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

Should I Have a Sump Pump Installed?

Monday, February 29th, 2016

Anyone who’s had to deal with water damage knows how much of a nightmare it can be to deal with. Even a small amount of water damage, if located in the right place, can cost hundreds or thousands of dollars to repair. Now, if your whole house floods it’s probably due to circumstances beyond your control. If you have certain parts of your home that are prone to flooding, though, you might be able to prevent it from happening with a sump pump. Read on to find out more about the benefits of sump pumps.

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It’s Not Too Late for Heat Pump Maintenance!

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

We’re more than halfway through the winter season, but we still have a little ways to go as far as heating season is concerned. That means you’re probably going to be using your heat pump to stay warm on a daily basis for a bit longer. The more you use your heat pump, the more wear and tear will build up on the system. Added wear and tear means an increased chance of the heat pump breaking down. If you want your heat pump to last as long as possible, you should schedule preventive maintenance. Read on to find out more about the benefits of heat pump maintenance.

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Be Sure to Schedule Boiler Maintenance Annually

Monday, February 15th, 2016

Boilers are one of the most trusted heating systems for homeowners in cold climates, especially in Baltimore, MD. If you have an existing boiler, this is the one time of the year that you definitely don’t want to have any problems. This is why routine boiler maintenance is vital. The experts at Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling recommend an annual maintenance check in order to stay on top of potential issues and prevent costly repairs later. When should you do so?

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How to Make Your Water Heater Last Longer

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Water heaters are designed to last quite a long time, providing you take proper care of them. If the water heater doesn’t receive the professional services it needs, you may find yourself having to replace it far sooner than you would like. If you’d like to know more about how to make your water heater last as long as possible, read on.

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How Improper Sizing Affects Your Furnace Efficiency

Monday, February 1st, 2016

Furnaces are known for their ability to operate in a wide variety of different situations. It’s part of what has allowed them to dominate the heating industry for so many decades. However, that does not mean that you can just install any kind of furnace in any home that will fit it and expect it to work properly. There are a number of different factors that need to be considered when it comes to installing a new furnace in your home, one of which is the size of the system. Let’s take a look at what can happen when the furnace in your home is the wrong size.

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