Dynamic Mechanical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Southington’

Protecting Your Property with Backflow Prevention

Monday, June 26th, 2017

backflow-preventerWhat do you think of when you think of serious plumbing problems? A leaky faucet wasting water in your home? Perhaps a drainage system that always seems to slow down and clog up, no matter what you do? These are very common problems, and they are indeed serious hassles that could potentially signify even worse problems with your system. Another potential issue that you probably don’t give very much though, though, is backflow.

In fact, we’re willing to be that there is a good chance that you’ve never even heard of backflow before. That doesn’t mean that it’s not a potential issue on your property, though, or even that there are not already fail-safes in place to help protect you from the dangers that backflow can present. Today we want to talk a bit about backflow, the problems that it can cause, and who can stand to benefit from backflow prevention in Southington, CT.

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Cooling Your Home without Ductwork

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

ductless-blowerCentral air conditioning systems that use air ducts in order to distribute cooled air throughout homes are the most popular whole-house cooling option today. However, there are certain instances in which the installation of air ducts into existing properties is not really feasible. There are a lot of very old homes in our area, and many of them were constructed before the installation of air ducts was a common consideration. That doesn’t mean that you have to rely on inconvenient and inefficient window units to cool your home, though.

With a ductless mini split in Southington, CT, you can cool — and heat — your entire house very effectively and efficiently. In fact, ductless mini split systems offer a number of benefits that traditional central air conditioners do not. If you are ready to replace an old air conditioner, or if you’re finally getting serious about investing in a whole-house cooling solution, be sure to keep ductless mini splits in mind.

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Protecting Your Garbage Disposal

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Modern homeowners use a lot of different appliances and devices in order to make their homes as convenient as possible. When it comes to your plumbing system, the garbage disposal is one of those appliances that can make the biggest difference. While perhaps not as integral to your life as a water heater, the luxury of a garbage disposal can make your daily routines a lot less of a hassle. water-going-down-the-drain

Like any mechanical system, of course, the garbage disposal can run into some operational problems. These units are designed to be workhorses, and they are relatively simply in terms of design and construction, so they tend to be quite reliable. Taking a few extra precautions with your use and care of your garbage disposal in Southington, CT will help you to get the most dependable performance that it has to offer. 

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Don’t Ignore an Unusually Loud Furnace

Monday, December 19th, 2016

As long as your furnace is blowing out hot air, you may think that everything is just fine. The fact that your furnace is up and running, however, doesn’t mean that it is necessarily working properly. If you notice any irregularities with your furnace’s performance, it is very important that you have the professionally evaluated. A very loud furnace for instance, could be a sign of serious trouble.

Your furnace is going to make some level of noise during operation. There is a pretty clear distinction between normal operating sounds and new, strange noises, though. Contact a member of our team if you hear any of these sounds coming from your home heating system.

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Cut Down on Heating Costs with a Heat Pump!

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Winters in this part of the country can really be hard on our heating systems. Of course, they can also be hard on our budgets. Are you interested in heating your home with improved energy efficiency?

If so, then you may want to consider using a heat pump in Southington, CT. Heat pumps are among the most efficient of all home heating systems. Read on, and let us know if you are ready to start heating your home in a more affordable manner!

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Why Choose Forced-Air Heating?

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Connecticut experiences some frigid cold temperatures and considerable snowfall throughout the winter season. To put it mildly, we don’t take our heating systems for granted around here. If the time has come to have a new heater installed in a new home, or if you are ready to replace an existing heater in your residence, forced-air heating is well-worth your consideration. Read on, and be sure to dial our number when you are ready to have a forced-air heating system installed.

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When Should I Consider an AC Replacement?

Monday, August 8th, 2016

It’s been a hot summer so far, and we are still in the thick of it. No doubt the remainder of August is going to send some seriously hot weather our way. That being said, we’d like to remind you that the fall season will be here before we know it. If your air conditioner has failed to impress this cooling season, now is definitely the time to start thinking about an air conditioning replacement in Southington, CT.

Investing in a brand new air conditioner may not be the most exciting way in which to spend your hard earned money. That being said, though, pushing your AC beyond its limits and lifespan can spell disaster when the hot weather arrives again once more. Read on, and remember that our team is here to answer any questions that you may have.

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How Do I Use My Thermostat?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Years ago, when basic slide or round dial thermostats were the norm, their use was pretty simple. You just had to align the temperature indicator with the temperature setting that you were aiming for. Of course, this operation actually left a lot of wiggle room between what temperature you intended to set, and what temperature you actually wound up setting. Modern technology allows for more accurate and convenient temperature control in the form of programmable thermostats. While not too complicated, it is important to be sure that you are using your programmable thermostat in Southington, CT properly. Here are a few basic tips for doing so.

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Can I Schedule Annual Heating Maintenance in the Spring?

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

We still have plenty of cold days and even chillier nights left this winter in Southington, CT. Hopefully you haven’t had any problems with your heating system this season. However, an absence of problems does not mean you should skip your annual heating system maintenance. If you didn’t schedule a maintenance appointment last fall, you may be wondering if spring is too late to do so.

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Common Indicators That Your Air Ducts Are Leaking

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

If you walked into your home and went to adjust the temperature at your thermostat, you’d probably notice if that thermostat had a big crack running through it. Much of your air conditioning system is just not as visible as your thermostat, though, ductwork included. Because of this, it can be more difficult to recognize when there are problems with these hidden components. In the case of ductwork, after all, your system will still be up and running regardless of their condition, generally speaking. That being said, there are plenty of signs that can indicate that your air  ducts are leaking. If you notice them in your home, schedule prompt duct sealing services in SouthingtonDynamic Mechanical Heating & Air Conditioning is here to ensure that your air ducts are properly sealed.

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