Fulmer Heating & Cooling Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Columbia’

Kick Off the New Year With a Water Heater Flush

Monday, 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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Questions to Ask When Choosing a New Heater

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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5 Signs of a Struggling Air Conditioner

Monday, 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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5 Signs Your Toilet Is in Trouble

Monday, 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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5 Reasons yo Upgrade Your Air Conditioner

Monday, August 9th, 2021
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If you need to upgrade your air conditioner, we are strong advocates for “the sooner, the better” approach. A newer AC unit will be able to offer better comfort control with better efficiency. There will be additional improvements too.

If you are battling with an older air conditioner then it is a good idea to schedule an upgrade performed by a professional technician. A pro can offer an effective AC installation in Columbia, SC that provides all the benefits that you should expect from a system upgrade. Here are some reasons that you may want to consider an upgrade to your AC.

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Give Your Plumbing System a Great Start With Our Help!

Monday, July 12th, 2021

When you are planning on building a new property, there are several things you need to consider. You have to work with a general contractor to make plans and ensure everything is compliant with the codes and regulations in the city. You also need to consider hiring an experienced plumber during the project

At Fulmer Heating & Cooling, we offer new construction plumbing for residential and commercial spaces. If you want to make sure that you give your plumbing system a great start, you need to work with the right plumber in Columbia, SC, who is well-versed with the requirements of homes in the area.

Working with us for your new construction plumbing will allow you to make a well-informed decision if you want your plumbing to last for years to come. 

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“Why Is My Water Heater Making That Noise?”

Monday, June 28th, 2021
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Let’s say you are doing the dishes this afternoon and you notice a strange sound whenever you turn on the hot water tap. Or maybe you go to check on the laundry and your hear odd noises from the water heater while switching your clothes into the dryer. What is going on with the water heater? Why has it gotten so noisy? And what do those noises mean?

These are all questions residents in the area may face at one time or another. We have the answer and the services you need.

When your water heater in Columbia, SC starts to get a bit noisy, you can rely on us to diagnose the core problem and fix it ASAP.

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What’s the Hype About Heat Pumps?

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021
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You deserve to have a great system for air conditioning in Columbia, SC. With that in mind, it is a good idea to know what your options for a cooling system are. If you’ve lived in the area for a while, it is likely that you’ve heard about heat pumps as a possible comfort system.

Heat pumps are pretty incredible systems. They do a great job at keeping a house comfortable at a low cost. But are they the right fit for your home’s needs? That depends entirely on what you are looking for.

Let’s take a look at what sets heat pumps apart so you can see if they are the right fit for you.

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