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

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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