Wm. Henderson Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Inc. Blog : Archive for July, 2017

The Dangers of Short Cycling

Monday, July 31st, 2017

short-cycling-air-conditionerWith summer here in full force, you’re probably getting accustomed to hearing your air conditioner run for many long hours. (That’s why it’s in your home after all: to keep it cool when the temperatures outside are hot.) When problems arise with your air conditioner, you can often detect them simply by listening for the noises your system makes, or paying attention to the way it functions.

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Zone Control Systems Cut Down on Summer Cooling Costs

Monday, July 17th, 2017

home-energy-efficiencySummers tend to hit us like a ton of bricks, with high temperatures and higher humidity making our lives miserable for months on end. A reliable air conditioner is your best friend in such circumstances, making your home cool and comfortable no matter how high the mercury climbs. This can be more than a matter of comfort during the hottest days. It’s often a matter of health as well, since even a few hours without air conditioning can turn your home into an oven.

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Signs of Trouble with Your Sewer Line

Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

sewer-line-plumbingThe sewer line is the main line removing wastewater from the plumbing in your home and moving it to the civic sewer system. Sewer lines are usually buried under the ground in your yard, which keeps them safe from damage and wear from the weather. Unfortunately, when trouble arises, it requires the services of a professional plumber. We carry the most up-to-date equipment and use professional methods to access the sewer line, allowing us to repair leaks, clean out clogs, and address other problems without needing to excavate the pipe.

That, of course, means that you have spotted the signs of trouble with your sewer line and have the wherewithal to call in help. Homeowners should never attempt to formally diagnose a problem with their sewer line. However, they can spot the commons signs of a problem. When that happens, turn it’s time to call in a repair service as soon as possible.

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Does Your Home Need a Ductless AC?

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

ductless-unit-wallDuctless air conditioners present a viable alternative to traditional centralized air conditioners. Centralized systems cool the air in a single location, then blow it through the home via a system of ducts. Ductless systems instead place multiple units in your home each charged with cooling a single room or section. It’s not for every home, but for the right kind of home, it can make a huge difference.

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