Schaal Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Blog : Archive for November, 2015

How Does a Geothermal System Provide Heat?

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Pulling latent heat from the ground to heat your home during the winter months probably sounds like something from a Sci-fi film, but in very basic terms, that is precisely what a geothermal system does. And the method isn’t new – geothermal systems have been around since the 1940s. However, it has only been recently that these systems have become very accessible for homeowners. Geothermal systems offer a number of great benefits, but first let’s take a look at how they can provide heat for your home in Des Moines, IA.

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It’s November – Don’t Forget to Schedule Heating Maintenance!

Monday, November 16th, 2015

It’s hard to believe we are just a couple of weeks from the Thanksgiving holiday, but we are, and if you haven’t had your heating system in Des Moines, IA professionally maintained, it’s time to give us a call. We work on all major types of heating systems, including furnaces, heat pumps and radiant heating systems. Why is maintenance so important? Let’s take a look:

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