furnace repair

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…

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toilet repair

Toilet repair. Have you ever heard that annoying hissing sound coming from inside of your downstairs toilet tank? Maybe it’s just beginning to make that hissing sound? Or maybe you just had your upstairs toilet replaced after it wasn’t working for a month or so.  Toilets always seem to have some kind of problem.  And it…

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faucet repair service

Have you ever had that annoying drip, drip, drip of a faucet in your home? You know, the one that you just quite haven’t gotten around to fixing yet? Many of us do. It’s one of those lower priority items in everyday life. Life that gets busier and busier all the time. Repairing a faucet…

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ac service

Does your home have a whole house air conditioning unit? I might say for most of you that’s another silly question (as was my comment on the water heater some weeks back). But actually, not everyone has an air conditioner these days. If you do have an air conditioning unit older than 10 years, it might…

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choosing a service provider

Does Your Home Have a Water Heater? Silly question, of course!  Every home has at least one water heater; at least all of the homes that I know of, do.  Some of you may know, most water heaters these days are tank water heaters. As opposed to the newer tank less water heaters, which give…

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plumbing service

Does your home have drains? Of course!  Every home has drains. From all of your branch lines all the way down to your main sewer line. What do you do if your toilet is clogged, or your kitchen sink is clogged. What about if your bathtub is clogged?  Perhaps no matter what you do to…

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Basement Water Damage

I was thinking about basements the other day, as I was driving to my next job. Almost every home in Pittsburgh has a basement, whether that be old or new! I can recall many, many homes having basement water damage over the years. It was especially when tropical storm Ivan came up from the gulf…

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What to do when you smell gas

In the Pittsburgh area, there are a ton of older homes. I’m talking about homes that are in the 60 to over a 100-year-old age range! These homes in many cases were built close to the steel industry plants and mills of many years ago. This was before the big suburbia boom of the ‘50s…

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Hot Water Heater System

When people find out I own my own plumbing and heating company, I’m often hit with a plethora of questions. Many of them refer to choosing the best hot water heater system. As you might guess, that will probably have a multi-faceted answer. I guess a better question to ask is what would be right…

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ac service

This Pittsburgh Weather It’s Pittsburgh in May! And as always here in Pittsburgh, it just doesn’t seem to be “typical”. For those of you out of town, about a week or so ago, it began to feel like summer! I had a good friend tell me that his wife switched from using the furnace to…

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