DeHart Plumbing, Heating, and Air Inc. Blog: Archive for February, 2021

Signs That Your Tank Water Heater Needs Repair

Monday, February 15th, 2021
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It doesn’t matter what season it is or what the temperature is outside—there is one heating system in your home that you will always need to work flawlessly. The water heater! We can see how this system would be easy to take for granted. It’s easy to just rely on the fact that we’ll always have hot water coming from the taps whenever we need it in our homes.

But when you think about the amount of strain that your water heater undergoes—after all it works 365 days a year—you can probably understand that you can’t expect the system to work 100% free from problems forever. There will come a point that you might need to have your water heater professionally repaired. It helps to know what the warning signs are so you know when to give our team a call! Read on to learn what they are.

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What’s Going On When a Heat Pump Won’t Heat

Monday, February 1st, 2021
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Temperatures may not get as chilly here as they do in the Midwest or Northeast, but if the last couple of weeks have been any indication, it does get cold. This means that furnaces and heat pump systems have been turning on for the first time in months recently. If you have a heat pump in your home, then it gets a lot of use… but you most recently used it in cooling mode, right? All it takes to switch it to heating mode is a quick adjustment on your thermostat.

But what if you adjust your thermostat to get heat from your heat pump, and nothing happens? Perhaps you’re still getting cooled air from the vents, or maybe the air feels like it is still room temperature. This is a clear indication that something is wrong. The problem might be something simple, or it could be more complex. Read on as we uncover what could be going on when your heat pump won’t heat.

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