Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Blog

How We Are Combating COVID-19

March 26th, 2020

Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling is an essential business in every state where our services are available. Our work is considered necessary by the government and public health officials to maintain the safety, comfort, and sanitation of local residents. 

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Carbon Monoxide: Silent Killer

March 13th, 2020

Most homeowners have at least one gas appliance in their home, whether it’s a furnace, water heater, oven, etc. Although natural gas is an economical way to bring comfort and convenience to your home, it can become extremely dangerous if gas lines aren’t cared for properly. 

 

 

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Beat Allergy Season with These Indoor Air Quality Tips

March 12th, 2020

When allergy season comes around, relief is hard to find. It doesn’t matter whether you’re outdoors or indoors, allergens are all around you, from the air you breathe to the bed you sleep in. We don’t have a magic cure for your allergies (although we wish we did), but we do have some tips on how to improve your indoor air quality to keep outdoor allergens, bacteria, and viruses from being unwelcome guests in your home. 

 

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Warning Signs That Your Water Heater is Failing

February 18th, 2020

Enjoying your hot showers and ease of daily chores? That’s the effect hot water has on your home! Hot water is a necessity many of us take for granted… until our water heater breaks down. To avoid an unexpected calamity, inspect your water heater for signs of damage so you can call us for a water heater repair!

 

 

 

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Check These Spots for Hidden Water Leaks

February 18th, 2020

When it comes to leaks, most homeowners employ an out-of-sight, out-of-mind mentality. Some don’t even bother to fix the leaks they do see! But that’s a dangerous risk to take. Leaks always start out small, then morph into a plumbing disaster when left neglected. To be sure your home is leak-free, check these spots where leaks could be hiding. Then, call a Magnolia plumber for the best water leak detection services in the Arlington area.

 

 

 

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Why Your Home Needs a Water Filtration System

January 16th, 2020

If you’re a tap water kind of family, you may not realize that you’re drinking dozens of chemicals with your water intake every day. When water is treated at the municipal plant, cleaning agents, such as chlorine and chloramine, among others, are added to disinfect water and make it safe for drinking and cleaning purposes. However, those chemicals aren’t meant to be consumed in large quantities. Your body, your family, and your appliances need freshwater without chemicals or other agents. That’s why installing a water filtration system is imperative to your household’s wellbeing. 

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Does a Heat Pump Serve as a Heater, Cooler, or Water Heater?

January 16th, 2020

You may have heard that heat pumps are some of the most energy-efficient appliances in the HVAC industry, and the only system to provide both cooling and heating. But did you know that a heat pump can also function as a water heater? It seems there is no limit to what this system can do! If you’re on the market for a new heating, cooling, or water heater installation in Washington D.C. or another nearby area, consider purchasing a heat pump to take advantage of its energy efficiency, improved air quality, cost savings, and more. 

 

 

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Don’t Put Chemical Cleaners Down Your Drains

December 20th, 2019

A clogged drain is a common plumbing issue most homeowners think they can fix by themselves. If your DIY drain cleaning technique involves picking up a plunger and a pair of gloves, we encourage everyone to give it their best shot. However, if you’re planning to take the easy way out with a liquid drain cleaner, stop right there! The chemical agents in the liquid drain cleaners can be harmful to your plumbing system, often doing more harm than good. You can learn all about the dangers of using liquid drain cleaners by watching the video below.

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The Importance of Routine Sewer Cleanings

December 19th, 2019

Just because your sewage system is meant to dispose of dirty wastewater, that doesn’t mean it doesn’t need to be cleaned once in a while. A professional sewer and drain cleaning won’t seem very beneficial if your sewers are in good condition, but there’s a reason we call this preventative maintenance. Neglecting your sewers time and time again will lead to significant blockages. When that happens, you can kiss the convenience your plumbing system provides you with goodbye. 

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Don’t Forget These 3 Types of AC Maintenance

March 11th, 2019

Even if you’re a responsible homeowner who always remembers to change your AC filter and schedule maintenance visits, you may have a hard time remembering some of the other maintenance types your AC system needs. Or, if you’re a new homeowner, you may not even realize it has these other maintenance needs.

Learn about three types of maintenance you should keep in mind as you care for your AC unit.

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