Dynamic Mechanical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for October, 2018

Don’t Suffer from Frozen Pipes!

Monday, October 29th, 2018

froze-pipeWinter brings a lot to think about when you live in this part of the country. Shoveling yourself out early enough to make it into work on time, for instance. Planning ahead to ensure that you get home safely. Snow days for the kids, and so on. That’s without mentioning the stress that winter can put on your home. We are going to mention it, though, because you don’t want it to catch you off-guard! Certainly not when it affects your plumbing system.

How might winter affect your plumbing system? First and foremost, it can lead to your pipes freezing up. You may think that the fact that there is no snow in the driveway means that winter isn’t taking its toll on any particular day. That feeling will disappear when you go to take a shower and water cannot pass through your pipes, though. Here are some tips from our plumbers in Hartford about how you can avoid frozen pipes this winter.

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No, Your Heater Isn’t “Fine”

Monday, October 15th, 2018

hello-winterWe may have the occasional warm outlier here and there for a while longer, but chilly days are now the norm here in New England. If you need heating repair in Bristol, CT, you need to schedule that service promptly. The longer that you wait to do so, the more likely it becomes that you’ll encounter serious problems that come with serious pricetags down the road. This is precisely why you need to know some warning signs that trouble is brewing.

Well, I’ve had my system tuned up, so I should be all set, right? 

Oh, how we wish this were the case. We’d like nothing more than to tell you all about how our routine maintenance will keep your system completely problem-free throughout the coldest time of the year. Unfortunately, even the best systems, and even those that are the most well-maintained, are going to run into trouble at some point. Contact our team when yours does.

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Is It Time for a New Water Heater?

Monday, October 1st, 2018

Tankless-Water-HeaterWater heaters are built to last, but they don’t last forever. No matter how well you take care of your water heater, sooner or later you’re going to need to replace it. It’s important that you be able to realize when your water heater is getting close to the end of its life, so that you can have it replaced as quickly as possible. You don’t want to suddenly find yourself without hot water in the middle of a shower or something. There are a number of different signs that your water heater is on its last legs. Read on to find out more about some of the most common ones, so that you know when to call for replacement services.

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