Posts Tagged ‘Tacoma’

Signs That Your Water Heater Needs Repair

Monday, November 1st, 2021

water-heater-with-pipesAt any given moment, it can be hard to determine what kind of condition your water heater is in. Even though you use yours every day, throughout the day, it’s not always easy to recognize when there’s a problem with this system. As with most other home comfort systems, problems may not manifest into highly visible symptoms until they’ve already done a significant amount of damage.

If you want to ensure your water heater stays in great shape, it’s a good idea to know the subtle signs that something might be amiss with your water heater. After all, the faster you get it fixed, the less chance there is of it growing into a much more urgent situation, not excluding a total system breakdown.

With this in mind, read on as we uncover a couple of signs that your water heater may, in fact, need repair.

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Water Heater Installation: Should You Go Tankless?

Monday, October 18th, 2021

tankless-water-heater-mounted-on-green-wallYour home’s water heater is the unsung hero of your household. Think about it–you rely on it each and every day. Your entire family or household does! You need it to shower comfortably, clean clothes and dishes, and even to cook with. So when something goes wrong with your water heater, you want it fixed fast. Of course, at some point, fixes won’t work anymore and it will be time to have a new water heater installed.

At that point, you’ll have a couple of options. You can stick with the same tank water heater you’ve always had, just a newer model. Or you can get a different sized tank water heater depending on your family’s needs. A third option, and one that is growing in popularity, is investing in a tankless water heater installation. Read on to learn more!

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It’s Time for a Tune-Up: Caring for Your Heater

Monday, October 4th, 2021

heat-home-efficientlyThe clouds have gathered, the rain has become more frequent, and the air conditioners are well and truly shut off for the season. It is officially fall. Many of us are ready for warm sweaters, hot drinks, and evenings spent watching fun and possibly even spooky movies. These things are all so much better though when they are enjoyed in a comfortably warm home.

As things get colder in the coming months, you’ll want to do whatever you can to ensure your heater can keep up. Let us tell you how best to keep your heater in optimal shape this season so you get reliable comfort without a high cost.

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Why You Should Hire a Pro for Your AC Installation

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

male-and-female-technicians-standing-over-outside-ac-unitWith your alternatives being either hiring an amateur or installing an air conditioner on your own, we’re here to encourage you to trust the pros for such a job–and for good reason! We understand why it’s tempting to go a cheaper route, but you know the saying “you get what you pay for”? It applies here!

Unless you have a window air conditioner or some other portable type of air conditioner like a small evaporative cooler, we really advise you to give our number a call for your air conditioner installation. Why? Because there are specific steps we take to successfully install your air conditioning system, and if any of the steps are skipped, or done too hastily, it can lead to problems such as a refrigerant leak, inefficient system operation, or even a premature air conditioner breakdown. Ultimately, air conditioning systems are very complex, and require a trained and experienced professional to manage services properly.

Of course, if you’re in the market for a cooling system right now, when temperatures are still soaring for summer, we understand the sense of urgency. However, rushing into a large investment like this could very well leave you sacrificing both comfort and efficiency. Read on as we uncover a few of the main reasons you should only trust a trained professional for this job.

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Tips to Boost AC Efficiency and Lower Your Energy Bills

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

money-symbols-coming-out-of-white-chimneyThe official start of summer is not very far off. And even though it doesn’t get as stifling hot here as it does in other parts of the country, we do have some intense weeks of warmth to contend with. This means you want to be able to rely on your air conditioner to get you through the season as comfortably, and affordably, as possible. This means ensuring that your system is as efficient as it can be.

This starts with maintenance! Professional air conditioning maintenance, conducted once a year, enables our technicians to thoroughly inspect, clean, and adjust components that need it. This all helps to extend your system’s lifespan and help it perform better—that is, more efficiently. We know you don’t want to spend an arm and a leg on your cooling needs this year.

So give us a call to schedule your spring maintenance appointment with us, and in the meantime read on for some further tips to boost your AC efficiency and lower your energy bills as a result. (more…)

Signs of a Tankless Water Heater in Disrepair

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

tankless-systemIn our last blog post, we talked about the benefits of tankless systems, also known as on-demand water heaters. If you already have one in your home, then you likely know of all these benefits! But do you know how to detect when it needs repair?

A faulty water heater is never something you want to encounter. After all, the longer your tankless water heater is in disrepair, the longer you have to go without hot water or the longer you have pay for high energy bills because something is amiss with the heat exchangers of the system. We don’t want this to be the case for you! So read on as we uncover some of the leading signs that something is amiss with your tankless water heater, then give us a call if you discover any of these indicators. (more…)

Addressing Uneven Heating—What’s Wrong with Your Furnace?

Monday, January 25th, 2021

woman-huddled-in-blanket-drinking-out-of-mugWe’re about midway through winter, how’s your furnace been holding up?

Have you noticed that something is not quite right? Hopefully, you had your system professionally tuned-up in the fall. Professional maintenance ensures that your system works as effectively and efficiently as possible for as long as possible.

But what if even though you had maintenance done, you notice that some rooms feel cooler than they should. What is this uneven heating about? There are a number of potential culprits. Read on to learn what they may be! (more…)

3 Reasons You Need a Pro for Your Furnace Installation

Monday, January 11th, 2021

technician-working-on-furnaceLook, we get how tempting it is when you need a new heating system to install it yourself. After all, this will help you save money, right?

But unless we’re talking about a space heater that just plugs into an outlet in the wall, we really need to advise against self-installation.

The problem with trying to attempt installation on your own is that there are a number of intricate steps involved with this service, and if any of those steps are missed or are done too hastily it can lead to problems like gas line damage or torn ductwork, among other issues that could lead to premature system breakdown. Essentially, furnace systems are very complex pieces of equipment that require trained and experienced hands to manage.

Of course, if you’re in the process of shopping for a furnace right now, chances are there is quite a bit of urgency involved. But please don’t rush. Give our number a call to schedule a furnace installation, and read on to learn 3 reasons why you should trust the pros: (more…)

Why You Should Only Trust a Pro for Your Furnace Installation

Monday, December 28th, 2020

furnace-jetsHas the time finally come for you to accept that your old furnace just isn’t what it used to be? Perhaps it’s time for you to upgrade to a newer and higher-efficiency system. Furnace installation is a big job, and one that requires experienced and knowledgeable technicians to handle.

Homeowners often don’t realize this, but a proper furnace installation starts before we actually put the furnace in. We can assist with the important tasks of selecting the right heater for your specific needs, and ensuring it is sized correctly as well.

The fact of the matter is, a lot of work goes into a furnace installation, and messing up this job could leave you with an inefficient, ineffective system. Read on as we explore just why it’s so important to only trust a trained and experienced professional for your furnace installation. (more…)

Here’s How to Boost Your Heating Efficiency

Monday, December 14th, 2020

house-and-money-symbols-on-opposite-ends-of-seesawIf you’re reading this blog post at the time of its publishing, it means you’ve had quite the year—we’ve all had quite the year! With enough to worry about on your plate, it’s easy to forget about a very important home comfort system you’ll be needing 24/7 very soon—your heater.

Hopefully, you’ve already had yours professionally maintained! Professional maintenance allows our technicians to comprehensively inspect, clean, and adjust the components within your heater. Without this diligent care, you can expect your heater to have more repairs and a shortened lifespan. You can also expect it to perform inefficiently, costing you more to use it from month-to-month.

Even with maintenance though, many homeowners wonder if there is any way to lower their heating bills. We get it! The good news, there is. Read on as we uncover some of the best ways to boost your heating efficiency and subsequently lower your heating bills this year. (more…)