The Importance of Plumbing & Heating Maintenance in the Winter

While spring is the season for cleaning, winter has its own tasks too. Ensuring that your plumbing and heating systems are operational is vital during the winter season. You and your family rely heavily on these systems all year round, but winter is when you want them working efficiently. In this guide, our team at Tindall & Ranson will help you learn more about how maintenance can be a huge benefit, what to look out for, and what can happen if minor issues get ignored.   The main purpose of having maintenance to your heating and plumbing systems is to thwart any potential issues down… Read more »

Broken Heater in the Winter: A Guide on What to Do

During the winter, we rely heavily on our heating system to combat the cold outside and to keep our loved ones warm. However, should an issue arise with your heater that renders it broken, you’ll need to assess the situation to see how you can get your heat back on. If the fix is easy and simple, you may be able to take care of it. However, if the issue seems more complicated, it may be best suited for heating and cooling experts.   Often, problems with your heater or furnace can be resolved relatively easy. Whether someone bumped into the thermostat, the furnace was… Read more »

Tips for Cutting Down Your Energy Costs this Winter

As the winds chill and frost sets, we can be sure that winter is close. Often, energy costs go up in the winter due to not only the heat needed for comfort, but also, it’s less time spent outside, so electronics and amenities are used more frequently. But there are ways to combat surging energy costs this winter. Our team at Tindall and Ranson is here to provide you with some helpful tips to help you cut down on energy costs. If your home has good sun exposure, you’ll want to use it to your advantage. Having the curtains open during the day to let… Read more »

The Benefits of a Care Free Maintenance Plan

Plumbing and HVAC systems require a lot of maintenance over the years, especially during the time when the seasons change and the extreme weather shifts from hot to cold, and vice versa. However, unforeseen circumstances can occur that can result in damage or the need for repairs on your ac unit, heater, or plumbing. No one can ever really prepare for, or anticipate, when something like this occurs with any of your units or systems. But having a maintenance plan in place can help you stay ahead of any major issues while receiving preventative maintenance to your systems. At Tindall & Ranson, we’re here to… Read more »

How Long Can You Leave Your Air Conditioner Running?

We all know that while summer is everyone’s favorite season, it does bring with it some sweltering temperatures that can make us want to stay inside. Although it’s good to get out and enjoy the sun and fresh air, it’s also a welcoming experience of feeling the cool breeze of your air conditioner after long days out in the blistering summer heat. But is it safe to leave your AC unit running all day during the summer? At Tindall & Ranson, we’re here to provide some tips to help you maximize your air conditioning throughout the summer while ensuring that it’s operating smoothly! Keeping Cool… Read more »

From Winter to Warm: What to Watch for When Turning on the A/C in the Spring

You wait for this moment every year. As the weather gets warmer and warmer, you try to resist turning on the air conditioning for the first time. How much will you sweat before you give in to the heat? Maybe you’re on the other end of the spectrum and can’t wait for any excuse to create a deep chill in your home. Hold on a second. What’s that funky smell? What’s that loud noise you’ve never heard before? And why isn’t your home getting any cooler?!? Steps to Turn on Your A/C for the First Time After Winter Actually, let’s talk about what NOT to… Read more »

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