Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Blog : Archive for January, 2016

Boiler Problems That You Should Watch for

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Boilers have a well-earned reputation for being tough systems. They tend to last years longer than other heating systems, and have fewer problems during their lifespans. This is often attributed to their smaller number of moving parts. The fewer moving parts there are, the fewer ways there are for something to go wrong. However, boilers are not immune to issues. There are still problems that can crop up with the system. If you’re using a boiler to keep warm this winter, watch out for the following signs that something is wrong.

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Why You Should Have Your Furnace Inspected This Winter

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Furnace maintenance is an important part of keeping your system healthy, especially during the winter. However, it’s also an important part of keeping you healthy during the heating season. If you forego furnace maintenance, you are opening yourself up to all sorts of problems that can have effects beyond the furnace. Let’s take a look at some of the reasons why you should have your furnace inspected, if you haven’t already.

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Extend the Life of Your Garbage Disposal with These Steps

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Many people take their garbage disposals for granted, and it’s easy to see why. Garbage disposals have a reputation for being these paragons of waste chopping, and as a result it’s assumed that they don’t really run into problems very often. If you don’t treat your garbage disposal correctly, though, you could find yourself replacing it sooner than you think. Let’s take a look at some steps that you can take to ensure that your garbage disposal lasts as long as possible.

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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter

Monday, January 4th, 2016

One of the biggest plumbing problems you can run into during the winter is frozen pipes. More than a simple inconvenience, frozen pipes are much more likely to rupture as the water in them expands. If you don’t want to deal with ruptured plumbing pipes this winter, you need to take steps to make sure that the pipes don’t freeze in the first place. Read on to find out more about how to prepare your pipes for winter.

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