The Right Water Heater for Your Loveland Home

Deciding on the right water heater for your home involves several comparable factors. The cost of the unit is one of the first questions a buyer will request to have answered. Price is important, but only one thing to research. Choosing the right water heater involves comparing unit size, recovery rate, and energy efficiency in addition to price. You may discover that a larger cost upfront will reduce energy expenses for the life of the unit. Unit Size The size of storage and heat pump water heaters with a tank are classified by how much water (in gallons) they hold.
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What Do Annual Furnace Safety Checks and Teeth Cleanings Have in Common?

Fall is a great time of year for outdoor family fun including apple picking, hay rides and taking hikes in mountains to view the splendor of the fall colors.   But, as the cold of winter approaches, our thoughts turn to indoor activities and our old friend, the furnace.   Your furnace has been sitting idle all summer long.  Is it ready for another harsh Colorado winter?  There’s only one way to find out.  Have it checked by a professional furnace technician, like Paul Garrison from Allen Service of Fort Collins.  Paul has over 38 years in the heating and air
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Adding a Smart Thermostat into Your Fort Collins Home

Do you want to get the most out of your home heating or cooling system, Fort Collins residents? Consider upgrading your thermostat! Thermostats on the market today are Wi-Fi enabled, and some are even capable of tracking the weather in your area to adjust accordingly. These are the major benefits of a smart thermostat: Energy savings: Smart thermostats can be adjusted throughout the day so an empty home isn’t being cooled for no reason when no one is there to enjoy the cool home. This will save money on monthly cooling costs. Maximized comfort: You can set your thermostat to
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Have a High-Efficiency Furnace in Fort Collins Today

If the furnace in your CO home is less than three years old it is most likely a high-efficiency model. If your system older, though, you can follow some simple steps that will make it perform very efficiently: Clean or replace your air filters regularly. If your filters are blocked by dirt and debris your system will work harder to push air through them, causing more wear on your unit and costing you more money. In addition, this will improve the quality of the air in your home!   Clean all registers. Supply and return registers should be kept clean
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Dependable Plumbing Service in Fort Collins

Allen Service has been named a leader in Fort Collins plumbing service options because of the broad range of services we offer. We provide help with sinks, faucets, bathtubs and showers, toilets, garbage disposals, traditional and tankless water heaters, water filtration systems, video inspections, drain cleaning, water lines and main sewer lines, “no dig” trenchless technology, lift stations, pressure regulator valve (PRV) inspections, and water disaster prevention services. We also offer preventative maintenance programs to ensure you’re not stuck with a plumbing emergency at the worst possible time. It’s important to have a reliable and trustworthy plumber to count on
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If you Rooter your sewer main line once a year, STOP and read this…

Manager for Allen Service says you shouldn’t have to rooter your main line ever…”there are only two reasons to rooter your main line. One, you flushed something that shouldn’t have been flushed. The other is that you have a problem…” Mike Ducett manages the Plumbing and Drains departments for Allen Service. He has years of experience with all things plumbing including refurbishing or replacing sewer main lines. Mike says “There are so many people that just plan to spend money to have their main line cleared once and sometimes twice a year. If they knew of their options available to
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Why Do AC Units Freeze?

Here’s the situation: you’re enjoying your AC unit. Your Fort Collins home is comfortable and everything is right in the world. Then, suddenly, you find that your air conditioning unit is malfunctioning and what once was a pleasant home environment is now an uncomfortable hell-scape. It’s happened— your AC unit has frozen over. When something like this happens, it’s easy to get frustrated and wonder where the problem lies. At Allen Service, we want to make sure you not only get great AC repair but also know the facts about why your AC unit has frozen over. Once you know
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When Is It Time for A New AC Installation?

Year after year, our air conditioners work hard to keep us cool. As with any major appliance, cooling systems are subject to wear and tear and will begin to break down at some point. Keep in mind the following factors that may indicate it’s time for you to contact our team to see what your system replacement options are: AC unit is more than 10-15 years old AC unit has issues frequently and needs to be repaired AC unit is expensive to maintain AC unit is expensive to run (more so than the average for your type of system cooling
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Water Heater Installation

Are you looking for a leading company that offers water heater installation services Fort Collins locals recommend? If so, Allen Service is the plumbing company for you! We offer a broad range of plumbing and HVAC services to ensure your home is well cared for and you don’t go without running water, hot water, or comfortable indoor temps. If your water heater has called it quits, we can provide you with energy efficient solutions. With water heaters, your household size and the capacity needed will be taken into account to determine the number of gallons needed in your new water
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What Can Go Wrong with your Air Conditioner?

Summer is right around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about air conditioning. You should have your AC unit serviced every spring. Talking with your technician can give you a decent amount of knowledge about how your air conditioner works. Reviewing this list is helpful when dealing with both minor AC repairs as well as the occasional serious issue. Here is a list of possible air conditioning problems: Iced-up evaporator coil. This can cause “low cooling” throughout the house and will eventually stop the AC from cooling altogether; however, this issue is usually an easy fix. Clogged condenser
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