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

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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4 Systems You Should Maintain before the Holidays

Monday, November 21st, 2016

If you’re hosting a holiday dinner this year, we hope that everything goes smoothly and that you have a joyful, peaceful gathering. With all of those people in your home, however, it will certainly help to take extra precautions before the holidays begin, in order to prevent a hosting disaster.

Here are 4 of the systems in your home that we think deserve extra attention before you host that big holiday party or dinner.

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How a Furnace Tune-Up Keeps Your Home Safe

Monday, October 10th, 2016

The furnace is a fixture in your home you rarely give much thought to. Typically, you care more about the thermostat settings and whether you’re getting the right amount of airflow throughout the home.

But it’s worth it to give some thought to your furnace before it starts to cool off significantly. That gives you more time to enjoy the winter and less time worrying about if and when your furnace will break down. You can save money and your family is safer too!

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Replace Your Heater before It Gets Cold

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Like most homeowners, you probably strive to do what you can to save money on home maintenance. You look for savings and rebates wherever you can find them, and you save on handyman costs by fixing things around the home, like loose doorknobs and minor clogs in the toilet, yourself.

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Why Is Water Leaking from My AC System?

Monday, August 1st, 2016

Air conditioners don’t actually use any water to run. Evaporative coolers may do so, but these are not common in our area, and most of us have refrigerant-based air conditioners that run via refrigeration. So when water is leaking from an air conditioner, it may be a bit confusing for you.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Over time, an air conditioner is bound to become less and less efficient. You might notice that performance has declined or that your air conditioning system is using a lot of energy with every cycle. But does that really mean it needs to be replaced?

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When It Comes to AC Installation, Bigger Is Not Better

Monday, May 23rd, 2016

You want your air conditioning system to cool the whole home effectively and efficiently. So, when you’re already paying the price of a new air conditioner, you might decide to splurge on the biggest one you can find.

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