Aurora Plumbing Company Blog: Archive for September, 2016

3 Steps to Ensuring Your Heater is Ready for Winter

Monday, September 26th, 2016

It’s taken awhile to get there, but we are finally feeling some cooler temperatures. While it may not be time quite yet to shut off our AC systems for the season, it is certainly time to start thinking about heater maintenance. A prematurely failed heating system is no less convenient than any other broken down appliance or system in your home.

In fact, it can be even worse, considering you could be stuck in the dead of winter with no form of heat. The number one way to ensure that this does not happen is by scheduling heating system maintenance. But what happens during this service appointment? Keep reading to learn what 3 steps our technicians take to prepare your system for the coming season.

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Why You Should Make a Kohler Low-Flow Toilet Your Next Plumbing Installation

Monday, September 19th, 2016

All around the country, homeowners are looking for ways to conserve water. This is not only good for the environment but can significantly impact your utility bills as well. One way to achieve this is to have high-efficiency plumbing systems installed. One of the most common fixtures water-conscious homeowners are having put in their homes is Kohler® low-flow toilets.

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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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Is It Time for You to Schedule a Heating Maintenance Appointment?

Monday, September 5th, 2016

With recent temperatures still staying steadily up in the 80’s, it may seem silly to begin thinking about your heater. However, with the official start of fall occurring in just a couple of weeks, soon enough those nighttime temperatures will be dropping to a point that you’ll be very grateful for a properly working heating system.

Of course, your heater can only function at its peak performance if it is well taken care of. And that includes having routine preventive maintenance done on the system. Routine maintenance benefits homeowners in a number of ways. Keep reading to learn more about how to keep your heating system in good shape with this service.

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