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

What Constitutes a Plumbing Emergency?

Monday, September 26th, 2022

At Triple O, we’re proud to offer emergency plumbing in Rochester, NY for our customers. We know how stressful plumbing emergencies can be, especially when they strike at odd hours and you must have them repaired as soon as possible.

We have true 24/7 emergency service: that means when you call our number you won’t get routed to a machine to leave a message. A real plumber will answer the phone and dispatch help to you right away. Our plumbers are great at handling crisis situations and they’ll help ease your mind and take away the anxiety of a big plumbing problem.

You may feel hesitant about calling for a plumbing emergency because you aren’t certain if what you have in your house truly is an emergency. Maybe it can wait, or maybe there’s a simple solution you can handle yourself.

Today, we’re going to look a bit deeper into what constitutes a plumbing emergency.

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Triple-O’s Plumbing Dos and Dont’s

Monday, September 12th, 2022

The plumbing system in your home is complex and it needs proper attention and care to ensure it keeps working the way it should. We understand that it’s easy to take your plumbing for granted (most of the pipes are hidden from your sight), but it’s also easy to take a few steps to help keep it in the best shape. 

Below we’ve listed several important “Dos” and “Don’ts” when it comes to your home’s plumbing. 

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What Happens When a Furnace Transformer Goes Bad?

Monday, September 5th, 2022

You’re probably familiar with the compressor on your air conditioning system and know that when it goes bad, the AC may need to be replaced. (Not always the case, but often.) Is the transformer for the furnace something similar? And what happens if the transformer fails? Does that also mean the end of the furnace? Or can you call Triple O to schedule furnace repair in Rochester and restore your furnace?

We’ll address these questions in this post. We know it’s not yet time to turn your furnace on, but this is information you’ll find useful in the future when your furnace goes back to work. 

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What Type of Ceiling Fan Is Right for Me?

Monday, August 29th, 2022

Ceiling fans have kept people cool for hundreds of years, long before the power of the electro-mechanical air conditioner came along. We recommend ceiling fans if you have rooms with ceilings 8 to 9 feet high: they can make a tremendous difference in cooling (as well as heating) in your house and reduce your reliance on your HVAC system, saving you money.

You have several options for ceiling fans, and we’ll guide you through what you’re looking for. You can call us for ceiling fan service in Rochester, NY and we’ll see that you have the right fan for your home and your comfort needs.

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Heat Pumps vs. Air Conditioners

Monday, August 15th, 2022

Heat pumps are becoming more popular in residential homes today. They’ve even received coverage from major media outlets because of the benefits they can offer not only to homes but the whole country thanks to their lower energy use and reduced emissions. 

We offer heat pump service in Rochester, NY and we think they’re great HVAC systems. We want more people to know what they’re about, so below we’ve done a breakdown of the differences between an air conditioner and a heat pump.

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What Is Considered a Plumbing Emergency?

Monday, August 8th, 2022

Anything that requires immediate attention is considered an emergency. A medical emergency may lead you to the emergency room, and emergency plumbing situations should take you to an experienced, trustworthy plumber.

Some emergencies are easy to identify because they threaten the comfort and safety of your home while interfering with your daily life. Others are more harmful than you may realize at first. 

To help you determine when an appointment for emergency plumbing in Rochester, NY, we want to discuss a few of the most common emergencies that arise in homes. Use this information to protect your home when an emergency arises. 

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5 Common Plumbing Issues for New Homeowners

Monday, August 1st, 2022

Congratulations, you’re a new homeowner. You’re probably already aware that owning a home comes with plenty of responsibilities, especially if this is an older home. When you run down your checklist of changes, repairs, renovations, and remodeling projects you want done, make sure you don’t neglect the plumbing system.

New homeowners can run into several significant plumbing issues that will require professional plumbing service in Rochester to correct. Below we’ve listed five of the most common plumbing concerns new homeowners can face.

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Does My AC Thermostat Need To Be Replaced?

Monday, July 18th, 2022

The thermostat doesn’t receive as much attention as it deserves as part of a home’s HVAC system. After all, it doesn’t feel like it’s connected to the bigger machinery of the air conditioner such as the blower, the heater, and the ductwork. But the thermostat is the control panel for a comfort system, the “brains” of the heating and cooling. Like any part of the HVAC system, a thermostat can wear down and become obsolete, leading to poorer performance from the rest of the system. 

A thermostat will eventually need a replacement. How can you tell when your thermostat is ready for an upgrade?

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5 Common Electrical Issues For New Homeowners

Monday, July 11th, 2022

Purchasing a new house is an exciting and intimidating endeavor. When new homeowners move in, they’ll start to discover many places where they’ll need to make adjustments and improvements. The electrical system is often one part of a house that will need professional work.

Below we’ve listed five common electrical issues new homeowners often encounter. Our professional electricians can help you out if you’ve got these problems in your new house.

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Triple-O’s Guide to Geothermal

Monday, July 4th, 2022

Geothermal energy is one of the fastest-growing residential and commercial technologies. Where homeowners once saw using geothermal power as out of their reach—both in terms of cost and space—the ground-source heat pump is now a common installation in more homes than ever before.

At Triple-O, we’re invested in helping homeowners discover the benefits of geothermal technology for heating and cooling their homes. Below, we’ve provided a short guide to geothermal power as a home comfort system. If you want more information about geothermal in Rochester, NY, our team is happy to answer all your questions and help you make the best choice for the future of heating and cooling your house.

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