Guin Guard: Winter Water Heater Maintenance

Wintertime spares no element of your home’s plumbing and HVAC systems from the effects of relentless cold, wind, and precipitation. Ensuring the warmth, comfort, and even the safety of you and your family requires vigilance to myriad items, such as water pipes, central heating, and, of course, water heater maintenance. Here at Guin Service, we stress winterizing all of these essential home functions—including one that’s particularly important. Today, we’re focusing on winterizing and maintaining your water heater.  While it’s important to also check on your water heater prior to the winter months, midwinter maintenance ensures that your heater is free of dormant or budding problems. Showers, dishwashers, sinks, you name it—your water heater is the source. The last thing you […]

Air conditioning maintenance: late summer is the time

  As an experienced air conditioning and plumbing service provider, we know as well as anyone that things aren’t always as they seem. Despite so many parts to a single air conditioning system, all you see is the condenser unit–the box sitting outside your house. And yet, problems with your AC system most likely originate from any of the dozen-odd other parts. The same goes for what may seem like common sense when it comes to the timing of AC maintenance. For many, spring is the obvious choice for AC maintenance. It’s right before summer, just in time to make sure the air conditioning system is working before the days get long and hot and muggy.  However, our experience tells […]