Rentmeister Total Home Service Blog : Archive for December, 2017

How Can a Malfunctioning Thermostat Affect Your Heating Efforts?

Monday, December 18th, 2017

hand adjusting thermostatDid you choose your last thermostat, or did you inherit it with your home? Choosing a thermostat actually comes with a lot of options, and deciding on the right one can help you save a significant amount of money on your Ogden, UT heating (and cooling) costs. If you’ve ever considered upgrading your thermostat, then we are the team to call to set you in the right direction and ensure that the installation is performed correctly.

Do you know how much the poor installation of a thermostat can affect your heating system? How about a malfunctioning thermostat? If a thermostat is improperly installed, it can malfunction. This is why we recommend professional installation. Plus, installing a thermostat on your own could void the equipment warranty on the device, and a malfunctioning thermostat can end up damaging your HVAC systems by sending them the wrong signals.

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Tips for Preventing This Common Winter Plumbing Problem

Monday, December 4th, 2017

frozen pipesOf all the obstacles you can face as a homeowner during the winter, there’s one plumbing problem that trumps them all: frozen pipes. Unfortunately, frozen pipes can cause a good deal of damage if they’re not properly addressed. The reason for this is because as water in your pipes freezes, it expands and puts pressure on the walls of the pipe, causing breaks that could lead to leaks and even more severe pipe rupture.

To protect your pipes from freezing in this manner, there are a few preventive steps you can take. Keep reading to learn more, and when you do have a problem with your plumbing system, don’t hesitate to contact a Layton, UT plumber on our team.

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