Murphy's Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Blog

How to Extend the Lifespan of Your Plumbing System

October 15th, 2018

Your plumbing system is essential to the daily operation of your home so don’t you want to extend the lifespan of this system in any way that you can? Your pipes are built to last, but they will wear down over time especially if you’re using them frequently and haphazardly.

There are many preventative measures you can take to make sure that your plumbing system lasts as long as possible, but good practice is never a replacement for a good plumber. When you have plumbing problems, call a trusted plumber in Wayne, PA. Our plumbers here at Murphy’s Plumbing, Heating, & Air Conditioning are knowledgeable, dependable, and punctual. Don’t settle for anything less than great service when it comes to this essential function of your home.

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Should I Replace My Air Conditioner?

October 1st, 2018

air-conditioningAlthough fall isn’t typically a time of year when people worry about their air conditioning, it’s a great time to consider upgrading from your old unit. If your air conditioner gave you lots of trouble this year, it’s a good idea to upgrade. If you need quality air conditioning service in Broomall, PA, then you should employ our team here at Murphy’s Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning. Our technicians are always knowledgeable, conscientious, and prepared to answer any questions you might have about the process.

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How to Handle A Plumbing Emergency

September 17th, 2018

water-heater-repairIt’s commonplace for every homeowner to experience a plumbing emergency at least once. But what do you do when it finally happens to you? Plumbing emergencies range from small inconveniences like a leaky faucet to pipe burst or an overflowing toilet. It’s important to act fast with plumbing emergencies because you risk incurring water damage in these situations if you choose to wait. If you need Glen Mills, PA plumbing call our team at Murphy’s Plumbing, Heating, & Air Conditioning. Our technicians are certified, professional, and always prepared for any plumbing emergency you may have.

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Why You Need Drain Cleaning

September 3rd, 2018

electric-drain-augerDrain cleaning is something that few homeowners choose to be proactive about. Don’t wait until you have a clog on your hands to take care of your drain system. If you have your drains regularly cleaned by a professional, you can have a smooth operating home and less chance of a plumbing disaster in the near future. Here at Murphy’s Plumbing, Heating, & Air Conditioning, we use the best technology and equipment for our Springfield, PA drain cleaning.  

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Why Your Air Conditioner Output is Low

August 20th, 2018

Frozen-ACLow air conditioner output is the absolute last thing that you want to deal with during a hot summer. It’s also a very common problem for homeowners to deal with. If you’re reading this blog, we’re going to guess that your own air conditioner isn’t performing the way you expect it should. There could be a number of different reasons for low air conditioner output. We recommend that you call a technician and have them inspect your system in-person if you want the best solution to your problem. While you’re waiting for your appointment, though, have a look below at some of the possible causes of low air conditioner output.

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Be Careful of These Common Water Heater Issues

August 6th, 2018

water-heater-repairWater heaters are pretty resilient, but they’re not invincible. The longer you use your water heater over the years, the more prone it’s going to be to developing issues. That’s why you need to be on the lookout for any signs that your system is dealing with any kind of malfunction, so that you can deal with it as quickly as possible. The following are some of the more common water heater issues, and their symptoms. Call for repairs if you notice any of these symptoms in your own water heater.

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How to Keep Your Plumbing System as Healthy as Possible

July 23rd, 2018

PlumberKeeping a plumbing system in good condition is a bit harder than it seems. This is mostly because plumbing issues are subtle, and don’t give off warning signs until they’re pretty far along. Discovering that you have a plumbing problem after the upper floor of your house has flooded is hardly the ideal time. There are a number of steps that you can take to keep your plumbing system in good shape for as long as possible, though.

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Signs and Symptoms That Your Water Heater Needs Replacing

July 9th, 2018

tank-water-heaterWater heaters can last quite a long time if you take care of them, but they won’t last forever. Eventually, you’re going to need to replace your current water heater with a new one. You’re probably going to want to do it before it gives out completely, too, unless for some reason you want to be without hot water for a few days while you secure another one.

If you’re not sure whether or not your current water heater is in need of replacement, the best thing you can do is to call a professional to take a look at it for you. In the meantime, the following are a number of clear signs that your system is likely reaching the end of its life.

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Signs Your Plumbing System is in Bad Shape

June 25th, 2018

underwater roomPlumbing problems can be difficult to spot, especially without professional maintenance services. Even if you schedule preventive maintenance on an annual basis, you need to keep an eye out between appointments for signs that the system is in trouble. If you can identify problems faster, you can have them repaired faster and prevent more damage. Call for repairs if you notice the following signs that your plumbing system is in trouble.

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Should I Replace My Furnace Before Next Winter?

June 11th, 2018

FurnaceNow may seem like a pretty odd time to talk about furnaces, with summer just getting started. However, if you think you may need to have a new furnace installed in your home before winter starts again, now is the perfect time. You don’t want to wait until right before the winter season to start looking for a new furnace.

You’ll be under pressure to get everything done quickly, and it’ll be harder to get things done in a timely manner if you’re trying to schedule heating service at the same time as everyone else. Have a look at some of the signs that you may need a new furnace installed in your home, so you can have it done now and not have to worry about it later.

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