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

Tips to Save Money on Energy Costs This Winter

Monday, February 6th, 2017

When the weather outside starts to get legitimately cold, your first instinct is probably to crank the heater and worry about the cost later. Paying a bit more on your gas or electrical bill is preferable to living in a freezer for a few months, right? What if you could still keep your home comfortably warm without paying significantly more for it, though? With just a couple of simple steps, you could make your heating system more energy efficient this winter. Let’s take a look at how you can improve your heating situation.

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How Ignoring a Leaky Faucet can Cost You

Monday, November 7th, 2016

We’ve all had it happen: that one tiny leak in the bathroom or kitchen faucet that keeps dripping, day and night. It may seem like just a minor annoyance, but trust us when we say that it has the potential to cause some major headaches. If you don’t have the faucet professionally fixed, you’re going to end up paying quite a bit more than you would think. Read on to find out how ignoring a leaky faucet can cost you.

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The Problem With Store Bought Drain Cleaners

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Most people, when confronted with a drain clog, will just use store bought drain cleaners to try and get rid of it. This may seem like a good idea at the time, but it’s actually far more harmful in the long run. Read on to find out why store bought drain cleaners are such a problem, and the benefits of using professional drain cleaning services.

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Signs You Need Sewer Cleaning

Monday, June 6th, 2016

A home’s sewer system is both vital and often neglected by homeowners. The sewer line is responsible for transporting waste from your home to the city sewer main, or to the septic tank if one is being used. One of the most important ways to maintain your home’s sewer system is to have it cleaned on a regular basis. Read on to find out more about some of the signs that your sewer line needs to be cleaned.

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Call for Repairs if Your Water Heater Shows These Symptoms

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Water heaters are sturdy systems, but even they can develop problems over time. Similar to other home systems, it can be difficult to identify problems with your water heater before they’ve had the chance to damage the system. If you know what to look for, though, you might be able to catch issues early enough to mitigate most of the damage. Read on to find out when to call for repairs for your water heater.

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What You Need to Know About the Anode Rod

Monday, December 28th, 2015

Have you ever wondered why your water heater doesn’t rust out within a year or two of installation? With the amount of water that tank water heaters have to deal with on a daily basis, it seems inevitable that they would quickly lose structural integrity to oxidization. This would be the case, if not for a part called the “anode rod.” Let’s take a closer look at the anode rod, and what it does for your water heater.

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How Duct Sealing Helps Your Home Heating System

Monday, October 26th, 2015

We are officially in heating season, and that means you’re probably relying on your home heating system to keep your home warm almost every day. Even if your heating system seems to be working fine, though, it may be in more trouble than you think. Let’s look at the problem of duct leaks, and how duct sealing can help make your heating system much more efficient.

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