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Be Prepared for Possible Plumbing Repairs During the Winter

January 3, 2017

There is still quite a bit of time left before the weather starts to warm back up, which means your plumbing is still at risk of needing one or more repairs. Similar to your furnace, there are a number of things that can go wrong with your plumbing system during the winter. Fortunately, if you are prepared, you will know exactly how to properly handle plumbing issues and will be able to get the problem resolved in a timely manner. When it comes to your plumbing in Altoona, PA, here are some of the repairs you should be prepared for... View Article

Leaks and Hot Water Heater Repair in Altoona, PA: What to Expect

December 13, 2016

We receive many calls for hot water heater repair in Altoona, PA because people notice puddles around it in their home. When you see water accumulation or humidity around your tank, it can run the gamut from minor, temporary circumstances to needing a full replacement. If you suspect your hot water heater is leaking, here are some possible causes, as well as tips on when to call us: Condensation: People frequently mistake condensation for leaking. This arises when there are multiple demands on a hot water tank. If you run your dishwasher, wash towels on the hot water setting and... View Article

All About Tankless Hot Water Heaters in Altoona, PA

November 29, 2016

You have many options when it comes to hot water heaters in Altoona, PA. Many customers are considering the tankless variety for their lower power costs and inability to ever run out of hot water. If you are looking at replacing a hot water heater anytime soon, here is what you need to know about the tankless model: How it works: The tankless hot water is exactly how it sounds. With no tank attached, it heats water as it is demanded with a heat exchanger that runs on natural gas or electric coils. This allows water to heat to a... View Article

Five Ways to Prepare Your Plumbing for Winter

November 11, 2016

As the weather continues to cool down, people are coming to the realization that winter isn’t too far away. Ready or not, during the transition from cooler to downright cold weather, you will want to start to prepare yourself for any possible disaster. A snowstorm or blizzard is a common occurrence once the winter arrives, but you will also want to prepare your home, specifically your plumbing, for the effects of winter weather. From insulating your pipes to calling for boiler repair in Altoona, PA, here are five ways to ensure your plumbing is ready to withstand the winter temperatures:... View Article

Benefits of Cleaning Your Duct Work in Altoona, PA

October 28, 2016

When people go about cleaning their homes, they wash dishes, vacuum, mop and do a few other odds and ends that will have the place looking nice. Although the end result they are aiming for is feeling proud of how beautiful their home looks, their work is far from done. The interior may look great on the surface, but what homeowners don’t stop to think about are the areas of their home they have neglected, such as their air ducts. If you haven’t gotten your duct work in Altoona, PA cleaned recently, you may want to consider the many benefits... View Article

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