BEFORE THIS HAPPENS TO YOU, HAVE YOUR HVAC SYSTEM CHECKED TO ENSURE THAT IT’S READY FOR THE UPCOMING WINTER The pictures featured above are examples of what could occur if your HVAC system fails during a cold spell. Most people do not think about HVAC system failure and the damage that could occur. As water in … Continued
Removed 20+ year old Carrier R22 (freon) 2 1/2 ton system. Replaced with new Carrier 17 Seer R410A (puron) 2 1/2 ton system. Commissioned system with Testo digital equipment bringing sub-cooling to Carrier’s specifications for optimum efficiency.
Our customer complained of iron, dirt and taste in the domestic water in this home. We installed the 3M / Aquapure AP102T whole house water filter with a by-pass setup consisting of (3) ball valves and (1) drain valve to easily change out the AP110 filters as needed without disturbing the water pressure inside the … Continued
Excessive gas bills and a new water heater justified this clients reasoning for a Navien NPE-240A tankless gas fired water heater for virtually unlimited hot water.
After 45 years of reliable service, we removed the existing furnace and replaced it with a brand new model with better efficiency and minor ductwork modifications.
Unknown leak in 1st floor ceiling and wall. Opened plaster wall and ceiling to expose 4″ cast iron waste stack that was cracked, along with the 4″ x 3″ tee-wye and 3″ PVC that was inserted into the ferrule of a 4″ lead bend and siliconed in place. After supporting the 3″ cast iron vent … Continued
Customer complaint: ‘We have no hot water AND my basement is starting to flood with water’ Upon arrival found the Home Depot special – GE 50 gallon gas fired water heater has failed internally and water is literally pouring out from the bottom of the heater. Luckily the heater was installed with shut off valves … Continued
During a scheduled heating inspection and tune-up for a client, we immediately noted a strange burning smell coming from the 3 zone 50 year old Federal Boiler that is installed in a closet next to the ground floor kitchen. During all heating calls, we perform a combustion and draft analysis. Within 5 minutes confirmed that … Continued
Residential steam heating boilers typically require makeup water approximately 3 to 4 times per month. If the system requires fresh makeup water more frequently a leak is generally the cause. Unfortunately most homeowners are unaware of this. If you are adding water frequently to your cast iron steam boiler (or if you have an automatic … Continued
A local Woodmere, NY homeowner with a steam heating system was frustrated with several radiators failing to heat up. He called several plumbing contractors, even an expensive “franchised” plumbing outfit to diagnose the issue. Sadly all failed to properly diagnose failed steam traps on a “two pipe” steam system. One “technician” even removed the plugs … Continued