How To Maximize Your Furnace’s Efficiency

February 16, 2018 | no responses

OTHER CAUSES OF INEFFICIENCY If your furnace is more than ten years old it might be time to look into purchasing a new furnace. The one you have now may not be the right size for your home and its energy requirements. There are newer, more efficient furnaces coming out on the market all the time,…

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How To Make Your Garbage Disposal Last

February 15, 2018 | no responses

Whether you are a long time garbage disposal user or have just chosen your first ever disposal, knowing how to care for it will go a long way to making your experience a good one. Garbage disposals are valuable household tools when used properly. If you are careful with what you put through your disposal…

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Show Your Furnace Some Love With These Tips

February 14, 2018 | no responses

One of the very best ways to care for your HVAC system is to make sure that you have an annual furnace inspection performed by a Green Apple Plumbing & Mechanical NJ technician. These annual inspections are incredibly important because if there are any small problems now it’s better to have them corrected before they…

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Home Remedies For Common Plumbing Concerns

February 13, 2018 | no responses

 Plan Monthly Baking Soda Treatments for Sink and Tub Drains 1-Rather than relying on expensive and usually toxic drain openers, every month or so sprinkle about 1/4 cup (60ml) of baking soda into your sink and tub drains, followed with just enough warm water to get the powder well into the drain. Then pour in…

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How To Protect Yourself And Your Furnace

February 12, 2018 | no responses

MAINTAIN YOUR FURNACE The first key to preventing furnace-caused problems like home fires is to regularly maintain your heater. Cracks and leaks within your furnace can cause gas to escape into your home, creating a fire hazard. Annual tune-ups include the inspection of your burner assembly and heat exchanger as well as other critical parts. Maintaining…

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Re-Check Your Thermostat If You Have HVAC Problems

February 9, 2018 | no responses

 Faulty Thermostat A faulty thermostat may lead to problems with the furnace’s fan or may also affect your home’s comfort levels. In other words, the furnace may not be able to warm up your home when the thermostat is not working. Here are some quick thermostat troubleshooting tips: Make sure the thermostat is set to…

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Avoid This Costly Plumbing Mistake

February 8, 2018 | no responses

One way to prevent costly repairs to your home is a regular maintenance schedule. Because many issues with your pipes sneak up on you, a thorough inspection is key to catching small problems before they grow. Hidden leaks in sink drains or below water heaters are more than just a nuisance; over time, they can cause…

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Investing In Your HVAC System

February 7, 2018 | no responses

Getting a furnace tune-up every year will make your furnace last longer. It will also run more efficiently while it’s working. It’s one of the simplest steps we recommend to our customers who want to know how to increase furnace efficiency. Your Green Apple Plumbing & Mechanical NJ furnace technician will make sure everything is…

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We Bet You Didn’t Know This About Plumbing

February 6, 2018 | no responses

1. Did you Know That… Albert Einstein was made an honorary member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Union? The German physicist said on one occasion that if he had to live his life all over again, he would be a plumber! The list of famous people that could have been plumbers is longer than you…

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The Top 3 Best Pointers For Your HVAC System

February 5, 2018 | no responses

Change filters regularly. Clogged air filters reduce airflow and make heating and cooling systems work longer and harder, consuming more energy and causing premature wear. Check system manuals, and change disposable filters regularly to keep air flowing freely. Clean filters mean less housework, too. Changed once a month, disposable filters clean the air of dirt, mold…

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