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

Should You Hire a Pro for Your Commercial Plumbing Needs?

Monday, June 15th, 2020

commercial-building-bathroomOf all the things you think about in terms of running your business or managing your commercial space, we’re going to assume that the building’s plumbing is not at the top of your list. However, it would likely cause considerable problems if your commercial plumbing stopped working correctly, right?

And unlike residential plumbing systems, which just cause a temporary inconvenience when in disrepair, a malfunctioning commercial plumbing system could mean lost business and costly repairs. Of course, there is a way to keep your commercial plumbing in good shape and reduce the risk of running into unexpected commercial plumbing repair needs. What’s the secret?

Hiring a professional to perform commercial plumbing maintenance. Read on to learn more!

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What to Do in a Plumbing Emergency

Monday, May 4th, 2020

pipe-with-leakThere are many times where a plumbing problem simply cannot wait for “normal business hours,” and in those cases, you need to be able to get in touch with a plumber right away.

But, do you really know what constitutes as a plumbing emergency? When should you really bite the bullet and call for emergency plumbing services, and is it worth incurring an additional cost? For the most part, that’s a question that only you as an individual can answer, and it’s also dependent on the exact scenario. For instance, a small leak in a single faucet isn’t likely a huge cause for concern, but if there is water spreading across your kitchen floor, that’s a different situation entirely. What should you do if that’s the case? We’ll get to that in a moment…

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Do You Need Professional Drain Cleaning?

Monday, January 27th, 2020

plumber-cleaning-drain-with-drain-snakeThe holidays may be over but they could still have their lingering effects, and no, we don’t mean on your credit card bill.

We’re talking about your plumbing! If you hosted any big meals this past holiday season, you likely made a lot of use of your kitchen sink and garbage disposal system. As such, you may have a buildup of FOG (fats, oils, and grease) and other food items.

Kitchens aren’t the only victim of the holidays, either, when it comes to your plumbing system. Visiting guests means excessive use of your bathrooms as well, where clogs are just as likely.

But how do you know if you need professional drain cleaning? Read on as we uncover some of the signs.

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Are You Ready for Some Spring Cleaning?

Monday, March 25th, 2019

sprinkler-spraying-water-on-lawnSpringtime is officially here. It may still be cool for now, but soon enough, you’ll want to prep your home for warmer temps, spring allergies, and springtime weather.

A properly maintained air conditioner and the right indoor air quality systems will ensure you’re prepared to keep comfortable, but what about that weather? Warmer temps and rainy days call for two very important springtime tasks:

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What You Should Know about Common Toilet Repairs

Monday, February 26th, 2018

toilet-repair-openIt’s certainly not a fun topic to address. But the more time you spend on preventing repairs for an essential item like a toilet, or addressing them the right way, the less you’ll have to worry about them. It’s so frustrating when something you use and need every day, like a toilet, is out of order or difficult to use properly. We want to help.

Today, we go through the details of a few common toilet repairs, and what you should do to ensure these don’t happen or that they don’t become too severe. Please feel free to contact our team for more information.

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5 Common Plumbing Myths Busted

Monday, January 30th, 2017

faucet-dripping-waterWe are committed to helping homeowners take care of their plumbing systems. And that means helping you get a better understanding of how your home plumbing works. Some of this may be new information, and we hope that it gives you a better idea of proper plumbing maintenance and helps you to know what to expect when you call a plumbing company.

Check out 5 plumbing myths that we’ve heard too many times. For more information about our plumbing service in Springfield, NJ, reach out to our team.

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What You Should Do Right Away for Your Frozen Pipes

Monday, January 9th, 2017

When the pipes in your home freeze up, you don’t have water flowing through your faucets. And that’s only part of why it’s so important to do what you can to prevent pipes from freezing. The freezing and thawing of water in the pipes causes excess pressure that may force your pipes to burst, meaning your home gets flooded as they thaw.

Don’t take this chance. Follow our advice for thawing out a frozen pipe, and then take the steps to prevent your pipes from freezing in the first place.

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