Aurora Plumbing Company Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Littleton’

Don’t Ignore These End-of-Season Heating System Needs

Monday, February 19th, 2018

HVAC return ventTemperatures around here are still cool enough for at least the next few weeks to still be using our heaters on a fairly consistent basis. But with springtime just around the corner, it’s easy to ignore heating repairs, right? Unfortunately, you could be doing a major disservice to your Littleton, CO HVAC and your comfort by ignoring end-of-season heating system needs!

However, how do you know when you have heating system needs? Are there any major red flags, aside from system shut down, that indicate your heater needs a repair? Some symptoms are more subtle than others for sure, but yes, there are signs you can watch for. What are they?

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How to Adequately Clean Your Drains to Prevent Further Problems

Monday, January 8th, 2018

drain with water flowing down itThere probably isn’t a homeowner around that has had to deal with a drain clog at some time or another, even if it was minor. But clogs are one of those things that many people deal with incorrectly. In the average home, when a drain clog develops, someone reaches for some type of store-bought drain cleaning solution.

This is actually the worst way to deal with drain clogs, as surprising as that may seem. Store-bought solutions have a number of side effects that are damaging to your plumbing system, with completely defeats the purpose, right? So what should you do when you have a drain clog?

Call a professional plumber in Littleton, CO.

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Common Reasons for Furnace Repairs

Monday, October 30th, 2017

male technician working on furnaceThere are few HVAC concerns that warrant more urgency than a furnace that won’t work in the middle of a chilly winter day. Given where we live, this is even more disconcerting. We all can appreciate how vital to our comfort a fully functional heating system is.

Of course, the best way to prevent furnace repairs in Littleton, CO is by investing in routine heating maintenance. But even with this essential service, you may find yourself facing repairs. Two of the most common reasons we get called out for furnace repairs is due to a system that won’t start, or one that won’t stop running. We’re here to resolve the issue, but what causes it to begin with?

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Why You Should Only Trust a Pro for your Plumbing Problems

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Handsome Young Plumber Writing On Clipboard With Pen In Kitchen RoomThere are very specific standards by which professional Littleton, CO plumbers work. These standards are put in place to make sure that your plumbing system works as efficiently as possible for as long as possible, and does so safely. When you find yourself in need of professional plumbing services in the area, then you needn’t look any further than APC—but we want to tell you why it’s so important to trust only in an experienced professional.

In addition to safety and liability guarantees that you can only get from a professional licensed plumbing company, hiring pros for the job also benefits you in the following ways:

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Don’t Ignore AC Repair Needs This Late in the Game

Monday, August 7th, 2017

air conditioner in need of service or repairWe are slowly but surely approaching the official end of summer. This means that your Littleton, CO air conditioner has been put under a lot of stress so far—and it’s not over. Your cooling system still has a lot of work to do before the warmest time of the year has passed. If you’d like to living out the remainder of this summer in comfort, then it’s important that you not ignore any signs of trouble with your AC.

Of course, you can’t be blamed for ignoring any such indicators if you don’t know what to look for to begin with. This is why we’ve compiled a brief list below to help you recognize some early red flags that your cooling system is, in fact, struggling. When it comes to scheduling your repairs, it’s always best to do so ASAP.

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The Role of an Anode Rod in Protecting Your Water Heater

Monday, May 29th, 2017

anode-rod-protecting-water-heaterIf someone were to ask you what the most important appliance in your home is, how would you answer? Many homeowners would go with their water heaters—this is a true workhorse in your home, providing you with the hot water needed to shower, wash dishes, do laundry, and much more. And if you’re using the traditional storage tank water heater to do all this, then you depend a lot on a component you may not even be aware of—the anode rod.

The anode rod present in your tank water heater is likely not something you’ve heard of before, but it provides an essential function in protecting your tank water heater from harm. It doesn’t last forever, though, so it’s important that you know what condition yours is in, and whether you should call for Littleton, CO water heater services soon.

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Signs of Heat Pump Damage

Monday, January 16th, 2017

It’s only getting colder, and as it does you’re likely depending on your heat pump more and more often each day to keep you and your home comfortable. Increased demands mean more stress on the system, which also means there’s a larger chance that a problem will develop.

The sooner you catch an issue, the more damage you can prevent. Keep a watchful eye out for the following signs that your heat pump needs help.

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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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How Can You Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter?

Monday, October 24th, 2016

Discussing frozen pipes during this fickle weather period may seem silly; however, there’s no denying that winter is on its way. When it does hit, you certainly don’t want to be surprised by a plumbing emergency brought on by frozen pipes.

Frozen and burst pipes are among the most popular emergency plumbing calls that we receive during the winter season. We’re happy to conduct prompt repairs when needed, but we understand it’s much more convenient to prevent this problem from occurring at all in the first place. So what can you do now to avoid this issue?

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Are Your Pipes Banging When You Turn Off Your Faucet?

Monday, September 12th, 2016

This is actually one of the most common questions that professional plumbers get. Homeowners sometimes find that when they turn off their faucets—particularly if they turn them off quickly—that they hear a sound reminiscent of creaking, whistling, or banging. Even if you’ve only discovered this once, you are right to pay close attention to it, and you’ve found the right company to address it with. Banging pipes can be detrimental to your entire plumbing system if ignored.

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