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

Best Care Practices For Your Kitchen Drain

Monday, February 8th, 2021
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What’s one of the most obnoxious issues you can run into when you are in the middle of prepping dinner for the family? Okay we are sure there is more than one but for the sake of argument, we are going to say it is encountering a clogged kitchen sink. It is going to grind a lot of things to a full stop, not to mention that it can start stinking up the kitchen.

Avoiding a back-up in your kitchen sink is a good idea. It isn’t possible forever, but you should be able to avoid it with the proper approach. To help with this, we’ve provided some best practices to put in place when using your kitchen sink that will help your pipes and prevent frequent clogs.

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Services To Help You Avoid Post-Holiday Plumbing Issues

Monday, December 28th, 2020
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Whether you simply gather with your immediate household or you got together with a small group of friends and family, we hope you had a good holiday season. At this point, we are all a little worn out and ready to wrap up the year with a little relaxation. That won’t be possible if your plumbing starts acting up.

Post-holiday plumbing issues are pretty common. After all, this is the time of year when your plumbing systems see a lot more use than usual. We are here to help you avoid plumbing problems though. Check-in with our team to schedule any of the following services that will help you avoid plumbing troubles when you would rather be resting.

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5 Signs You Need Boiler Repairs

Monday, November 16th, 2020
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Boilers are excellent systems for heating up your home. Using radiant heat instead of forced-air heat, you can enjoy a comfortable and pleasantly warm home on even the coldest of days. That is, you can enjoy this comfort level when your boiler is working properly.

A malfunctioning boiler is no small problem. While a boiler may not use ductwork or refrigerant, it is still a complex system that needs expert care to keep it functioning properly. You can come to us for your repairs and any other boiler service in Havertown you may need.

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Was This Your AC Unit’s Last Summer?

Monday, October 19th, 2020
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Cooler temperatures have been providing our area with a welcome break from the heat. Our air conditioners have finally been allowed to take a break and cracking a window in many cases is enough to keep your home comfortable. But before you turn your mind fully towards the idea of preparing for cooler weather, we want to draw your attention back to your air conditioner.

Specifically, we want to ask you how well your system performed this last cooling season. If you can easily say that your AC did a great job and encountered no issues, that’s great! If, on the other hand, you struggled to stay comfortable throughout summer despite your system being well-cared for, it may mean you need to consider an air conditioner replacement in Havertown sooner than later.

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What Is Drain Cleaning?

Monday, August 10th, 2020

Without the drains in your home, you wouldn’t be able to do much when it comes to your plumbing. That means no dishwasher, no reliable bathroom or kitchen sink, and so on. Unfortunately, if your drains are clogged up, it will be almost the same as not having them at all.

If your drains are backed up or are showing signs that they are struggling, you will want to consider scheduling drain cleaning with a professional plumber in Havertown, PA. This is a service that will keep the plumbing around your house working the way that it is meant to.

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Tips to Give Your Bathroom a Boost

Monday, July 27th, 2020
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Ready to give your home’s bathroom a little facelift? Maybe you are tired of the subway tile countertops or you have had to tighten a leaking showerhead a few too many times. Whatever the reason, if you are ready to refresh your bathroom, you should have a reliable team of professionals on your side to help you out.

Especially in the case of remodeling your bathroom, you need to make sure that anything to do with your plumbing in Havertown, PA is handled by pros like ours. Just let us know what plumbing services you want to have done in your bathroom and our plumbers can be the ones to do it quickly and effectively.

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Signs Your Toilet Needs Repairs

Monday, June 29th, 2020
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If you have indoor plumbing, you likely shudder at the thought of having to revert to an age when outhouses were a standard form of, er, relief. If you have a toilet in your home that isn’t working though, and its the only one, suddenly that outhouse may seem like a decent option. Needless to say, having a working toilet in your home is important. We can help with keeping your toilet running thee way it is meant to.

There is a host of possible problems that your toilet might encounter and the team of professional plumbers at Walsh Brothers Plumbing and Mechanical Services, Inc. can resolve all of them. Here are some different ways to figure out that it is time to contact us for toilet repair in Havertown, PA.

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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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