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

How to Prevent Plumbing Damage

Monday, March 29th, 2021
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There are a number of problems that can befall a plumbing system over the course of a year. Fortunately, we don’t live in an area that suffers from frozen and burst pipes too often, but that doesn’t mean we don’t experience our fair share of leaks, clogs, and the like.

We’re always here when you need plumbing help, but we would like to help you prevent plumbing issues, too. The good news is, there are some pretty easy ways to do this. Some preventive steps include investing in plumbing maintenance, which we’ll expand on below. Other steps don’t require any money at all—just doing your due diligence.

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Signs Your Home is Struggling With Hard Water

Monday, March 15th, 2021
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Have you heard the term hard water before? Perhaps you have, but aren’t quite sure what it is or why it matters. First off, it’s not something that’s harmful to you or your family. It is, however, harmful to your plumbing and to your overall quality of life.

Hard water is water that has a high level of minerals in it, which builds up and causes a number of potential problems that we’re about to get into. The minerals that cause this problem are calcium and magnesium, and sometimes iron.

So how do you know if your home is battling with this problem? Read on to find out!

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“Why Is My Furnace Blowing Cold Air?”

Monday, March 1st, 2021
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With cooler temperatures lingering a bit longer this year, the last thing you need in your home is a malfunctioning furnace. So if yours is all of the sudden blowing out cold air, this is of course a big problem.

There are a number of reasons that this might be happening. We’ll dive into that below, so keep reading! But please do not try to diagnose or fix your furnace yourself. You could wind up with more problems rather than less and a pretty big headache. Instead, call our professionals if you suspect any of the following issues, or if nothing you do will resolve the cold air coming out of your room vents.

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