Wm. Henderson Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Inc. Blog : Archive for June, 2015

3 Problems with the Condenser Array in Your AC

Monday, June 29th, 2015

The condenser array forms the first stage in the air conditioning process: shifting gas refrigerant to a liquid state and subjecting it to a great deal of pressure before moving it on to the evaporator coils where it properly cools the air. The process involves several different components and results in a lot of heat being bled into the air. Accordingly, the condenser array is usually located in the outside portion of the house, which mean the components can be subjected to damage from the elements. Havertown and Springfield, PA have their share of adverse elemental conditions, which can cause significant problems with the condenser array in your AC. Here’s a quick breakdown of three of them.

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Why Is There Frost on my Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

In Havertown and Springfield, PA, we experience a lot of hot and humid summers, which keeps our air conditioners running most days. When trouble comes, it usually starts with very subtle signs that most average homeowners won’t notice. That’s a pity because early detection can mean the difference between a small repair bill and a very large one. For example, you might notice frost forming on the evaporator coils of your air conditioner. At first, it may not seem like a big deal. Isn’t the system supposed to be cold? But in point of fact, frost on your air conditioner can signal the beginning of serious problem.

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Steps of an Air Conditioning Maintenance Plan

Monday, June 15th, 2015

An air conditioning maintenance plan, performed by a qualified technician, could be the best thing you can do to keep your AC unit running efficiently. It’s not strictly a repair session. Instead, it’s a sort of tune-up, designed to help your air conditioner function more effectively and identifying potential problems when they’re still small enough to treat inexpensively.

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3 Advantages to Modern Sewer Replacement

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

No one likes the notion of having to dig up their yard to correct a problem with the sewer line, especially here in Havertown and Springfield, PA. Our summers are hot and muggy, which makes such work unpleasant in the extreme, but it’s usually the only time to perform such an operation. Winters mean frozen ground and the volume of our snowfall the last few years renders such operations supremely tricky. At least they used to. Trenchless modern sewer replacement has replaced those operations with a more effective means of getting the job done. Here are 3 advantages to modern sewer replacement that demonstrate its superiority.

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The Benefits of UV Germicidal Lights

Monday, June 8th, 2015

Your HVAC system can do a great deal to keep your home cool and comfortable during those hot summer months. Here in Havertown and Springfield, PA, that’s far more than a luxury. But regulating temperatures isn’t the only thing your HVAC system can do for you. The addition of UV germicidal lights can vastly improve your indoor air quality, as well as the health and happiness of the people in your household.  The benefits of UV germicidal lights should not be underestimated, and with the right technician as your guide, you can begin enjoying them almost immediately.

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Now is the Time for Trenchless Sewer Repair

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Few repair jobs are more arduous to homeowners than sewer repair. Or at least that’s the way it used to be. When a sewer line broke, it meant expensive and arduous excavation to reach it, and with the harsh winters in Havertown and Springfield, PA, you only had a small window of time to do it effectively. The good news is that trenchless sewer repair has made the process a lot easier and much less expensive. Sadly, technology has yet to fully catch up with frozen ground in the winter, so if you want to conduct a trenchless pipe replacement on your property, now is the perfect time to do it.  

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