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The damage caused by every problem in this world could have been minimized if it had been caught early. If you have suffered from water leaks earlier, we are sure you wished you had caught on earlier. It could have helped keep the bill of the plumbers on the lower side.

Although most system of water and drainage systems today are very efficient and do not produce much waste if they are maintained properly. However, leaks:

  • Can cause damage that is expensive
  • Require immediate attention
  • Can weaken the foundation of your house

Therefore, it is important that every person should be aware of the various signs and symptoms to detect the water leaks as soon as possible. This will not only help you keep the bill of repair less but will also cause you less inconvenience.

Keep the Plumbers Bill Low by Checking Your Consumption Level

The easiest and the most convenient way to discover hidden leaks is by keeping track of the water consumed by your family. Make it a point to:

  • Save water bills
  • Compare them
  • Calculate if there has been a drastic increase in the consumption

Do not compare the bills of two consecutive months. Instead, compare the bills of the same months of two separate years. The logic behind this is simple: there are various families whose water consumption for separate months is different.

However, for each particular month in all years, the level of water consumed should be similar. If there is any kind of discrepancy, it is time to get in touch with a professional service.

Test Using Water Meter before Calling the Plumbers

Most water heaters have an indicator which you can identify with a small silver wheel or triangle dial. If you see your leak detector is moving, there is a good chance that your pipes are damaged somewhere. However, they are not always accurate.

You can also detect leaks with the help of primary dial on the meter by:

  • Turning off all water sources
  • Write current level of water use
  • Wait for some time and check the dial again

If water level moves significantly or if the gauge keeps spinning, a leak is definitely there.

The best option is to get in touch with a professional service as soon as you have the slightest of doubt. You could end up saving gallons of water and hundreds of dollars.

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Trusted since 1999, Beacon has your best interest in mind, by keeping your home in shape with the mechanical problems that may come.

Over half the year is a heating season in Washington State. That is a huge workload for your furnace and most people don’t want to give in to those chilly nights.

So what happens when you start noticing your furnace having problems?

This is the Ultimate Dilemma: Furnace repair vs. Furnace replacement

Well, you’re in luck because Beacon can do both!

We are on call 24 hours a day, with experts sent to your location within 90 minutes, then leaving you with a 1-year guarantee in our work.

What Our Heating Repair Services Offer

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The difference in the heating system can mean the difference in cost of installation, operating it, and its individual parts. Beacon will cover ALL your heating repairs.

Electric Furnace: Initial investment is cheaper and faster to install though the cost to operate is higher. The good news is they last 20-30 years if given good maintenance.

Gas Furnace: More expensive for initial investment and installation and its life span is lower between 10-20 years. Though running the equipment is much cheaper than electric and will heat your house much faster.

“My furnace doesn’t produce enough heat”

  • Thermostat is not working or is poorly calibrated
  • Fuel supply line or valve have leaks or is blocked preventing fuel intake
  • Ignition fails
  • Pilot light is out
  • Furnace air filter is dirty

“How long until I need to replace my furnace?”

  • Cracked or deteriorated heat exchanger
  • Old furnace=money drain

Sometimes you need a little fix, and sometimes you need a new replacement, but with Beacon, we will never leave you unsatisfied.

Our experts will be able to quickly identify any of those problems making your life worry free.

Furnace Repair Maintenance

At Beacon, we hold our employee’s knowledge and skills at the highest priority. So when we come to your home or business we truly believe that you are getting the best of the best in heating service.

This also means that from your first appointment with us we will advise what might need maintenance over time to keep your system running smoothly and to avoid any bigger costs of replacement.

The leading cause of deterioration and breakdowns of heating systems is due to neglect and poor maintenance.

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