At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air Blog

On Air Conditioners and Allergy Prevention Methods

June 9th, 2020

For many who suffer from allergy symptoms, the late spring and early summer portions of the year are the most significant. Allergies may trigger based on a variety of potential allergens, including some that may enter indoor spaces if the proper filtration is not present. When you call the pros with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, you get access to a wide variety of HVAC-related air quality areas, from standard filters and maintenance to areas like UV germicidal lights and other air quality products. Here’s a primer on how your AC and allergy prevention are connected, plus some additional tactics to consider if someone in your home has significant allergies or related respiratory symptoms. ACs and Allergies Your...

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Risks of “Flushable” Wipes in the Toilet

May 12th, 2020

Due to recent societal events, themes like sanitation and cleanliness are atop the minds of many, including within plumbing and other home areas. In particular, as some have experienced toilet paper shortages, an area that’s received significant public attention is whether “flushable” sanitary wipes can be used as a replacement. The plumbers with At Your Service Plumbing, experts in drain cleaning and several related areas (among many others), are here to set the record straight for you: “Flushable” wipes often aren’t what they claim to be, and can create significant clogging and blockage risks in your various plumbing drains. Here’s a primer on why this is the case and the care you should take when using these items for any...

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Benefits of Installing a Tankless Water Heater

April 14th, 2020

Have you begun to suspect that your hot water heater is nearing the end of its lifespan? If you’ve tried several repair solutions without success, or even if you’ve noticed red flags of a failing system and want to upgrade, there will be multiple options available to you. When you visit the team with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, we offer both traditional tank format and tankless water heaters for you to choose from when looking to upgrade. The tankless water heater is a modern option that comes with an on-demand heating element that supplies your entire home with at-the-ready hot water, rather than a tank that must constantly be filled and heated. Let’s look at some of...

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Common Causes of Furnace Short Cycling Issues, Part 2

March 10th, 2020

In part one of this two-part blog, we went over some of the common culprits associated with furnace short-cycling. Furnace short-cycling, which involves the furnace turning on and off too frequently and failing to provide adequate heating to the home or building in question, can arise from several different possible causes, and can lead to significant strain on HVAC components in addition to substandard heating. When you visit the team with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, however, any short-cycling risks will quickly be a thing of the past. We offer detailed furnace repair and maintenance services, and have addressed numerous such concerns for Utah homeowners in our many years as HVAC professionals. In today’s part two, we’ll dig...

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Common Causes of Furnace Short Cycling Issues, Part 1

February 11th, 2020

The last thing any homeowner wants during the cold Utah winter period is a malfunction in their furnace, and one possible such issue is known as short-cycling. Referring to issues with a furnace that is not turning on and off appropriately, short-cycling can be caused by several different possible culprits, and will bring results that range from limited heating capability to major stress on the system that causes it to wear down much faster than usual. When you visit the pros with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, we’ll provide the kind of furnace repair and upkeep services that prevent short cycling and all other potential issues from taking place within your furnace and overall HVAC system. If you’ve...

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Factors Influencing Furnace Replacement Costs, Part 2

January 12th, 2020

In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the primary factors that will play a role in the price of a new furnace. Furnaces wear down for several reasons, from wear-and-tear to specific damage, and those requiring replacements will want to have an idea of how their costs will break down. This is just one of many areas we cover when you visit the team with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air. Our furnace installation and replacement services include assisting you from start to finish with this process, including advising you on the best choices for your home and the costs associated with them. In today’s part two, we’ll go over a few more...

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Factors Influencing Furnace Replacement Costs, Part 1

December 10th, 2019

As the full-on Utah winter begins to get into swing, some homeowners around Salt Lake City and other areas might be discovering that their furnace isn’t in the optimal shape to carry them through this season. In cases where this is due to aging or significant wear-and-tear that can’t simply be repaired, furnace replacement is the prudent move. When you visit At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, we’re here to help with all furnace replacement and installation services as needed. Perhaps the single most common question we get from clients in this situation, naturally, is regarding the cost of the new furnace and installation when the time comes – we can’t necessarily give a cover-all answer right here, as...

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Possible Sources and Solutions for Black Specks in Water

November 12th, 2019

When you work with the plumbers from At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, one of the top areas of service you receive speaks to the quality of your water. We offer numerous related services, from water filters and softeners to water treatment systems and even basic water heater repair or replacement in cases where the primary heater is wearing down. We help prevent numerous contaminants from entering your water supply, keeping you and your family provided with healthy water at all times. One potential contaminant format that homeowners should always be on the lookout for: Black specks in the water, which is particularly common in older homes or worn-down pipe systems. Let’s look at some of the common sources...

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Using the Fall to Prepare the HVAC System for Cold Season

October 8th, 2019

With summer now fully in the rear-view mirror and fall in full swing, homeowners around Utah are looking to ensure their home’s HVAC and temperature control systems are ready for the cold winter ahead. This transitional season is important for a few important heating areas, both in terms of home comfort and ensuring costs don’t rise during the cold season. When you call the team with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, we’ll provide you with numerous related services here, from boiler or furnace maintenance services to thermostat upgrades and air quality control offerings. Let’s go over several of the areas that are most important this time of year, whether you’re handling parts of this yourself or counting on...

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General Tips on HVAC and Optimal Temperature Ranges

September 10th, 2019

While HVAC systems cover several specific areas related to air circulation, air quality and overall comfort, perhaps their simplest task is regulating temperature. The furnace keeps you warm during the long winter; the air conditioner keeps cool air flowing during the sweltering Utah summer. When you work with At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air, you get a full range of temperature-related expertise, from basic air conditioner and furnace repair and upkeep to quality thermostat service and many other areas in between. Not only will we assist you with maintaining the optimal temperature in your home throughout the year, we can also provide expertise on the proper temperature ranges for several distinct purposes or situations. Here’s a basic primer: General...

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