Hot Water Heating
Water Heater Problems in Pine Bush, NY

Water heaters will typically give some sort of trouble signs before they fail completely. If you, for example, notice that your water isn’t getting as hot as it normally does, then your system may be in the process of going out. You should call a plumber as soon as possible before the appliance stops working […]

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House Heating System
It’s Tune-Up Time in the Hudson Valley

Use the following checklist to ensure your furnace stays working all winter     Late summer and early fall is tune-up time for heating professionals everywhere. The dog days of summer might still be lingering, but this doesn’t stop those smart, proactive folks from making sure their home heating system is in tip-top shape and […]

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AC Bretheon
Air Conditioner Not Cold Enough in Florida, NY

There are typically several reasons why an air conditioner does not blow cold air. Sometimes, the cause is very simple, such as a thermostat that has not been set low enough. Other times, however, the reason is that the system has developed a refrigerant leak. Try some of the following troubleshooting steps first before you […]

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Plumbing Bretheon
Multiple Pipes Leaking in Basement in Warwick, NY

A customer had just purchased a home a few weeks prior when he called us to report that three pipes were leaking. He shut off his water and we immediately dispatched a service professional to fix the problem. Even a single pipe leaking in your basement can quickly become a huge problem, much less three. Luckily, […]

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Air Conditioning BRetheon
Multiple Air Conditioners not Working after Storm in Warwick, NY

A customer reported problems when her power came back after a storm hit. She has three A/C units. Downstairs, the fan was working but not cooling. Her bedroom A/C was not working at all, and it was too warm in her son’s bedroom. If you experience this type of problem when your power is restored […]

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Furnace Repair in Middletown, NY

A lady called us to say her 10-year-old furnace was not working properly. When we came out we found that the pilot system wasn’t working correctly. If the ignition system has problems, your furnace will only work intermittently or not at all. We changed the flame sensor and the furnace worked correctly afterward. If your […]

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Bretheon Plumbing
Water in Well Pump Air Lines in Newburgh, NY

This customer reported air in his well pump line and air popping out through his kitchen faucet. He correctly believed that he a bad foot valve, which we replaced quickly to eliminate the problem. A foot valve helps the pump stay primed so it can deliver water into your home. When it works correctly, it […]

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Cooling Bretheon
Air Conditioner Fan Blade Broken in Hurley, NY

A man called us because he was hearing a loud noise coming from his outside air conditioning unit. When he checked it, he saw that one of the blades on the fan had broken. We came out, replaced the fan, and the unit was once again working when we left. It is rare that a […]

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