Both of these air conditioning refrigerants, R22 and 410A, are in common use throughout the world. The refrigerant is responsible for cooling the air in your home. Without it, your air conditioner can’t change the temperature of the air. In 2004, the Environmental Protection Agency began phasing out R22 air conditioning refrigerant.R22 refrigerant is [...]
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Do you love dogs as much as we do? Every pet owner knows the dreaded feeling of having to wash their furry friend. Between the pet trying to dry off and the hair causing a clog in the drain leads to a bathroom mess. At Proudfoot Plumbing Heating and Air we, like many of our [...]
If you have been noticing water around the base of your toilet, there is most likely a leak. To prevent your bathroom from becoming an overwhelming mess, try these tips to fix the leak before it becomes an indoor swimming pool. an underwater view in the flooding interior. 3d concept Why is [...]
Last month we discussed why your garbage disposal might be leaking, this month we want to discuss what you should never put down your garbage disposal. One of the keys to keeping your garbage disposal working longer is to use it properly. Here are ten things should you not put down your garbage disposal. 1. [...]
One of the most common issues that Pittsburgh area homeowners have is problem-solving faulty home appliances like garbage disposals, dishwashers, appliances, and the like. This blog will focus on your garbage disposal. Why is my garbage disposal leaking? Check all obvious locations where leaks begin. Use a flashlight to inspect for puddling, condensation, and [...]
A Smelly Shower is never a good thing but stuck at home it is awful. It seems like the more time we spend at home these days, the more likely it is that we encounter one thing after another. Some like needing to replace a microwave because the door won’t stay closed are easy [...]
As a Pittsburgh based small business you probably never thought about closing your business and then reopening it. It looks like we are headed to that time when reopening is something that needs to be planned for. The scientists and engineers at the Environmental Science, Policy & Research Institute (ESPRI) and AH Environmental Consultants, Inc. [...]
At Proudfoot Plumbing Heating and Air, we don’t just care about the inner workings of our customer’s homes. Rather we care about our customers themselves! During this time of panic and uncertainty, we want to share the letter Johns Hopkins University shared on avoiding the contagion Covid-19 in hopes it helps [...]
COVID-19: Compliance Measures We Are Taking At Proudfoot Plumbing Heating and Air, we take our customers' wellbeing and the safety and health of our employees and the community very seriously. We will continue to monitor and respond to the COVID-19 impact on our community. We are a life-sustaining industry, therefore, exempted from closure. We [...]
While most water heaters are generally reliable, sometimes, they can run into issues. Today we want to talk about the few things you can do if you have noticed issues that could mean you’re in need of water heater repair. […]