Dynamic Mechanical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for October, 2017

Why Might My Sump Pump Fail?

Monday, October 30th, 2017

sump-pumpWater. It makes up more than half of one’s body. It covers more than 70% of the earth’s surface. It is, without a doubt, one of the most vital elements in our lives. It can also prove extremely destructive. We’ve seen more than enough evidence of that over the course of this past summer. While hurricanes and heavy winds can obviously be devastating, water damage is not only a concern in these extreme situations. Sometimes, even “minor” flooding in one’s home can cause very serious problems.

This is why it is such a good idea to have a sump pump installed in your home. The sump pump serves one purpose and one purpose only — protecting your home and possessions from the damages that water can do. Unfortunately, the fact is that no mechanical system will ever be 100% reliable. It is possible for a sump pump to fail, and that can cause problems. Knowing what can cause a sump pump to fail is a great step toward ensuring that your home is protected. Here are some tips from our plumbers in New Haven, CT.

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Why Is My Heater Starting and Stopping Frequently?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

furnace-technicianWouldn’t it be great if you could invest in a heater, schedule routine maintenance, and then never have to worry about needing heating repair in Hartford, CT? We sure think so. Unfortunately for all of us, this is simply not the reality of the situation. The truth of the matter is that even the best heaters, and even those that are the most well-maintained, are going to encounter operational problems from time to time. Preventative tune-ups limit the risk of problems, but eventually one will strike!

When it does, it is very important that you schedule professional heating repairs as soon as you possibly can. Putting any repair needs on the backburner will only give those problems the time necessary for doing more serious damage to your system. One fairly obvious sign of trouble is a heater that is starting up, but running only very briefly before cycling back down again. If this is happening in your home, be sure to give us a call and to schedule prompt heating repairs!

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Signs That Your Heater Is in Trouble

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

opening-up-furnaceWhen temperatures really start to drop — and make no mistake, that is going to start happening very, very soon — you need your heater to jump into action and to keep your home warm and comfortable in an efficient and effective manner. Unfortunately, there is no way that you can hope for your heater to function completely reliably. Routine maintenance will keep it as reliable as possible, but the fact of the matter is that all heating systems are subject to occasional operational problems.

When you do encounter problems with your home heating system, the best thing to do is to schedule prompt heating repairs — and by prompt, we mean¬†as soon as possible. Waiting it out is only going to give any problems with your heater the time that they need to cause more serious damage than they otherwise would. With that in mind, we want to give you a few tips to help you spot the need for heating repair in Hartford, CT.

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