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Are Recessed Lights Affecting your HVAC Efficiency?

Recessed lights are a popular way for designers to add lighting to a space without having to install a protruding light fixture. The result often looks great, but these recessed lights may be a lot more costly than they first seem. It turns out that recessed lights are one of the biggest drags on HVAC efficiency a home may have.

Plumbing Problems in the Summer

Of the four seasons, winter and the frozen pipes it brings is most notorious for causing plumbing problems. With that said, summer can bring its own set of plumbing problems, as well. Listed below are some of the plumbing issues that are common in the summertime and how you can avoid them.

Give Your HVAC System A Break

In an area like Pittsburgh, your HVAC system is an important part of your home. Abrupt weather changes mean that you’ll want your system in great shape. We recommend regular checkups to maintain a long life. Regular scheduled services also help you avoid an emergency furnace repair when the temperatures dip in the winter. And you won’t find yourself without a working air conditioner on the hottest day of the year.

Is Your Air Conditioner Tuned Up For Summer?

Summer is the time for swimming pools, outdoor barbecues with family and friends, and air conditioners working overtime. Enjoy a comfortable, cool house all summer long by getting your AC unit ready for the hottest months of the year.

Tips on Saving Money This Spring

If you had to make a list of all the priorities that homeowners share, “saving money wherever possible” would undoubtedly be right at the top. Owning a home is expensive, especially during difficult economic times. Luckily, the warm spring weather is upon is yet again, bringing with it the perfect opportunity to take a look around the house and take care of any water, power or general infrastructure issues that could be needlessly costing you some of those hard-earned dollars.

Tips and Advice on How to Mitigate Plumbing Problems

Your home’s plumbing is probably not something that you think about too much on a regular basis. As long as water emerges from the faucet or shower when you turn it on and the toilet flushes adequately most of the time, it can seem like your plumbing system is sufficient. The key to avoiding small plumbing problems that can quickly grow into large ones, though, is to make sure you follow these three tips.

Emergency Plumbing Solutions

When you have a plumbing emergency, you need a 24 hour plumber that can solve the problem as soon as possible. But many plumbing emergencies actually happen slowly, over time. Read on to learn how to handle a plumbing emergency until your emergency plumber arrives.

Most Frequently Asked Plumbing Questions

Household plumbing can be a confusing system to understand and finding a plumbing company you trust can seem impossible. At Stahl Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning, we’re ready to help you get answers to your most frequently asked plumbing questions.

4 Steps to Take with a Busted Pipe

There are few household emergencies more frustrating and overwhelming than a busted water pipe. Not only do you have to worry about having the pipe itself repaired, but the water that leaks can cause big problems around your home. So, what should you do if you are faced with this dilemma? We’ve put together a step-by-step guide to help.

Spring Maintenance Checklist for AC Units

Spring may be best known as the time for cleaning and freshening up your home. However, it is also a prime time to take care of all of the maintenance tasks necessary to keep your home and yard in the best condition possible. One thing you may not want to forget is your HVAC unit. After all, with summer on the way, you know you will be giving the AC a workout soon. We’ve put together a checklist of the