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6 Common Household Items That Clog Drains

November 12th, 2018

tankless-water-heaterIf you’re a homeowner, you probably have a good idea of what should and shouldn’t go down your drain but there are always mishaps. If you’re experiencing all the telltale signs of a clog one of the things listed below might be the culprit. If you leave a drain clog unattended then it can wreak havoc on your home’s plumbing system, so you should always contact a plumber at the first sign of trouble.

If you do have a plumbing problem and need service for your system, we have the best team of professional plumbers in Newton. If you’d like to know what items clog your drain, then keep reading below.

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Make Sure You Keep Your Furnace in Top Shape This Fall

October 29th, 2018

Relaxing on cold winter's nightNow that it’s Fall here in Boston, it’s time to start preparing your furnace for winter. You’ve probably already turned on your furnace this fall. Have you noticed any heating inconsistencies? Inconveniencing problems? An inability to achieve or maintain your desired temperature in your home? You should schedule your repairs now before temperatures drop down to freezing levels. Scheduling repairs sooner than later to ensure that your heating system remains efficient. If you need furnace repair in Boston, MA, contact our team today to schedule an appointment.

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How to Keep Your Plumbing System Healthy

October 15th, 2018

Plumber-holding-pipeYour plumbing system probably isn’t an aspect of your home that you think about on a daily basis, but it greatly impacts the daily function of your home. It’s important to fully understand your plumbing system so that you know how to treat it. Knowledge in this arena will help you maintain a healthy plumbing system for years to come and avoid costly plumbing issues. If you need reliable plumbing in Boston, MA, you can count on our amazing staff here at Cooling Unlimited, Inc.

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4 Signs You Have A Hidden Water Leak

October 1st, 2018

automatic-shut-off-valveIf you’ve got a leaking pipe in your home that’s undetectable to the naked eye, you’ve got a big problem on your hands. Other plumbing issues make themselves known quickly. It’s very hard to not recognize a clogged toilet or a leaking faucet. The pipes tucked away in your home (in your basement, under your sink, in the walls) are less noticeable.

A problem can occur in these pipes and go unnoticed for a significant amount of time. If you’re not attentive to your plumbing system, you’ll waste money. It’s hard to detect these problems on your own, so if you need a water leak detection services in Boston, MA, our team at Cooling Unlimited, Inc can help.

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The Importance of a Humidifier for Your Home

September 17th, 2018

fall-leavesWhen you think of humidity your mind probably travels to thoughts of our hot and sticky Boston summers. Most people think of humidity as a burden rather than a necessary element contributing to their comfort. Your home actually needs humidity during the colder months. Our fall and winter seasons up North are dry which greatly impacts your indoor air quality. If your home is lacking humidity, then temperatures inside will be less comfortable, and your health will suffer. Don’t let dry fall air negatively impact your home life, if you need humidifier services in Boston, MA our team is the right fit for the job.

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What You Need to Keep Out of Your Drains

September 3rd, 2018

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Most homeowners know that you should keep FOG (fat, oil, and grease) out of your drain. “FOG” are the three main culprits that cause clogging and back up in your pipes. However, there are a few more common household items that you probably pay no mind to that you should never dump down your drain. If you do have a slip up that leads to a plumbing issue, our team at Cooling Unlimited gives some of the best Lexington, MA plumber services. You can count on our reliable technicians for help.

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These Are Water Heater Emergencies

August 20th, 2018

water-heaterIt’s one thing for your water heater to stop working one day (unless you like washing your dishes with cold water). But it’s another thing entirely for your water heater to leak or even burst.

Unfortunately, with water heaters, a leak isn’t something you can just patch up—it means the end of your water heater. Likewise, a water heater burst is just as dangerous as it sounds. Before that can happen, we’ll tell you what to look out for.

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How Dirty Filters Affect Air Conditioners

August 6th, 2018

The air filter is a lifesaver for your air conditioner, but it’s also one of the biggest inconveniences.man-with-air-conditioning-air-filter

For your AC, it’s essential to keeping dust and dirt out of the sensitive components. For you, it’s another thing to add to your list of reminders. That’s because the air filter will get clogged with dirt, and if you don’t remember to change it regularly, it can cause a whole range of problems that appear more drastic than they really are.

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What Are Copper Pinhole Leaks?

July 23rd, 2018

two-copper-tubesCopper piping is widely used and recommended today. In fact, if you’re still using galvanized steel or cast iron, the first thing you should do is call a Newton, MA plumbing service to have that replaced immediately. Copper has been used in plumbing for the last 70 years, and for good reason.

It remains one of the most corrosion-resistant and long-lasting materials for plumbing, and it can be installed easier than other kinds of materials, making it an ideal choice for both consumer and plumber.

Of course, like any other material on this earth, copper piping isn’t indestructible. Today, we’ll tell you about pinhole leaks, a problem with copper piping that may occur after several years of use. Educate yourself now on the early warning signs so that you can take action later.

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What a Refrigerant Leak Means for Your AC

July 9th, 2018

aid-conditioning-coilsWhen you run your air conditioner, does it fail to cool the room? Do you also hear a sound like hissing or gurgling? It might be a refrigerant leak.

In order for your AC to operate properly, it needs to be full of refrigerant at all times. If that refrigerant begins to leak, your AC will no longer be able to cool your home properly.

Above all, it means that your AC needs immediate attention, so make sure to pick up the phone and be ready to call an expert of HVAC in Boston, MA. Other than that, it can also mean a few other things.

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