Murphy's Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning Blog:Posts Tagged ‘Broomall PA’

Repair vs. Replacement: What Makes Sense for Your HVAC System?

Monday, February 13th, 2023

Any time HVAC repair needs come up, it’s a good idea to weigh the options of repair and replacement. Is it worth continuing to invest in your existing HVAC system, or would it be better to invest in a new system rather than keep paying for repairs? There are a variety of factors that should be considered in this equation, and the ultimate decision is up to you. The best thing you can do is learn as much as possible about your options and the likely outcomes of each choice.

We’ll go over the indicators that repair is still a good investment and the signs that replacement is on the horizon. This way, you can make an informed choice about what is the best route to take in your specific situation.

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How Trenchless Technology Works

Monday, November 7th, 2022

In Pennsylvania, winter is closing in. We’ll spend a lot of the coming months indoors, keeping cozy, thanks to modern heating technology. But outside, everything will freeze solid, including the ground that your sewer line is buried in. So what can plumbers do if there is a clog, a break, or some other problem with the sewer line that is hidden away beneath rock-solid frozen earth, sometimes six or more feet deep? This used to present a huge problem. Thankfully, things have changed a lot in recent years. Today, modern high-tech plumbers can provide trenchless water line replacement in Broomall, PA. Does it sound like a miracle? Here’s how it works. 

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What Actually Happens During Furnace Maintenance?

Monday, October 24th, 2022

pressure-gauge-on-boilerWe’ve talked recently on this blog about the need for annual furnace maintenance as well as some warning signs that your furnace needs prompt repair. But if you still haven’t scheduled furnace maintenance, or you’ve got an upcoming appointment, you might like to know more about exactly what the process entails. 

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4 Signs It’s Time for Furnace Repair

Monday, October 10th, 2022

technician-repairing-boilerAs we start up our furnaces for the first time this season, it’s important to make sure they’re running as they should be. Now is the perfect time to familiarize yourself with the signs that your furnace needs repair, so that any issues can be addressed before winter truly begins.

But first, are there any ways to prevent furnace repairs? Yes! There are two main things you can do to decrease the likelihood of problems developing, and they should be the first things you do this season.

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Annual Furnace Maintenance: Is It Time Already?

Monday, September 26th, 2022

technician-repairing-furnaceShould you schedule your furnace maintenance now? Yes! Okay, that’s all, have a great night, folks, and don’t forget to tip your… Oh, you have more questions? Well, we’ve got answers for you. We love to help our customers understand their HVAC systems. The more you know about what they do and how they do it, the easier it will be for you to notice when something is needed so you can keep your home comfortable all year long. 

There are many reasons to schedule furnace maintenance in Broomall, PA now and make sure your furnace is in top condition before the heating season starts. Here are a few of the most important ones.

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4 Ways to Save Money on Heating and Cooling

Monday, October 30th, 2017

ac-unit-moneyThe HVAC industry (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) is one that’s difficult to understand unless you specialize in the field. But saving money on your HVAC doesn’t have to be hard. Today, we help you learn easy ways to save. Some of these involve an investment, but some are changes you can make with the family to cut down bills bit by bit.

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How Long Should My Plumbing Last?

Monday, September 4th, 2017

pipes-blueprint-build-plumbingPlumbing is a necessity, which means it’s not something we plan on replacing for any reason other than a system failure. While you might be excited to replace an outdated smartphone with the newest model, or to upgrade your wardrobe for the first time in months or even years, buying something as mundane and costly as a set of pipes and fixtures is not something anyone wants.

Luckily, a new set of pipes will last a long time. If you’ve just moved onto a brand-new property, this likely isn’t something you’ll have to worry about for decades. But for the rest of us, knowing when to replace the pipes and fixtures will be key to avoiding a near catastrophe when plumbing replacement or repiping becomes urgent. So how long can you expect your plumbing to last?

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