Magnolia Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Arlington’

Common Plumbing Problems and Their Symptoms

Monday, 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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How to React to a Plumbing Emergency

Monday, December 12th, 2016

It’s very easy to panic during a plumbing emergency, especially if you have water pouring all over the floor or something. The key to dealing with a plumbing emergency, though, is not to panic. If you know how to react to a plumbing emergency, you can mitigate quite a bit of damage until the plumber arrives. Let’s take a look at some things that you can do to deal with a plumbing emergency.

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Listen for These Air Conditioner Noises

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Time is of the essence when it comes to air conditioner repairs, especially during the summer. The faster you can identify the symptoms of an air conditioner problem, the faster you’ll be able to get it repaired and the better off it will be. One of the easiest ways to tell that your air conditioner is having problems is to listen for strange noises coming from the system. Let’s take a look at some of the noises that indicate a problem with your air conditioner.

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Improve Your AC with Zone Control

Monday, April 25th, 2016

Cooling season is almost here, and many people are having their air conditioners professionally checked to make sure they’re in good shape. That’s a good thing to do, but it’s not the only thing you can do to improve your air conditioning situation this summer. Read on to find out more about zone control, and how it can dramatically improve your air conditioning efficiency.

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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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Gas Furnaces vs. Electric Furnaces

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Furnaces are the most popular home heating system type in the country. Among the overarching furnace type, the two most popular subtypes are gas and electric. This leads a lot of customers to ask us about whether a gas or electric furnace is objectively better. The truth is that neither one is objectively better than the other. It all depends on your individual situation. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of each, and how they can benefit you.

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Why Your Heater Output Is Low

Monday, September 28th, 2015

Fall is officially here, and that means that the days are going to only get colder for the next few months. If you’re already using your heater and it’s not working as well as it should, now is the time to get it fixed. You don’t want it to break down on you in the middle of the coldest part of winter, do you? If your heating system’s output isn’t what it should be, read on to find out what might be causing it.

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