8 Mistakes You’re Making With Your Air Conditioner

May 9, 2020

It is absolutely essential to have a well-maintained and efficient air conditioner during the hot summer months. Without it, your house could end up being a hot, sweltering, and very uncomfortable place to be. There are some common mistakes that you need to avoid so that this does not happen to you and your family. Otherwise, you could end up with increased energy bills, a reduction in your air conditioner’s efficiency, unnecessary repairs, and a shortened lifespan of your unit. The following are eight mistakes you will want to avoid making in order to ensure that your

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No Contact Services From Air, Plumbing & Heating Solutions

April 21, 2020

If you have a critical air conditioning, heating, or plumbing issue in Randallstown, MD, you can trust Air, Plumbing & Heating Solutions to help. We understand that many are concerned about having other people in their homes during this pandemic crisis. Still, plumbing and HVAC emergencies arise and should be dealt with in a prompt and professional manner. A broken HVAC system can leave you with dangerous temperatures in your home. Plumbing emergencies can cause a lot of damage if not resolved. If you have an issue that needs to be dealt with as soon as possible, we can help. We’ll have your best

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7 Reasons to Schedule a Spring Tune Up

April 13, 2020

Cool, rainy and snowy weather all have the potential to cause minor to moderate damage to an HVAC system in Baltimore County. The potential for damage can be higher if you have an older furnace or compressor unit on your property. Since the summer months bring some pretty humid weather here in Maryland, it’s in your best interest to schedule an HVAC service appointment ahead of time during the months of April or May. 1. A Service Appointment May Be Included in Your Maintenance Plan If you have a preventative maintenance plan, you will

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Common Plumbing Issues People Try To Fix But Shouldn’t

March 19, 2020

Plumbing problems come in all shapes and sizes from a relatively minor water leak to a major sewer backup that could lead to significant damage to personal property. There are several common plumbing problems that many homeowners face at one point or another. When an unexpected plumbing situation arises, you may be wondering if you should call a plumber or attempt to remedy the issue on your own. There may be times when tackling a DIY home repair might make sense. However, plumbing is one area where taking matters into your own hands could actually cause more

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How To Install An Air Filter In a Furnace

February 20, 2020

In this step-by-step guide, we’re going to show you how to replace the air filter in your furnace. Here are five easy steps that you can follow to get the job done. 1. Set the Furnace Thermostat to “Off” The first thing to do is simply set the thermostat on your furnace to “off.” Alternatively, you can disconnect all power to the furnace if you’d like to be extremely safe. 2. Find Your Furnace Air Filter and Its Condition The second thing you’ll want to do is to

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How Long Should a Furnace Last?

February 10, 2020

When kept in good condition, your furnace should be able to last for several decades. However, there are several variables that may determine how often you’ll need to replace this component. How Much Work Does Your Furnace Do? A furnace will tend to last longer if it isn’t required to run 24 hours a day during the winter months. It will also likely last longer if you keep your home at a reasonable temperature during the cool season. Ideally, you’ll keep the thermostat at around 65 degrees at night and 68 degrees during

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Common Questions About Upgrading Your Heating System

January 30, 2020

Are you unsure about whether or not you should install a new heating system? Are you wondering what steps to take to do so? Air, Plumbing & Heating Solutions is here to help! We get a lot of questions from homeowners about their heating systems and whether or not they should install a new heat pump, furnace, boiler, etc. With winter approaching, we wanted to give you some tips on how to identify if your heating system needs upgrading and outline your next best steps. Here are some questions we frequently hear when we’re providing estimates, installing

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What Should You Never Put Into a Garbage Disposal?

January 20, 2020

Since its blades liquefy solid food with little effort, the garbage disposal in your home might seem as though it can stand up to just about anything. Don’t believe it. You must be mindful of what you put down your garbage disposal. There are a variety of items that can cause clogs and severe damage. If you run into a problem with your garbage disposal or you’re simply due for a newer model, the staff at Air, Plumbing & Heating Solutions in Randallstown, MD, specializes in installation, repair and replacement of this equipment. However, if you’re looking to keep your garbage

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Is It Bad to Run My Heating System 24/7?

January 12, 2020

When many Randallstown, MD, residents heat their homes, they set their thermostats to a certain temperature. When the inside of the house falls below that temperature, the furnace will kick on and the system will distribute warm air. Upon reaching the desired temperature, the system will shut down again. However, you can also set your thermostat to the “On” position so that the fan is always running whether or not the furnace is lit. The debate has long raged on whether or not running a heating system all the time is a good idea. Today, we’ll take

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Avoid a Heating Emergency by Investing in a New Heating System

January 1, 2020

Encountering a heating emergency in the midst of winter is the last issue any homeowner wants to happen. If your heating system stops working in the middle of a cold spell, it can lead to costly home repairs and dangerous conditions, such as pipes freezing and bursting. In order to avoid a potential heating emergency this winter, you might want to consider investing in your heating system now. If you’re not entirely convinced that now is the time for a new system, take these steps first and then evaluate whether or not you need a new system.

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