Signs It’s Time to Upgrade Your Kitchen Appliances

December 17, 2019

There will come a time when your refrigerator, stove, or dishwasher will no longer run as efficiently as it could. There may also come a time when your kitchen’s appliances will look dated or unappealing in general. These may be signs that it is time to buy new appliances for this space. Is Your Refrigerator or Dishwasher Leaking? If you notice water pooling around your refrigerator, it could be a sign that a part is broken or a line is clogged. The same could be true if your dishwasher leaks or if you see

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5 Common Boiler Problems

December 17, 2019

Boilers are more likely to break down during the cold months of the winter, which are, of course, the worst of times to have them break down. They’re more likely to be working hard, though, when it’s cold outside, and that hard work can cause boilers to break down. If your boiler goes out, you can count on the professionals at Gunthers Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing to get it up and running again. We travel throughout the American Fork, Provo and Orem areas for all your heating, cooling and plumbing needs. The winter months are also when you turn the boiler

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Why Are Some Rooms Colder Than Others?

November 12, 2019

If you’re finding that some rooms in your home get too hot while others require that you put on a jacket, you have an uneven heating problem. There are a variety of reasons why there can be a major temperature differential in your building. Some of these issues can be resolved easily while others require the assistance of an HVAC professional. Taking the time to resolve uneven heating issues can make your home more comfortable and energy-efficient. Examine Air Registers In order to heat a room, hot air needs to be

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5 Signs You Need a Furnace Replacement

November 12, 2019

Over the course of a Utah winter, the professionals at Gunthers Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing see a lot of heating systems. We work hard to keep those systems running, even when the furnace has seen better days. However, there comes a time when every homeowner has to face the fact that it is time for a furnace replacement. 1. Age of the Furnace If your furnace is more than 15 years old, you can congratulate it on a job well done, but you should also think about replacing it. Older furnaces cost more to maintain and

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Are Furnaces Good for Your Health?

October 16, 2019

Gunthers Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing has served American Fork and the surrounding areas since 1910. Our company highly recommends furnaces as a means of heating homes, but we know that some homeowners have concerns about them, so we want to address them. Furnaces Are Not Inherently Unhealthy Furnaces sometimes get a bad rap but are not really any more dangerous than heat pumps and other heating technologies. There may be fewer concerns when it comes to electric furnaces, but the added considerations are generally well worth the savings that come with natural gas, oil or propane. Install

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What to Do Before Turning on Your Furnace

October 16, 2019

Autumn’s here, and temperatures are plunging. Soon, it will be time for you to switch to your furnace again. Your heater has been sitting idle for many months, though, so you should follow a few steps before you turn it back on. Scheduling preventative furnace maintenance with a qualified HVAC technician can help you make sure that your furnace will run safely and efficiently throughout the winter months. Inspect Your Furnace Your furnace needs to be inspected. You’re checking to see that your furnace is free of any

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Understanding Airflow in Your Home

September 3, 2019

If you’ve been wanting to save money on your energy costs, it’s much simpler than you might think. When the heating or air conditioning system has to work harder to blow the air throughout your home, it’s taking up much more electricity than necessary. Also, rooms that aren’t receiving as much airflow will not receive the benefit of the filtration that your HVAC system provides. Keeping your home at the right temperature year-round provides health benefits to everyone and especially to those with breathing troubles and allergies. Gunthers Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing is happy to provide

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Issues That Commonly Affect Thermostats

September 3, 2019

There are many common thermostat issues. You may set yours to a certain temperature and then notice, after a while, that the temperature is not as cold or warm as you’d like. Why are you and your family sweating when you set the thermostat to 68 degrees Fahrenheit? The fact is, thermostats can malfunction like everything else. Here are some reasons why: Dirt Dirt can influence how well the thermostat works. If the system shuts down or doesn’t achieve the set temperature, the cause may be a build-up of dirt and grime on the components of

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How Often Should I Replace My Plumbing Appliances for Maximum Efficiency?

August 19, 2019

Do you have a home with older or outdated plumbing fixtures? You’ve probably heard that newer items can be more energy efficient. If you want your fixtures to be as efficient as possible, here is what you need to know about replacing them. Signs You Should Replace Fixtures Before replacing your fixtures, you need to find out if they are energy efficient. Ultimately, you’ll want to update your plumbing appliances for maximum efficiency every 10-15 years. You may want to talk to Gunthers Heating, Cooling, and Plumbing about plumbing services if you notice any of these problems:

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Tips to Conserve Energy at Home

August 19, 2019

Most households use a significant amount of energy each season whether they want to illuminate specific rooms of the home or cool the interior setting during the warmer months of the year. Unfortunately, the cost of energy isn’t always cheap here in American Folk and can lead to high bills each month. If you want to save more energy throughout the year, here are a few basic tips to follow. 1. Close Your Drapes One of the main reasons air conditioners work harder than necessary is due to a warm interior setting. Make it a point

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