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Which thermostat is right for you?

Apr 6 2021

Which thermostat is right for you?

Technology is a wonderful thing and it can offer us many opportunities and options. However, too many options can be overwhelming and trying to keep up with technology can be daunting (and sometimes unnecessary). So which thermostat is right for you? Manual Thermostat The simplest of all of your choices. These thermostats give you full …

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1-800-anytyme Plumbing, Heating & Air - slab leak

Mar 2 2021

What is a slab leak?

Some homes are built on concrete foundations. These foundations are called slabs and they are important to the structural integrity of the entire house. Often, water and sewer lines run beneath the slab. These pipes can develop pinhole leaks or even crack, causing a slab leak. Signs You Have A Slab Leak Rising Water Bill: …

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1-800-anytyme Plumbing, Heating & Air HVAC

Feb 2 2021

AFUE & SEER

AFUE   SEER Furnace efficiency is measured by its Annual Fuel Utilization Efficiency (AFUE). AFUE is a measure of how efficient the appliance is in converting the energy in its fuel to heat over the course of a typical year. Energy.com explains that an AFUE of 90% means that 90% of the energy in the …

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1-800-anytyme New Furnace

Jan 5 2021

Choosing A New Heating System

Buying a new heating system is a major investment, one that should last many years. Options for a Gas Unit When considering a new furnace, most of your decisions depend on the energy source available to you. Below are the options if you have Natural Gas or Liquid Propane (LP):  Gas Split: Forced Air System / Central …

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clogged mainline

Dec 1 2020

What is a clogged mainline?

You may have heard of the term “clogged mainline” but do you know what it actually is? What is a Mainline? A mainline carries wastewater from toilets, showers, kitchen drains and other fixtures to the municipal sewer line or to a septic system. Every building that has drains has a mainline. It is an integral …

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1-800-anytyme Lennox Furnace

Nov 3 2020

What Happens When You Don’t Maintain Your Furnace

When something sits around unused for a long period of time it will obviously collect dust. When that something also involves a lot of internal mechanical parts, there is a chance that something will fail. Don’t wait until the first chilly night of the season to find out that your furnace needs repairing. What happens …

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1-800-anytyme Running Toilet

Oct 20 2020

Why do I have a running toilet?

The job of a toilet is simple: flush whatever is in the bowl and it’s done. However, problems will arise and one of those is the toilet not stopping. This is commonly referred to as a “running toilet.” There are several reasons why this happens. Flapper The flapper is the rubber or plastic cap that …

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tankless water heater

Oct 6 2020

What To Look For In A New Tankless Water Heater

Hot water on demand! A tankless water heater can be a very attractive addition to your home. Some of the key points for these systems are: Endless Hot Water: The unit heats the water as it goes through the system and into your plumbing fixtures. Space Saver: A tankless does not require the storage of …

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old water heater

Sep 22 2020

What To Look For In A New Tanked Water Heater

Hot water is a luxury that we have come to rely on. A tanked water heater has a life expectancy of about 10 to 15 years. If your system is at least that old, it’s a very good idea to plan for a replacement in event of a failure. If you plan to continue using …

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1-800-anytyme Toilet

Sep 8 2020

Why is my toilet flushing on its own?

Toilets are not supposed to flush by themselves. If you start hearing your toilet flushing on its own, it’s time to investigate why. Here are some possible reasons: Flapper The toilet flapper opens when you flush and closes when the tank is done refilling. Flappers only last about 5 years. They are made out of …

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Leaking Water Heater

Aug 25 2020

Why is my water heater leaking?

Seeing your water heater leaking usually sends your heart sinking. There is never a good time to have plumbing issues but this isn’t always a serious problem. A leak can be caused by a variety of reasons. Pipes It is possible for the pipes that bring water in and out of your unit to develop …

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1-800-anytyme HVAC System

Aug 11 2020

What To Look For In A New HVAC System

Whether your current heating and air conditioning system is on the brink of failure, starting to get old, or you would like something more energy efficient, research and knowledge are a good starting point. Below are some important factors to take into consideration when thinking about a new HVAC system. Energy Efficiency Air conditioners are …

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