Regal Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Dover’

What to Know About Maintaining Your Main Water Line

Monday, January 15th, 2024

As a homeowner, there are steps that you can take to help maintain the water line that leads into and away from your home. Small steps can add up quickly to have a big impact – either positive or negative – on the plumbing lines in and around your home.

You can keep reading to learn more about some of the positive changes you can make to help care for your main water line and lessen the chances of needing repairs. Of course, when you do need to schedule service for main waterline repair in Dover, PA, you can give our team a call to schedule an appointment. Even if you don’t know what’s wrong with your main waterline, our team can troubleshoot and figure it out so that we can fix the problem.

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How to Know There’s a Gas Leak in Your Home

Monday, December 4th, 2023

Having gas service at your home is extremely beneficial. However, gas lines do come with risks, and one of those risks is a gas leak. The problem with gas leaks is that they are often colorless and odorless, making them difficult to identify.

When you do suspect that you have a gas leak, you need to schedule service with a gas line plumber in Dover, PA right away. You can keep reading to learn more about some signs that can indicate you have a gas leak. We’re also highlighting some key safety tips that can help keep your family protected from a gas leak now and into the future.

Bad Odors

One of the easiest ways to identify a gas leak is by paying attention to unusual odors coming from your furnace. While gas does not usually have any smell, some gas service providers will add an odor that smells similar to rotten eggs in an effort to make it easier to identify gas leaks. 

It’s also possible that exhaust air mixing in with the clean air in your home can indicate a gas leak. If something is wrong with your furnace and allowing exhaust air into your home instead of outside, there’s a good chance you also have a gas leak somewhere.

Houseplants Dying

If you have house plants that are wilting or dying without any explainable reason, it may be a gas leak. You may be tempted to shrug it off as watering your plant too much or too little, but it is important to consider the alternative. 

Hissing or Bubbling Sounds

A gas leak may result in either hissing or bubbling sounds as the gas escapes the line. The sound depends on the size of the hole and the amount of pressure that the gas is under. High pressure may result in a hissing sound, while lower pressure may result in a bubbling sound.

Gas Usage

You also want to pay attention to your monthly gas bill to watch for signs of a leak. If you notice your gas usage steadily creeping up or you notice a large jump in usage at one time, this could be because of a gas leak. Of course, if you have gas appliances that you only run during the winter like a furnace, that could be one reason to see an increase in gas usage. 

If you have concerns about a potential gas leak, give our team a call to schedule service. We can check your gas lines in the rest of your furnace to make sure that everything is secure with no obvious issues. If something is wrong, we can fix the problem and prevent it from happening again.

Contact Regal Plumbing, Heating and A/C to schedule an appointment for gas line services. Committed to Service, Committed to You, Since 1974.

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Should I Get a Heat Pump or a Furnace?

Monday, October 9th, 2023

If you are ready to invest in a new heating system for your home, you may be wondering what option is best for your family. Heat pumps and furnaces are both popular choices for various reasons. Neither system is significantly better than the other. Instead, it really depends on your individual needs.

You can keep reading to learn more about your options for heating installation in Dover, PA. Then give our team a call to schedule your in-home assessment. We can help review your options and make a recommendation based on your unique needs.

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4 Benefits of Sump Pump Installation

Monday, August 28th, 2023

If you live in a flood zone, you may be concerned about water damage to your house. And even if you don’t live in a flood zone, having a basement can make it more likely that your home will flood even without being in a flood zone since a portion of your home is under the ground. A sump pump is an addition that you can make to your home to help prevent water damage. 

If you are interested in scheduling sump pump service in Dover, PA, our team is here to help. You can give us a call to schedule your in-home estimate where we will go over how a sump pump would work on your property. You can also keep reading to learn more about the benefits of having a sump pump installed.

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Why Would I Need Video Pipe Inspection?

Monday, July 3rd, 2023

Sometimes plumbing problems are fairly easy to fix. Other times we have to use additional tools to locate and fix a problem that is deep in your plumbing system. The good news is, our team has all the tools we need to complete any plumbing job in your house, big or small.

If you need a video pipe inspection in Dover, PA, our team can help. Keep reading to learn more about when you might need a video pipe inspection and how we can use the tool in your plumbing system. 

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When to Call for a Bathroom Plumber

Monday, May 22nd, 2023

There are times when you have household problems that may be an inconvenience, but aren’t a huge deal. You may begin to put up with them and even work around them instead of getting these problems fixed. As time goes on, you get so used to the inconvenience that you forget things ever worked better.

But sometimes, problems worsen to the point that you can no longer ignore them. And when it comes to your bathroom, some problems are a big deal and need to be addressed sooner rather than later. If you need a bathroom plumber in Dover, PA, our team is here to help. Keep reading to learn more about when bathroom plumbing problems require expert attention. 

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The Importance of AC Maintenance in Spring

Monday, April 24th, 2023

If your air conditioner worked great all summer long last year, you may have skipped out on post-season maintenance. The good news is, it’s not too late to go ahead and schedule maintenance now before your air conditioner takes on the heat of summer again.

AC maintenance is crucial at this time of the year because your air conditioner has gone unused for around half of the year. If there were any existing problems that you didn’t already address, they may have gotten worse during this timeframe. If you need to schedule air conditioning maintenance in Dover, our team can help. You can keep reading to learn more about why AC maintenance is so important, and what you can expect during your appointment.

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Common HVAC Repairs People Forget About

Monday, February 13th, 2023

Your HVAC system is something you rely on throughout the year. Whether you have an air conditioner and a furnace heater or a heat pump system, you’ll need every part of your HVAC system to work properly in order to keep things comfortable.

Perhaps your home comfort level has been suffering lately. Things haven’t been very comfortable and you feel like your money is wasted trying to run your heater or air conditioner. We understand why you’d be frustrated! Thankfully we can help get things working again. Read on to start figuring out if you need an HVAC repair in Dover, PA.

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