Magnolia Commercial Plumbing Heating Cooling Blog : Archive for November, 2016

How Often to Schedule Commercial Drain Cleaning

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Drain cleaning is one of the best ways to keep your commercial plumbing system in good shape. It works as both a reparative and preventive measure, which is why it’s so beneficial to schedule it on a regular basis. How often should you schedule it, though? Read on to find out.

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Commercial Drain Problems You Need to Know About

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Whenever drain cleaning is discussed, even on this site, the focus is often on more simple things like waste buildup on the pipe walls. While that’s certainly a problem that can be addressed by commercial pipe cleaning, it’s not the only drain problem you should know about. There’s a myriad of different drain problems that you may have to deal with down the road, so it’s important that you know a little bit about them now.

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Make Sure Your Ejector System is in Good Shape

Monday, November 14th, 2016

The sewer system in commercial properties is designed to run mostly off of gravity. Waste travels down through the sewer system, then down the line to either the septic tank or the municipal sewer main. This works pretty well, most of the time, but it does require a certain layout. Namely, it requires that the septic tank or sewer main be downhill from the building’s sewer system.

If any part of the sewer system is downhill from the tank or main, this method obviously isn’t going to work. Buildings in that situation compensate for this by including an ejector system, which pushes sewage uphill to its destination. Read on to find out how to keep your ejector system in good shape this winter.

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How an Improperly Sized Heater can Cost You

Monday, November 7th, 2016

“Bigger is better” has become a standard mantra for many parts of American industry. It’s so engrained in the culture, in fact, it’s managed to cause problems for commercial property owners who install the wrong size of heater. When installing a commercial HVAC system, you absolutely have to make sure that it is properly sized for the building you want conditioned. Otherwise, you’re setting yourself up for a whole lot of problems later on.

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