Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Blog

Signs You Need to Schedule Pipe Inspection

July 10th, 2017

pipe-inspectionIt can be difficult to keep your plumbing system in proper shape much of the time, since most of the system is hidden from view. Most of the issues that can afflict a plumbing system are quite subtle, as well, making it even more difficult to be able to tell when your system is in need of repairs. If you know what to look for, though, you can identify signs that it’s time for a professional inspection. Have a look at some of the more common signs that you need to schedule pipe inspection services.

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Magnolia Gives Back to Our Community This Fourth of July

June 27th, 2017

Our country has always relied on the altruism and sacrifice of others, both on a national scale and in local communities. The ceaseless efforts of our firefighters, police officers, teachers, and members of the armed forces help to ensure that we have a chance to thrive in a safe environment. In honor of their service this Independence Day, Magnolia would like to offer members of the above groups 10% off.

We can never fully repay the debt we owe to these patriotic servants, but we can at least ensure that they’re as comfortable as possible in their homes. If you’re a teacher, firefighter, police officer, or military service member, call today to find out how you can take advantage of our discount. Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling would like to wish everyone a Happy 4th of July!

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How to Properly Maintain Your Water Line

June 26th, 2017

You rely on your plumbing system quite a bit on a day to day basis, for all sorts of tasks. While there are a lot of different plumbing appliances that you would miss terribly if they malfunctioned, the one part of your plumbing system that you absolutely cannot afford to lose is your water line. All water that flows into the home’s plumbing system flows through the water line first, which means that a water line issue can disable the entire thing. Have a look at that various ways that you can keep your water line in good condition for as long as possible.

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3 Indications You Need a New Heat Pump

June 12th, 2017

heat-pump-cashSummer is the time of year when air conditioners and heat pumps are most likely to develop problems, due to the added strain put on them. It’s also when heat pumps are most likely to break down, especially if they’re older. If your heat pump is too worn down to get you through another summer, you should replace it now. Otherwise, you run the risk of having your system break down on you in the middle of the hottest season of the year. Have a look at three common indications that you should install a new heat pump, before we get too deep into the summer season. 

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How to Get the Best Return on Investment for Your Water Heater

May 29th, 2017

tank-water-heaterWater heaters have the distinction of being both vital to your daily life, and being a pretty significant financial investment. If you want to get the best return on investment out of your water heater, it’s in your best interest to keep it healthy for as long as possible. Though the water heater often won’t draw a lot of attention when it develops a problem, that doesn’t mean that it never happens. Water heaters need professional services just as much as any other system in order to stay in good shape. Follow the tips below to make sure that yours serves you well for many more years.

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2 Ways to Make Sure Your Plumbing Stays in Good Shape

May 15th, 2017

plumbing-waterYour plumbing system is a pretty important part of your home. You use it every time you do the dishes, take a shower, water the lawn, and a dozen other daily tasks. However, the plumbing system is also one of those systems most often neglected by homeowners until something is seriously wrong. You really don’t want to wait until your plumbing system breaks down entirely before calling for professional services. It’s not good for your plumbing system, your wallet, or your mental health. If you want to make sure that your plumbing system is in the best possible shape, for as long as possible, follow the steps outlined below.

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Common Plumbing Problems and Their Symptoms

May 1st, 2017

underwater-homeYour plumbing system is one of the most important ones in your home. You rely on it all the time, for all kinds of tasks, so you should put some effort into making sure that it stays in good shape. Part of doing that, as with all systems, is being able to detect problems as early as possible. Quicker detection means faster repairs, which saves you money and extends the effective lifespan of your plumbing system.

Unfortunately, it can be tough to reliably detect issues with your plumbing system before significant damage is done. Most of the plumbing is hidden, and the problems that commonly effect it are often subtle at first. If you know what to look for, though, you can still catch issues early enough to make a difference.

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If You’re Using a Heat Pump, It’s Time for Maintenance

April 17th, 2017

technician-heat-pump-maintenanceAs the temperature rises over the next few weeks and months, you’re going to want to make sure that your home’s air conditioning situation is in order. If you are using a heat pump to handle your climate control needs, you need to make sure that you schedule maintenance for it within the next couple of weeks. Even if you had maintenance conducted on it within the last six months, you need to schedule it again. Read on to find out why you need to have maintenance done on your heat pump this spring.

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Is It Time to Upgrade Your Air Conditioner Before Summer?

April 3rd, 2017

Assuming you take perfect care of your air conditioning system (I.E. regular maintenance and prompt repairs) you can make it last 15-20 years on average. That’s a pretty respectable number, but sooner or later that system is going to need to be replaced. Before summer rolls around, you should have a look at your air conditioner and determine whether or not it’s a good idea to upgrade. If you’re still on the fence over whether or not you should upgrade your air conditioner, have a look at some of the benefits below.

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Now is the Time to Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance

March 20th, 2017

Though it may not seem like it, summer is only a couple of months away. Before you know it, you’ll be relying on your air conditioner to keep your home comfortable during the day. Before the hot months arrive, you need to make sure that your air conditioner is able to cope with the added stress. The best way to do that is to schedule preventive maintenance within the next several weeks.

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