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

4 Tips to Fight the Muggy Heat of Summer

Monday, May 3rd, 2021

When the weather gets warmer, an air conditioner is a savior that helps beat that scorching heat. However, humidity is another problem that comes with the summer season, and it can become quite intolerable. This won’t be an issue if your air conditioning system is working efficiently, as it helps to control the high humidity levels indoors.

If you live in an area with muggy weather, you would probably know what a relief it is when you have an air conditioning system that works efficiently. But there are times when you feel that your AC isn’t removing humidity effectively from your home. Don’t worry about it, as there are ways to help your air conditioning system control that muggy heat. Remember, it is important to consult professionals like the ones at Walsh Brothers Plumbing and Mechanical Services, Inc. when you feel like your AC is not operating well.

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Choosing Between Tank and Tankless Water Heaters

Sunday, April 4th, 2021
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Imagine having to get by without any hot water in your home. Suddenly it makes sense why people in the “olden days” only bathed or showered every few weeks! That’s some cold water!

Thankfully, you have a water heater in your home that provides you with reliable hot water for everything from bathing to washing laundry. Or at least that system should provide you with reliable hot water. If this isn’t the case though and you are instead struggling with lukewarm or cold water, it means it may be time to schedule a water heater replacement with your plumber in Springfield, PA.

When you need to replace your water heater you will need to choose whether you want a tank or tankless system as your next unit. We’ll explain the benefits and drawbacks of each system below.

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3 Things To Know About a Reverse Osmosis System

Monday, March 8th, 2021
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You want the water supply in your home to be as clean and clear as possible, not to mention drinkable. This allows you to enjoy the option of refilling a reusable water bottle rather than purchasing plastic ones repeatedly. It’s a win-win for you and Mother Nature.

So, what do you do if the water from your faucet still tastes off? One potential solution is adding a water treatment system such as a reverse osmosis system. Adding this system to your plumbing in Springfield, PA can provide a wide range of benefits to your home plumbing and your water quality too.

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Would You Benefit From a Humidifier This Winter?

Monday, November 30th, 2020

Winter weather is rarely thought of as comfortable. Yes, it makes the perfect setting for cuddling up under a warm blanket but having to walk down a cold, windy street is less than pleasant. We are all focused on staying as warm and comfortable as possible during these colder months of the year. Chances are, a whole-house humidifier in Springfield can help you enjoy better home comfort that you have before.

The truth is, cold temperatures aren’t the only thing making it hard to get your home comfy during the fall and winter. Dry air can create an added challenge. That is why we want you to know about this indoor air quality system that can help balance the humidity in your home and provide you with the best indoor environment possible.

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The Best Way to Handle Leaks

Monday, October 5th, 2020

Whether you own or rent a home, chances are you will encounter a leak in your house once or twice, if you haven’t been through it already. And when that leak pops up, you are likely to want to get the issue resolved as quickly as possible. Before you dive in though, you should know that there are definitely some good and some not so good ways to handle leaks.

We’ve been in business for a long while now so we have seen what can go wrong with home leak solutions. We’ve also seen how much more those residents had to struggle to get around their leaks. We want to save you the trouble by letting you know the best way to handle leaks in your home so you can enjoy a fast and effective solution, rather than a stressful one.

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Is It Time For a Tankless Water Heater?

Monday, September 21st, 2020
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Enough is enough. That was the last lukewarm to cold shower that you are going to take until something is done about the water heater. You hop online to see what might be up with your system and discover that it is likely your worst fear: you need a water heater replacement.

Don’t worry though! When you work with a plumber in Springfield, PA from our team, you’ll be able to enjoy knowing that this job will be done right the first time. Before we arrive at your home, however, we want to make sure that you’ve considered your options.

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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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Why Clean Drains Are the Best Holiday Gift

Monday, December 16th, 2019
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Some of the biggest holidays of the year are just around the corner. Are you prepared? Hopefully, you are and if so we want to ask a follow-up question: is your plumbing prepared?

While that second query may sound a little strange, we promise that it is related. This is because, should you have some plumbing problems that you haven’t picked up on yet, they will come to call at the worst possible time this season, simply because of all the increased activity that this season brings to your sinks, drains and overall plumbing system.

One great way to make sure that part of your plumbing system is ready for the holidays is by scheduling drain cleaning services. Let us explain why.

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The Best Guard Against Flooding: Sump Pumps

Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the end of June marked the rainiest eight-month time period for the state of Pennsylvania. In fact, with all the rain we’ve been getting, it was found that, as of July, the past four years have been the wettest on record for the state.

That’s a lot of rain!

That is all well and good for the water supply and maintaining our lush landscape, but it can be worrisome when it comes to our homes. Why? Because all that rain adds up, and sometimes it likes to add up inside of our homes. We are talking about the risk of flooding of course.

Thankfully, there is one incredibly helpful piece of plumbing technology that can help reduce the risk of your home becoming one large wading pool: the sump pump.

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