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

Heat Pump vs. Standard AC—What’s the Best to Replace an Old AC?

Monday, June 17th, 2024

When it’s time for air conditioning replacement in Rochester, NY, you may be surprised to learn that there are considerably more options than when you last shopped for a cooling system. Although heat pumps have been around for decades, their popularity has surged over the last decade thanks to advancements in technology.

You now have the option to replace your central AC system with a ducted or ductless heat pump. Let’s go over the pros and cons of all three systems so you can make an informed choice. After all, you’ll be living with your new system for the next 10-15 years.

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Don’t Try to Repair Your Ceiling Fan on Your Own! Here’s Why

Monday, May 13th, 2024

Ceiling fans are not just decorative elements in our homes; they play a crucial role in maintaining indoor comfort by circulating air and keeping spaces cool. However, when these essential fixtures malfunction, the temptation to fix them ourselves can be strong. Here are several reasons why leaving your Rochester, NY, ceiling fan repairs to the experts is best.

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How Our Plumbers Can Find and Repair a Slab Leak

Monday, April 22nd, 2024

A slab leak is a potentially serious plumbing issue when the water supply pipes beneath a building’s concrete foundation leak. These leaks can lead to water damage, structural issues, and even health hazards if left untreated. Understanding what causes slab leaks in Rochester, NY, and what steps to take if you experience one is crucial for homeowners and property managers.

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Turning On Your Outside Water

Monday, April 8th, 2024

As winter gradually loosens its grip and temperatures start to climb, homeowners in Rochester, NY begin to prepare their outdoor spaces for the warmer seasons.

One crucial task on this checklist is turning on the outside water supply, which was shut off or winterized to prevent freezing during the colder months. We have recommended 6 easy steps below. If you encounter any problems during the process of turning on your outside water, don’t hesitate to contact Triple-O Mechanical for assistance.

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Check Your AC Before the Summer Heats Up

Monday, April 1st, 2024

As the days grow longer and the temperatures begin to rise, it is a sure sign that summer is just around the corner. And with summer comes the need for reliable air conditioning to keep your home cool and comfortable. However, before you crank up the AC for the season, it is important to ensure that your system is in good working order. This article will provide area homeowners with tips to help you check your AC before the summer heats up in Rochester, NY.

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Time to Replace Your Water Heater?

Monday, March 25th, 2024

Triple-O Mechanical is the proud recipient of the 2022 and 2023 Rochester Community’s Choice Awards. As a full-service provider of HVAC, Plumbing, and Electrical, our licensed plumbers are leaders in water heater services in Rochester, NY. We offer electric tank water heaters, gas tank water heaters as well as tankless water heaters. We know our way around hot water tanks, and we even have a 24/7 emergency hotline to call if your water heater fails unexpectedly.

Knowing when it is time to replace your water heater depends on several factors, including its age, performance, and signs of wear and tear.

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The Advantage of a Family Owned HVAC Company

Monday, March 11th, 2024

You may know Triple-O Mechanical has a long history of serving families with HVAC repair in the Greater Rochester, NY area since 2003, but did you also know that we also are a family owned business? That’s right. Here are some of the advantages that come with being family owned and local.

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What You Need to Know About High-Efficiency Furnaces

Monday, February 26th, 2024

You’re looking to replace your current furnace at the first convenient time, and you think you might want one of the newer high-efficiency models. We definitely recommend looking into high-efficiency furnaces, and we have some education about these heating systems that can help you.

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Winter Heating Tip: Don’t Raise the Thermostat, Lower It!

Monday, January 15th, 2024

It can cost a lot to heat your home during a New York winter, and there’s no way to avoid having to pay for the energy needed to run your heating system. But chances are good that you’re paying more than necessary for home heating due to some simple mistakes. One of those mistakes is with how you set the thermostat.

Far too many people use their home thermostats incorrectly, changing settings regularly and pushing the temperature up each time the house feels too cold. There is a science behind how thermostats work and how your home loses heat that can help you learn better thermostat habits. Just a few adjustments can make an important difference in those heating bills! Let our experts at heating in Rochester, NY show you the best way to set your thermostat for winter heating.

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Ancient Pipes in Your House: Three Types It’s Best to Replace

Monday, December 11th, 2023

An important plumbing service we provide our customers is repiping in Rochester, NY to replace aging and outdated pipes. There are many older homes in Rochester and the surrounding areas that we serve that contain outdated pipes, and homeowners often don’t know about these ancient water conduits until disaster starts to strike.

If you have these outdated pipe materials in your house, we want you to know about it. Let’s look at the four main types of outmoded plumbing materials that may lurk in your home if it’s old enough. When you want experts to look into your pipes and help you to replace them, reach out to our team.

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