Walsh Brothers Plumbing and Mechanical Services, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Havertown’

You Know You Need Sump Pump Repairs When….

Monday, May 4th, 2020
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Maybe you were battling the floodwaters already this spring and putting your sump pump to the test. Or perhaps your sump pump was put through the wringer several months back when we were doused in rain. Whatever your situation, if your home is still clean and dry it may be due to the hard work of a sump pump.

All that hard work is going to add up though. Even if you are scheduling your annual maintenance check for your sump pump, there is a chance that this vital system might have developed a problem. If that is the case, you will want to reach out to a plumber in Havertown, PA for repairs sooner than later–much like a heatwave, flooding can happen without much warning and you don’t want to be without one of your main lines of defense.

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How To Avoid Frozen Pipes

Monday, January 27th, 2020
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The last thing that anyone needs to be dealing with during a snowy night or even just an icy cold day is a frozen pipe bursting. Not only does a frozen pipe create problems for the delivery of water to your home, but if a frozen pipe bursts before you can resolve the issue, it will compound the issue with complications such as water damage and a pipe replacement.

Of course, avoiding a frozen pipe can sometimes be easier said than done. Especially if you are newer to this part of the U.S., you may not know what your options are to help you avoid the trouble of pipes freezing when temperatures drop.

That is why we have provided a list of potential ways to help you keep your pipes flowing rather than frozen on even the coldest of days.

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Is Your Generator Ready for a Storm?

Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Pennsylvania has seen some intense weather. From the paralyzing effect of the Great Blizzard of March 1888 to the havoc created by Hurricane Agnes in 1972, to the more recent toll of Hurricane Sandy on our state. We know far too well how quickly things can get bad. And when the lights go out while everyone is home, you will have enough to worry about trying to make it through without power. That is why you have a whole house generator, after all.

But what do you do when the lights go out and your generator doesn’t kick on like it’s meant to? It’s a chilling thought, we know, and that’s why we are bringing it up. Think about when you last did a full check on your generator? If a storm rolled through tomorrow, are you 100% sure that your generator would be ready to handle the job? If you aren’t, it may be time to consider scheduling generator services in Havertown, PA.

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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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