Murphy's Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Blog

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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5 Ways to Keep Your Plumbing System Happy

April 1st, 2019

plumber-standing-in-plumbing-workshopDo you know how to keep your plumbing system running well? A lot of homeowners think they do, but in actuality, they don’t. You might fall into this category without even realizing it. Think about it, you probably don’t cozy up to your fireplace and crack open the instruction manual that comes with any of your plumbing appliances, so the details have probably gotten a little fuzzy over time.

If you’re having trouble with the plumbing system in your home then you’re probably looking for a great plumber in Drexel Hill, PA. It can be very hard to find a plumber that you find reliable in our area. We can provide you with a plumber that will help you get your plumbing system in the best shape possible.

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If You’re Doing These Things, You’re Ruining Your Pipes

March 18th, 2019

Plumbing_dreamstime_xl_31575431_800x533If you don’t know how to perfectly take care of your plumbing system, you’re not alone. Your plumbing system is one of those aspects of your home that often gets pushed to the back of your mind because it’s so out of sight and out of mind. If you’re doing any of the things that we’ve listed below, then you should reconsider how you treat your plumbing system because you’re more than likely shortening the lifespan of your plumbing system. If you need great plumbing in Media, PA then make sure that you contact our team sooner than later.

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How to Prevent a Frozen Pipe

March 4th, 2019

icicles-from-frozen-pipesCold weather here in Wayne brings fresh flurries and cozy days curled up indoors. While cold weather is great sometimes, there are a lot of negative effects that it can have on your home—a common one is a pipe freeze. We find that many homeowners think that pipe freezes are inevitable but they’re really a nuisance that’s easily avoided. If you’d like to avoid a pipe freeze this winter, keep reading below. If you’ve already run into an issue where you have a frozen pipe in your home, make sure that you contact a plumber in Wayne, PA from our team today.

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The Benefits of Drain Cleaning

February 18th, 2019

clearing-of-a-drainAdmit it, drain cleaning is one of those home services that you roll your eyes at the thought of. Drain cleaning, duct cleaning, and indoor air quality services are typically the services that homeowners think of as unneeded because, after all, your home has gotten along just fine without it so far, right? Wrong.

You might have convinced yourself that what you’re used to is “just fine”, but it’s probably way under par in reality. You want things to be great rather than just baseline. If you need great drain cleaning in Springfield, PA then make sure you contact our team as soon as possible.

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The Big Furnace Mistakes You’re Making that Cost You Money

February 4th, 2019

woman-holding-white-paper-house-in-handsJust because you’re a homeowner doesn’t always mean you know the best practices for your home. It’s easy to lose sight of these practices after a while. We doubt that you spend your free time brushing up on the latest in furnace technology or watching videos about how to use your dishwasher the right way. We know that there are so many things that you need to deal with on a daily basis—that’s why we’re here to handle everything HVAC for you. If you ever run into a furnace issue and you need HVAC services in Wayne, PA then be sure that you contact our team.

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