MarGo Plumbing Heating Cooling Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Cedar Grove’

Tank and Tankless vs. Heat Pump Water Heaters

Monday, April 8th, 2019

water-heaterWhen it comes to choosing a water heater in Cedar Grove, NJ, the classic debate is usually about tank vs. tankless water heaters. One uses a tank, the other doesn’t.

However, things get complicated even further when a new challenger approaches: the heat pump water heater.

For now, tank and tankless will have to join forces against this new enemy as we answer the question: Which is better, traditional tank and tankless water heaters or a heat pump water heater?

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Cracked Heat Exchangers Require Immediate Attention

Monday, March 11th, 2019

furnace-inspectionHeat exchangers are used in a variety of appliances, both industrial and in the home. The most familiar examples will be found in your refrigerator or HVAC systems, specifically in furnaces.

However, the type of heat exchanger we want to focus on is the one found inside your natural gas furnace. The heat exchanger is the most important component in your furnace, but if they develop issues, they need to be taken care of immediately.

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Signs It’s Time for Boiler Repair

Monday, November 5th, 2018

wall-mounted-gas-boilerBoilers are known for having fewer moving parts than other types of heaters, thus making them remain efficient and repair-free for longer. Of course, they aren’t indestructible. The repair issues that do arise can also be a bit higher maintenance, meaning you won’t want to try working on these problems yourself. A few problems that your boiler might experience include:

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Consider These Heating Upgrades This Season

Monday, October 22nd, 2018

young-woman-having-hot-tea-near-windowDo you know when you had your heater checked last? It’s important to take a moment every year to evaluate how your heater is performing. Is it more expensive to run now than before? Have you needed to get more than one repair for it in the last year? Is it over 10 years old?

A “yes” to any of these questions could be an indication that it’s time to have an inspection and think about heater replacement in Cedar Grove, NJ. There are plenty of options out there, but we can try to help you figure out which one is best for you.

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3 Benefits of a Whole-House Humidifier

Monday, July 16th, 2018

woman-with-dry-noseMany of us have experienced enough humidity to ask, “Why would I ever want to create that in my home?”

The truth is that humidity is a balancing act. For maximum comfort, relative humidity levels should be between 30% – 50%. Anything above 50% is getting into that hot and muggy territory. Likewise, anything below 30% is going to hamper your body’s healing abilities and make you uncomfortable.

Unfortunately, low humidity is just as big of a problem as high humidity. The air outside this past winter may have been dry and cold, but whole-house humidifiers in Cedar Grove, NJ can make the inside of your home feel pleasant during that time of the year.

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How Does A Heat Pump Water Heater Work?

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

blue-question-markAre you in the market for a new water heater? If you’ve been using a standard tank water heater your whole life, it’s possible that you’ve never had to investigate other options. In today’s world of heating, however, water heater technology provides many variations.

In particular, we’re looking at heat pump water heaters and how they differ from your standard water heating options.

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Signs You Need to Repair a Plumbing Leak

Monday, June 18th, 2018

rusty-pipe-burst-leakPlumbing leaks never seem to be that big a deal in the beginning. After all, it’s just a few drips here and a few drops there. Ignore this at your own peril, however, as even a slow or intermittent leak can quickly turn into costly damages and repairs. As soon as you have any of the indicators below of faucet, water heater, sewage line, or slab leaks, make the smart call: contact a professional plumbing contractor to immediately diagnose and fix the issue.

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3 Air Purification Systems for Your Home

Monday, June 4th, 2018

air-filtration-sneezingThere is nothing more critical to your health and well-being than the quality of the air you breathe in. Yet, many homeowners take the quality of the air they breathe for granted – until it becomes problematic, of course. The first step in seeking help for this problem is to educate yourself about the air purification systems available for installation.

Read on to learn about the 3 most popular air purification systems for your home, and the unique features that make them attractive to modern homeowners.

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Do You Need Central AC Repair?

Monday, May 21st, 2018

central ac system being worked on by a technicianWe can all agree on one thing – nobody likes living in a stuffy, uncomfortable house.

Just like every other system in your house, your central AC needs maintenance on a regular basis. Unlike others, though, central AC and HVAC units have a life cycle and past a certain age, they’re going to need to be replaced.

Replacement of a central AC system isn’t cheap, but if it’s not performing up to expectations (rather than not running at all) there’s a good chance it just needs maintenance or repair rather than replacement.

Let’s look at a few signs that you might need central AC repair or maintenance.

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Consider the Benefits of Ductless Air Conditioning

Monday, May 7th, 2018

ductless-AC-systemsSummer is on the way and chances are you’ve already needed to run your air conditioner more than once this year. If you need a new system installed, now is the time to do so. It allows you to take full advantage of your new system by the time the summer begins in earnest: lowering those monthly bills and easing your mind when it comes to the possibility of a breakdown.

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