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

Time to Install a Whole-House Humidifier

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Holladay, UT stands at a very high elevation, and when you combine that with our cold winters, it’s a recipe for very dry air. That can be more than an inconvenience if you’re not careful: resulting in health problems and lowering the quality of life in your home. A whole-house humidifier works in conjunction with your HVAC system to solve the problem quickly and efficiently, and it can be installed in your home by friendly professionals before the first snows start to fall. Here’s how it all works.

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Now Is the Time to Replace an Old Heating System

Monday, September 19th, 2016

With summer officially coming to an end this week, the time has come for South Jordan, UT homeowners to take a long, hard look at their heating system and determine if it can handle another winter. If it can’t now is the time to schedule a replacement service. The good news is that there are quality heating companies available to perform a replacement service for you. But how can you tell if you need a new heating system, and why go through the replacement now?

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Get Your Cracked Heat Exchanger Fixed Now

Monday, September 12th, 2016

September is the month when the air starts to cool here in Salt Lake City, and while you still may be running your air conditioner on a regular basis, it will soon be time for your heating system to take over. Now is the time to check for any problems that may have developed or become worse over the summer. Cracked heat exchangers, in particular, are serious problems that need to be replaced before you start to use your furnace this fall. Cracks usually form in older heat exchangers which have undergone a lot of wear and tear over the years, but any system may exhibit signs of stress. The sooner you address it, the better off you’ll be.

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Start Preparing for Cold Weather

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Labor Day signals the unofficial end of summer here in Draper, UT, and while fall won’t officially start for a few more weeks, it never hurts to plan ahead. Now is an excellent time to start preparing for the cold weather by giving your heating system a once-over and taking a few basic steps around your home. Some of these steps require the services of a professional technician, but you can perform most of them yourself with just a little time and money. We’ve spelled out a list of them below for you.

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