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Quiz: Which Fireplace Best Suits You?

Your fireplace is often the focal point in any room and a necessity with most home décor. At Action Plumbing, Heating, Air & Electric, we’re proud to provide an array of fireplace options as unique as you. Take this quiz to see which direction you should lean when selecting your next fireplace! When you’re hosting [...]

January 31st, 2017|Fireplace|0 Comments

How Important Is Your Air Conditioner’s Air Filter?

An air conditioner is made up of several parts, including air intake, air filter, cooling elements, and air output at the most basic. Of these parts, the air filter is the one thing that homeowners are most likely to have direct contact with. Changing air filters on your home’s heating and cooling system is an [...]

Signs Your Water Heater Needs Repair

Unless you are one of the few people in the world who enjoys taking cold showers, it’s important to stay on top of the operation of your water heater. Regular checks and inspections will allow you or a plumber in Utah to spot some of the telltale signs that your water heater is at risk [...]

December 29th, 2015|Heating, Water Heater|2 Comments

4 Plumbing Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Did you hear the one about how coffee grounds can be good for cleaning your pipes? Or maybe the old wives tale that ice cubes actually sharpen the blades in your garbage disposal? Nobody is quite sure where some of these plumbing myths got started, but they could end up costing you a lot of [...]

December 24th, 2015|plumbing, utah plumbing|0 Comments

4 Plumbing Repairs You Should Never Do Yourself

Do-it-yourself (DIY) home repairs are often a badge of honor, a way to feel good about your skills, and for many people, a way to try and save some money rather than hiring a professional to do the same job. The DIY mindset is one of getting things done, and that’s certainly something to be [...]

December 14th, 2015|Home Safety, Pipes, plumbing, utah plumbing|0 Comments

Reasons to Get Your New Furnace Before Winter

Remember that time when it was below zero and your furnace stopped working? If you have never had this happen, consider yourself lucky, but realize that when your furnace is getting older, this could be a very real—and very cold—possibility in your future. Winter is the busiest time of the year for furnace repairs and [...]

December 9th, 2015|Furnace, Heating, Utah Heating|0 Comments

Prevent Frozen Pipes this Winter

Pop Quiz! What is one of the most expensive risks homeowners face in the winter? Yep – you guessed it - frozen water pipes! Insurance companies report that an average frozen pipe claim is more than $10,000. Avoid the headache and costly damages by being proactive this winter before the temperatures really start to drop. [...]

December 3rd, 2015|Pipes, water|0 Comments

Common Furnace Problems

The cool temperatures of autumn have finally arrived in Salt Lake City! Your furnace has started its quest to keep you and your family comfortable until the snow melts away. The journey to spring is long and arduous. Your furnace might need a helping hand along the way. A few hiccups may occur in the [...]

November 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why Your Plumbing Pipes Are Making Noises

Do you hear that? Those strange noises that you hear around your home when you’re running water, doing dishes, taking a shower, or washing your clothes could be a sign of a plumbing problem. Beyond just being a little bit annoying, they could actually be telltale signs of a problem that you should get taken [...]

November 12th, 2015|utah plumbing|2 Comments

Is Hiring a Professional Plumber Worth the Money?

Many people enjoy a little weekend “do it yourself” project, but it’s important to recognize that while refinishing your deck might be a pretty self-explanatory task, there are some things around your home that do require the experience and expertise of a professional. Plumbing is perhaps one of the most common things that people try [...]

November 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments