Important Heating System Safety Tips for the Winter

January 16th, 2017

Thankfully, today’s heating systems are as safe as they’ve ever been. There are building codes and gas and electric regulations in place to make sure a heater is installed properly. And advanced technology has brought us the integration of safety switches that stop a heater in case of emergency and keep our homes and families safer.

But, from time to time, we still hear a tragic story of a poisonous carbon monoxide leak originating from a heater, or a similar story that might make you feel worried. We’re here to offer our advice on how to stay safe while running your heating system in the winter. Call us to learn more.

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Save Up to $150 on a New Water Heater

January 9th, 2017

Are you ready to replace that older, run-down water heater? If your water heater is over 6 years old, it may be time to trade it out. Chances are high that it’s working inefficiently, for one thing. In addition, although today’s water heaters are quite safe, the chances of a problem become higher with each passing year. In some rare cases, old, poorly-maintained water heaters could even explode!

If you’ve got an older or broken-down water heater, we’ve got a deal for you. Through the end of January, we are offering a special. Get up to $150 off when you get a new water heater from us!

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How to Trade Up to a Tankless Water Heater

January 2nd, 2017

So you’ve always had a regular tank water heater, but you’re considering making a switch. There’s a lot of buzz out there about tankless water heaters, after all, and you know that this trade could save you some money in the long run.

But you may be unsure of how to go about switching up to a tankless water heater. Here is some advice from our plumbers, who are also happy to walk you through the entire process from start to finish when you call us for tankless water heater installation.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

December 27th, 2016

We know that nobody wants to replace a major home system unless it is really necessary. But we also know that nobody wants to be stuck without any hot water at all. What’s worse is that, when your water heater breaks, it could leave water leaking all over the floor!

Should you think about water heater replacement? Ask yourself these questions to find out.

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Prevent Heating and Plumbing Problems Over the Holiday Season

December 19th, 2016

We have been making homes comfortable since 1987, which means we’ve seen how the changing of the seasons can affect plumbing, heating, and AC systems. As the holidays approach, heating and plumbing systems can take a real beating. This is partially because temperatures keep dropping, but also because of family gatherings and more time spent in the home—or away from it.

Today, we’d like to spend some time helping you prevent plumbing and heating issues, so that you are not left frantically searching for the number of a plumber or technician available during your holiday dinner. Look through our tips and call our friendly team for more information.

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How Warm Should I Keep My Home?

December 12th, 2016

Of course, you want to be comfortable when you come into your home for a break from the winter air, but comfort comes with a price. What temperature can you set your thermostat to for more efficient heating? How warm should the house be if you’re going on vacation? We’d like to answer your comfort and efficiency questions today. For more, get in touch with our friendly technicians.

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No Heat: Is My Thermostat Broken?

December 5th, 2016

At Basnett Plumbing & Heating, our technicians are always happy to help. That said, many people wait until the last minute to ask for help, which could result in going without heat for longer and paying more for the repair overall.

Don’t assume it’s a simple fix. If you notice problems with your heating system, call a technician ASAP! Contrary to popular belief, the problem probably has nothing to do with your home’s thermostat. While it’s a possibility, it’s one that’s easy to rule out, and it’s better to have a professional technician diagnose the problem.

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6 Ways to Prepare Your Home for the Cold and Snow

November 28th, 2016

Are you ready for another cold winter? It’s easy to let some routine maintenance tasks for your home fall by the wayside. But that means there’s a higher chance you’ll have to deal with a heating system breakdown when you really need it, or a major leak within your home.

Prepare your house for the cold and snow with our 6 tips, and feel confident that your home is safe and efficient this winter.

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How to Prevent Frozen Pipes

November 21st, 2016

Something you don’t want to encounter when winter comes is a frozen pipe. Water expands when it freezes, so you’ll have bigger problems to face than a stoppage of water moving into your home.

Burst pipes due to expanding plumbing in the winter are all too common. We want to help you prevent your pipes from freezing and bursting, so take a look at our expert advice and call our team to learn more!

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3 Surprising Things that Lower Your Indoor Air Quality

November 14th, 2016

When you have someone in the family with allergies or asthma, you’ll do whatever you can to make sure they are healthy. But that’s not always easy when contaminants in the air are causing the trouble. It’s certainly difficult to control indoor air pollutants. But you might be surprised to learn that correcting these common issues can help.

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