Environment Masters, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Ridgeland’

3 Water Heater Repairs You May Need

Monday, October 5th, 2020

water-heater-technicianYour water heater is a system in your home that uses a large amount of energy to do its job. Making sure that your water heater is working properly is going to do a lot for your monthly bills and your own peace of mind. Anybody would be calmer when they don’t have to stress about their showers turning icy when they least expect it.

It can be helpful to figure out what may be going on with your water heater before a full breakdown occurs. To do that, you need to know what to look for. We’ve listed some possible repair needs here for you to reference so you know what issues to be on the alert for. That way you can contact a Ridgeland, MS, plumber before your comfort is seriously affected.

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Choosing Between a Tank or Tankless Water Heater

Monday, June 1st, 2020

You might not think about the importance of your home’s water heater until it gives out on you. When you no longer have a water heater you are going to be looking at a lot of cold showers and washing dishes and clothes with cold water. There are ways to deal with this issue though. For one, you can set up a plan to heat water by hand to get some warm water for your daily tasks. The other option, which we prefer, is to replace your water heater with the help of a Ridgeland, MS plumber from our team.

Part of getting a replacement water heater is to make sure you are choosing the best system for your home. If you haven’t already heard about them, we want to tell you about some of the different options you have for your next water heating system.

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Tank v. Tankless: What Water Heater Suits You Best?

Monday, January 27th, 2020
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Example of a tankless water heater.

You never really realize how much you appreciate your water heater until you no longer have a working one. This is especially true if it stops working in the middle of your shower and the water goes from warm to icy when you least expect it.

Choosing a water heater that suits your needs when your old one gives up the ghost can feel tricky. However, it doesn’t have to be. When you work with our team, we can guide you through all things to do with plumbing in Ridgeland, MS so you know exactly what is going on with the pipes, drains, and other components in your home.

And in the interest of making sure you’re in the know about your home plumbing, we want to make sure you have all the information you need to help you decide between a tank or tankless water heater.

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How Furnace Maintenance Keeps Your System Efficient and Safe

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

Old-furnaceHeating season is almost here, which means it’s time to get your home ready for the drop in temperature. There are a lot of different ways that you could prepare your home for heating season. The most important, though, is scheduling maintenance for your furnace. If you haven’t already done so, you should call a professional about having your system checked out as soon as possible. This is to safeguard both your wallet, and your health, in the months to come. Let’s go over why furnace maintenance is such an important part of getting ready for the heating season.

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Replace Your Air Conditioner If It Fits This List

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Air-ConditionIf your air conditioner is old and worn out, you might not be doing yourself any favors by trying to use it through one more summer. The summer season is extremely stressful for air conditioning systems, considering the demand placed on them on a daily basis. If you put your current air conditioner under that amount of stress for an extended period of time, you may not be too happy about what happens. You don’t want your system to break down on you in the middle of the hottest month of the year, after all. Probably the best thing to do, if your air conditioner is getting close to the end of its life, is to replace it as soon as possible. Consider replacing your air conditioner if it fits the following list:

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If You Are Using an Air Conditioner With Freon, Read This!

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Freon has been slowly disappearing as a refrigerant in air conditioners over the last couple of decades. Where before it used to be nearly ubiquitous, it now is used in a small fraction of refrigerant-based air conditioners. Now, the EPA has mandated that all Freon R-22 be phased out by 2020. If you are currently using an air conditioner that makes use of Freon R-22, you should replace your system sooner rather than later. If you have any questions about how the Freon phase out affects you, contact us today and we’ll help you out!

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Heat Pump Problems to Watch for This Fall

Monday, September 25th, 2017

heat-pump-repairWe’re finally getting out of summer and into fall, though that doesn’t mean the weather will cool of right away. When you finally do start to use your heating system, though, it’s important to make sure that you keep an eye out for any sign that it’s having problems. If you’re using a heat pump to warm your home through the next few months, there are a few signs you should watch out for that it needs repairs.

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Should I Install a Tank or Tankless Water Heater?

Monday, July 31st, 2017

tank-water-heaterFor a very long time, the only real option for residential water heaters was the tank water heater. While tank water heaters are certainly not a bad thing, a lack of options meant that everyone got the same system whether or not it was the best for their situation. Fortunately, that is no longer the case. If you have a need for a new water heater, there are a wide variety of different ones to choose from. Let’s take a look at the two most popular types, and some of the differences you should consider before deciding on which one to install.

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