Wm. Henderson Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Inc. Blog : Archive for December, 2011

Heating on the Fritz?

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

It’s a scenario that plays out all too often in Delaware County, PA: Your house is chilly, so you decide to turn up your thermostat. You turn it up a couple of degrees and nothing happens—a couple more and still nothing. Your heater is not responding. On the news, you hear that a snowstorm is coming your way. What do you do?

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Winter Is Coming: Are Your Pipes Prepared?

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011

As the days get shorter and colder, many people are discovering that their heating isn’t quite working the way they’d expect. However, what most people don’t realize is that there is another area of their home which they ought to be concerned about as the temperature outside drops: their plumbing. Neglected plumbing can freeze when the cold weather comes around, potentially causing burst pipes. When this happens, you need professional plumbing services in order to repair the damage. This is very expensive, and as such prevention should be your tactic. In this case, prevention means plumbing winterization.

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