Dynamic Mechanical Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘West Hartford’

Signs of Boiler Issues

Monday, January 21st, 2019

dog-blanketIf there were a way to make your home heating system 100% reliable, we’d be the first ones to tell you about it. Sure, it wouldn’t be good for our business, but it’d be great for customers! As things stand currently, however, we don’t have to worry about losing all of our heating repair calls. We install heaters the right way, and our Residential Loyalty Program is designed to guarantee that your heater functions as reliably as possible. That being said, even the best heaters are still going to run into trouble from time to time.

Boilers are among the most reliable of all heaters, which is a major reason why they’re still so popular despite being a relatively older technology. They have fewer moving parts than the forced air heating options out there, which means that there are fewer items to break down, but repairs will still be necessary eventually. When you need boiler repairs in West Hartford, you need to give a member of our team a call right away.

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Plumbing Emergencies: Leaking Toilet Edition

Monday, August 7th, 2017

toiletWhat springs to the front of your mind when you hear the word “plumbing”? For a lot of people, the obvious answer is the bathroom. For many others, the toilet specifically is the first thing that they think of. There is no denying that the toilet in your bathroom plays a huge — and a hugely important — role in your day to day life. If you are serious about protecting your comfort, convenience, and hygiene in your home, then you need to have any problems with your toilet resolved as soon as possible.

The West Hartford, CT bathroom plumbing professionals on our team are the ones to call when you run into trouble of any kind with your toilet. We get a lot of calls about clogged toilets or toilets that just won’t stop running. Sometimes, though, we get calls of a more urgent variety — those concerning toilets that are actively leaking. Here are few tips to help you get through such a stressful situation. 

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Do You Need a New Water Line Installed?

Monday, May 29th, 2017

pipe-filled-with-tree-rootsNow that the earth is no longer the frozen block of icy soil that it becomes over the course of our long winter season, it is a good time for doing those jobs around the house that demand the excavation of land. Obviously, if your water line were to rupture during the winter months you could not just wait for the ground to thaw out before fixing the problem. If you have planned on having an old water line replaced, though, now is as good a time as any to schedule service.

Why might you want to have your water line in West Hartford, CT replaced? There are a number of different reasons, and a number of warning signs that you may notice which indicate that a water line replacement is in your best interest. Here are a few tips to help you decide if it is time to get a new water line in place on your property. If you think this is the case, remember to trust the job to the skilled, professional plumbers on our team.

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AC FAQ: Do I Need Air Conditioning Repairs?

Monday, April 17th, 2017

thermostat-is-risingWell, we made it through another winter season — though spring really has not been much of a respite so far, has it? In some ways, winter is a bit easier to handle around here. At least you know what you’re getting. Spring is notoriously unpredictable in terms of weather and temperature, as we’ve seen again this year. The good news is that we are creeping closer and closer to the consistently warm and comfortable days of summer.

We’re also creeping closer to heat that is sometimes uncomfortable, though, which is why you need to know that your AC is up to task. As we mentioned in a recent blog post, the best way in which to keep your AC in great working condition is with routine air conditioning maintenance. The fact remains that even the best, most well-maintained systems are not perfect, though. At some point you may need AC repairs in West Hartford, CT, and you want to act fast when you do.

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Why Choose a SpacePak System?

Monday, February 6th, 2017

cool-and-warmAll homes have unique characteristics. Because there are so many old and historic homes in our area, those characteristics may make installing modern HVAC systems in a property quite challenging. In some cases, a certain amount of renovation must be completed to accommodate the installation of standard whole-house heating and cooling systems. This is one of the major reasons why you may want to invest in a high-velocity system in West Hartford, CT.

High velocity systems offer whole-house comfort in a unique package. When it comes to high velocity HVAC systems, SpacePak is at the front of the pack. We are happy to service and install SpacePak systems throughout the area. Consider the benefits of using such a system in your home, and be sure to schedule service with us if you decide that this is the right comfort solution for your property.

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Keep Warm and Comfortable More Efficiently This Winter

Monday, December 26th, 2016

Winters in this area can be pretty tough, and this coming season is shaping up to be long and cold. You need your heater to be there for you in order to heat your home successfully and with well-earned confidence. You also don’t want to be paying more than is necessary in order to enjoy that level of comfort, though.

We’ve got a few facts and tips that should help to get you started on the path to better heating efficiency. Feel free to contact us with any questions that you may have. When it comes to heating services in West Hartford, CT, we are definitely the company to call.

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Is My Heater Still Worth Repairing?

Monday, November 14th, 2016

All heating systems have finite lifespans, and you should know what the average lifespan of your particular heating system is. When your heater starts to break down on you again, you may automatically assume that having that system repaired is the way to go. What you may fail to realize, is the fact that a heater that can be repaired is not necessarily worth repairing.

So how can decide if your heater is actually worth repairing, or if the time for a heating replacement in West Hartford, CT has come? The first step is to work with professional heating technicians that you can trust. We’ll make sure that you have the information that you need, and you won’t have to worry about us trying to trick you into purchasing equipment that you don’t.

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3 Signs That You Need Heating Repairs

Monday, October 10th, 2016

The last thing that anyone wants to deal with is a broken down heating system during the coldest time of the year. The good news, if you can call it that, is that a failing heater will generally show some signs that trouble is amiss. The bad news is that too many homeowners fail to act upon seeing these warning signs.

Following, you’ll find a few examples of signs that your heater is in trouble. If you have any suspicions about the condition of your heater, do not hesitate to dial our number for outstanding heating repairs in West Hartford, CT. The sooner that your system is prepared, the better off it is likely to be.

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When Might Duct Replacement Be Necessary?

Monday, September 5th, 2016

How did your air conditioner perform during the hottest time of the previous summer, which we are just now wrapping up? If you had any issues with your air conditioning performance that you think may stem from problems with your ductwork, now is the time to act. If you use a forced air heating system, too, you run the risk of a subpar performance from that system as well.

In many instances, your air ducts can simply be repaired and sealed by a trained professional. In many others, though, professional duct replacement in West Hartford, CT may be necessary. Here are a few situations in which that may be the case.

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How Often Should I Refill My Refrigerant?

Monday, July 18th, 2016

The question posed in the title of this post is a trick question. The answer is: Never! This is actually true for a few different reasons, which we’ll get into a bit more below. First, though, we just want to remind you that the refrigerant in your air conditioning system performs a vital function therein, as it acts as the heat transfer fluid. If you don’t have enough refrigerant in your system, either due to leaks or an improper charge to begin with, you are going to run into a number of different problems. 

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