All American Plumbing Heating & Air Blog: Archive for September, 2018

Should I Replace My Heater Before Fall?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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