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

5 Prevalent Heatwave Tips

Monday, 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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Three Plumbing Appliances That Are Worth the Investment

Monday, 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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It’s Time to Fix That AC Issue

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

We know it’s been a difficult year. There were so many plans in 2020 and early 2021 that you had, that inevitably faded away under the pressure of a global pandemic. All of the housework, the new system purchases, and everything that you had thought about now exists on a new calendar that’s far in the future. While we completely understand how the pieces have fallen this year, some problems still need to be addressed.

If your air conditioner has been exhibiting problems, then you could absolutely need air conditioning repair in Montclair. We’re not trying to be alarmists, but we’re trying to help homeowners avoid extra costs down the line from an AC that’s completely broken down, or an AC that requires an extremely expensive fix.

Here’s a tip that we’ll explore below—the earlier you call for AC repairs, the better.

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The 5 Levels of Plumbing Performance

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

Some people have a misconception that plumbing systems either “work” or they “don’t work.” While it might seem that simple from where you’re standing when you only see the bathroom or kitchen aspect of a plumbing system, it’s more complicated than that. When you look at how things work underneath the drains and appliances, there are many different levels of plumbing operation.

How is your plumbing in Montclair? Is it passable? Or perhaps you’re in a new home with sparkling new appliances that don’t need any help?

Our team specializes in plumbing care to the point of knowing all the ins and outs of your waterways. Regardless of the condition, your plumbing system is in, or how little you think you need our help, the truth is that we can help you assess the situation. Take a look at the different levels of plumbing performance and let us know if you need help.

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Our Guide to Furnace Repair or Replacement

Monday, January 11th, 2021

This is just one of those years where nothing feels like it’s been going right. We’re not just talking about the state of the world, but we’re talking about your heating system. Your furnace has chugged along happily for years until this year it seemed like it just wouldn’t cooperate. It was making noises, it was struggling to heat your home to the temperatures you specified on your thermostat, and your bills have been steadily going up. Is it finally time to call it quits and invest in a new system? Or perhaps you just need targeted repairs?

We’re here to help you make the most informed decision when it comes to the future of your heating system, your home comfort, and your budget. Let’s talk about whether or not you need furnace repair in Montclair, or if it might be time to replace the system. We’ve got you covered!

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When to Get Your Water Heater Checked

Monday, October 8th, 2018

 

water-heater-beyond-maintenanceA question we hear all the time is “When should I have my water heater inspected?” While most things in plumbing are a little complicated, we’re pretty straightforward with this one:

Maintenance should be done annually.

There are various tasks that are performed during an annual maintenance, and many problems that can be prevented if caught early on by a Montclair plumbing company. We’ll go through what those are in today’s post.

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What You Should Know about Air Conditioner Sizing

Monday, June 19th, 2017

AC-flowers-outsideMost people think about air conditioning sizing much in the same way they would think about picking out a new computer or smartphone. If you have the funds, you’re likely going to pick the one with the largest amount of memory or storage. The bigger the memory, the better. However, this is not often the case in picking out a new central AC unit.

A larger air conditioner won’t necessarily be better, as we’ll describe in the guide below. For more information, be sure to contact a local HVAC technician, and definitely do so before installing a new air conditioner. It’s so important to get one that is the right size for your home!

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Tips for Getting Your Sump Pump Ready for Spring

Monday, April 10th, 2017

sump-pump-basementYou deserve to be excited for warmer weather and springtime clothing. However, you shouldn’t neglect preparing your home for a season that brings beautiful scenery, but potentially disastrous consequences for your home. April showers bring may flowers, but they can also bring flooding to your home. That’s why you have a sump pump in place—but is it really ready for spring?

You should not count on a sump pump working properly if you have not put in the work to ensure it will run correctly. Get your sump pump ready for spring with tips from plumbers in Montclair, NJ, and call our team for more information about our helpful home services!

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5 Things You May Not Know about Your Garbage Disposal

Monday, February 13th, 2017

garbage-disposal-kitchen-sinkOne of the best modern plumbing innovations, according to many chefs and homeowners, is the garbage disposal. Without it, we’d spend way more time scraping things into the kitchen trash bag, and more time carrying trash bags outside as well. Thankfully, we can just dump most of our leftovers into the sink—but not all of it.

Lots of people are unaware of what does and does not belong in a garbage disposal, and they may have many misconceptions that mean the garbage disposal may not always be treated properly. We want to help. Here, learn 5 things about your garbage disposal you may not know already, and call our plumbers in Montclair, NJ for more information.

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How to Protect Your Plumbing and Heating Systems over the Holidays

Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

People love that we offer 24-hour emergency service for customers in the Essex, Passaic, Morris, and Bergen Counties. Still, we understand that nobody really wants to call a plumber or a heating technician during the holidays.

Maintenance is key to preventing system failures over the holidays. Your heating and plumbing systems may get a lot more use this time of year, so learn how to protect them and lower your chances of an emergency plumbing or heating visit in today’s post.

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