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Top HVAC Tips for Pet Owners

For most of us, pets are family and we cannot imagine our homes and lives without them. Whether you have a dog, cat, bird or bunny, fur and feathers can create a need for a more customized approach to your HVAC care. Your HVAC system consists of everything related to the heating and cooling of […]

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What To Do When Your AC Unit Freezes Up

It can be frustrating and annoying when the temperature outside is 100 degrees and your AC keeps freezing up. We rely on our air conditioning systems to keep us cool, but it is not ideal when they get so cold they grow ice crystals. How Does An Air Conditioner Freeze? When the temperature of air […]

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Costs and Causes of a Leaky Faucet

We have all had a dripping faucet or leaky toilet at some point in our lives, and it’s very easy to put off calling a plumber. It might get added to the to-do list, but usually ends up on the bottom and is consistently delayed. Because water bills are calculated by volume, depending on your […]

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Why is My AC Not Blowing Cold Air?

Once the hot Pennsylvania weather hits, you need a reliable air conditioning system to keep you cool and comfortable. If your AC system is blowing out air, but it’s not cold, your unit is most likely in the market for a repair service. What are some of the reasons that your AC is blowing warm […]

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6 Ways to Prevent Springtime Plumbing Problems

No one likes dealing with plumbing issues, regardless of the season. Each season brings about new issues you may encounter, and with spring in the air, we want to help ensure that your pipes and plumbing system are good to go. Following are some tips from the team at Lancaster Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical […]

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5 Tips To Prepare Your AC for Summer

5 Tips To Prepare Your AC for Summer Summer in Lancaster will be here before you know it, so it’s important that you prepare your AC system for the hot weather. The last thing you want is to be hit with the first hot day of the season without remembering to make sure your air […]

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How to Avoid a Clogged Shower Drain

We’ve all been there: you’re in the shower shampooing away, and all of a sudden you realize that you’re standing in a small pool. Your drain is open, but the water keeps on slowly rising. While sometimes drain clogs happen for reasons beyond our control, oftentimes, they occur because we don’t take care of our […]

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Space Heater Safety Tips

A space heater is a great tool to heat up your home in areas where normal heat isn’t just cutting it. However, if used incorrectly, they can pose a fire and safety hazard. It’s important to follow all safety instructions and use them only as they’re supposed to be used. Follow these tips to always […]

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Thanksgiving Plumbing Tips For Your Home

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, you may be busy preparing to entertain your friends and family. Worrying about your home’s plumbing and drain systems should be last on your list of to-do’s. To keep your home’s plumbing running smoothly and drains flowing, and to avoid any last-minute problems for you or your guests, read […]

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How to Prevent Plumbing Leaks

The smallest plumbing leaks can be detrimental to your home. If you have a leak, you may notice a musty odor, mold growth in new places, or stains on your ceiling. While Lancaster is fully equipped to handle water leak repair and detection, you can also do your part by trying to prevent them from […]

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What’s Included in a Heating System Check?

With summer winding down and chillier months approaching us, it’s important to start thinking about heating system maintenance. Since it most likely hasn’t been in use for many months, we strongly recommend getting your system checked out and repaired by a professional before turning it on for the season. Wondering what a heating system check […]

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Why You Should Consider Surge Protection for Your Home

All of our lives have been affected in the past year, but we’ve never been so thankful for the technology we have to remain connected and productive. Whether you are working from home for the foreseeable future or are returning to work, but finding more devices plugged into your home’s outlets than ever before due […]

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5 Ways to Stay Cool This Summer

Cooling Down in High Temperatures Summer is a wonderful season that we often welcome with open arms in need of thawing from the long, winter months! However, our bodies can only handle so much heat before suffering serious damage like heat stroke or hyperthermia. While you may be eager to greet the sun and rising […]

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Spring HVAC Checklist

While the high temperature and sweaty days of summer have not hit us just yet, springtime has arrived and begun to spread its new life and glimpses of warmth on us all. These months of spring offer beginnings, pockets of sunshine, and nature coming to life again. As we head through this time of change […]

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Holiday Electrical Hazards

Since you’ll almost certainly have more lights plugged in during the holidays, you need to be more aware of the potential hazards that come with them. Here are some of the more common hazards you might come across this year. Using the Wrong Lights Outdoors Hanging lights outside your home might be fun, but you […]

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Are Chemical Drain Cleaners Naughty or Nice?

Chemical drain cleaners are very naughty. They all claim that they can bust up that problem clog, but they all do not do the job well…or really at all. Not to mention, they can also present several different risks to your home. Why You Should Avoid Chemical Drain Cleaners When you have a clog, you […]

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Decorating Materials that Compromise Indoor Air Quality

Even though you will want to decorate this holiday season, you also need to be mindful of your home’s air quality. If you’re concerned about allergies or other respiratory illnesses, you might want to skip the following decorations this year: Artificial Trees Real Christmas trees are a lot of work, but they are better than […]

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Best Gifts For Your Cold Friends

The holiday season is here, which means it’s time to start shopping for gifts to give the people you love the most. If you have a friend or family member who is always cold, there are several items you can give them this year to make their holiday season a little warmer. Here are a […]

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Is My Home Losing Heat?

Do your home heating bills skyrocket every winter? If you are experiencing inadequate or insufficient heating in your home, there are many possible reasons for this malfunction. From breaches in insulation to air leaks around windows and doors, these issues lead to heat loss. The following are some of the common culprits of poor heat […]

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2021 Home Trends

Many people are thinking about bringing creativity and comfort into their home. Home trends are always changing. The biggest shifts in home trends are the most obvious over a decade; however, there are subtle changes every year that can be noted if you know where to look. Decorating enthusiasts witness that popular colors change every […]

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