To Our Loyal Customers Regarding COVID-19

March 19th, 2020

Tuckers shares the same concerns as our community about COVID-19. We want you aware of the steps we are taking to protect you, your home, and our technicians from viruses.

These include:

  • Maintaining a 6’ distance during our appointments
  • Wearing new disposable gloves and booties at each visit
  • Wearing face masks by customer request
  • Practicing hand cleanliness by washing hands often and using hand sanitizer

Tuckers is committed to guiding and informing customers on how they can better protect themselves and their home against viruses in the air:

  • Keep your system clean always, we recommend a maintenance every 6 months
  • Control the humidity in your home
  • Filter the smallest particles possible without restricting airflow. Tuckers recommends using a filter with a MERV rating of 8 or higher
  • Use air purification systems such as the APCO-X

If you have scheduled service with us or are thinking of doing so, be rest assured knowing that Tuckers will come prepared to do the job in the safest manner possible.

Air Purification Options

If you are interested and would like to know more about air purification for your home, we offer the APCO-X as our preferred system. Below is a link to learn more and a video of what the APCO-X can do for your home.

Call Tuckers today for more details. 


There is much to consider regarding the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) and its possible transmission in your home. While there are various and effective indoor air quality measures available to help protect your safety, including duct sanitization, ultraviolet (UV) germicidal light treatment, and HEPA air filters, they alone cannot protect from all forms of COVID-19 transmission. It is important to follow all official guidelines for preventing the spread of this virus.

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Most Common Tankless Water Heater Problems

January 23rd, 2023
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Tankless water heaters are innovative and extremely helpful for many homeowners, but they’re not perfect. Even your efficient tankless water heater can still runs into its fair share of problems.

At one point or another, you’ll need water heater service in Bethesda, MD for your tankless water heater. We’re here to tell you about the most common problems you’ll run into so you can know what to expect.

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Heating Problems That Regular Maintenance Helps You Avoid

January 9th, 2023
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If you don’t change the oil in your car, eventually it turns to sludge, clogs the engine, and you have a bigger mess on your hands than that $30 oil change you avoided. The same works with maintenance for your heater.

Don’t wait to call heating service in Bethesda, MD until your heater is busted; schedule preventative maintenance and keep your system in tip top shape as often as possible. Let’s run through some common heating problems that can happen when you neglect maintenance for too long.

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What Causes a Water Heater to Leak From the Bottom?

December 26th, 2022
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You head into the room where your water heater is located and notice a small wet spot near or around the base of the heater. Upon closer inspection, you can tell that it’s coming from the water heater. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but it’s not supposed to do that.

Hot, potable water is imperative to your everyday life and health, so what happens when your water heater starts giving you trouble? That’s when it’s time for water heater repair in Frederick, MD before those leaks become a serious issue.

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What Would Cause a Furnace to Not Kick On?

December 12th, 2022
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It’s chilly out, you walk down your hallway to finally bring your thermostat out of seasonal retirement, and spin the dial until it lands on the perfect temperature. After an hour passes, you notice that the house hasn’t gotten any warmer. Wait, did the furnace even roar to life like it usually does?

It’s a big dud. Your furnace isn’t working. If your furnace simply won’t turn on no matter what you do, there’s a chance that you’ll need furnace service in Frederick, MD. Below are some of the most common reasons that your furnace doesn’t turn on in the first place.

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3 Reasons Your Toilet Keeps Running and How to Fix Them

November 28th, 2022
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You flush the toilet, step away to wash your hands, and wait for the sound of the bowl flushing to stop. It usually does, but as you leave the bathroom, you realize it’s still going. Your toilet is wasting water when it doesn’t stop flushing, so what’s the deal and how can you fix it?

Before you call for plumbing service in Frederick, MD, you can look at this list of the three most common plumbing problems to see if it matches what’s going on with your toilet. Either way, you may need to call for toilet repair. Let’s find out what the problem is together.

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When Is It Time to Call for Heater Repair?

November 14th, 2022
Two people freezing in their home due to heater problems.

The short answer is this: if you had to search for it, there’s probably an issue with your heater. That fantastic machine has been keeping you and your family warm for years, but now it’s running into a snag. Either it’s not heating your home enough, or there’s something else going on with it. Let’s get to the bottom of it and figure out if you need heating repair in Frederick, MD.

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Why Drain Cleaning Maintenance Is Important

October 17th, 2022
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When was the last time your home had drain maintenance? If you don’t know when it was, that might explain these common drain problems we’re going to talk about. Your drains need regular maintenance just like your air conditioner system does, and this is why.

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What to Know About Installing an Air Purifier

October 3rd, 2022
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Now that more people work from home, indoor air quality (IAQ) for a house is more critical than ever. This is why homeowners are looking into options for air purification to remove everything from smoke and dust to volatile organic compounds and viruses from the air circulating through their rooms.

If you’re reading this post, you’re probably thinking about getting an air purifier. Here are several important things to know about a new air purification installation.

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How Can You Know You Have Hidden Leaks When They’re … Hidden?

September 19th, 2022
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The hidden plumbing leak can create a Catch-22: you have to know to look for hidden leaks, but how can you know to look for them if they’re hidden? The secret is vigilance combined with occasional preventive plumbing service in Frederick, MD

The sad truth is that many homes in the US suffer from hidden leaks that waste a combined billions of gallons of water each year. The older your home, the more likely you have plumbing leaks disguised somewhere in the walls, slowly letting water escape, raising your bills and causing gradual water damage. We recommend you pay close attention to any of these signs of hidden leaks as well as schedule routine leak detection with professionals every few years.

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Breaking Down AC Warning Noises

September 5th, 2022
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Air conditioning systems become quieter as technology advances. Today’s ACs can work almost unnoticed in a home—just the gentle blowing of air from the vents connected to the central cooling system, with most of the noise coming from the outdoor condenser cabinet, and even that is quieter than it used to be thanks to advances like scroll compressors. 

This general quiet makes it easier to notice an AC that’s making strange sounds. You don’t want these sounds interrupting your pleasant summer days, but they do have a useful side: they warn that you may need air conditioning service in Gaithersburg, MD to fix it! 

Today, we’re going to break down some of the more common warning noises your AC can make and what they may mean… 

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