Affinity Gas Services Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Gainesville’

Can I Install a Water Heater By Myself?

Monday, February 27th, 2023

Many homeowners want to save money by completing as many DIY projects around their homes as they can. But is it possible to install a water heater on your own? The short answer is yes that it is possible, but there are many reasons that you don’t want to install a water heater without the help of a plumbing expert. 

The number one reason is that many areas actually require a certified expert to install and keep up water heaters. If you don’t have the proper credentials, it may actually be illegal for you to install a water heater on your own. So if you need help with installation or water heater repair in Gainesville, our team can help. In the meantime, keep reading to learn more about the risks of installing a water heater by yourself.

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Signs Your Generator Needs Help

Monday, November 28th, 2022

You have a generator installed in your home as a backup system for when there is a power outage – big or small. While you don’t need to use your generator very often, you definitely want it to work right when the time comes. But what happens if there are signs your generator needs help?

Don’t ignore problems with your generator or you may be riding out the next power outage like everyone else – waiting on the electrical company to restore your power. Learn the signs that your generator may need a tune-up, and then give us a call for generator repair in Gainesville.

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 Why You Might Want a New Gas Furnace

Monday, November 21st, 2022

Are you thinking about a new gas furnace for your home this winter? If so, we have everything you need to know about from choosing the right furnace for your home to understanding installation. You’re not alone in wanting a gas furnace. They’re one of the more popular heating choices for homeowners. 

Gas furnaces offer a variety of benefits, the best of which is that if and when power goes out during a storm, you’ll still have heat because your unit is attached to a natural gas line. Don’t have a gas line yet? That’s OK! We can help you with gas line installation in Gainesville as you plan ahead for your new gas furnace. 

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Why You Need a Professional for Your Gas Line Services

Monday, October 24th, 2022
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When you think of plumbers, issues with your water pipes are probably the first thing that comes to mind. But did you know that plumbers are also experts in gas pipes? That’s right! Plumbers work on all sorts of pipes, including gas lines. Sure, plumbers can help if you have a sewage problem, a slow drain, or a water leak. 

But you also want to call a plumber for any problems with your gas lines. Natural gas lines require expert care, and our team of plumbers can help. If you need gas services in Gainesville, FL, give us a call. You definitely don’t want to ignore any problems with your gas lines because of the potential safety hazards to your home and health. 

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5 Signs Your Generator Needs Repair

Monday, October 10th, 2022

We always recommend that our customers invest in a generator. Living in Florida means that we weather many storms – including hurricanes – that can lead to a loss of power. A whole-house generator protects your family’s comfort in the case of electricity loss that lasts for days or even weeks. Not only is a whole-house generator efficient, but it’s also a great way to save time, money, and stress in the case of power loss.

If you already have a whole-house generator, you may be wondering about maintenance and repairs. After all, your generator can’t last forever. So if you need Gainesville generator repair, give us a call. In the meantime, you can read on to learn more about the five signs that your generator needs repair.

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Signs That Your Pool Heater Is Struggling

Monday, September 26th, 2022
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Most homeowners opt to have a pool heater installed in alongside their new pool so that the water is a comfortable temperature year-round. After all, here in Central Florida we have very few true winter days where it’s too cold to be outside. Many of our winter days are warm enough midday to be outside – and yes, even swimming in the pool!

But even when the temperature is warm, the water may still be cool. You want your pool heater to work well so that you can get in the water and enjoy a beautiful day outside. But what happens when your Gainesville pool needs heater repair? That’s where our team comes in. We’re experts in repairing pool heaters and we can get your pool heater back up and running in no time. Read on to learn the signs that your pool heater may be in need of repair. 

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Why Anyone Can Benefit from a Whole-House Generator Installation

Monday, August 15th, 2022

If you’re thinking about a generator for your home, you have two general choices – portable or whole-house generators. Each one has its own pros and cons. For some people, a portable generator is a great solution – especially if you want to use your generator in a variety of situations.

But portable generators cannot power your entire home in the case of a widespread power outage. A whole-house generator stays in standby mode and is ready to turn on automatically when your power goes out. If you need generator services in Gainesville, Fl, give our team a call. Here are the four reasons that a whole-house generator might be right for you. 

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Tank vs. Tankless Water Heaters: Which Is Best for Your Home?

Monday, August 1st, 2022
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Your home likely has a water heater to warm up water when you need to shower, wash dishes, or do a load of laundry. More traditional water heaters have a tank that heats water as it fills up. Newer options include tankless water heaters that provide an endless supply of hot water without the need to wait for your tank to refill and reheat. Each type of water heater has pros and cons, but which is the best for your family’s needs? 

If you’re considering tankless water heater installation in Gainesville, look no further. Our team can walk you through the installation process and let you know how long the project will take to complete. In the meantime, learn about the difference between tank and tankless water heaters. 

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The Importance of Generator Maintenance

Monday, July 18th, 2022

Most generators require routine maintenance to ensure they are operational. It is typical for manufacturers to recommend generator maintenance at least one time a year, sometimes more often. You may not rely on your generator except for emergency needs. That means that, even when it is stored away unused, it is necessary to take a closer look at your generator to ensure it is in the best condition possible. Doing so offers a number of benefits. When it comes to generators in Gainesville, FL, our team can provide you with an inspection and necessary maintenance to keep it in good shape. Here’s why it matters.

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Are Tankless Water Heaters Worth It?

Monday, July 4th, 2022
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If you’re ready to improve the energy efficiency of your home, then it’s important to consider your water heater. When you’re thinking about efficiency, you might think of your HVAC systems first. While your air conditioning and heating systems do account for a considerable amount of energy usage in your home, your water heater accounts for a lot as well. Your water heater accounts for nearly 17% of your home’s overall energy usage. This is why it’s important to have an efficient tankless water heater in Gainesville, FL.

If you’re wondering if upgrading to a tankless water heater is worth it, then we’re the team to speak with. Today, we’re going to run through some of the best reasons to consider a tankless water heater for your home. 

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