Benefits on Having a Sewer Line Camera Inspection

Eventually, at some point or another, you will encounter a mainline sewer stoppage. The toilets, sinks, showers and bathtubs simply won’t drain. Even worse, you will have a backup of waste in your basement or crawl space. Sewer line stoppages … Continued

INSTALLATION CARRIER 17 SEER CENTRAL AC SYSTEM

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.

INSTALLATION WHOLE HOUSE WATER FILTER

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 … Continued

INSTALLATION TANKLESS WATER HEATER

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.

GAS FURNACE REPLACEMENT

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.

CAST IRON WASTE STACK

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″ teewye AND 3″ PVC that was inserted into the ferrule of … Continued

REPLACEMENT 50 GALLON WATER HEATER

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 … Continued

BURNHAM GAS FIRED STEAM BOILER REPLACEMENT

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 … Continued

MULTIPLE STEAM RADIATORS COLD

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 … Continued

VALLEY STREAM WHOLE HOUSE WATER FILTER SYSTEM

Our client, a homeowner in Valley Stream, was sick and tired of constantly changing the cartridge in their whole house water filter. Initially they were changing the $35 5 micron filter every 6 months but over the years the water … Continued

REPLACEMENT AC SYSTEM

After 15 years of dependable service we removed a slightly oversized 2 1/2 ton R22 Carrier system and replaced it with a new Carrier 16 Seer 2 ton R410A air handler and condenser. We also installed a Carrier UV light … Continued

REPLACEMENT GAS FIRED STEAM BOILER

The customers existing 40+ year old Hydrotherm gas fired steam boiler developed an internal leak and needed replacement. We proposed a Burnahm SIN4 gas fired steam boiler that qualified for National Grid and NYS rebates exceeding $800. Job completed in … Continued

OIL TO GAS CONVERSION

We removed the existing oil fired 2 zone hydronic boiler. Supplied and installed new Burnham ES24 105K BTU gas fired boiler with all new near boiler piping and (2) new Grundfos Alpha ECM ultra efficient circulators. Started at 7:30am – … Continued

Replacement Tub / Shower Valve

Existing 3 handle tub and shower valve removed and replaced with a new Moen single lever tub and shower valve with pressure balancing and anti-scald features.

Replacement Gas Fired 3 Zone Boiler

We disconnected and removed the existing 40+ year old Weil Mclain 3 zone gas fired boiler. Supplied and installed new Burnham ES24 105k BTU gas fired boiler with all new piping.

Gas Fired Steam Boiler Replacement

Last week we were dispatched to a home in Hempstead. The customer wanted an estimate for a new gas boiler. Upon arrival it was obvious they needed a new steam boiler since the steam was literally pouring out of the … Continued

When Should You Replace Your Water Heater in Long Island?

Your heater is consistently under nearly constant pressure and stress, so it requires nearly constant attention, maintenance, and repairs. At Pipe Doctor Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. our plumbers recommend that you have a tune-up or inspection of your … Continued

No Hot Water. What Can You Do?

Water heaters are made in different sizes to accommodate both large and small households. 40 gallon and 50 gallon sizes are typical on Long Island, NY. While most are gas fired, some lonely ones operate on dirty and disgusting home … Continued

Residential Steam Boiler Maintenance

If you reside in the northeastern United States there is a possibility you grew up or lived in a home with steam heat. That heating system likely was a huge mystery to you and chances are it was not serviced … Continued

How to Create Hydronic Zoning on Steam Boilers

Many Long Island and New York City homeowners have gas fired steam systems and often call on us to create hot water hydronic zones they want to install in their basements or extensions on their homes. Offering a solution sounds … Continued

Gas Furnace Fall Maintenance Guide

If at any point you are not comfortable, please call a licensed and trained professional. Obvious Warning Signs Louder than normal furnace? Anything weird or unusual means something is wrong. Is there water surrounding the furnace? Even a little bit … Continued

Clogged Steam System

One of the common steam heating service calls we get dispatched to are steam heating systems that are not working properly. Homes in northeast United States typically have an oil or gas fired boiler – either hot water hydronic or … Continued