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

2 Ways to Make Sure Your Plumbing Stays in Good Shape

Monday, May 15th, 2017

plumbing-waterYour plumbing system is a pretty important part of your home. You use it every time you do the dishes, take a shower, water the lawn, and a dozen other daily tasks. However, the plumbing system is also one of those systems most often neglected by homeowners until something is seriously wrong. You really don’t want to wait until your plumbing system breaks down entirely before calling for professional services. It’s not good for your plumbing system, your wallet, or your mental health. If you want to make sure that your plumbing system is in the best possible shape, for as long as possible, follow the steps outlined below.

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Water Treatment Systems That can Help You This Winter

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Water quality issues have been in the media a lot over the last couple of years, which is a good thing. It’s important for people to realize that, despite the widespread use of municipal water treatment centers, the water coming out of their tap might actually not be as clean or as healthy as it should be. If you’re concerned about the quality of the water in your home, there are a number of different water treatment systems that you should consider. Have a look at a couple of the more popular kinds below.

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How to Keep Your Garbage Disposal in Good Shape This Winter

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Garbage disposals tend to be put under more stress than usual, which means that the likelihood of problems occurring will increase. If you want to keep your disposal in good condition throughout the winter months, there are a couple of steps you should follow. Read on to find out more about those steps.

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Listen for These Furnace Noises

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Fall is upon us, and pretty soon you’re going to be relying on your furnace to keep you warm through the next few months. More usage means more wear on the furnace, which means a higher chance of a problem developing. If you want to keep your furnace in the best possible condition, you’re going to need to be able to recognize when it’s struggling with a problem. One of the easiest ways to do that is by listening for any strange noises. Read on to find out more.

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How to Maintain Indoor Air Quality This Summer

Monday, July 11th, 2016

Staying cool is on everyone’s mind during the summer, but it’s not the only thing you should be concerned with. Indoor air quality has a big impact on your comfort and health. Unfortunately, it tends to degrade during the summer thanks to certain changes in behavior. Let’s take a look at how you can maintain your indoor air quality this summer.

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Do I Need to Fill My Ductless System with Refrigerant This Summer?

Monday, May 2nd, 2016

Refrigerant is a vital component of practically every air conditioning system in use today. Despite that, it isn’t well-understood by the majority of homeowners across the country. As a result, we often get questions like the one above about how refrigerant should be handled in an air conditioning system. Let’s examine the role of refrigerant in your air conditioning system, and when you need to add more to it.

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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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When to Call for Hydro Jetting

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Hydro jetting is a method of pipe cleaning that involves inserting a long hose into your plumbing system. The hose has an omnidirectional sprayer head on the end of it, and uses a high-pressure stream of water to blast waste buildup off of the walls of the pipe. This kind of thorough treatment is ideal for preventing clogs from forming, and for the general health of the system. When should you schedule hydro jetting for your plumbing, though? Read on to find out.

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