Wm. Henderson Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Inc. Blog

Trust a Professional to Fix Clogs and Leaks in Your Kitchen Plumbing

October 9th, 2017

plumbing-repair-serviceYour kitchen is one of the most important spots in your home: the place where you prepare meals and discuss the events of the day with other family members. Clogs and leaks in the kitchen plumbing – from the sink to the water line to your refrigerator – can bring your whole household screeching to a halt and make basic tasks like cooking dinner difficult at best and impossible at worst.

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The Laundry Scrubber Makes Your Laundry Easier

September 26th, 2017


When you do the laundry, you want to make sure your clothes are as clean and fresh as they can be. And as much as we might like otherwise, normal means of washing clothes aren’t always optimal as far as that goes. Harsh chemicals in your detergent and hard water in your plumbing will cause your clothes to fade and wear out over time, to say nothing of the costs of detergent which most of us consider a staple of the home.

It doesn’t have to be this way. The Laundry Scrubber provides revolutionary new features that keep your laundry looking clean and fresh without subjecting it to harsh chemicals or similar problems. How does it work? Read on for the answers.

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A Good Plumber Can Prevent Burst Pipes

September 25th, 2017

prevent-burst-pipesCooler weather has arrived, and the cold days of winter will be here in just a few weeks. Most plumbing services have to deal with frozen pipes and burst pipes on a regular basis throughout the winter. It’s one of the most common plumbing repair calls that homeowners make.

But while our team can respond swiftly and effectively to burst pipes, the best defensive is a good offense when it comes to addressing the issue. That means stopping burst pipes before they start, and now is the perfect time to do so: before the weather gets too cold and the danger becomes too large. A good plumber can help you.

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Trenchless Technology Makes Sewer Line Repairs Easier

September 11th, 2017

trenchless-technologyFew plumbing problems are as challenging as sewer line repairs: fixing the main line that caries wastewater from your various outlets to the Havertown sewer system. Sewer lines are usually buried under the ground, which makes reaching them difficult, and with fall almost here, problems with any sewer line needs to be dealt with promptly before the cold weather of winter further complicates the matter. And yet waiting on a sewer line problem is even worse, since it services the whole house and is absolutely necessary for your home to function. Leaking wastewater or wastewater that backs up from your drains can pose a health hazard to your family as well. All of that means you need to move quickly with sewer line repair issues, which can be doubly challenging when you consider that the line itself needs to be unearthed first.

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3 Factors to Look for in an HVAC Service

August 29th, 2017


Late summer and early fall are excellent times to take stock of both your air conditioner and your heating system. The weather will be cooling off in the next few weeks, and if your AC has been having trouble, you’ll want to get it looked at well before you need it again. With another long winter coming, you should also make sure there are no surprises waiting for you with your heater.

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Make Your Home Cleaner with Air Scrubber Plus

August 28th, 2017


We often recommend the inclusion of air filters of various sorts for your HVAC system to help deal with pollen, dust, smoke and bacteria. Most HVAC systems come with basic filters designed to catch pet hair and other contaminants, but they get clogged quite often – requiring frequent changing – and they never do more than the absolute minimum in keeping your air clean.

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HVAC System Installation Requires Proper Sizing

August 14th, 2017

air-conditioning-sizingA new heating and air conditioning system can be very exciting: giving your home cool air in the summer and heated air in the winter far more efficiently that a system on its last legs. In fact, homeowners often schedule new HVAC system installation in the summer when their old air conditioner finally gives up the ghost. That can lead to a lot of scrambling, since you want a new system up as quickly as possible before our summer heat turns your home into an oven.

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Water Treatment Systems Solve Serious Plumbing Issues

August 1st, 2017

water-filtration-systemsPeople tend to think of plumbing problems in terms of clogs or leaks, which rank among the most common issues with most household plumbing systems. But plumbing problems can also extend to the water itself, and while civic systems usually do a fantastic job of keeping our water clean and potable, no system is perfect. If your home suffers from a recurring problem with its water, a water treatment system can usually solve it quite nicely. It improves the quality of life and prevents you from having to waste money on expensive store-bought water.

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The Dangers of Short Cycling

July 31st, 2017

short-cycling-air-conditionerWith summer here in full force, you’re probably getting accustomed to hearing your air conditioner run for many long hours. (That’s why it’s in your home after all: to keep cool when the temperatures outside are hot.) When problems arise with your air conditioner, you can often detect them simply by listening for the noises your system makes, or paying attention to the way it functions.

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Zone Control Systems Cut Down on Summer Cooling Costs

July 17th, 2017

home-energy-efficiencySummers tend to hit us like a ton of bricks, with high temperatures and higher humidity making our lives miserable for months on end. A reliable air conditioner is your best friend in such circumstances, making your home cool and comfortable no matter how high the mercury climbs. This can be more than a matter of comfort during the hottest days. It’s often a matter of health as well, since even a few hours without air conditioning can turn your home into an oven.

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