What to do if you have a gas leak

warning of gas release sign

Gas leaks are one of the worst things that can happen to your plumbing! A lot of people think that plumbers only work with water, but that’s not true. Repairing and installing gas lines are important aspects of most plumbers’ work. They’re quite similar, but a gas leak is significantly more dangerous and an emergency […]

The Importance of AC Maintenance During the Spring Season

We rely on our air conditioning units to keep us cool and comfortable during the warmer months of the year. As we get closer to summer, it’s easy to assume that your AC will be ready to go after months of little to no use. However, it’s not that simple. You need to perform some […]

Are Heat Pumps Worth the Investment?

For decades in the U.S., the entire HVAC industry has been dominated by furnaces and air conditioning units. However, nowadays there are a lot of different options for consumers. Chief among these new innovations is the heat pump. In this blog, we’ll explain how heat pumps work and why they might be worth it for […]

Why are Frozen Pipes so Bad and How Can You Prevent Them?

We are just getting into the swing of the winter season. At Essig, that means furnaces and frozen pipes are on our minds! We have other blogs about winter HVAC tips on our site, but today we wanted to focus on frozen pipes. Why are they so bad and how can the typical homeowner prevent […]

Furnace Noises: What is Normal and What is Cause for Concern

We’re getting close to the official start of the winter season. In the HVAC business that means we are gearing up for a lot of work on furnaces! It may not be too exciting to you, but your furnace is something you should know about and understand. It’s estimated that Pennsylvania households dedicate an astonishing 50% of […]

How Do Air Filters Affect the Coronavirus?

We always say that the most important thing for a homeowner to do to ensure the longevity of their HVAC units is to change out your air filters every month. It’s a simple task that should be a part of your monthly routine. These days air quality is so important. We’ve seen wildfires take hold […]

The Secret to Drain Maintenance

Think about how many times you turn on a faucet in a single day. What about the number of times you use your dishwasher or washing machine in a week? It doesn’t take much thought to recognize just how much we need our drains to function properly. All of that use comes with the hidden […]

Sink Style Guide

Whether you’re considering a renovation or building out a new bathroom, one vital detail is the style of your sink faucet. This goes for your kitchen and your bathroom. You’ll be using the faucet every day, so it needs to function well and fit in with the style of your home. There are more options […]

How to Make Your Own Natural Cleaning Products

The current health crisis has a lot of us spending more time at home. Keeping your home clean in a crowded household is challenging. Additionally, indoor air quality is suffering from the amount of dust being brought into the home. Luckily, we have some tips and recipes so you can keep your home clean and […]

Prepping Your HVAC For Spring

The frigid winter is officially over for us Pennsylvanians! Spring brings with it warmer days, but many of us are dreading it! Why? Seasonal allergies. According to the CDC, 24.4 million people have been diagnosed with hay fever over the last year leading to 12 million doctor’s visits. When you include those who aren’t diagnosed, it […]