Service King Plumbing & HVAC Blog : Archive for January, 2016

When to Schedule Pipeline Inspection

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Plumbing systems are among the hardest home systems to keep in good condition, primarily because of their location. Since most of your plumbing system is hidden from view, it can be quite difficult to diagnose issues with it before they’ve caused widespread damage. Until fairly recently, the only real way to find problems with the plumbing system was to excavate the pipe and examine it. Fortunately, that is no longer the case. Read on to find out more about pipeline inspection services, and why they’re so important to maintaining the health of your plumbing system. (more…)

Remember to Schedule Furnace Maintenance This Winter

Monday, January 18th, 2016

As we get deeper into winter, you’re no doubt going to start using your furnace more and more often. That means an increase in wear and tear, which makes it far more likely for problems to crop up over time. If your furnace was already in sub-optimal condition before you started using it on a regular basis, you have a greater chance of developing serious issues that could threaten the system. If you want to keep your furnace in good condition, you should schedule professional maintenance services sooner rather than later. Read on to find out more about the benefits of furnace maintenance. (more…)

Should I Replace My Boiler?

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Boilers are among the longer-lived heating systems on the market, capable of lasting decades longer than other systems under the right circumstances. No matter how well you take care of your boiler, though, it isn’t going to last forever. There will come a time when you need to install a new system to replace your boiler. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that your boiler is reaching the end of its life. (more…)

Common Water Heater Maintenance Procedures

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Water heaters are built to last a pretty long time. However, their lifespans will be a lot shorter if they don’t receive the proper maintenance. If you want your water heater to last as long as possible, you need to make sure that it receives professional maintenance at least once a year. Read on to find out more about some of the specific procedures that water heater technicians conduct during maintenance. (more…)