Walsh Brothers Plumbing and Mechanical Services, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Do You Need a Boiler Replacement?

Monday, April 20th, 2020
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Your boiler is a pretty important system for your home, especially on chilly winter days. But even now, as temperatures have become more liveable with spring on its way, your boiler shouldn’t be completely off your mind. There is still the chance of an exceptionally cold week blowing through here and, if that happens, you will want to make sure your boiler is up to the task of keeping you comfortable.

So let’s take a moment to think about your boiler heating system. If it needs a boiler service in Springfield, PA, the sooner you schedule an appointment with a trained technician, the better it will be. However, there is always the chance that the service you are in need of is a heating system replacement.

The question is, how do you know that you need a replacement and not a boiler repair?

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Is Your Furnace on Its Last Leg?

Monday, April 6th, 2020
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Furnaces are known for providing reliable and effective warmth to your home throughout the coldest months of the year. With a good lifespan and great energy efficiency, a furnace is a common choice for home heating throughout the country for good reason.

With that said, your furnace isn’t going to last forever. Just like any home comfort system, your furnace is going to accrue wear and tear that will eventually take too much of a toll for it to function. When that happens, you will need to reach out for a replacement furnace service in Haverford, PA.

The only question you need to ask before you make that call though is whether or not your furnace needs to be replaced or repaired.

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Tips For Improving Your Home Heating

Monday, March 23rd, 2020

Some areas of the country are starting to see warmer temperatures but here in Wynnewood it is still pretty cold. Let’s just say the heaters won’t be shut off for the year anytime soon!

It is a time of year when we are all thankful that we have working heaters. Even if your furnace is in great condition though, you may want to consider a few tactics that you can try to help it get the job done.

Why do this? Because, if your furnace is running throughout the day, even your well-maintained and energy-efficient system will cost you money and incorporating a few small habits like these into your winter and spring routine can save you quite a bit of cash!

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What is Kettling?

Monday, March 9th, 2020
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The wind is kicking up outside but you are nice and cozy in the safe haven of your home. Between the wonderful sealing that your home has and the efficient heating capacity of your heater, you can enjoy these briskly chilly days in comfort with a hot cup of tea in hand for extra measure.

Just as you are settling down to catch up on your favorite show however you realize you left the kettle on. When you go to check the kitchen though, the kettle is sitting quietly. Where is that odd whistling noise coming from then?

The noise you are hearing could be your boiler’s way of telling you that it is in dire need of boiler service in Wynnewood, PA.

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Why Your Furnace is Making That Noise

Monday, February 24th, 2020
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You’ve caught yourself holding still and listening to the noises emanating from your ductwork a few times now. What in the world is that noise? We hate to say this but it is likely to be caused by your furnace.

Over time your furnace will wear out a bit and develop maintenance and repair needs that you should address ASAP. One of the symptoms of these repair needs will be the different noises they create. With that said, we all know that furnaces don’t run completely silently. We want to help clarify the issues by giving you some insight on what noises you might hear that are indicators you should schedule furnace service in Gladwyne, PA, and how to tell them apart from normal noises.

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5 Signs You Need Boiler Repair

Monday, February 10th, 2020
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We know that replacing any of your home comfort systems is a bothersome ordeal. From choosing the new system that you’ll be putting in, to figuring out who you can trust to get the installation done right, there is a lot of stress and money involved.

It is understandable then why you would be hesitant to get started on the process of replacing a boiler. However, we can help.

For starters, you should know that we offer some of the best work quality for boiler service in Haverford, PA. Another way we can help is by giving you the information that will allow you better prep and plan ahead for your replacement so you can enjoy a stress-free experience.

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5 Benefits of Geothermal Heating

Monday, December 30th, 2019
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It is pretty incredible to think about the fact that we can harness power, warmth, and cold from our planet. Not only is this a fact that allows us to spend less time and energy trying to keep our daily lives moving, but it is also one that means we can spend less cash overall to keep comfortable.

Geothermal heating and cooling is a marvel of technology that coincidentally uses knowledge that we’ve been making the most of for millennia (see people holing up in caves or building their homes in a hillside for reference). But for now, we just want to focus on the benefits of using geothermal heating to keep you comfortable this winter.

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Is Your Heater Ready for Winter?

Monday, October 21st, 2019
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The wind has turned chilly and the clouds are moving in. It may not be winter just yet, but fall is definitely here and it will only get cooler over the next few months. A lot of us are probably starting to eye the thermostat and think about turning up the heat.

But wait! Before you press that button, ask yourself if you are absolutely sure that your heater is ready for winter.

What we mean is, have you checked your system to make sure it doesn’t need any maintenance or heater repair in Havertown, PA? Because if it does, you may have a rough winter filled with sky-high bills and little to no warm air!

It pays to be prepared so we have some tips on what to look for if it turns out that you need to make a call to your local professional for repairs.

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