Triple O Heating, Cooling, Electrical & Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Bergen’

Old Pipes: Why We Recommend You Replace Them

Monday, February 12th, 2024

Homes can age gracefully and become true vintage beauties. The same can’t be said for their plumbing. In fact, making updates to the plumbing (along with electrical systems and water sealing) is one of the crucial ways older homes can continue to function. 

If you live in a house built before the early 1990s, there’s a strong chance you have some outdated plumbing pipe materials. You can have limited repiping done, or for a house built before 1970, whole-house repiping in Bergen County, NY. We’ll take a look at the types of old pipes you may need to have replaced.

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Plumbing Resolution for the Year: Schedule Drain Cleaning?

Monday, January 1st, 2024

Are you making resolutions for the New Year? We’d like to help out. Don’t worry, this an easy one. You won’t have to do much at all, and the benefits for the rest of the year are huge. Are you ready?

Call us to schedule drain cleaning in Bergen County (or anywhere in our service area).

You might be thinking, “Wait … I don’t have any drain clogs. Why would I need to have drain cleaning done?”

We’ll explain why having your drains cleaned at the beginning of the year is a great gift to give to your home and to yourself.

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High Heating Costs? You May Have a Malfunctioning Heating System

Monday, December 4th, 2023

Did you feel panicked the last time you looked at your utility bills? With cold weather already here and your heating system running regularly, there’s a good chance that it’s your heater that’s at fault for bills going through the roof. 

Yes, you can expect to see higher bills as soon as your heater starts its routine winter work—but when you see unusually high bills, it often means that there is trouble with the heater. Many different types of malfunctions in furnaces and heat pumps will result in a larger drain on energy. In this post, we’ll explore how these various malfunctions can lead to increased utility bills. More importantly, we’ll underscore the significance of swift heating repair in Bergen County by professionals. We’re the heating pros you can trust in the area to solve any malfunction.

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Why a Furnace May Unevenly Heat a Home

Monday, November 6th, 2023

The goal when installing a furnace for a home is to ensure that the furnace is able to provide the necessary level of comfort throughout the living space. Although there will always be some temperature fluctuations around the rooms (such as due to difference in insulation), the furnace shouldn’t create uneven levels of warmth, with cold spots in some areas.

However, uneven heating is one of the more common problems people face with their furnaces during the winter. You may find yourself dealing with this problem, and the best way to solve it is to call our technicians for heating repair in Bergen County, NY. To give you a better sense of what you might be dealing with, we’re going to discuss the most common reasons for uneven heating from a furnace.

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5 Liquids to NOT Put Down Your Sink

Monday, September 25th, 2023

It’s often easy for people to think of the sink drains in their homes as similar to the trash: you can put anything you don’t want down them and it will simply disappear. But sinks and the drains connected to them are not designed to handle just any type of liquid. There are several liquids that we recommend you never put down your sink.

We offer drain cleaning in Bergen, NY and have extensive experience with the proper care of sinks and drain pipes. Below is our list of five liquids you should never put down any sink in your home.

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Air Conditioning Considerations For Older Homes

Monday, July 17th, 2023

We’re going to have an intensely hot summer this year—and certainly next year as well. Homeowners need to rely heavily on their central air conditioning systems in order to get through the heat in both comfort and safety. 

Older homes face different challenges when it comes to air conditioning systems. Today we’re going to examine some of the common issues that vintage homes have to deal with, along with tips for AC upgrades and AC repair in Bergen, NY that will help you ensure that your older home stays both cool and energy efficient when the outside temperature rises into the red.

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Replace vs. Repair for My AC System

Monday, May 30th, 2022

This is an evergreen debate in the world of home comfort: when is it time to repair an old air conditioning system, and when is it time to replace it? 

No HVAC system will last forever, but proper maintenance and prompt repairs can get most air conditioning systems to last for 10 to 15 years. It’s when your AC reaches this age range that you’ll want to start balancing out the benefits of repairing the system and the benefits of installing a new one. We offer both AC repair in Bergen, NY and AC replacement in Bergen, NY, and we’re your best source for determining the specific service you need. Below, we’ll offer some more information to help you think about the “repair vs. replace” question.

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Trenchless Technology 101

Monday, May 23rd, 2022

You may have heard about the use of something called trenchless technology in the plumbing world. This technology has changed the way professional plumbers approach working on underground pipes, and it can make a major difference for the next time you need service on your sewer line or water main.

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