Hurricane Ida and other recent storms have caused unprecedented, historic flooding in our area. If your home was impacted by flooding, it’s critical you contact a professional to help inspect potentially damaged equipment. A flooded water heater or HVAC system in your basement should be replaced and not repaired if any part has been submerged in water.
Water is an essential part of life so it’s important to know what is in your water. You drink it, cook with it, bathe in it, and wash dishes and clothes with it. Where you get your water often will tell you what is in it. Some people don’t feel comfortable with the public water, so they opt to use bottled water as their improved water quality solution. Both have their pros and cons.
Many individuals winterize their home each year, but how many perform the necessary plumbing inspection each summer? While you often call a plumber for indoor issues such as leaky sinks, clogged toilets, and shower drain issues you also may need help with some of your exterior plumbing fixtures. Check out this list of four plumbing maintenance items you should probably put on your to-do list.
With the recent heat waves we’ve been experiencing throughout the Delaware Valley and at the Jersey Shore it certainly feels like summer is here! Do you have an air conditioning system that you can rely on?
Every year, the last Friday in May is National Heat Awareness Day. While there are many silly “National Days,” this one was created with a simple concern in mind, heat-induced illness. The National Weather Service founded the day because heatwaves and other hazardous weather can settle in and things can take a turn for the worst.
So, your air conditioner finally died and it’s time to replace it. You now have the opportunity to reassess the needs of your household. When you ask yourself the question “What size air conditioner do I need?” there are several factors to take into account.
When your furnace is trying to regulate the temperature in your home it will have to turn on and off regularly. On average this cycling should occur anywhere from three to eight times an hour. There are many factors at play that determine how often your furnace will cycle in the winter.
There’s almost nothing worse than dealing with a power outage. In a matter of moments, you lose the electricity that you and your family depend on. If an outage happens during summer or winter in the Delaware Valley, you might also be dealing with potentially dangerous temperatures.