Platinum Plumbing & Heating, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘West Chester PA’

How to Prolong Heater Repairs

Monday, January 16th, 2023

No matter how well-made something is, it’s bound to break eventually. And with something as complex as a heating system, which has many components and moving parts, there are a lot of potential points of failure. This means that, sadly, heating repairs are an inevitable part of life.

But they don’t have to be a frequent part of life! There are things you can do to keep your heater running more smoothly, decreasing the need for repairs and increasing your chances of only needing minor repairs. Taking these steps will even increase the lifespan of your heater, making it so that it might keep running for years longer than it would have otherwise.

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What Does Heating Maintenance Involve?

Monday, December 5th, 2022

In Pennsylvania, it’s critical for your heating system to work as well as possible throughout the winter. That’s why it’s so important to prioritize heating maintenance. This service is not just for the sake of catching any existing problems before they become severe enough to cause your heater to fail on a frozen January night. Maintenance also improves your heater’s efficiency (keeping your utility costs down), prevents safety hazards (like fuel or carbon monoxide leaks), and increases your heater’s lifetime of service (so you can delay replacing it for years to come).

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Is This a Plumbing Emergency?

Monday, November 7th, 2022

Most homeowners are not plumbers. The average person is probably capable of plunging a clogged toilet and tightening the bolts on a loose fixture, but not much more. This is perfectly reasonable! There are so many fields of knowledge in the world that we can’t possibly be experts at everything. And just as you would see a doctor for a medical emergency, you can always reach out to a plumber for a plumbing emergency. But we may have a much clearer idea of what constitutes a medical emergency. If there’s a problem with your plumbing, how do you determine whether it’s an actual emergency?

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Should I Replace or Repair My Old Air Conditioner?

Monday, September 12th, 2022

Air conditioners can last for many years. And, during that time, it’s reasonable for them to occasionally require repairs. However, if you’re starting to wonder whether it’s better to keep investing in AC repair in West Chester, PA, or if it’s time to plan on replacing the unit entirely, there are some things you should keep in mind.

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