Kick Off the New Year With a Water Heater Flush

January 10th, 2022
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All year long your water heater is used regularly. Think about whether there is ever a day when you don’t use this system. Chances are you have to be on vacation and away from the house for that to be possible.

The strain of regular use over the course of a year adds up. At this point, you may be starting to notice the impact of regular use on your water heater. It doesn’t have to mean you are without hot water. But regular wear and tear can lead to a need for a water heater repair in Columbia, SC such as a water heater flush.

Here’s what you need to know.

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Poor Heating? You May Need a Furnace Fix

December 27th, 2021
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Keeping your home and yourself warm shouldn’t be a battle. It should be as simple at throwing on a comfortable sweater and turning on your heater to help things out. If this isn’t the case for your home though it may be time to look at getting a helping hand.

When your furnace hits a speed bump, it is worthwhile to get an appointment to have it checked by a professional technician. This is especially true if you’ve noticed it isn’t producing heat the way it is supposed to.

Do you need to schedule a furnace repair in Lexington, SC? Here’s how to tell!

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Sounds That No Heater Should Make

December 13th, 2021
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When you run your heater, have you ever taken the time to figure out what it sounds like? Probably not. Most people don’t mull over the sounds that their heater makes on a regular basis. What they do not have though is when that same heater starts to sound different.

Modern heaters aren’t able to run silently, let’s make that clear now. That said, there are plenty of noises you shouldn’t hear your heating system make. If you notice odd noises from yours, it may mean you need a technician to come to check things out.

Here are some of the sounds you never want to hear from your Lexington, SC heating system.

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Questions to Ask When Choosing a New Heater

November 15th, 2021
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Have you started using your heater yet? Our nights have gotten pretty cold lately, so there is a good chance you have. If this is the case, we want to ask how your heater is doing. If you answer that your heater has barely been functional, then we want to let you know that you don’t have to put up with poor comfort.

A poorly working heater, or one that isn’t really working at all, isn’t worth fretting over. When your heater reaches the end of its lifespan, you have every reason to replace it. But that means going through the process of finding a new system, which can feel overwhelming for some people.

Selecting a system for heating installation in Columbia, SC is no small task, but it is one that we can help make easier. Let’s look at some of the questions you’ll need to ask when choosing your next heating system so you feel better equipped to make an informed decision.

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Tips for Handling Clogged Drains

November 1st, 2021

You’ve been going at it for a while with the plunger, but whatever is clogging that drain in your kitchen or bathroom is refusing to budge. This is a highly frustrating situation that we encounter in homes all over Columbia, SC. Thankfully, we can also offer the solution to the problem.

Clogged drains aren’t uncommon, but sometimes they do take more than just some elbow grease to clear. But before you go get that chemical drain cleaner, hear us out. We’ve provided you with a quick guide to walk you through this process and give you the long-term fix you want.

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How to Tell You Need a New Water Heater

October 18th, 2021
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Imagine trying to get through the coming months without a water heater. Sure, you could try to boil enough water to enjoy a lukewarm bath, but it wouldn’t be effective and it certainly wouldn’t be efficient. It pays to pay attention to the condition and performance of your water heater, especially when it starts to have trouble.

No water heater will last forever, unfortunately. But needing to replace yours shouldn’t ruin your week. That’s why we want to help you out. Being prepared for when you’ll need to replace your water heater is a great way to ensure that, when the time comes, you only have a brief interruption in one or two days of your week.

Here’s what you need to know.

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Knocking Pipes Aren’t Ghostly, But They Aren’t Good

October 4th, 2021

Something strange is going on in your home. It sounds as if someone is knocking quite insistently on the walls in the house. This is strange if you know you are home alone and even stranger if you live on your own!

Before the spooky season influences things too much, we want to explain what is causing this noise. Rest assured, it isn’t a poltergeist—but it probably is a problem with your plumbing in Lexington, SC.

We can provide some explanation of what is creating this knocking noise in your plumbing system and how to fix it. Just keep reading to find out more or contact us now to schedule a visit from a trained plumber.

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5 Signs of a Struggling Air Conditioner

September 20th, 2021
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Summer may be wrapping up according to the calendar, but things won’t be cooling off here for a while yet. Sure, we will get some cooler temperatures, but we still have several weeks until that happens. Until things change, we need to be able to keep our homes comfortably cool—and that’s hard to do if your air conditioner is malfunctioning.

With fall around the corner, it is important to remember that you should still pay some attention to your air conditioner, even if you are starting to use it less. Any issues that are going to pop up usually do so around this time, after all. If your system is struggling, you need to schedule an air conditioning repair in Columbia, SC before you even start to think about your heater.

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Do You Need to Upgrade Your Thermostat?

September 6th, 2021

You need a good thermostat to use your air conditioner properly. If the thermostat in your home isn’t working properly, it can and will affect your ability to keep your home comfortable. This is because it can ruin the effectiveness and efficiency of your air conditioner, no matter what type of AC unit you have.

If you’re been noticing that you’re encountering trouble with your air conditioning in Irmo, SC, the problem may be originating from your thermostat. There are some situations when it is possible to repair your thermostat, but chances are that you might need to replace this system. Let us help walk you through it.

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5 Signs Your Toilet Is in Trouble

August 23rd, 2021

What is one bathroom appliance that you really don’t want to live without? While we’d all be sad to be without a warm shower, it is safe to say your toilet is about as vital as it gets. When something is wrong with this highly important plumbing appliance, you will want to have a professional plumber come by to see if you need a toilet repair in Columbia, SC.

A malfunctioning toilet may not always be overly apparent. You can still flush it, so how do you know something is wrong? Here are the signs that should alert you to when something is up with your toilet and you need to call in the experts.

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