Aurora Plumbing Company Blog: Archive for November, 2016

Just How Efficient Is Your Gas Furnace?

Monday, November 28th, 2016

In recent years, homeowners throughout the country have become increasingly interested in making their homes as energy efficient as possible. Energy audits have actually become a fairly routine process to help homeowners such as yourself determine how to save money through improvements for an energy-saving home.

Among the energy-consuming appliances and systems in your home are HVAC systems. And as we get closer and closer to winter, furnaces are top-of-mind for many homeowners. In order to save money and lower your energy use, you’d do well to consider just how efficient your gas furnace is.

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It’s Not Too Late for Fall Heat Pump Maintenance!

Monday, November 21st, 2016

With the quick drop in temperatures last week being an indication, winter is well on its way. As such, you’ll want to ensure that your heater is ready to do its job effectively and efficiently. Without proper maintenance, however, it simply cannot do this. If you have a heat pump, you may be thinking, “but I already had annual maintenance done in the spring, so I’m good…right?”

Unfortunately, no. Heat pumps need maintenance more often than traditional HVAC systems, as they do twice the work. If you want your heat pump to work as well this winter as it did during the summer, then the time to schedule your second heat pump maintenance appointment is now!

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How Does Water Leak Detection Work?

Monday, November 14th, 2016

In theory, locating a leaking pipe should be easy, right? However, unless your leak is coming from a clearly visible pipe—which is rare—plumbing leaks can be almost impossible to find for the untrained eye. Fortunately for you, our professional plumbers have the right equipment and training to detect any type of leak.

Water leak detection is one of the most important services we offer—not only do we help find leaks, we also identify the best way to access them and take care of the repair work with the least amount of disruption to building material. Brining in plumbers with state-of-the-art technology and training to use it is the best way to avoid repairs that require tearing up floors, walls, or ceilings.

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Do Radiant Heating Systems Require Much Maintenance?

Monday, November 7th, 2016

As our nights become progressively chillier, it’s hard to ignore the fact that winter is well on its way. You may be wondering then if your heater is up to the task of continually warming your home on a daily basis throughout the season. If you have a radiant heating system, you’re in good hands as our team is familiar with all types of heating systems on the market.

One of the most appealing features of a radiant system is the limited maintenance it requires. However, just like any other heating system, it does, in fact, require maintenance, and that maintenance should only be performed by highly trained professionals, such as the members of our team. To understand a radiant heating system’s maintenance needs, it’s important to know how they work.

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