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

How to Keep Your Heater Running

Monday, April 6th, 2020

While we might be starting to wind down our heating systems for the year, we’d be fooling ourselves if we didn’t admit that we are going to need them again next year. When contemplating efficiency for your heater in the next winter season, the earlier you start, the better.

That’s why we’d like to talk about some concrete steps you can take to maximize system efficiency and keep your bills low for the foreseeable future. Some of these pointers might include purchases that need to be made, but with your heater and bills on the line, these purchases can often start paying for themselves!

Don’t forget that if you have any other questions after reading our efficiency guide, contact the team here for heating in West Orange, NJ. We can provide solid tips, options, and schedule a maintenance appointment with you to ensure your system is in peak condition.

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Three Serious Furnace Repairs You Might Need

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Sure, you could read the title of this blog post and panic because nobody wants the worst problems possible to be occurring in their furnace. However, we’d like to offer a positive spin on this news as finding out there’s a problem with your furnace and dealing with it might be a better scenario than many homeowners might think.

While furnace repair in West Orange, NJ can often be a drag because it costs money and involves having a professional perform a service, it can ultimately save you money and keep you safe. This is exactly why we want to get to the bottom of your furnace repairs, no matter how bad they might be.

So buckle up, turn on the light in your basement and take a good, hard look at your furnace as you read ahead!

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3 Toilet Treatment Tips

Monday, March 9th, 2020

Taking care of your toilet is probably the last thing on your list of things to think about this week. While we understand the reluctance to think about the one appliance in your home that you’d rather not, we urge you to reconsider. Problematic toilets might be one thing, but when they signal that your toilet might have a more sinister problem that could lead to a toilet breakdown, we bet you’d be listening at that point.

While they might be the appliance homeowners can forget about easily, they’re easily the worst appliance to deal with when they don’t work. Toilets are absolutely necessary for your daily life, and making sure you’ve got the right advice and access to quality plumbing in West Orange, NJ is essential.

Let’s talk about a few toilet treatment tips that could make all the difference between a neglected toilet that’s about to break down, and a toilet that’s sure to last.

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Boiler or Furnace: Which is Right for Your Home?

Monday, December 30th, 2019

Here in New Jersey, it gets cold. We don’t have the same relationship with our heaters as people do in the south, since they can still survive with one that’s barely working. We need a powerful heating system that can keep our home warm and cozy through the many months of winter we deal with.

That’s why, for all you homeowners out there who are looking to either upgrade or replace your old heating system with a new one, we’d like to talk about two of the most powerful heaters in existence. These heaters are furnaces and boilers. If you’re worried about having a system that can keep the cold out of your home for a minimal cost, these pieces of equipment are built sturdy for just that task.

Avoid too many calls for heating repair in West Orange, NJ this year by upgrading to a heating system that fits your home. Keep reading to learn more!

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Slow Drains Are Slow to Go

Monday, October 21st, 2019

Contrary to what the title might make you believe, this is not a children’s book. This is a blog post with the hope of informing you about the possible problems that could be causing your slow drains. There are some big differences between different types of slow drains, and it’s pretty important not to misdiagnose the problem with your plumbing.

The truth is, if you’re having one slow drain, that could be a problem that’s easily fixed. Something could be clogging your pipe, or there could be a leak that’s decreasing the pressure in your pipe system. Either way, one pipe is much easier to fix than an overhaul of your plumbing system.

However, when multiple drains in your home are having trouble and seem clogged, there could be a deeper, more sinister problem with your plumbing in West Orange, NJ. Keep reading and we’ll get into the specifics.

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4 Tips to Stave Off AC Repairs

Monday, September 9th, 2019

We know how dire it can feel to need AC repair in West Orange, NJ. Your whole life can stop all the sudden for an AC that’s starting to make a noise, have trouble cooling, or breaking down altogether. Not everyone has the money to get repairs done this instant, and homeowners are often looking for any DIY fixes they can do to stave off the inevitable AC repair call.

That’s where we can help! There are definitely some home solutions for AC problems you might be encountering- and we’d like to make them clear in case they can help you! We also want to make it clear that any AC problem that seems serious, or that you don’t think you can deal with, should ultimately be addressed by a seasoned technician.

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How Do You Find a Plumbing Leak On Your Own?

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

water-leakWith no shortage of DIY articles on the internet, many homeowners take it upon themselves to try and fix their own problems in the home—including their plumbing. And that includes tracking down and fixing plumbing leaks.

However, we really can’t condone this strategy. Not only can it cost you more money in the long run, but it can also cause more damage to your property—you’ll be wishing you found a plumber from the very start.

But even with all that being said, we don’t believe in holding any information back. Knowing the signs of a leak could be what helps you prevent a major plumbing disaster in the home.

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Preventing Everyday Plumbing Clogs

Monday, December 18th, 2017

plunger-woman-call-plumberWhen you’re in the business of plumbing, you know that this is any homeowner’s biggest grievance. Sure, there are worse things that could happen in a home, but few of them happen again and again the way plumbing clogs often do. Some can be unclogged yourself while some will always require a plumber’s help, which is why it’s so important to focus on prevention.

You may be able to prevent many of those everyday clogs you find most annoying, and even the big clogs that don’t come up so often but tend to cost you more.

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Why You Should Schedule Furnace Service Sooner than You Think

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Open-furnace-basement-unitMost people never really think about scheduling service for any particular system in their home until it shows signs of damage. When it comes to your home heating system, we think this is a mistake.

We recommend that all of our customers schedule routine furnace maintenance in the fall. Yes, that means you schedule service for your heater even though you haven’t noticed an issue with the way it operates—but this helps you in so many ways.

A standard furnace tune-up helps prevent a winter catastrophe, protects your home and family, and can even save you money. Learn more from the guide below and call our team for more information.

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Could Your Air Conditioner Just Need More Refrigerant?

Monday, July 3rd, 2017

refrigerant-ac-systemA question we get a lot when we show up for AC repair is, “Does it just need more Freon?” This is something homeowners hope for, likely because they’ve heard it’s an easy solution. After all, when a car’s air conditioner stops working, the technician might say they can just recharge the refrigerant.

However, this might not be the case. First of all, your air conditioner has a lot of electrical and mechanical components and any one of them could be responsible for your cooling breakdown. Issues can also get worse over time, which is why it’s so important to call in technicians as soon as possible after an AC breakdown. In addition, a refrigerant leak is not something to be treated as normal.

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