Environment Masters, Inc. Blog: Archive for March, 2018

Do You Know if You Have Hard Water in Your Home? Find Out!

Monday, March 26th, 2018

drain-pipesThere are a lot of different issues that can afflict a home’s plumbing system. One of the most common, and the most damaging, is lime scale. Lime scale is the result of hard water, a common condition that affects homes across the country. If you have a hard water problem in your home, it’s a good idea to take steps to deal with it as quickly as possible. You don’t want to have to deal with lime scale in your pipes if at all possible. Have a look below at some of the ways you can tell if you have a hard water problem in your home.

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Commercial Plumbing Issues You Need to be Aware of

Monday, March 26th, 2018

pipe-inspectionCommercial plumbing systems have a lot to deal with, even compared to residential systems. It’s not easy to keep everything flowing smoothly while the plumbing is being used by over a hundred people throughout the day. If you operate a commercial property, there are a number of commercial plumbing problems that you should know to keep an eye out for. If you can detect any rising issues between maintenance appointments, you’ll be able to have them professionally repaired faster and prevent more damage to the system. Have a look at the symptoms below that your commercial plumbing system is in need of repairs.

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You Should Replace Your Furnace If It Fits This List of Symptoms

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Furnace-TechnicianWe’re coming to the end of heating season, and people are starting to get their air conditioners in shape for the summer. While it’s a good idea to schedule preventive maintenance for your air conditioner before you start using it frequently, it’s not the only HVAC consideration you should be thinking about this season. Now is also a great time to think about whether or not you should replace your furnace before next winter. If you do end up needing a new system, it’s far better to replace it now than to have to rush to get it installed right before winter starts. Have a look at the following signs that might help you determine whether or not your furnace needs to be replaced.

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Why is My Commercial Heat Pump Not Heating

Monday, March 12th, 2018

commercial-heat-pumpWe still have a few weeks before we get anything close to a consistent pattern of warm weather. Businesses across the state are still running their heating systems during work hours to keep their employees from freezing solid. Okay, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but it’s still pretty cold. If you are trying to use your commercial heat pump to keep your building warm, and it isn’t delivering, there could be a couple of different reasons why.

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