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

Install an Energy Recovery Ventilator This Winter!

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Winters can get cold in Draper, UT, and while your heating system may be up to the task, it’s not going to do the job without costing you a great deal in high monthly energy bills. Now is the time to install any upgrades or additions to help improve the energy efficiency of your house, allowing you to take full advantage of the savings once winter arrives in earnest. In particular, we recommend installing an energy recovery ventilator as part of your HVAC system. You’ll be surprised how much of a difference it makes.

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Qualities of Good Emergency Service

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Whether it’s your heater, your air conditioning, system, your plumbing, or an indoor air quality product, it’s essential to the proper functioning of your Holladay, UT home. When any of those systems encounters a problem, you can’t always wait until regular office hours to schedule a repair session. Sometimes, the technician needs to make an emergency call to get the problem fixed right away, and we’re proud to offer 24/7 emergency services to customers throughout the area. Here’s a quick list of things you can (and should) expect from any emergency service call to your household.

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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Frozen pipes aren’t quite as common here in South Jordan, UT as they are in towns like Minneapolis or Boston, but our winter nights are still quite cold, and when you have water in your plumbing system, frozen pipes are often the result. Not only do they cut off the flow of water to your system, they can cause your pipes to burst, which can turn a minor problem into a major headache very quickly. Now is the time to work on preventing that, when temperatures are still comparatively warm and you can take measures to stop frozen pipes before they start. Here’s a few tips on how.

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Plan for Heating Maintenance Now

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Fall is here in Salt Lake City, and while temperatures are still relatively warm, you’ll soon have need of your heating system on a regular basis. We always recommend performing maintenance on your system now, before winter sets in. It gives you the time to schedule a session at your leisure, instead of rushing around in the face of a cold front, and the benefits it can bring will be with you all winter.

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Is Radiant Heating a Good Fit For Your Home?

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Winter is on its way, and while Draper, UT isn’t quite as cold as cities further north, our mountain elevation guarantees plenty of chilly days and nights to come. If you need a new heating system, now is the time to consider installation, before the snows fall. And while it’s not right for every home, a radiant heating system may prove to be an excellent fit for your particular circumstances. Here’s how it all works. 

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