Why Your Outdoor AC Unit Isn’t Draining Properly

September 18th, 2023

Air conditioners create condensation. Just like droplets drawn from hot humid air onto the surface of an ice-cold glass, condensation forms from moisture in the air against the ice-cold evaporator coils of your AC unit. The drainage system that allows this moisture to be safely collected rather than causing puddles and water damage is a very important part of your air conditioner. It’s a huge bother when your AC unit’s drainage system isn’t working properly! Let’s get to the bottom of your drainage problem.

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This Is How You Prevent Sewer Line Emergencies

September 4th, 2023

Your sewer line has a big job to do. It takes all the waste from all the drains in your home and carries it away from the house to connect to your municipal sewage system. It has to handle a large quantity of wastewater, quickly and efficiently, and in doing so it keeps you and your family safe, sanitary, and healthy.

But what if something goes wrong with your sewer line? Here’s what can happen if something goes wrong with your sewer line, how to prevent these emergencies, and what to do if they occur. 

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Is It Worth It to Fix an Old Furnace? How to Know When to Replace It

August 21st, 2023

Maybe it’s been a while since you’ve thought about your furnace. After all, you haven’t needed it all summer! But it’s best to consider it now, so you can get any repairs done—or schedule replacement if necessary—before you’re left with a freezing home in January, trying frantically to get someone to come to fix or replace your furnace in a hurry. How can you tell if furnace repair or system replacement is the right choice? Here are some key things to weigh while you make that decision. 

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Heat Pump Water Heater vs. Tankless Water Heater: What’s Right for You?

August 7th, 2023

Is it time to think about getting a new water heater for your home? Age of the water heater, poor performance, leaks, and corrosion are all indicators that a new water heater is in your near future. But what kind should you get?

If you want to maximize your efficiency, which provides environmental and financial benefits, choose either a tankless or heat pump water heater system.

What are these options? How are they different from the traditional water heater you’re used to? What are the different benefits and drawbacks of each? Read on to get a primer on heating water with a heat pump water heater vs. tankless in Pine Brook, NJ so you can discover which is best for you.

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These 4 Plumbing Problems Require a Plumber ASAP

July 24th, 2023

Plumbers do a wide variety of jobs, not just unclogging drains and repairing broken sink fixtures. Anything from installing a new water heater to doing gas line work is a job for a qualified plumber. Many of these jobs can be scheduled in advance because they aren’t urgent enough for an emergency response, but not all. Some plumbing problems require professional attention immediately, and a delay can mean the problem has a chance to get much worse. 

If any of these four things occur in your home, you have a plumbing emergency on your hands, and you need a plumber ASAP.

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Cut Your Cooling Costs With These AC Tips

July 10th, 2023

The majority of household energy use over the course of the year is put toward heating and cooling. Anything you can do to make cooling your home more efficient will save you money when your electric bill is due. So what can you do to lower your cooling costs? Try these helpful tips to maximize your air conditioning and stay cool and comfortable for less.

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Get to Know Your Condenser: The Outdoor Unit of Your AC

June 26th, 2023

The part of your air conditioner that you spend more time with is, of course, the indoor unit. That’s where heat from your home is absorbed into the refrigerant that flows through the evaporator coils. It’s pleasant to be near because it is absorbing, not radiating, heat during the summer. The outdoor unit is a different story. In the condenser, or outdoor unit of your air conditioner, the most critical component of the whole AC system makes its home. We’ll tell you all about it. 

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How to Know if It’s a Plumbing Emergency or Not

June 12th, 2023

Time can be of the essence when there’s a plumbing emergency. You need to get professional help immediately! But what if you’re not sure? Is the plumbing problem you’re experiencing really an emergency, or can you wait and schedule a regular appointment with a plumber? Here are some tips for sorting that question out.

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3 Plumbing Emergencies You Can’t Ignore

May 15th, 2023

There are times when you know something is wrong, but you put off dealing with it, perhaps hoping it will get better on its own, or perhaps waiting until it is more convenient to take care of it. When it comes to plumbing problems, some of them really can’t be ignored until a later date. Doing so could cause things to get much, much worse. Here are three examples of situations that can happen with your home plumbing that really must be fixed immediately.

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Why You Should Get Your AC Tuned Up Before Summer Starts

May 1st, 2023

Summer is just around the corner and you know what that means. It means you’ll soon be relying heavily on your air conditioner to keep you comfortable this summer. 

That also means that if you haven’t had your AC tuned up yet this year, there’s no better time than the present. Air conditioning maintenance in Caldwell, NJ is the best thing you can do to ensure that your air conditioner will see you and your family through the humid summer months. Let’s go over the many reasons why you should get your air conditioner tuned up if you haven’t already. 

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