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How Does My Gas Furnace Work?

December 12, 2018

Gas furnaces create heat by burning natural gas. This gas is usually methane combined with other carbon based gasses. The Ignitor The process starts with the ignitor. The ignition source for older furnaces is a pilot light, newer furnaces use an electronic starter. With a pilot light, the regulator supplies a very small bit of…

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Video – How much Water does a Leaky Faucet Waste?

November 30, 2018

A leaky faucet is a fairly obvious sign that there is something wrong with your plumbing. Signs include soggy floors, foundation cracks, water meter changes, or a mildew smell. One leak in itself doesn’t mean you need new plumbing necessarily but frequent leaks could be a sign of an aging pipe system.

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Air Duct Cleaning

November 1, 2018

Your home’s air ducts connect to your HVAC system, essentially carrying all air in your North Salt Lake, UT, home to and from your lungs back to the HVAC system. Air ducts are the paths traveled by the air, meaning it’s optimum for the traveling air to be as clean as possible, as the air…

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Basics of Geothermal Systems

October 18, 2018

Geothermal Heating capitalizes on the fact that temperatures in the earth remain fairly constant when you dig just a few feet below the surface. Whether you live somewhere that temperatures fluctuate or somewhere with a more constant temperature, the temperature below the surface stays relatively the same. This is because the ground absorbs 47% of…

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Furnace Fan Setting–On vs. Auto

October 3, 2018

On your thermostat, there’s a furnace-fan setting for either “On” or “Auto.” Which option is the best choice? There are devotees of both settings, each believing their setting is the optimum one to choose. But in reality, it’s more of a pros-and-cons type of situation. It really depends on which benefits are a priority for…

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Tips for Hiring a Plumber

September 24, 2018

Hiring a qualified, experienced and honest plumber is an important step for a homeowner. It is important to find a plumber that knows what he/she is doing. They are responsible for parts of your house that are crucial to your daily life and if they fail to execute their job correctly it can result in…

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Humidity in Your Home

September 4, 2018

High indoor humidity can be hard to control. Often people use their air conditioners to remove moisture from their home since this happens as a by-product of cooling. However dehumidification is not the primary purpose of and air conditioner. An air conditioner runs off of a thermostat which only senses temperature not humidity levels. When…

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What is a Heat Pump?

August 28, 2018

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside. In the summer the process reverses and it will remove heat from your…

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What are Common Air Conditioner Problems?

August 9, 2018

Air conditioning problems aren’t always predictable, but there are a few common problems that we see over and over again here in North Salt Lake, UT. Recognizing what they are might help you to fix the problem, or might simply help you understand what your HVAC technician is referring to when they provide solutions. 1.…

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How Does My Air Conditioner Work?

July 2, 2018

An air conditioner is a standard appliance in interior comfort. The Energy Information Administration reports that AC units account for almost 20 percent of yearly electricity consumption in the US. At Pond’s, we believe that knowledge is power: The more you know about the appliances you are using, the more effectively you can operate them.…

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