Basnett Plumbing, Heating & AC Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Maynard’

4 Air Quality Tips for Inside the Home

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

couple-on-sofaThere’s no place like home. It’s where you feel most comfortable, especially if you’ve got an air conditioning and heating system to get you through the toughest outdoor temperatures. Unfortunately, heating, AC, and a soft pillow are not the only factors you need when it comes to comfort.

Poor indoor air quality is common among households all across the country. Often, the air quality inside of a home is worse than the air quality outside of your house, even if you have an air filter you regularly change. But you can start to improve your indoor air quality by following some of our expert tips.

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Make Sure Your Sump Pump Runs This Spring

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

flooded-home-waterSpring is a time for sump pumps. Winter ice thaws and leaves homes more vulnerable to flooding, as do the seasonal rains. A reliable sump pump should pump out water as quickly as it enters the home, but how can you tell if your sump pump is really working as it should?

Unfortunately, many people don’t find out that their sump pumps are not working until it’s too late. The basement is filled with water and they have to pay to pump it out…along with the cost of a new sump pump. It’s far more cost effective to test your sump pump and find out if it’s working properly long before this becomes an issue. Learn the steps in the guide below, and contact our plumbers for more information.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

Tuesday, 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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3 Surprising Things that Lower Your Indoor Air Quality

Monday, 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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Learn More about Money-Saving Ultimate Savings Agreements Here

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016

If you’ve ever had to deal with a broken-down heater in the middle of winter, you know it’s something you don’t want to bother with again. As the weather starts to cool off, going without heat for any amount of time sounds unpleasant, and nearly unbearable.

You can prevent your AC from failing by scheduling annual maintenance visits for your heating system. And the easiest way to do this AND save money is by signing up for a maintenance program with a local heating and air conditioning contractor. Our Ultimate Savings Agreement can help you to save money, keep your heater around for longer, and avoid a costly and frustrating breakdown.

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Take Care of Leaky Ductwork Before It Gets Cooler

Monday, October 10th, 2016

You may not be able to tell if your air ducts are leaking just by the way your air conditioner or heater is working. But it turns out that leaky air ducts are such a common issue, that most air conditioning and heating systems suffer from some amount of leakage.

Holes and cracks in the ductwork can have a major impact on efficiency and HVAC system performance. Schedule duct services to have this problem taken care of, so that your heater works efficiently this season and to save money throughout the year.

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4 More Ways to Make Your Home Efficient

Monday, September 5th, 2016

You might forget just how much energy your heating and air conditioning equipment uses until there comes a day when extreme weather forces the systems to work overtime to keep you comfortable. Heating and AC systems take up a large portion of most people’s bills in this country. But there are some steps you can take that may reduce the strain on your comfort systems and help you to stay comfortable for longer.

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Have Your Heating System Ready for Colder Weather

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

We know it’s tough to think about your heater when hot and humid weather has your air conditioner up and running at all hours of the day. But the winters are even rougher, and it’s important that you have a quality, high-efficiency heater ready to go before temperatures start to drop in only a matter of weeks. Install your new high-efficiency heating system today or schedule a maintenance appointment with a qualified local technician!

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Watch Out for Critters in Your Home Comfort System

Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

This week, we want to talk about something that’s come up a lot lately with our service calls. We’ve had a surprising increase in calls about animals causing problems for home comfort systems!

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What Sets Aeroseal Apart from Other Duct Sealing Services?

Monday, June 20th, 2016

One of the little known energy wasters in homes across the country is the air ducts. It turns out that most air ducts have air leaking into them, pouring into the attic or crawlspaces rather than moving into the living spaces in your home. This means that you pay for heating and cooling spaces that don’t need it, driving up your energy costs unnecessarily.

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