Max Sr. & Paul Schoenwalder Plumbing Heating Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Maplewood’

Know These Symptoms of a Plumbing Leak

Monday, November 1st, 2021

checklist-with-red-markerWe’ve probably all seen the movies or the TV shows where someone discovers a leak when a rainstorm hits, or when they really need to get the home ready for a gathering. These scenes usually involve a bunch of buckets placed around the property to gather water aggressively dripping from the ceiling or whatnot.

The truth of the matter is, most leaks are actually a lot more subtle than this, and don’t come from rainstorms–they come from your plumbing system. You want to know about these leaks as soon as possible, so that you can have them repaired and limit the risk of damage to your property. And they hardly ever happen at a convenient time–at least Hollywood gets that part right. But, how do you know if you have a leak? Other than having water gushing out of a pipe underneath a sink or from your toilet (ew!), are there symptoms you can look for?

There sure are! Read on as we uncover some of the most common warning signs you can watch out for that will alert you to the presence of a leak.

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No, That Sound Isn’t a Figment of Your Imagination: Signs You Need AC Repairs

Monday, September 6th, 2021

outside-ac-unitWe’ve said it before and we’ll say it again–there is no such thing as an air conditioner repair need that crops up at a convenient time. Still though, you might be wondering why you can’t just wait until next year to address any AC repairs you might have right now, since fall and winter are right around the corner anyway.

Well, we still have some warm days ahead, for starters, and the last thing you need is an unreliable air conditioner to break down on you when you need it the most. Plus, letting an air conditioner sit in disrepair all season long could lead to a breakdown next year when you need it to function reliably!

Read on as we uncover some of the most common signs that you need AC repairs. 

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4 Signs You Need AC Repairs

Monday, July 26th, 2021

technician-working-on-air-conditionerHave you noticed how air conditioner problems always happen at the most inconvenient times? The reason why this happens is that the AC has to overwork during a really hot summer day. When the components are pushed beyond their capabilities, a part with a minor fault is likely to break down.

This is why we suggest getting regular air conditioning service in Maplewood for your AC. Here are some signs which suggest that your AC is in need of urgent service. 

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How to Prep Your Heater for Winter

Monday, October 19th, 2020

woman-looking-comfortable-in-home-in-winterThe official start of winter may still be a ways off, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t in for some chilly temperatures pretty soon. You deserve to be as comfortable as possible when they come! One way to ensure this is the case is by prepping your heater for winter. What do we mean by this? Oh, scheduling routine heating maintenance, of course!

The thing is, heater maintenance is not a luxury service for a select few. Heating maintenance is absolutely vital to the efficiency, efficacy, and longevity of your heating system. Don’t believe us? Read on as we uncover the numerous benefits of this service and why it’s the leading way to prepare your heater for winter.

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How to Choose an Air Conditioning Repair Professional

Monday, August 12th, 2019

ac-tech-repairing-air-conditionerYou can probably find a number of people who would be willing to do some work on your air conditioner for cheap. The problem is, many of these “handymen” or enthusiastic “do-it-yourself” folks don’t actually have any experience or training in the HVAC industry, and may even be hoping to learn a thing or to by working on your air conditioner—do you want your cooling system to be used as a guinea pig?

Do you want your wallet to suffer the consequences?

We’re guessing not—we advise that you not put the wellbeing of your HVAC system at risk—things like faulty installation and incomplete maintenance can certainly be detrimental to the functionality of your system, while a poor repair job can leave you without a functioning air conditioner at all!

So, how do you do your due diligence when choosing an air conditioner repair professional? We’ve shared some tips for what you should look for, below.

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Air Conditioning Tasks You Can Manage on Your Own

Monday, June 17th, 2019

man-holding-air-filterTemperatures are warming, and it’s almost time to start using our air conditioners on a daily basis again. If you haven’t already, this means that now is the perfect time to schedule your professional air conditioner maintenance appointment. Professional tune-ups enable our pros to fully inspect and clean your cooling system, making any adjustments we see necessary, and recommending repairs as needed, too.

Managing these repairs before you need your air conditioner daily will ensure your system lasts all season. Once professional maintenance and repairs are taken care of, you’re off the hook, right? Well…not quite. We actually encourage you to take care of a few smaller maintenance tasks in between professional services to ensure your air conditioner is good to go for the warmer weather. These tasks include:

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