Mallick Plumbing & Heating Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

How to Know When You Need a New Water Heater

Monday, January 28th, 2019

cold-showerWhen it comes to plumbing and HVAC, the biggest factor is timing. You need to know when something has to go and do so proactively so that you don’t run into an entire system breakdown. Your water heater probably isn’t an appliance in your home that you think about daily, but we’re encouraging you to think about it today.

Your water heater is an incredibly important system in your home so when it’s time to replace it, it’s incredibly important to do so quickly. When you need a good plumber in Frederick, MD for these services then make sure that you contact our team.

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The Dos and Don’ts of an Emergency Plumbing Situation

Monday, December 31st, 2018

Technician servicing an hot-water heaterHaving an emergency plumbing situation on your hands is more common than you’d think. When you need a reliable plumber, you should have our number handy and have the knowledge from this article in the back of your mind, so you can handle the problem in the best way possible. Handling this situation in a bad way leads to a loss of freshwater, backed up sewage, flooding, or a myriad of other problems.

If you have an emergency plumbing problem, it’s important to call a professional. We know that the urgency might want to make you try to rectify this problem on your own, but it’s never a good idea. We’ve handled many plumbing problems just like yours in the past so if you need emergency plumbing in Bethesda, MD contact our team.

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What to Do When You Have a Clogged Drain

Monday, December 17th, 2018

drain-with-chain-plugWhether it’s lots of standing water in the shower, a toilet that won’t flush, or a backed-up sink, the source is the same—a clogged drain. This is an inconvenient occurrence, but luckily not the end of the world. When you have a problem like this, it’s important to know what to do so that you don’t unintentionally worsen the issue. If you have a clogged drain in Frederick, MD, call our team. If you’d like to know how to properly handle a drain clog, keep reading below.

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Off-Season Is a Good Time to Replace Your Gas Boiler

Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

boiler-residentialWhen warm weather arrives, one of the last things you want to think about is providing warmth to your home. Most of the time, you’ll be focused on how to keep it cool. But the middle of the year is the right time to make any major upgrades to your home’s heating system. If you use an old, unreliable gas boiler in Chevy Chase, MD to handle your home heating requirements, we recommend using late spring and summer to schedule an upgrade to a new boiler system.

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Is Your Gas Boiler Prepared for Winter?

Monday, October 16th, 2017

gas-boilerMany homes in Silver Springs and the surrounding areas use a gas boiler to provide winter heat rather than a furnace. Boilers offer a more even distribution of heat in rooms, faster heat delivery, and energy-saving operation. Compared to a furnace, a boiler will need fewer repairs during its lifetime and should enjoy extra years of service.

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Why Not Use Summer to Replace Your Home’s Boiler?

Monday, June 19th, 2017

boiler-systemDuring the heat of a summer here in Maryland, you probably don’t want to hear the word “boil” in any context. It’s just makes you feel that much hotter. But summer is often a good time to have work done on the heating system in your home, especially if it’s a big job like taking an old boiler out of the house and putting in a new one. You won’t need your boiler during the summer, so you can take your time to pick a new model and work with your local contractor for boiler services in Potomac, MD so you’ll be ready to go in fall when the cooler weather returns.

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As Winter Ends, Watch Out for Gas Boiler Trouble

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

The weather is starting to warm up a bit, although we’re still not necessarily going to escape cold snaps during March. It’s a smart idea to keep a close watch on the gas boiler that provides heat to your home during this period. You should never ignore signs of a boiler malfunction just because spring is around the corner. Letting a repair issue slide can lead to trouble, including a leaking boiler that creates water damage!

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Is It Time to Replace Your Gas Boiler?

Monday, December 26th, 2016

It’s already winter, and if you have a gas boiler to deliver comfort to your house, you’ve probably already had it running for a few days. But… will it be able to weather the weather this year? If the boiler is old enough, you may have some reservations about how much longer it’s going to last. Should you have it replaced before the winter gets colder?

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Some of the Big Benefits of a Gas Boiler for Your Home

Monday, September 19th, 2016

There are many different ways that homes can enjoy warmth through the winters here in Montgomery County. The furnace is the most common, but that doesn’t mean that it will necessarily always be the right choice for a house. If you are looking to have a heating system installed, we recommend that you consider a gas-powered boiler. Boilers remain a popular alternative to forced-air heating systems like furnaces, and for some excellent reasons. We’ve listed a few below:

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