Service King Plumbing & HVAC Blog : Archive for October, 2017

Do I Need to Replace My Furnace This Fall?

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

gas-burner-assemblyThe daily temperature is going to drop pretty low before too long, which means that you’re going to need to get your home heating system ready to take on the strain of regular use. For most people, preventive heating maintenance is enough to ensure that their system is ready to keep them warm through the heating season.

For others, though, it will mean replacing the system entirely. If your furnace is not up to the task of warming your home for another season, it’s better to replace it now than to risk it breaking down in the middle of a cold winter day. There are a number of signs that you should replace your furnace, some of which we’ve laid out below. (more…)

The Importance of Maintaining Your Water Line

Monday, October 9th, 2017

water-lineThe plumbing system is a very important part of keeping your home running properly. Think about how many times you use an appliance with running water every day, and you’ll start to realize how vital your plumbing system is. Some parts of the plumbing system are more important than others, though. One of, if not the, most important is the water line.

The water line is the pipe through which all fresh water flows before it reaches your home. Whether you get your water from the city you live in or from somewhere else, you totally rely on your water line to get it to you. So, as you can imagine, keeping your water line in good condition is an important part of keeping your entire plumbing system functioning properly. Let’s have a look at some of the ways that you can make sure your water line lasts for many years to come. (more…)