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

Signs You Need to Schedule Pipe Inspection

Monday, July 10th, 2017

pipe-inspectionIt can be difficult to keep your plumbing system in proper shape much of the time, since most of the system is hidden from view. Most of the issues that can afflict a plumbing system are quite subtle, as well, making it even more difficult to be able to tell when your system is in need of repairs. If you know what to look for, though, you can identify signs that it’s time for a professional inspection. Have a look at some of the more common signs that you need to schedule pipe inspection services.

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How to Tell if Your Heat Pump is in Desperate Need of Replacement

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

heat-pump-unitSo you’ve had your heat pump for a number of years, and you’re relying on it yet again to get you through a cold winter. The system isn’t as on top of things as it used to be, but it’s still good for another season. At least, that what you hope. What happens, though, if your heat pump suddenly dies on you in the middle of the season? You probably don’t want to be left without a heating system during a cold month, so it’s a good idea to be very vigilant for signs that the system is in need of replacement.

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The Benefits of Video Pipeline Inspection

Monday, October 31st, 2016

One of the unique things about plumbing systems is that they are, for the most part, hidden from view. This makes it rather difficult, at times, to find and fix problems with the plumbing system. Prior to the advent of more modern methods, the only thing to do was either to wait for a very obvious sign that a part of the system was malfunctioning, or to tear up parts of the walls and floor to examine the pipes. Fortunately, that’s no longer the case. Let’s take a look at the benefits of video pipe inspection.

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How Your Water Heater Protects Itself from Rust

Monday, August 15th, 2016

Any system that deals with large amounts of water, and also contains steel, will have to deal with rust at some point. Considering that your tank water heater is full of water for pretty much its entire life, it should be a rusted out husk only a couple of years after installation. Why, then, is your water heater able to last so much longer than that? The answer is a small part called the anode rod. Let’s take a look at the anode rod, how it works, and what you can do to make sure it keeps benefitting your water heater.

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Now is the Perfect Time to Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance

Monday, March 14th, 2016

Spring is upon us, and summer is not far off. That means that it’s time to start making preparations for the swelteringly hot months to come. One of the most important ways you can get ready for summer is by scheduling air conditioning maintenance. Read on for more information about the benefits of spring air conditioning maintenance.

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Should I Replace My Furnace This Winter?

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Furnaces can last a pretty long time if properly taken care of, but they can’t last forever. After a couple of decades, you’ll reach a point where it’s just too expensive to keep the system up and running. At that point, it’s in your best interest to replace the system with a new one. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need to replace your furnace this winter.

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Furnace Problems to be Aware of This Fall

Monday, October 19th, 2015

As the days get colder, you’re probably going to start relying on your furnace more and more to keep your home comfortable. That added stress makes it much more likely for problems to occur, which is why you need to keep an eye out for signs that your furnace is in trouble. The faster that you can identify a problem with your system, the faster you can call for repairs and the more damage you can prevent. Let’s take a look at some of the problems that a furnace can run into, and the symptoms they present.

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