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Potential Culprits in Underperforming Hot Water Heaters

14-Feb-2020 Comments My Buddy The Plumber

Potential Culprits in Underperforming Hot Water Heaters Water heaters are known to be some of the most finnicky fixtures within a given plumbing and HVAC system in the home, and one of their more common issues is a lack of quality hot w ...

Areas to Investigate for Poor Furnace Performance

07-Feb-2020 Comments My Buddy The Plumber

Areas to Investigate for Poor Furnace Performance During the winter period we’re currently in, few fixtures in a given home are more important than the furnace. Responsible for providing heat and clean air to the entire space, t ...

Factors to Consider When Selecting a New Air Conditioner

17-Jan-2020 Comments My Buddy The Plumber

Factors to Consider When Selecting a New Air Conditioner While many don’t think much about their air conditioner during the winter, others actually view it as a perfect time of year to consider a replacement for an older unit. Prices t ...

Primer on Furnace Short-Cycling Causes, Part 2

07-Jan-2020 Comments My Buddy The Plumber

Primer on Furnace Short-Cycling Causes, Part 2 In part one of this two-part blog series, we went over some of the primary causes associated with furnace short-cycling. This process, where the furnace turns itself on and off far ...

Primer on Furnace Short-Cycling Causes, Part 1

03-Jan-2020 Comments My Buddy The Plumber

Primer on Furnace Short-Cycling Causes, Part 1 With the Utah winter in full swing, the last thing any homeowner needs this time of year is an issue with the furnace. One potential such issue is known as short-cycling, but lucki ...

Preventing Dust Mite Allergies Within the Home

20-Dec-2019 Comments My Buddy The Plumber

Preventing Dust Mite Allergies Within the Home For those who suffer from allergies, one of the single most common trigger culprits out there is the dust mite. These microscopic pests, which feed on dead skins cells, cause aller ...

Tips on Removing Dead Rodents from HVAC Duct Systems

13-Dec-2019 Comments My Buddy The Plumber

Tips on Removing Dead Rodents from HVAC Duct Systems While it’s something no homeowner enjoys, the potential for rodents or other pests invading your HVAC system, and particularly your ducts, is certainly present. The worst such ca ...