All American Plumbing Heating & Air Blog

How to Get Your Home Ready for Heating Season

November 12th, 2018

furnace-serviceThe holidays are just around the corner, and you probably have plenty to think about in terms of travel, family, and the planning that goes along with it all. Don’t let your heater’s maintenance needs go overlooked as you put your attention elsewhere, though. You need to schedule annual heating maintenance with a professional HVAC contractor in Merced, CA, if you want your system to function properly. That’s why you should call us.

All American Plumbing Heating & Air is here to help you enjoy the very best performance that your heating system has to offer. The benefits of routine heating maintenance truly cannot be overstated. It also is not a service you can handle on your own. Don’t go looking for a checklist online and attempting to tune your system up as a DIY project. It will be ineffective at best, and dangerous at worst. Instead, leave the job to our professionals and enjoy the following benefits.

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Indications That You Really Need Drain Cleaning

October 29th, 2018

Drain-SnakingYour drains are probably pretty low on the list of home appliances that you think about on a regular basis. After all, they don’t really do anything that demands notice. Until they stop working, of course. If you want to keep your drains in proper condition, though, you probably want to resolve any issues with them before it gets that far. The best way to resolve most issues with drain pipes is professional drain cleaning. So, use the following list to help you determine when it’s time to schedule your next drain cleaning appointment.

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Should I Schedule Air Conditioning Maintenance Now?

October 15th, 2018

air-conditioner-techAir conditioning maintenance is typically conducted during spring, so if you’re thinking about doing it now you’re just a little bit late to the party. However, that doesn’t mean you should skip it! There are still plenty of reasons to schedule air conditioning maintenance services, even this late in the season. Read on to find out more about why it’s a good idea to schedule air conditioning maintenance, if you haven’t already.

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How You can Keep Your Water Heater Healthy for Years to Come

October 1st, 2018

PlumberYou need to keep your water heater in good condition if you want to get the most out of it. Water heaters are placed under a lot of strain over years of use, and yours needs you to help it cope with the wear. Otherwise, you may find yourself replacing the system a number of years earlier. If you want to make sure that your water heater lives a long and healthy life, follow the tips below.

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Should I Replace My Heater Before Fall?

September 17th, 2018

Old-FurnaceConsidering the record heat waves, fires, and general unpleasantness associated with high temperatures we’ve all had to deal with this summer, it may seem a little weird to talk about heating systems right now. Still, summer is coming to an end pretty soon. You need to make sure that your home’s heating situation is all set up now, so you don’t have to scramble to get it taken care of closer to the start of the season.

For most people, getting their home ready for fall is as simple as scheduling preventive maintenance for their heating systems. If your current heating system isn’t up to the task of getting you through another heating season, though, now would be a good time to replace it. The following are just a few of the signs that you should contact a professional technician about replacing your heating system.

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What Hard Water Can Do to Your Water Heater

September 3rd, 2018

tank-water-heaterHard water is a funny thing. It’s no real threat to your health (aside from making your bathtub or shower really slippery) but it can do a real number on your plumbing system. Unfortunately, we happen to live in an area with very hard water indeed. If you know that your home has a hard water problem, but you’re not sure exactly how much of a “problem” it is, then keep reading. Today, we’re going to focus on just one of the many parts of your home that can suffer due to hard water exposure: your water heater.

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Easy Ways to Improve the Indoor Air Quality in Your Home

August 20th, 2018

woman-blowing-noseIndoor air quality is one of those things that not many homeowners think about. It tends to take a back seat to the temperature of the air, especially when it comes to summer. While indoor air quality’s effects on your health and comfort might not be as immediately noticeable, though, you should know that they are no less important. If you want to have a healthier and more comfortable summer, it’s a good idea to take steps to improve your indoor air quality.

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Here’s How Home Plumbing Leaks Are Draining Your Finances

August 6th, 2018

Burst-pipeLeaks are among the most common plumbing issues. In fact, they are arguably the number one plumbing problem in the country in terms of the sheer number of occurrences. Some plumbing leaks are large, some small, but all of them should be repaired as soon as they are discovered. Not having your plumbing leaks repaired, even if they’re tiny, could end up costing you far more than you even knew was possible. Have a look below at some of the ways that home plumbing leaks can drain your finances.

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How Often Should You Clean Your Drains?

July 23rd, 2018

Kitchen-SinkAmid all the uncertainty of this day and age, all the catastrophic events that rend both body and soul, all the madness that seems to swarm around every waking moment like a cloud of locusts, it’s common to ask: How often do I need to get my drains cleaned? We’re so glad you asked! Drain cleaning is an important part of maintaining the health of your drain, and far too few people give it the attention it deserves. If you’re concerned about keeping your drains in good shape for as long as possible, follow the tips below when deciding whether or not you should have your drains cleaned.

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Causes of Low Indoor Air Quality, and How to Address Them

July 9th, 2018

Air-FilterLow indoor air quality is a common issue for homes across the country, but especially in Turlock. We have all kinds of issues with air quality, which not nearly enough homeowners take steps to address.

Most people think of it as simply inconvenient or mildly uncomfortable, but poor indoor air quality can actually have a significant negative effect on your health and comfort over the years. If you’re not sure what to do about your indoor air quality, read on for some tips.

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