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One Winter Plumbing Problem You Definitely Want to Avoid

Monday, October 8th, 2018

kitchen-sink-towel-on-faucetOur temperatures here in Salt Lake City get extremely cold in fall and winter. Although we’re still early in the fall season, temperatures are starting to cool off quickly. You can never be too prepared when it comes to your plumbing system, and one problem you definitely want to avoid this season is frozen pipes due to the cold weather. These are problems homeowners in the area are all too familiar with. If you need Salt Lake City, UT plumbing for either of these problems, our team at Rentmeister Total Home Service can help.

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It’s Time to Start Thinking About Heater Maintenance!

Monday, September 24th, 2018

leaves-fallingYou might know fall as the season for crisp mornings and evenings, hot apple cider, and vibrant colored leaves. But it’s also the season for heater maintenance! Don’t wait until temperatures plummet to worry about maintaining your heater. At Rentmeister Total Home Service, we service furnaces, heat pumps, hybrid heating systems, geothermal, and ductless systems. If you need a knowledgeable and reliable HVAC contractor in Salt Lake City, UT, our technicians are more than qualified for the job.

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End of Season AC Care Tips

Monday, September 10th, 2018

We’re exiting summer and entering fall here in Utah and you should be winding down your air conditioning system. Your air conditioner has worked hard all summer to keep you cool in our arid heat. Make sure you treat your system well so it’s ready to run again next summer. At Rentmeister Total Home Service, we provide the best service for your air conditioning in Salt Lake City, UT. We’re committed to ensuring that your unit will last you for years to come.

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Signs That Your Tankless Water Heater Needs Replacing

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Tankless water heaters have a lot to recommend them. They are energy efficient, space efficient, and can last a good long time with proper care and maintenance. However, they are not perfect systems. You’re going to need to replace your tankless water heater system sooner or later, no matter how well you take care of it. Since you probably don’t want to find out that your water heater is failing in the middle of a shower, you should keep an eye out for the signs that your system is nearing the end of its life. That way, you can replace it before it fails completely. Let’s take a look at some of those signs now.

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Common Air Conditioner Maintenance Steps

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Regular air conditioning maintenance is a very important part of keeping your system in the best possible condition. While we often write about how air conditioner maintenance is vital to the healthy operation of the system, we haven’t gone into much detail about what actually happens during an air conditioning maintenance appointment. There are a great many steps involved with air conditioner maintenance, far too many to cover in detail here. However, we can go over a few of the more important air conditioning maintenance services. Let’s take a look at some of them now.

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Air Purifiers: What’s the Big Deal?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

You may have heard mention of air purifiers, filters, or indoor air quality in general. Though there is a lot of information out there on the importance of indoor air quality, all too many homeowners are unaware of the impact that it can have on their health. If you don’t take proper care of your indoor air quality, you can run into some serious issues down the road. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the things that can negatively affect your indoor air quality, and how to fix them.

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How Formicary Corrosion Affects the Pipes in Your Home

Monday, July 20th, 2015

As you’re probably already aware, the pipes in your home are largely made of copper. That is, as long as you have a home younger than 50 years or so. Copper pipes are used because of their resistance to things like oxidization. They can last quite a long time, if properly cared for. However, there is one thing that they are particularly vulnerable to: formicary corrosion. Read on to find out more about how this affects not only your plumbing, but possibly your air conditioning as well.

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Why You Should Install a Humidifier This Summer

Monday, June 29th, 2015

When summer rolls around, most people are concerned with keeping cool more than anything else. While this is certainly understandable, there are other factors that affect your comfort. The main thing you have to worry about other than temperature is humidity. Humidity is often portrayed as some type of villain. Every time there’s a hot day, you can’t avoid having at least one person remarking, “At least it’s a dry heat!”

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Why You Should Install a New Water Heater Right Now

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

As of April of this year, the new Department of Energy water heater regulations are in effect. These new regulations dictate that all new water heaters produced conform to a higher standard of quality in terms of energy efficiency. While this will be a good thing in the long run, it means that prices for that first wave of new water heaters will be higher as manufacturers try to maintain their profit margin.

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Why You Should Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance Right Now!

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Summer is here, and homeowners across the country are starting to rev up their air conditioners for the hot season. However, you should know that going from not using your air conditioner at all to using it daily can have some nasty effects. The system has had time to settle during the winter months, and it might have developed one or two problems that need addressing before you start placing it under a lot of strain. Read on to find out more about the problems that can crop up when you start using your air conditioner more often, and why air conditioning maintenance is so important.

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