DeHart Plumbing, Heating, and Air Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Tracy’

What Should Your Air Conditioner Sound Like When It’s Running Properly?

Monday, August 15th, 2022
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A pretty popular topic in regards to “AC repair” blogs is going to be the sounds you shouldn’t hear coming from your air conditioner–noises that typically indicate that something is wrong and might require repairs or at the very least some troubleshooting. Even in our own blog, we’ve had posts about these warning sounds.

What’s not discussed enough, however, is what your air conditioner should sound like when it’s running exactly as it is supposed to. There is no such thing as a completely silent air conditioner. While technology is making them quieter and quieter, there are some sounds you’ll still be able to hear, and in fact should hear when your air conditioner is operating as it should be. Read on to learn what these noises are.

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“My Water Pressure Dropped, What Happened?”

Monday, October 25th, 2021

Let’s say you’ve turned on the shower in the morning to wake yourself up and prep for the day, but you notice that water isn’t coming out as powerfully as it usually does. And then, you notice this same problem across the board–various faucets throughout your home have no water pressure.

Whether it’s time to panic or not depends on a few factors. A drop in water pressure is definitely a cause for concern, and in most cases, it’s wise to go ahead and call a plumber. But read on as we dive more into this issue to help you understand what’s happening when your water pressure drops.

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Your Next Water Heater: Should You Go Tankless?

Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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If there is any appliance in the home that homeowners take for granted, it’s probably their water heater. Even though they’re the most often used appliance in the house, you probably don’t give it much thought unless something goes wrong with it, right? And then when something does go wrong with it, the next question is if it’s worth repairing or if it’s time for a replacement.

A water heater in disrepair should be replaced when it’s reached a couple of decades in age, is showing signs of corrosion and/or simply cannot work as efficiently as it used to.

The next question is, what should you replace that water heater with? After all, you don’t have to stick with the same old model of tank heater. That’s not to say there aren’t benefits to these systems, which we’ll explore below, but you might benefit from a tankless water heater. Read on as we uncover the pros and cons of both.

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Here Are a Few Ways to Save Water This Summer

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Summers in California can be a lot of fun, but the hot temperatures are unforgiving. Energy bills and water bills keep rising as you do everything you can to stay cool. However, saving water is necessary to reduce your water bill and to play your part in saving this precious resource.

We are going to suggest some of the most effective ways for you to save water this summer. And if you are in search of a plumber in Tracy, CA, you can always get in touch with us.

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Spring Cleaning? How About Drain Cleaning?

Monday, April 13th, 2020
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Spring is one of the most anticipated seasons in a year. Flowers bloom, the temperature is not too hot or too cold—the weather is just perfect. People begin grabbing all their cleaning equipment to do a little spring cleaning as they come out of hibernation.

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Beware! These 2 Things Lead to Early Pipe Replacement!

Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Your home’s plumbing is one of the most crucial aspects of the entire house. It makes sure that you can enjoy several comforts in life. Since we do not see our plumbing, it is easy for us to take it for granted.

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What to Do When There’s No Water From Your Taps

Monday, January 20th, 2020
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No water coming out of the fully opened tap?

Very few household issues are as bothersome and disruptive as no water in taps. If you have encountered this problem with any faucet in your house, follow the steps we will discuss here.

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It’s The Most Wonderful Time of the Year… to Protect Your Plumbing!

Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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You have probably heard of frozen pipes as a result of cold. But do you know summer heat can also wreck havoc on your plumbing system? So as you check off spring maintenance tasks on your to-do list, don’t forget this essential house utility.

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To Tank or Not to Tank, That Is the Question

Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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A water heater can be a pretty costly investment and one that you have to live with for the next decade or more. So when it’s time to buy one for your home or replace the old one, you must consider all the factors to make sure you make the right choice.

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