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How to Protect Your Tankless Water Heater From Freezing

Tankless water heaters provide hot water on demand and can help you save on your heating costs. Like other home utilities, tankless water heaters are at risk of freezing in the winter. In today’s post, local electric heater contractor Countryside Plumbing & Heating, Inc. shares how to protect your tankless water heater from freezing. 

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Can a Summertime Power Surge Affect Your Air Conditioner?

Summer is only a few weeks away, and you’ve probably already started cranking up your air conditioner as the days become hotter. While turning it up may help make your home feel more comfortable, it also increases the risk of a power surge. In today’s post, HVAC and electric heater contractor Countryside Plumbing & Heating, Inc. shares a quick guide on how you can protect your appliances from a summertime power surge.

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Cost-Effective Ways to Improve Air Conditioner Efficiency

According to the Department of Energy, as much as half of an average home’s annual utility costs go toward heating and cooling. Fortunately, there are some things that you can do to improve your air conditioner and make the most out of your central air conditioner cost. In today’s post, Countryside shares some things that you can do without spending a lot of money.

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Are Plumbing Problems Covered By Homeowners Insurance?

Your home is designed to keep you and your family safe and comfortable under any kind of weather. If you have or recently upgraded to a central air conditioner system, then you know how important it is to have it maintained regularly. This should also apply to other parts of your home, including your plumbing. But sometimes, problems suddenly occur and you may need to spend a costly amount to have it fixed as soon as possible. For instance, plumbing problems can happen and are not always predictable, even with regular maintenance. Are these problems covered by your homeowners insurance? It actually depends. Read more

Questions to Ask Yourself Before Upgrading Your HVAC System

Your HVAC system will, at some point, feel like it’s not doing a good enough job for your home, and you’ll probably start thinking about an upgrade. In this blog, Countryside Plumbing & Heating shares some of the questions you should ask yourself before upgrading your HVAC system.

How to Handle Winter Heating Failures

Winters in Wisconsin can be punishing, so it’s important to face the season well-prepared. Sometimes, however, preparations can fall short, and an unexpected storm or breakdown can leave you smack dab in the middle of the cold with no radiant heat to give you warmth. If this happens to you, don’t panic just yet; there are ways to survive this predicament.

Improving the Efficiency of Your Heating System

As soon as HVAC systems show the first signs of problems, many homeowners start to think, “Who are the best heating and cooling contractors near me?” This isn’t necessarily a bad thing. After all, asking for professional help is, of course, important. However, a lot of common heating problems can be avoided simply by keeping your heating system in excellent shape and running as efficiently as possible. Read more