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Yearly Archives: 2015

29 09, 2015

Understanding Your Sump Pump

By |2018-03-27T13:03:36-04:00September 29th, 2015|General, Plumbing, Plumbing Tips|

Is your basement a sore spot in your home? Mold growth and musty odors in an otherwise efficient and comfortable home can be detrimental to indoor air quality and home structure. Additionally, there’s the potential for basement water from cracks in the basement walls and foundation, a burst pipe [...]

3 08, 2015

Summer Tips for Conserving Water in Your Home

By |2018-03-19T06:19:44-04:00August 3rd, 2015|Conserve Water|

Keeping an eye on water usage in your home saves money, reduces the burden on plumbing and septic systems and helps you detect and fix smaller problems before they become expensive repairs. If conserving water is important to you, keep reading for simple tips to help you save water this summer and [...]

2 08, 2015

Prevent Home Plumbing Disasters While You’re Away on Vacation

By |2019-11-04T13:52:51-05:00August 2nd, 2015|Plumbing Tips|

While homeowners insurance claims for fire damage have declined—probably because of the decrease in cigarette smoking—claims for home water damage have soared. Travelers Insurance Company recently reported that home water damage is now ten times more likely than fire damage. What’s more, the average water damage claim now exceeds [...]

31 07, 2015

Summer Plumbing Tips for Homeowners

By |2018-03-19T06:19:45-04:00July 31st, 2015|Plumbing Tips|

Problems with your plumbing can really take the fun out of summer, but you can save yourself the stress by doing a few things every season to protect your home’s plumbing. The following are the best tips for keeping your plumbing in great shape during the hottest season of the [...]

25 06, 2015

What Are the Benefits of Preventive Maintenance on Air Conditioning?

By |2019-09-24T18:20:05-04:00June 25th, 2015|Air Conditioning|

The work we can perform on your Lehigh Valley home’s central air conditioner can go by many names: preventive maintenance, pre-season tune-up, annual service, or routine inspection; but whatever you call it, we just want you to call us to do it. At Edwin Stipe, Inc. we want long-term [...]

25 05, 2015

What You Should Know about the Updated SEER Rating

By |2018-03-19T06:19:45-04:00May 25th, 2015|SEER Ratings|

 Requirements before Your New Air Conditioning or Heat Pump Installation or Upgrade As of January 1, 2015, the regulations regarding packaged heat pumps and air conditioning units became stricter. The governing body that rates energy efficiency made the move to increase the minimum Seasonal Energy Efficiency Rating (SEER) from 13 [...]

27 02, 2015

How to Thaw Frozen Pipes and Prevent Them from Freezing in the Future

By |2016-09-02T07:34:34-04:00February 27th, 2015|Plumbing Tips|

Eastern Pennsylvania’s winters are hard enough on body and soul without the added strain of frozen pipes. Many plumbers in Easton, PA are scrambling throughout the season to keep up with emergency calls, many of which could be avoided with proper precautions. If, even after taking some preventive steps, you [...]