Today we’re going to take a look at how the variable speed furnace and some of the best advantages of installing it in your home!

The Benefits of a Variable Speed Furnace

Of all the features available in high-efficient and high-performance furnaces, variable speed is one of the most beneficial. Variable speed furnaces provide high efficiency and comfort. Most blower fans on furnaces run at a constant speed and are either on or off. Variable speed will increase or decrease fan speed to meet heating needs. Today we’re going to take a look at how this blower works and some of the best advantages of installing a variable speed furnace in your home!

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In our last blog, we discussed the benefits of trenchless sewer lining - today we want to cover the benefits of a similar tool, the trenchless waterline!

Trenchless Waterline Repair and Replacement

Summers in Pittsburgh often come with their fair share of rain and storms. Leaky pipes and flooded floors fare the last thing you want to deal with after a long workday or when you come back from a much-needed trip. While you could try to follow a YouTube video to DIY a quick repair, call an after-hours service provider, and clean up the water damage, we’re guessing that’s not exactly the to-do list you want to tackle. In our last blog, we discussed the benefits of trenchless sewer lining. This time, we want to cover the benefits of a similar tool, the trenchless waterline.

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Even if your home is relatively new, that doesn’t mean you’re safe from old sewer issues. Could trenchless sewer lining be the right option for you?

Trenchless Sewer Lining

Are you dealing with a bad sewer? Even if your home is relatively new, that doesn’t necessarily mean you’re safe from old sewer piping. With traditional trenching, you’re often forced into a number of costly items. This includes costs to dig up the street in front of your home to traffic to be rerouted or for any repairs to any city-owned property or main sewer lines. This can range from a few thousand dollars to $20,000 or more. However, there may be a better option known as trenchless sewer lining.

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No one likes to hear unknown noises in their home. We’ve put together a list of four plumbing noises you never want to hear – and what causes them.

Plumbing Noises: What Should You Listen For?

No one likes to hear unknown noises in their home. You know the source most likely isn’t a ghost. And you, of course, remind yourself that when you hear those noises late at night. We’re here to give you that more reasonable, less paranormal explanation. It’s your plumbing! We’ve put together a list of four plumbing noises you never want to hear – and what causes them.

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The snow has melted! If you haven’t experienced freezing faucets yet, now is the time to take them to prevent any future problems.

Frozen Outside Faucets

It’s finally warm in Pittsburgh again! The snow and ice have been melted, but you may have an outdoor faucet that is susceptible to freezing. But if you haven’t experienced freezing faucets yet, now is the time to take them to prevent any future problems.

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Whether you are home when the leak starts or come home to it, it is important that you take immediate action to avoid further damage to your home.

Things to Look for When You Have a Leak Through the Ceiling

No one ever wants to find water leaking from their ceiling. Whether you are home when the leak starts or come home to it, it is important that you take immediate action to avoid further damage to your home. Here are things to look for and what you can do if you have a leak through your ceiling.

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When Your Boiler or Radiator System Needs to be Replaced

When your boiler or radiator system needs to be replaced. It’s been a blog theme recently, that now is the time for a heating system checkup. Today, we want to talk specifically about your home boiler and radiator system. A maintenance checkup or inspection is always a great way to dive into these systems! Not to mention, a great way to make sure that they are in good shape. Lord knows that losing heat as the weather changes is one of the last things that you want to deal with! Maybe you’ve missed a few regular annual boiler/radiator inspections. Below are some signs that your boiler or radiator system needs to be replaced.

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Boiler and Radiator System Checkup

Time for Another Checkup

Boiler and radiator system checkup. It’s been a blog theme recently, that now is the time for a heating system checkup. Today, we want to talk specifically about your home boiler and radiator system. A maintenance checkup or inspection is always a great way to dive into these systems! Not to mention, a great way to make sure that they are in good shape. Lord knows that losing heat as the weather changes is one of the last things that you want to deal with!

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Replacing Your Furnace: Part Two

Replacing your furnace. Snow is in the air. And you might be realizing you should have had a furnace repair checkup this fall. If your furnace is acting up, it might be time to replace your furnace.

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Furnace Repair: Is It Time For a Check Up?

Furnace repair. Well, it is the “dog days” of summer here in Pittsburgh!  I’m not quite sure why they call them the dog days. Because not too many dogs that I know of want to be outside in the heat!  I know, not a good joke!  Maybe we’re just ready for some cooler weather. And with that said, now is the time. The time for thinking about how my furnace might operate this coming winter.  Perhaps a maintenance checkup/inspection would be in good order in the very near future…..

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