Murphy's Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Blog:Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

4 Emergency Plumbing Situations

Monday, September 16th, 2019

scared-womanPlumbing emergencies are among the worst types of home emergencies. They can cause water damage due to flooding, stop basic daily tasks, and lead to unsanitary conditions. When you encounter a plumbing issue that needs to be solved ASAP, you can feel less tense when you know you have a quality plumber who offers emergency service only a phone call away.

We’ve handled almost every type of plumbing emergency in our decades in business, and we can tell you plenty of bizarre stories. But in this post, we’re going to focus on the most common plumbing emergencies that may affect your house.

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The Benefits of a Tankless Water Heater System

Monday, August 19th, 2019

plumber-glen-mills-paYour 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

Monday, 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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Signs That You Need Repiping Services

Monday, 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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Having these Problems? Call a Plumber

Monday, 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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5 Ways to Keep Your Plumbing System Happy

Monday, 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

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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What Your Plumbing Problem is Trying to Tell You

Monday, January 21st, 2019

twisted water splash flowing out from tapWhen you’re the position of dealing with a plumbing problem, your immediate thought is more than likely, “how can I fix this?” rather than, “what could be the cause of this?” We understand this thought process. When you’re met with a messy problem, it’s more than likely that you’re just focused on fixing it more than you’re focused on analyzing it—that’s where we come in. The value of getting to the root of your plumbing issue is understanding how to prevent other plumbing issues in the future. You can unclog a drain twenty times successfully, but it’s more valuable to understand how you can prevent the clog in the first place.

When you need a great plumber in Media, PA then be sure that you contact our team for service. We’ve serviced the area for more than 40 years, and throughout our time in business, we’ve really come to understand the needs of homeowners in this area. Trust us with all your plumbing needs.

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Why You Should Never Use Store-Bought Drain Cleaner

Monday, December 24th, 2018

PlumberWhen you’re in a plumbing pinch, the solution is never a store-bought drain cleaner. You might be surprised to hear this, but store-bought drain cleaners are actually a detriment to your plumbing system. We understand that you want quick relief when it comes to these problems, but if you need a drain cleaning in Springfield, PA, be sure to call our team. We can find quick, effective solutions for your home. You’ll never have to worry when you call on a professional plumber for any work in your home.

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