At Your Service Plumbing, Heating & Air Blog: Archive for March, 2016

Things to Think About When Installing a Sump Pump

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Ours is a desert community here in South Jordan, UT, but just because it’s dry doesn’t mean you shouldn’t worry about flooding. Indeed, flooding can often be worse in this area since there’s little to stop the water when a downpour occurs. Local residents can keep their property dry with the installation of a sump pump: placed in their basement and used to pump water out of your home. If you’ve made the decision to install one, congratulations! The next step is to plan and prepare for the installation by working with your technician to answer a few key questions. We’ve outlined the important ones become: something to think about as you move forward.

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Late Season Heater Issues to Watch Out for

Monday, March 21st, 2016

We’re coming to the end of heating season in the Sandy, UT area, but there’s still a few cool days yet to come and while you may be using your heater less often these days, this is the time of year when repair calls on heating systems tend to appear the most. After months of regular use, the wear and tear on your system can sometimes take a toll, and they can make themselves known just as you’re in the home stretch for another cooling season. Luckily, a timely maintenance session at the end of every winter can solve most of these problems, but you should still be aware of various late-season heater issues that can plague your system this time of year.

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How Does Air Conditioning Maintenance Benefit You?

Monday, March 14th, 2016

With spring on its way, residents of South Jordan, UT and other nearby communities will gradually stop using their heaters and start using their air conditioners. We recommend that homeowners schedule an air conditioning maintenance session with a trained technician sometime in the next few months, before the weather gets too hot. Maintenance sessions allow a technician to check for any potential repair issues that may be growing, as well as cleaning off the dust, lubricating moving parts and tightening loose bolts. What are the benefits of such attention? We’ve listed a few of them below.

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Upgrade Your Air Conditioner Today

Monday, March 7th, 2016

We’re in the last few weeks of winter, and while it’s still pretty cold here in Draper, UT, warmer temperatures will be here before you know it. That means you’ll be dusting off your air conditioner to keep your home cool. And while the system itself may be in great shape, you might want to consider investing in an upgrade to it in order to help it out. An upgrade isn’t the same as a replacement: it’s simply an added feature or component that can be installed in your existing system to help it function more efficiently. We’ve listed a few of them below to give you some idea of what we’re talking about.

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