MBS Mechanical, Inc Blog: Archive for July, 2018

Is a Tankless Water Heater Worth My Money?

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

tankless-water-heaterThe answer to this question may be frustratingly vague, but bear with us—it might be. Why can’t we just give you a straight answer? Because, at this time, we don’t have the information necessary to determine if the tankless water heater is a good fit for you. We can tell you that it is a good fit for a lot of homeowners, and we’ll help you to better understand the pros and cons of tankless water heaters in the post that follows,  though.

Before that, let’s just remind you of one more thing that we can tell you confidently. You are only going to get a great performance from your water heater, tankless or otherwise, if that system is installed and serviced by skilled, trained professionals. Our technicians fit the bill completely. Read on, contact with any questions that you may have, and leave your water heater services in Columbia, MD to us. And now,  let’s take a closer look.

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Nobody Told Me My AC Could Leak Water Everywhere!

Monday, July 9th, 2018

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There are a lot of potential problems that you may encounter with your air conditioning system over the course of the cooling season. We would love to tell you otherwise, but our honesty and integrity are far too important to us to stretch the truth in such matters. No air conditioner, even when expertly manufactured, flawlessly installed, and meticulously maintained, is going to be 100% problem free. Of course, that doesn’t mean that you’ll see every problem coming, or even that you’ll realize certain problems were possible!

Case in point: The Legend of the Leaking Air Conditioner. Now, you’ve probably heard that refrigerant leaks are a major air conditioning problem—we will certainly have a blog written on that soon, so be sure to check back—but you may not have heard that air conditioners in Columbia, MD can leak water, as well. And the fact of the matter is that it’s not really a “leak” in the way you may be thinking of it. Read on for some much-needed clarification.

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