Scaran Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Edison’

Watch Out for These Plumbing Problems

Monday, April 15th, 2019

twisted-water-flowing-out-from-tapWinter is finally thawing out here in Edison. You’re probably looking forward to storing away those winter coats and feeling the sun shine down on you. Unfortunately, the return of spring can also lead to problems with your plumbing. Warm temperatures mean that problems that seemed benign can advance into glaring issues.

We get a lot of plumbing calls around this time of year—we know that it’s hard to find a reliable technician in New Jersey, so that’s why we always provide excellent service. If you’re looking for great plumbing in Edison, NJ you won’t have to look any further than our team.

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Here’s How to Avoid a Frozen Pipe This Winter

Monday, April 1st, 2019

pipe-with-knot-in-itOne of the most frustrating and inconvenient problems you can have in your home is a frozen pipe. It’s been a cold winter here in Staten Island and you might have noticed the differing effects this has taken on your home. If you want to keep your plumbing system in good shape, it’s a great idea to contact our team sooner than later. A frozen pipe is one of those issues that is much easier to avoid rather than having the problem happen and then trying to deal with the aftermath. If you’re looking for a plumber in Edison, NJ to set your home on the right path, make sure you contact our team at Scaran.

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Reasons Your Home Is Heating Unevenly

Monday, November 12th, 2018

man-keping-warmIs your living room burning hot, but your bedroom is freezing cold? You’re having trouble with uneven heating, but what’s the cause of this problem? Uneven heating is one of the most frustrating problems to have in your home because it makes it impossible to feel comfortable in every area of the house. There is a wide array of problems that cause uneven heating, but luckily, there are also many solutions for this as well.

If you need a great Edison, NJ HVAC company then you need our team. We can get your heating system running like new again.

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Do I Need a Plumber to Unclog My Drains?

Monday, October 1st, 2018

PVC-pipesAt Scaran, we often run into customers who question the necessity of a plumber. You’ve probably asked yourself, “But do I really need to call for a plumber?” at least once, but trust us, you do! We often run into the aftermath of do-it-yourself plumbing problems. We understand the temptation of troubleshooting on your own. You’re aiming to save a little extra time and money, but we can ensure you that having a professional who understands the intricacies of your plumbing system will save you time and money where it counts. If you need a dependable plumber in Edison, NJ, look no further than our team here at Scaran.

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How to Treat Your Garbage Disposal Better

Monday, July 9th, 2018

plumber-at-kitchen-sinkThe garbage disposal in the kitchen sink makes life easier, doesn’t it? If you’ve ever had to work in a kitchen without a disposal, you’ll know how difficult it is to handle food waste and clean dishes when you have to scrape off leftover food into a composting container and take it to the trash. Not only does a garbage disposal save you time and labor, it helps keep organic waste out of the landfill, instead sending it into the municipal sewer system.

You want your garbage disposal to keep working for you for many years. The best way to see that it lasts is to know how best to treat it. Below are tips for helping your garbage disposal keep at its useful job for a long time to come.

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5 Ways to Cut Down on Cooling Costs This Year

Monday, April 30th, 2018

thermometer-going-redAnother hot summer in New York is on the way. Are you already worried about the first electrical bills of the season because you know how much it costs to run the AC? We understand, but we also know ways you can lower that summer utility bill sticker shock. Below are five ways you can make those cooling bills much more manageable this summer.

ONE: Install a new air conditioner

We’ll start with the most drastic step, but the one that can potentially save you the most—scrapping an old, inefficient AC for a new one. If your cooling system is more than 15 years old, or it was in your house when you moved in and you have no idea how long it’s been working away, you’re probably ready for an upgrade. Let an HVAC expert take a look at the system during maintenance (see below) and give you an informed opinion on whether it’s time to replace the cooling system. The pro can also give you advice for a new system.

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Why Your Heat Pump May Not Be Heating Your House

Monday, January 8th, 2018

heating-cooling-homesOne of the biggest advantages of a heat pump is that it can work as two different types of comfort systems. During hot weather, it works just like a standard air conditioning system. When the weather turns colder, the heat pump can switch over to working as a heater. Essentially, the function of the two coils switches so the heat pump draws heat from outside and brings it inside.

But what if your heat pump is turned to heating mode, but your home is either not getting warm enough, or it’s not getting warm at all. Let’s take a look at what might be happening, because there are a number of different possibilities. In many cases, you may need to schedule heating repair in Edison, NJ for the heat pump.

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