MarGo Plumbing Heating Cooling Inc. Blog: Archive for November, 2016

Does a Water Softener Make Sense for Your Home Plumbing?

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Many people trust that the water coming into their homes is relatively harmless. While they may use a filter for drinking water, showers and bathroom sinks remain unprotected.

Some of the particulate that plumbers worry about the most are minerals like calcium and magnesium. The truth is that these minerals are not usually harmful to drink or brush your teeth with. But they do cause damage to plumbing systems.

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4 Systems You Should Maintain before the Holidays

Monday, November 21st, 2016

If you’re hosting a holiday dinner this year, we hope that everything goes smoothly and that you have a joyful, peaceful gathering. With all of those people in your home, however, it will certainly help to take extra precautions before the holidays begin, in order to prevent a hosting disaster.

Here are 4 of the systems in your home that we think deserve extra attention before you host that big holiday party or dinner.

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Do I Really Need to Service My Boiler This Year?

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Many people ask us about how often a boiler really needs to be serviced. Of course, the answer depends on you. You can choose whether or not to schedule annual boiler services—but we strongly recommend you do.

A boiler seems like a sturdy, reliable system. And it is—for the most part. But any system that uses combustion and electrical power, has moving parts, and has the potential to corrode requires routine maintenance. Period.

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Your Guide to Selecting a New Furnace

Monday, November 7th, 2016

You know you need a new heating system, but it’s tough to have any idea of where to start. Hopefully, it’s been several years since you’ve had to replace a home comfort system—if ever—and you may not know just what you’re looking for.

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