or a Necessity?

Monday, August 28th, 2017

various plumbing components sitting on top of a home blueprintThere may come a time during your homeownership that you have a minor or even major plumbing problem that requires at least partial pipe replacement from a professional plumber in Clearfield, UT. You might even wonder if it’s necessary to consider whole-house repiping, particularly if the reason for your plumbing mishap was due to aging pipes.

For many plumbing leaks—or clogs—all you may need is a simple, quick repair that doesn’t require repiping at all. However, at some point, your plumbing system will age to the extent that replacing your home’s pipes becomes less of a luxury and more of a necessity to protect your home from future leaks and significant water damage.

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Beware These Summer AC Issues

Monday, August 14th, 2017

the heat wave is coming,business man holding a electric fanWhy do we consistently tout the benefits of professional air conditioning maintenance? Mostly because it’s the only way to ensure the reliable operation of your cooling system throughout its entire lifespan. If you have a conventional air conditioner, then you should schedule this service once a year. If you have a heat pump, it should be every 6 months.

With this service, you can fend off the costliest of repairs or breakdowns, but remember—even the most well-cared for cooling system may eventually need a Bountiful, UT air conditioning repair. Below, we’ve covered some of the most common repair calls we get and that you should beware of.

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How to Cut Down on End of Summer Cooling Costs

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

family of 3 sitting in front of fans in their living roomThe official end of summer may almost be upon us, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have plenty of warm temperatures to still contend with—take last week for example! If that’s any indication of how we’re going to spend the remainder of August, then it’s important to be aware that our air conditioning systems still have plenty of work cut out for them.

Like many homeowners, you’re probably getting pretty tired of the high electrical bills you’ve been seeing this summer. Fortunately, there are some ways you can increase your home’s energy efficiency with your AC—most of them which don’t even require professional Layton, UT air conditioning services (but we’re here if you need them!—and cut down on your cooling costs for the remainder of summer.

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