Frequently Asked Questions

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Is it worth fixing a hot water heater?

Yes, it is worth fixing a hot water heater! In many cases, the cost of repairing a hot water heater is much less than the cost of replacing it. If your hot water heater is leaking or not producing enough hot water, it's definitely worth having it repaired.

When should you flush a water heater?

It's generally recommended that you flush a water heater every six months. However, if you have hard water or other problems that require regular flushing, you may need to do it more often. Flushing your water heater helps remove sediment and mineral buildup, which can reduce efficiency and shorten the life of your heater.

What should I look for when purchasing an air conditioner?

When purchasing an air conditioner, look for a model with high-efficiency ratings. The higher the Energy Efficiency Ratio (EER), the better it will cool your home. Also, check to see if an Energy Star label is available. Energy Star qualified units are at least 10 percent more efficient than standard models and often eligible for local utility rebates.

How can I maintain my home generator?

Maintaining your home generator is a relatively simple process. You should change the oil and filter every year, and clean the air filter every month. Be sure to also check the battery and charge it as needed. If you have any questions about how to maintain your home generator, be sure to contact a qualified technician.

Is it possible to restore electrical wiring?

While it's not always possible to restore electrical wiring, in many cases it is. If the wiring is damaged beyond repair, a qualified electrician can replace it. However, if the damage is only cosmetic, it may be possible to restore the wiring without replacing it. In either case, it's best to have a professional inspect the wiring before attempting the repairs yourself.

What happens when a breaker panel fails?

If a breaker panel fails, it will need to be replaced. A qualified electrician can replace the panel and get your home's electrical system up and running again quickly and safely. Breaker panels are an important part of your home's electrical system, so it's important to have a reliable one installed by a qualified professional.

Even when I'm in cooling mode, why is my air conditioner turning on the heater?

If your air conditioner is turning on the heater, it's likely that the cooling mode isn't working properly. There are several possible causes of this problem, including a dirty filter, a low refrigerant charge, or a malfunctioning thermostat. If you're unable to diagnose or correct the problem yourself, it's best to contact us.

Korte does it all! If you have any questions about home repairs or maintenance, our technicians can help. We offer professional advice and services for plumbing, heating, and cooling systems. Contact us today to learn more!