DeHart Plumbing, Heating, and Air Inc. Blog

Are You Ready for a New Water Heater?

October 14th, 2019
working-water-heater-graphic

It’s almost impossible to imagine what life would be like without your water heater… there is nothing quite worse than stepping into an icy cold shower! You see, your water heater plays an important role in your comfort so, of course, you don’t want to take it for granted.

Unfortunately, though, there will come a day when you need to replace your old, outdated water heater with a brand-new system. Don’t be too sad though, a new water heater will do wonders for your comfort and your budget!

Below, we have listed some of the signs that suggest it’s time to replace your water heater. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (and of course, remember to call our team when you need a licensed Modesto plumber!)

Continue Reading

Is it Time to Clean Out Your Drains?

September 25th, 2019

When you are going through your usual housekeeping checklist, you may not consider the unseen parts of your home that need to be cleaned, such as your drains. The funny thing is, if your drains end up collecting too much debris, it can affect your lifestyle a lot more than a dusty countertop!

Maintaining the cleanliness of the piping in your home may fall into the “out of sight” category but it certainly shouldn’t be “out of mind.” But how do you know when the time has come to call a professional for drain cleaning services?

There are several signs that can help you identify when the time has come to give your drains a good scrub. The key here is noticing these indicators early on… before you find yourself standing in a murky puddle of water in your bathroom.

Read on to find out when you should call a professional plumber to service your drains!

Continue Reading

Be on the Lookout for These Late-Season AC Repairs

September 16th, 2019

September here in Modesto doesn’t quite mean warm sweaters, baked goods, and pumpkin carving. No, September here means heat, sweat, and more heat! Therefore, there’s really no chance of you turning off your air conditioner any time soon.

So, in preparation of any upcoming heatwaves, it’s important that you make sure your system is in good working order–and of course, this means taking care of any repairs that may pop up. In fact, there are a number of “late-season” AC repairs that we think you should be aware of, so below, we have listed a number of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more.

Continue Reading

To Tank or Not to Tank, That Is the Question

September 2nd, 2019

You don’t have to be Shakespeare to ask this sort of question. In fact, we encourage you to be thinking about about the type of plumbing fixtures and appliances you’ve got in your home.

As plumbers, the question we get all the time is, Which is better, a tank or a tankless water heater? To be fair, it’s quite a difficult question to answer! So below, we’ve listed the advantages and drawbacks of each, that way, you can decide for your self. Keep reading to find out more!

Continue Reading

Quick! Schedule Your Repairs!

August 19th, 2019

Here’s the thing: you could very well wait until the end of summer to schedule your air conditioning repairs. But, here’s the other thing: doing so is going to end up costing you a lot more time and money. Ultimately, however, the decision is yours … or so you think!

By the end of this blog, we are going to convince you that there is no better time than the present to schedule your air conditioning repair in Stockton, CA. So, what are you waiting for? Keep reading below to find out more!

Continue Reading

Don’t Diddle Daddle Your Ductless Repairs

August 5th, 2019

Yes, ductless systems are pretty awesome–they’re efficient, effective, take up very little space, and can provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch. But, just because you own such a mighty little system doesn’t mean that it’s immune to repairs!

True, ductless systems do not require nearly as many repairs as other types of HVAC systems, but still, it is important that you are aware of the types of repairs your system may need over the years. You see, ductless systems come with their own set of unique repair needs, and below, we’ve listed a few of them. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more.

Continue Reading

It’s Time to Clean Out Those Ducts!

July 22nd, 2019

You like being clean, your dog likes being clean, even pigs like being clean (believe it or not!). Well, do you know what else likes being clean? Your ducts! Yes, that’s right: your ductwork needs to be cleaned out every once in a while, especially if you’re looking for greater efficiency and performance from your air conditioner.

Just as you regularly shower, your ducts need regular cleaning services to keep your air conditioning system working efficiently and effectively all summer long. So, without further ado, here are just some of the many benefits of investing in regular duct cleaning services:

Continue Reading

Is It Time to Say Goodbye to Your Air Conditioner?

July 8th, 2019

We totally get it: saying goodbye to an old friend can be hard, but sometimes, letting go is for the better! This is especially the case when it comes to your air conditioner. Letting go of an older, outdated AC is one of the best ways to boost efficiency and save money, so why hesitate?

There are plenty of signs that suggest it’s time for a replacement, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more! (And remember, if the time has come for a replacement, do not hesitate to call an HVAC contractor in Modesto, CA!)

Okay, now back to what we were saying:

Continue Reading

Tips for Keeping Your Home Cool this Summer

June 24th, 2019

Summer is pretty much here, and that means temperatures are going to keep rising and rising! Of course, you want to make sure that your home stays cool and comfortable all season long. But how do you do that without running up your utility bills?

Fortunately, there are plenty of things that you can do to boost your AC efficiency and keep your home cool. Below, we have listed some of them. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more! So, what are you waiting for?

Continue Reading

Is Your AC Out of Whack?

June 10th, 2019

There are some things that are just totally wack:

  • Homework
  • People who don’t cover their mouths when the cough
  • Broken air conditioners

Now, we really can’t help you with the first two, but we can certainly help you with your broken air conditioner. As you know, owning a great air conditioner is absolutely essential to your comfort, especially during a hot summer day, so it’s quite important that you call for repairs at the first sign of trouble.

What are those signs?

Well, there are quite a few of them, and below, we have listed them for you. Keep reading to find out more!

Continue Reading