Max Sr & Paul Schoenwalder Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, A Corp. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Union’

Boiler Leaks: 3 Steps to Take Right Now

Monday, March 18th, 2024

A functioning boiler is essential for keeping your home warm and comfortable, especially during the colder months. However, a boiler leak can disrupt your comfort and potentially cause significant damage if left unaddressed.

The sight of water leaking from your boiler can be alarming, but staying calm and taking the right steps can help minimize the damage and get your heating system back up and running quickly. Here are 3 crucial steps to follow immediately upon discovering a boiler leak. Boiler maintenance in Union can help prevent this kind of issue, but when it happens, be sure to schedule a repair.

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Troubleshooting Leaks in Your Commercial Bathroom: DIY Tips and When to Call a Plumber

Monday, March 4th, 2024

A leak in your commercial bathroom can lead to a cascade of problems, from water damage to mold growth. Detecting and addressing leaks promptly is crucial to avoid costly repairs. In this guide, we’ll explore ways to identify bathroom leaks and offer some DIY tips for temporary solutions. However, it’s essential to stress that consulting a professional plumber is vital for a comprehensive and lasting fix.

DIY solutions can only be temporary, and they’ll quickly add to the problem if they’re viewed as permanent. Professional plumbers are the only good solution to a serious leak on your commercial property, so make sure you call for one while you address this problem.

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Video Pipe Inspection Is a Great First Option

Monday, January 22nd, 2024

To most homeowners, plumbing is a little bit mysterious. Pipes are mostly concealed behind walls or under floors, or they’re in out-of-the-way locations. You probably don’t even know all the materials that the pipes are made of if you have an older home.

Even if you could see the outside of pipes, you certainly can’t see the inside of them. Are things working the way they should? If not, what is the problem? Where is the problem located? How could you possibly know? Video pipe inspection is an amazing modern plumbing innovation you should know about.

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How to Avoid Boiler Problems at Christmas

Monday, December 25th, 2023

The worst Christmas present isn’t actually a stocking full of coal. No, it’s a holiday heating system failure! It’s worth doing whatever you can to make sure that doesn’t happen. And if a problem does occur, you’ll want to know what to look for in case you can resolve it yourself with no need for repair. 

Keep your holiday season running smoothly by keeping your boiler happy! Here’s how to set your boiler up for heating success, and what you can do to resolve potential issues yourself and avoid holiday heating repair.

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DIY Fireplace Repairs: A Major Safety Concern

Monday, December 11th, 2023

A gas fireplace is the best of both worlds. It gives your home the ambience and cozy feeling of a fireplace without the mess and complication of burning wood. But it is a high-tech heating appliance, so at times, things can go wrong that require repair. Can you repair your gas fireplace yourself? No! Trying to DIY a repair on a natural gas-burning appliance is dangerous. Here’s what you should know.

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3 Ways to Detect a Sewer Clog

Monday, October 2nd, 2023

Your sewer line is a pipe that runs from your home to your municipal sewer line or your septic tank. It carries all the wastewater from your drains away from your house. This job is pretty important! As long as it’s working well, you never have to think about your sewer line or the unpleasant mess it deals with for you.

What if there’s a clog in your sewer line? It can lead to smelly, unsanitary, downright disgusting issues. Here are 3 ways to catch it before it gets that bad.

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6 Tips on Caring for Your Gas Fireplace

Monday, August 21st, 2023

A gas fireplace is an ideal way to add warmth, comfort, and ambiance to your home without the hassle of a wood-burning fireplace. Though your gas fireplace is pretty easy to care for, there are some steps you should be taking, and this is the perfect time of year to do it.

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6 Signs You Need Boiler Service

Monday, July 24th, 2023

A boiler is a truly amazing system for heating your home. Boilers are extremely reliable, have longer lifespans than most other options like gas or electric furnaces, and have fewer mechanical components. Without as many moving parts, there aren’t as many ways that things can go wrong. But that doesn’t mean that your boiler will function perfectly forever. Even a fantastic heating system like a boiler occasionally encounters problems. Here’s how to tell that you need boiler service.

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3 Common AC Problems, Symptoms, and Their Repairs

Monday, June 12th, 2023

When a homeowner with a malfunctioning air conditioner wants to know what’s going on, nine times out of ten, they’re probably going to search online for it. Turning to the internet for help is common and hey, that’s probably how you ended up here. 

Homeowners turn to the Internet for several reasons. First, they want to know if it’s something they might be able to fix on their own. Two, they want to know if it’s something they did out of neglect. And three, they want to get an idea of what’s wrong and how much it’ll cost to fix it. 

It’s great to be a proactive homeowner and to try and understand what’s wrong with your system. However, we hope you’ll leave the necessary air conditioning service in Union to the pros if you realize the “fix” isn’t something as simple as changing the air filter.

Let’s go over the answers to the questions that brought you here. Here are 3 common AC issues and the problem, their symptoms, and the likely repair.

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4 Plumbing Problems that Require Emergency Plumbers

Monday, May 15th, 2023

When there’s an issue with your home’s major systems, some are easier to ignore than others. A hot shower that turns to lukewarm by the end probably isn’t going to send you on a search for an emergency plumber in Union, NJ. But a toilet that seems like it’s about to overflow should definitely be a cause for concern.

Let’s go over 4 common plumbing problems that warrant calling a professional plumber for hasty repairs. Not only do these things present health and safety hazards, but they have the potential to become major problems if they’re not addressed as soon as you notice something is amiss. 

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