Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for August, 2015

How Duct Sealing Can Save You Money

Monday, August 31st, 2015

When was the last time you thought about the ducts in your home? Probably not for a long while. That’s not unusual, though. Most people don’t think about their ducts, primarily because they don’t believe their ducts are worthy of consideration. Once they’re installed, they’re fine, right? Well, not really. Ducts may be inconspicuous, but they still require professional attention from time to time. If that isn’t done, you may find yourself dealing with duct problems that you didn’t even think were possible. Let’s take a look at one of those problems, and how duct sealing can help remedy it.

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3 Signs That Your Air Conditioner Needs Replacing

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Ductless air conditioners are tough systems, but they aren’t invincible. Sooner or later, you’re going to need to replace your air conditioner no matter how well you took care of it. You don’t want your system to die on you in the middle of a hot summer day, so the best way to avoid gaps in your climate control is to recognize the signs that your air conditioner is dying before it actually reaches the end of its lifespan. Let’s examine 3 of the most common signs that you need to replace your air conditioner.

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Why Your Ductless Air Conditioner Isn’t Cooling Properly

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Having your ductless air conditioner break down on you is never a pleasant or convenient thing. Fortunately, it’s also almost never a thing that happens suddenly and without warning. If you keep an eye out, you can recognize the signs of a problem before your air conditioner breaks down completely. One of the biggest signs that your air conditioner is in trouble is that it will stop cooling properly. Read on for more information about why your air conditioner isn’t cooling properly, and what to do about it.

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The Role Refrigerant Plays in Your Air Conditioner

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Refrigerant is a vital part of any air conditioning system. Even so, most people are unaware of what it actually is or how it works. The more you understand about your air conditioner, the better you’ll be able to identify and react to problems. With that in mind, let’s examine what refrigerant actually is and how it works within your air conditioner.

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Pitted Corrosion: What You Need to Know

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Plumbing problems are always frustrating, due to their lack of obvious symptoms. Still, even though the majority of the plumbing network is hidden from view, there are often at least a few signs that a problem is occurring. Lower water pressure, discolored water, and the like are all common symptoms. However, one of the most dangerous plumbing problems does not have any symptoms that can be identified without looking directly at the pipe: pitted corrosion. Let’s take a closer look at pitted corrosion, and the damage it can cause to your plumbing system.

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