One Problem You DON’T Want Your Heater to Have

October 18th, 2021

We’d like to start this blog post by stating the obvious. There are a lot of different types of problems that a heater can run into. Depending on the type of heater you have, from a furnace to a heat pump, they can both have issues that require professional support. If you think you’re dealing with a problem, then we advise you to call our team to have an evaluation done by our pros.

However, there’s one single problem that rises above the rest of them during this season and it’s anything that has to do with a safety concern. Gas furnaces are popular in our area, and some of them are in dire need of heating repair in Wayne, NJ. If your furnace is suffering to the point where it could be leaking gas, smoke, or carbon monoxide, then you need to deal with it as soon as possible.

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Our Guide to Maintenance Season

October 4th, 2021

It’s furnace maintenance season! If you’re unsure as to what that is, or why we call fall maintenance season, then we’ll explain it to you. Your furnace requires maintenance every year, and fall is the time of year when we pull them out of hibernation and dust them off to start working again. Fall is the most convenient time to get maintenance performed on your system, and we’re here to remind homeowners of that.

Not only will maintenance be your fastest and most reliable route to avoiding furnace repair in Wayne, NJ, but it will also improve efficiency levels and keep your home more comfortable. While a professional performs this necessary service, there are even more things you can do to help prepare for the cold months ahead.

Let’s get your home ready for fall, winter, and spring with professional maintenance and our handy homeowner checklist.

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Choose a New Thermostat to Boost Your Comfort

September 20th, 2021

Happy Fall! Now that we’re getting into the chillier months of the year, it’s time to take a look at one of our HVAC components that work front and center in our homes. No, we’re not talking about your heater or your air ducts, we’re talking about the little machine that sits on your wall and allows you to turn the temperature up or down. Your thermostat!

Thermostats do a lot of leg work, contrary to popular belief. They look snazzy and sometimes have cool smart controls, but they’re more than just nifty looking—they provide essential temperature control and regulation for your home. The more high-tech and up-to-date your thermostat is, the better your home comfort will be. This isn’t us just geeking out over technology, we’re trying to inform you about a great upgrade that you could make today!

Next time you call us for heating repair in Livingston, NJ, you might want to upgrade your thermostat as well.

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3 Frustrations and 3 Solutions for Plumbing Problems

September 6th, 2021

Plumbing systems can be frustrating to say the least. Nothing feels worse than cooking a dinner for loved ones or some friends, and all of a sudden your kitchen drain is clogged. The hardest part about these kinds of ordeals is that you rarely see them coming or have the excess cash to deal with them until its too late. If only there were a voice of reason to help you through these kinds of problems.

That’s where we come in! In case you haven’t noticed, we’re plumbers in Wayne, NJ and we specialize in alleviating problems with plumbing systems. No, we’re not going to lambast you for your child having flushed a toy down the toilet, and we’re not going to act like every plumbing problem is your fault. What we will do, is help you through the situation to the best of our ability and get you on the road towards success.

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It’s Time to Fix That Filter!

August 30th, 2021

We talk a lot on this blog about the importance of your air conditioner’s filter. It keeps contaminants at bay while the interior components of your AC are able to work towards the goal of cooling your home. Also, as a little added bonus, your air filter protects the air quality of your home! There’s really no good reason to allow this component to get clogged up with dust, debris, or other contaminants.

That being said, the true secret to having a filter in good shape is putting together a routine. If you can check your filter every 1-3 months, then you’re much more likely to be in good shape when protecting your home from inefficiency and repair needs.

Today we’d like to focus on the benefits of replacing your air filter, and also talk about when you might need your filter fixed! Don’t forget to call us for AC repair in Wayne, NJ if you notice anything suspicious about the condition your system is in.

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5 Prevalent Heatwave Tips

August 9th, 2021

‘Tis the season for heatwaves! We’ve been bombarded with weather advisories about thunderstorms and heatwaves, and unfortunately, that’s probably going to happen until halfway through September. Heatwaves are a reality of living in an area like ours where we experience all four seasons.

However, it’s becoming more and more clear that these can be scary and uncomfortable weather occurrences. We’re not trying to be alarmist, but we want homeowners to have access to the right information so people remain safe and comfortable in their homes during a heatwave. These tips can also be great ways to keep pets, children, and the elderly safe and comfortable as well. So, let’s focus on keeping your home a sanctuary for the summertime.

Don’t forget to call us for air conditioning repair in Montclair if you experience a breakdown during a heatwave. We’re available to help!

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3 Benefits of Drain Clog Prevention

July 26th, 2021

Drain clogs are inconvenient, we don’t need to convince anyone of that. But did you know that they’re also very bad for the longevity and efficiency of your plumbing system? Materials that solidify in your drain to cause clogs will keep growing over time, becoming more of an ordeal. Depending on the materials that make up these clogs, you could see the corrosion of your pipes, infiltrating tree roots, critter problems, and more.

You’re always better off calling for a professional plumber in Wayne. We’d like to take our blog post today to discuss why drain clog prevention should be a necessary goal in every home. The more time and money you spend now trying to prevent clogs from occurring in the future, the less likely you are to be inconvenienced by an obnoxious clog on a holiday while paying for a plumber’s overtime fee.

Well, let’s get to it!

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Three Plumbing Appliances That Are Worth the Investment

July 12th, 2021

It’s time to talk about plumbing investments and the technology created to make our lives easier. It might be simple to get stuck thinking of your plumbing system like just the pipes and waterways underneath your home, but it’s just not that basic. Sometimes there are plumbing appliances that do an incredible job at making our lives easier and more convenient. Take the garbage disposal as an example: a simple solution to a complicated plumbing problem that has plagued us for decades.

The important thing to take away from this blog post is that only a licensed professional can provide quality plumbing in Montclair when it comes to these upgrades. If any of these plumbing solutions sound like an important addition to your home, be sure to call us so we can discuss your options.

Our prices are fair and we always get the job done right!

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Upgrade Your Home With Automatic Shut Off Valves

June 28th, 2021

Plumbing systems aren’t rudimentary anymore. It used to be that a home’s plumbing system was just a hodgepodge of pipes, water, and connectors, and plumbers had to do some seriously heavy lifting to protect a home from leaks or damage. Now, there are tools that exist for homeowners to keep things running securely without the help of a plumber.

Well, to be specific, you’ll still need a plumber in West Orange, NJ to help install some of these tools. But the good news is that they can protect your home even when you’re not there. An automatic shut off valve is one such way your home’s plumbing system can be protected from leaks and other issues. It uses pressure and some pretty nifty technology to monitor the flow of your water so that your plumbing system always runs the way it should. If it doesn’t, it shuts the whole thing down and waits for you to address it with a professional plumber.

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It’s Time to Invest in a Heat Pump

June 1st, 2021

Every year you’ve been worried about the state of your failing air conditioner and your problematic and unsafe gas furnace. You probably know that both systems need to be replaced, but that’s such a huge investment that you’re weary. And plus, replacing two systems at the same time sounds so complicated and costly that it’s probably out of your comfort zone, right?

Well, not exactly. Let’s talk about a system that could be absolutely perfect for your situation. It’s finally time we got around to talking about heat pumps in Cedar Grove.

Heat pumps are heating and cooling systems that work pretty much all year round. They’re a great replacement for a central AC system and they’re also a wonderful replacement for your furnace. Want to know how they work and why you should consider investing in them now? Well, keep reading to find out!

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