W.C. Butler Heating and Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Moneta’

Why Isn’t My AC Cooling?

Monday, June 17th, 2024

If you’re suddenly noticing that your air conditioner isn’t cooling your home down the way it once was, it’s probably time to schedule professional service for your AC. First, you can try a couple of troubleshooting tips to see if you can fix the problem easily yourself. But if these tricks don’t work, you need to leave the problem to our team of professionals to figure out.

Just give us a call for air conditioner repair in Moneta and let us know the problems you’re experiencing with your AC. We can get down to the root of the problem and fix it. In the meantime, keep reading to learn more about how you can troubleshoot with your AC when it isn’t cooling and learn about some of the factors that can impact your unit’s ability to cool your home.

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4 Signs Your Tank Water Heater Needs Repair

Monday, March 25th, 2024

It’s easy not to give much thought to your water heater since it is largely out of sight, out of mind. You probably think everything is good if you turn on that hot faucet and hot water comes out. But there are times when your tank water heater needs to be repaired so it can continue operating without breaking down.

We are highlighting some signs that can indicate your tank water heater in Monetta, VA needs to be repaired. You can keep reading to learn more about the signs of water heater problems so you can identify them early and schedule service before your water heater breaks down. Then give our team a call to schedule service whenever you are ready.

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When Is a Furnace Too Old?

Monday, December 19th, 2022
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It would be wonderful if you only had to purchase one furnace for your home (probably the furnace that came with it) and never had to worry about it again. It would work flawlessly for your family each winter season, providing you with warmth, comfort, and safety, and you’d never have to have it replaced.

This is a fantasy, of course. Any powerful mechanical system can run into malfunctions, and no heating system can run forever. But it’s easy to fall into thinking that your heating system is just going to run year after year—and then one day, it doesn’t, and you’re stuck trying to get it replaced.

The way to avoid this situation is to take stock of your furnace and know when to start considering a replacement. We’ll address the question of when a furnace is “too old” below.

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“When Should I Schedule Maintenance for My Water Heater?”

Monday, February 28th, 2022
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Before we answer your question, we have a question to throw back out at you–do you know what “hard water” is?

Many homeowners have heard the term but don’t necessarily understand what it is, or how it impacts their quality of life. Hard water is water that has a high level of minerals in it–namely calcium and magnesium. These minerals are harmless to ingest but aren’t so great for your plumbing system.

They lead to a process called scaling, which is when deposits get left behind, sticking to the insides of your pipes and plumbing appliances, and water heaters often fall victim.

For this reason and more, we recommend that our customers schedule professional water heater maintenance at least once a year. Read on to learn more about the problem of scaling and how maintenance can help!

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