Tuckers Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Chevy Chase’

It’s Not Too Late to Sign Up for Our USA Maintenance Plan!

Monday, December 2nd, 2019

Oh no—how did it get to be December already? Wasn’t it just summer, or even Halloween? And now the outdoor temperatures are going to start to plummet until we reach the chilly lows of January in the next year. And you know how fast time flies when you’re busy during the December holiday rush.

Does this mean … if you missed out on having your heating system maintained, that it’s too late? You just have to skip it and hope your furnace or other heating system manages to get through the season in decent shape?

No, not at all! Maybe scheduling heating maintenance in Chevy Chase, MD during December isn’t ideal, but skipping maintenance altogether is much worse. Besides, the benefits of going with our maintenance program, the USA Maintenance Plan, are so enormous that it’s never a bad time to sign up. You’re planning ahead for much more than winter when you’re part of the USA Maintenance Plan.

In fact, right now we’re offering a special free one year Ultimate Service Agreement. Call us to find out more details about this great offer.

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How to Improve Your Indoor Air Quality

Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

clean-air-filterMost people tend to focus on getting their heating systems in shape before the weather gets too cold. This is certainly an important thing to consider, but it’s not the only thing you need to do as far as preparing for winter goes. Indoor air quality is another important part of your home that you need to preserve during the winter. Poor indoor air quality will not only make you less comfortable, but will affect your health negatively, as well. Have a look below at some of the ways that you can improve your indoor air quality this winter.

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Furnace Problems to Watch for This Fall

Monday, November 6th, 2017

burner-assemblyThe days are getting colder, which means you’re probably relying on your furnace more often to keep your home warm. That’s all well and good, but you should remember that the more you use your furnace, the more likely it’s going to be to develop issues from the strain. The faster you can catch any problems that may develop in your furnace, the faster you can get them repaired and the less damage they will be able to inflict on the system. Have a look at some of the more common furnace problems below, and how you can recognize them quickly if they start happening.

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Is it Worth Installing a Ductless System in Your Home?

Monday, September 11th, 2017

ductless-mini-splitWe still have a couple more months of hot weather in front of us, and then it’ll be time to start cranking the heating system. If you’re not sure whether or not your current heating system is up to the task of keeping your home warm through the next heating season, it might be a good idea to replace it now. You have a lot of options to choose from, each of which have their own advantages and disadvantages. Have a look at some of the reasons why you might want to have a ductless system installed in your home.

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Keep Your Plumbing System in Good Shape with These Tips

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

plumbing-maintenanceIt can be difficult to keep your plumbing system in good shape, considering most of it is hidden from view. The problems that often plague plumbing systems also tend to be subtle, until they’ve been around long enough to cause more widespread damage. If you want to keep your plumbing system in good condition for as long as possible, though, there are a few tips you can follow.

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Replace Your Air Conditioner if These Things Apply to It

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

air-conditioning-technicianIn the middle of the hottest season of the year, one of the most obnoxious things that can happen is to have your air conditioner break down on you. Sometimes, that can be avoided with prompt repairs and annual preventive maintenance. Not always, though. There comes a point where your air conditioner just doesn’t have enough left to keep you cool through another summer. If your system can’t keep you cool through another summer, it’s a good idea to replace it now. Have a look at some of the following signs that your air conditioner needs replacing.

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How to Make Sure Your Water Line Lasts as Long as Possible

Monday, April 10th, 2017

There are two main pipes that serve your home, which are more important than any other part of the plumbing system. Those are the water line and the sewer line. All fresh water that enters your home, whether form a city water main or from a well, comes through the water line. So, you can probably imagine the kinds of problems you would start to see if your water line was in poor shape. Water lines can last many decades under ideal circumstances, but only if you take certain steps to help them. Have a look at some of the ways you can make sure that your water line lasts as long as possible.

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It’s Time for Spring Heat Pump Maintenance

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Spring is almost here, and that means that it’s time for heat pump maintenance. Now, you may be thinking: “wait, didn’t I have heat pump maintenance done 6 months ago?” Even if you did, you still should do it now. Heat pumps have slightly different requirements from other climate control systems in order to stay in good condition. You’re going to want to schedule maintenance for the spring season, if you want the system to be ready for the added stress of summer. Bi-annual maintenance is necessary to make sure that your heat pump stays in good shape.

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What Happens During Water Heater Maintenance

Monday, January 16th, 2017

We’ve written a fair bit about the benefits of water heater maintenance, but we rarely go into detail about it on the blog. However, we believe that it’s important for homeowners to know exactly why water heater maintenance is so beneficial for their systems. With that in mind, let’s take a look at just a few of the more important procedures that happen during water heater maintenance.

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2 Ways to Prevent Your Pipes From Freezing During Winter

Monday, December 19th, 2016

Frozen pipes are a common issue during the winter, one that can cause quite a bit of damage if it isn’t dealt with. As the water in the pipes freezes and expands, it puts pressure on the walls of the pipe. This can eventually result in leaks, and even pipe ruptures. If you want to protect your pipes from freezing this winter, there are a couple of different things that you can do. Read on to find out how to prevent your pipes from freezing this winter.

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