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

How to Get the Best Return on Investment for Your Water Heater

Monday, May 29th, 2017

tank-water-heaterWater heaters have the distinction of being both vital to your daily life, and being a pretty significant financial investment. If you want to get the best return on investment out of your water heater, it’s in your best interest to keep it healthy for as long as possible. Though the water heater often won’t draw a lot of attention when it develops a problem, that doesn’t mean that it never happens. Water heaters need professional services just as much as any other system in order to stay in good shape. Follow the tips below to make sure that yours serves you well for many more years.

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Ways to Identify Plumbing Leaks in Your Home

Monday, January 9th, 2017

It can be quite difficult to identify plumbing leaks in the home, at least without proper equipment. Chances are, any plumbing leak you’ve had to deal with became apparent through water damage or some other issue. By then, of course, you have to spend quite a bit of money remediating the damage already done. If you know what to look for, though, you can identify plumbing leaks much sooner than that.

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Why Boiler Kettling is Dangerous

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Is your boiler making a deep rumbling sound, as though it were a giant tea kettle about to boil over? That sound is, appropriately, referred to as kettling, and it’s a symptom of a pretty serious problem with the system. If not treated, the entire boiler could break down. Let’s take a look at what causes kettling, and why it’s so dangerous.

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When Should I Call for Garbage Disposal Services?

Monday, July 25th, 2016

Garbage disposals may seem invincible, but they’re far from it. If the system is not taken care of properly, you may find yourself replacing it much earlier than you would otherwise have to. So, when should you actually call for professional garbage disposal services? Read on to find out.

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Which Water Heater Type is Best for You?

Monday, July 18th, 2016

When you think of a water heater, you probably think of a tank water heater. This makes sense, since that was pretty much the only option for residential water heating for decades. However, modern water heaters offer a much wider array of options for homeowners. Let’s take a look at some of the different water heater types that can benefit you.

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When to Install a New Heat Pump

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Heat pumps have expiration dates, just like the rest of us. No matter how well you take care of your heat pump, there will come a time when it just can’t get you through another season. It’s important that you be able to identify the signs that your heat pump needs to be replaced. Otherwise, you may suddenly find yourself without climate control when it permanently breaks down on you. Read on for some of the signs that you need a new heat pump system.

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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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How Kettling Threatens Your Boiler

Monday, November 30th, 2015

Boilers are pretty solid systems, and tend not to have nearly as many problems as other heating systems. They’re not invincible, though, and certain problems can still pose a serious threat to the health of the system. One of these problems is kettling. If you’ve ever heard your boiler rumbling like a giant teapot, that’s kettling. Let’s take a look at what causes boiler kettling, and how to stop it.

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