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

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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It’s Time to Call for AC Repair If…

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

air-conditioning-repairWe live here in Pennsylvania too, so we understand that the last thing you want during a Media summer is an air conditioning problem. We know that it’s a lot easier to avoid this type of problem during this time of the year. After all, summer is almost over, right?

Well, technically yes, but you still want to be comfortable during these last few weeks of the summer and make sure that you’re not setting your future self up for failure. The last thing that you want to do is turn your air conditioner on next summer and be bombarded with problems. If you’re experiencing air conditioning problems, it’s time for you to call a Media, PA AC repair company.

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“Zone” Your Home Without the Hassle

Monday, 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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Know Your AC: Common Cooling Misconceptions

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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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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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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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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When to Consider Repiping

Monday, November 12th, 2018

bursted copper pipe with water leaking out, 3d illustrationYour plumbing system is the core of your home. Since you use this system almost daily at such a high frequency, you’ll probably need repiping to some extent during your home’s lifetime—this is especially true if your home is older.

Homeowners might experience all the symptoms of piping problems but not realize that this is the problem at hand. If you’re worried about the quality of your plumbing in Media, PA and you’re considering repiping, contact our team. Below, we’ve compiled a few tips to help you decide if you’d be a candidate for repiping.

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How to Keep Your Plumbing System as Healthy as Possible

Monday, 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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