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3 Steps to Winterize Your Hose Bibs

Most people don’t give their outdoor hose bibs a second thought until it’s time to unwind the hose and water the lawn or hook up the pressure washer and clean off the driveway. And by the time fall rolls around, with leaves to rake and lawns to winterize, hose bibs don’t even register on the radar. These outdoor faucets are a great convenience in the summer. If you’re not careful, they can cause giant headaches in winter. Here are some

Benefits of Furnace Repair in Pittsburgh

With winter right around the corner, it’s important that your furnace is working properly. Having a furnace tune-up and inspection will ensure you and your family stay warm on those frosty days and nights. It’s all part of preventative maintenance. The Benefits of Furnace Maintenance Regular maintenance of a furnace will help avoid costly breakdowns. If you do need help with your furnace, contact us, we’re the best solution for emergency heating services in Pittsburgh. It will also increase the

Prevent Holiday Disasters with Pittsburgh Plumbing Experts

With the holidays coming soon, the last thing you want to deal with is a plumbing emergency. After all, you don’t want to cancel your holiday dinner with your friends and family because you have a massive leak in your bathroom! Luckily, you can prevent many major plumbing mishaps by simply being proactive in maintenance and repair. You may not realize it, but Stahl services has licensed plumbers on staff as well as our knowledgeable heating and AC professionals. Our

Don’t Wait Until Your Front Yard Is Flooded to Call

Often homeowners decide to wait until something like a leaky faucet, running toilet or clogged drain is really broken to call for help. Unfortunately, even minor plumbing issues can cause expensive problems, such as wasted water and higher utility bills; at the worst, these small issues can quickly develop into serious ones if not addressed, leading to major damage to your home and even health hazards. If you’re experiencing any of these plumbing issues, don’t wait until your yard is

Warning Signs Your Water Pipes Need Replacement

The life-cycle of water pipes is lengthy, but, like anything else, they won’t last forever. If you are wondering whether or not it is time to consider replacing your old water pipes, be on the lookout for these warning signs: Frequent Leaks One of the most common – and most costly – signs of worn-out pipes is frequent leaks. If you have been experiencing an increasing number of water pipe leaks in recent months or have been seeing signs of

Benefits of a Summer Drain Cleaning

If you are like most people, then you rarely, if ever, think about your drains. Drains are the part of a home that are out of sight and out of mind. That is, until there is a problem. You may think that it will never happen to you but this could be a costly mistake. Just like anything else, wear and tear can happen to a drain and over time, it will become weaker. The best time to do a

Summer Plumbing Mishaps

With summer in full swing, your free time is likely spent enjoying the weather, friends and family. Plumbing maintenance is probably pretty low on the list compared to having cookouts, planning vacations and improving the outdoor living space. But this is exactly why summer plumbing mishaps occur. Here’s a rundown of the most common issues that can arise, and what to look out for. Clogged Toilets When you have guests over for BBQ and backyard event parties like graduations and

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.

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.