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The Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater System

August 19th, 2019

Your water hero is the unsung hero of your home. Think about it—you take a shower every day, you need to do a load of laundry at least once a week, and you probably let the water run for a little to get warm before you lather up your hands and wash them. Your water heater is integral to your home comfort.

If the current water heater that you have in your home isn’t cutting it, it might be time for you to upgrade. Just because tank water heaters are more common in homes across the country, doesn’t mean that you have to opt for this system. If you’re toying with the idea of upgrading to a tankless water heater, you can contact us for plumbing in Glen Mills, PA. We’re trained and experienced in everything tankless.

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Got a Water Leak? Here’s What to Do

August 5th, 2019

We’re in the middle of summer here in Drexel Hill. The light lingers long into summer nights, the temperatures are high, and you’re enjoying the leisurely energy of this time of year. What could go wrong? Well, a water leak is one problem that could really put a damper on things.

If you’re a homeowner, you know that plumbing problems are inconvenient no matter when they happen but they’re especially inconvenient in the dead of summer when you’ve already got the balmy Pennsylvania heat to worry about. Make sure that you contact our team for plumbing in Drexel Hill, PA, today to schedule an appointment with our team members.

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Help Your Air Conditioner Help You with These Simple Tips

July 22nd, 2019

hand-drawing-check-box-on-a-white-backgroundYou probably don’t think of your air conditioner in terms of right and wrong. As long as the unit is on, operating, and blowing cool air everything is just fine, right? Wrong! You need to follow a couple of guidelines to ensure that you’re always getting the most from your air conditioning system.

You don’t have to change anything drastically in your home to get more from your air conditioner. Following just a few simple guidelines can take your air conditioning system and home comfort to the next level. Keep reading below to discover the easiest ways for you to increase your home comfort. If you need something a little more than a boost then contact our professionals for HVAC services in Wayne, PA.

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“Zone” Your Home Without the Hassle

July 8th, 2019

So you’ve probably heard of zone controlled heating and cooling. It’s the best way to get convenience and energy-efficiency in your home. The only problem is that zone control systems are somewhat of a hassle to retrofit. Zone control systems are amazing if you have this system implemented in your home during construction.

So what do you do when you want the benefits of zone controlled heating without the hassle? You turn to a ductless mini split system. Ductless mini splits systems are a great method of cooling for your home. These systems also boast a long list of other benefits. If you need air conditioning service in Media, PA then it’s time to contact our team.

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Signs That You Need Repiping Services

June 24th, 2019

pipes-blueprint-build-plumbingHomes aren’t exempt from aging. As your home gets older, the pipes running throughout it will too. It’s incredibly important for homeowners to take all the right precautions in their homes when it comes to their plumbing. Your pipes are very important to the overall quality and safety of your home.

It’s a harsh reality but most homes will need repiping services at some point. Homeowners often shy away from this reality because the prospect is daunting, expensive, and time-consuming. When you choose our team you can bypass all of these unpleasant aspects of the repiping process. Choose our professionals when you want great plumbing in Wayne, PA.  

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Know Your AC: Common Cooling Misconceptions

June 10th, 2019

Air-conditioner-in-need-of-repairWe don’t expect you to know every single thing about your air conditioning system. There are so many ins and outs when it comes to a system like this. If the last time you thought about your air conditioner’s instruction manual was back when your AC unit was freshly installed, it’s time for a refresher course.

There are a lot of things that you’re probably doing that are hurting the effectiveness of your air conditioning. Contrary to popular belief, there is an incorrect way to run your AC. Make sure that you pay attention to your air conditioning in Media, PA by contacting a contractor you can trust.

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5 Things You Should Never Put Down Your Drain

May 27th, 2019

DrainYour plumbing system is one of those things that you probably don’t think about too often. We understand that your plumbing system is mostly out of sight and out of mind, but we want to make sure you take some time to think about your plumbing system today.

If someone told you that you were using your plumbing system “incorrectly” you’d probably look at them with a confused look on your face. We don’t want to make you paranoid about the way you use your plumbing system, but we want to give you a few guidelines on how to use your plumbing system in a great manner.

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It Might be Time to Upgrade Your AC If…

May 13th, 2019

air-conditioningNot sure if its time for you to upgrade your air conditioner? This is a pretty common problem among homeowners. An air conditioning upgrade is a huge investment of time and money, so you don’t want to make the move when it’s too soon. The major problem is that you also don’t want to wait too long and risk a breakdown. We understand that the window of opportunity here can seem a little narrow, so we’ve made it simple—if you notice any of the following problems below happening in your home then it’s time to call a professional.

If you’re on the hunt for a responsible Wayne, PA HVAC company, look no further than our team. We know how to make sure that your home is always prepared for the warm weather ahead.

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Having these Problems? Call a Plumber

April 29th, 2019

We’re a plumbing company so, of course, we’re invested in everything that goes on in your plumbing system, but we’re not divorced from reality. We realize that the average homeowner doesn’t always know exactly when they should call a plumber for a job. Sometimes you’ll have something seemingly benign like a faucet leak and you’ll think it isn’t worth it to call a professional to get the job handled. Other times, you’ll have a huge problem like a sewer line repair need and you’ll avoid calling because it’s too expensive.

When you choose a team like ours, you’ll never have to worry about either of these problems. No plumbing problem is too big or too small for our team and our prices are so reasonable that you’ll never have to worry about the cost. If you need a plumber in Media, PA, make sure that you call our team today.

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It’s Time to Handle those Lingering Heater Problems

April 15th, 2019

BurnerWe’re getting to that time of year where the cold temperatures of Springfield are thawing out and everyone is prepping their homes for spring. Just because the temperatures are heating up doesn’t mean that you can put those heating problems that have worried you for the past few months to bed. You’re doing yourself a disservice if you take this route.

If you handle your heating problems now, you won’t have to do it under a time crunch since you’ll rely on your air conditioner for the spring and summer. Servicing your heater now means you can hire the right team, take your time, and allocate the right funds to the job so that it’s primed and ready for next winter. Don’t let this item linger on your to-do list—you can handle it now with our professional team. If you need great heating repair in Springfield, PA then we’re the team for the job.

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