When you hear any kind of noise coming from your AC system, it’s normal to stop and listen for anything that sounds like expensive repairs may be on the horizon. However, you don’t have to panic when your AC system makes noises. Even when the system is off, it can still make sounds under normal circumstances. Read the rest of this entry »
When you find that there’s no hot water in the house, the situation can turn into a real pain. No one likes taking cold showers, but it also affects other chores and activities around your home. Fixing hot water issues can feel intimidating for many homeowners, but there are a few things you can do to try to resolve the problem yourself before you give your plumber a call. Read the rest of this entry »
As a homeowner, whether you own a newer build or an older home, replacing major appliances and doing other types of renovations or work can turn into a big job. Recognizing when it’s time to replace items such as your water heater can help you plan ahead and feel more prepared for the work.
When replacements such as this come as a surprise, it can cause disruption and other issues. If your water heater isn’t working like it used to or if you just aren’t getting enough hot water in the sinks and shower, it may be time for a replacement.
While repairing any problems will be your first choice because of the lower cost, there are signs that you need a total replacement. Read the rest of this entry »
When you’re thirsty, nothing beats a glass of clear, refreshing water from the tap. And when you’re tired and sweaty after a long day, a warm, refreshing shower is just the thing.
However, your drinking and bathing water may not be as clean as you think. Home water is susceptible to a tremendous array of contaminants. Pesticides, herbicides, agricultural waste, household cleaners, vehicle emissions, bacteria and viruses, heavy metals like lead and iron, even the chemicals from rocket fuel in certain areas — all these can make it into your home’s water and diminish its quality.
Lancaster, PA – This winter Ranck Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning, in partnership with United Way of Lancaster County, will be donating and installing a new high-efficiency heating system and water heater for a Lancaster County family in need.
The inaugural Warm Home, Warm Hearts Program has been established by Ranck and United Way as part of their commitment to helping our neighbors in Lancaster County who are facing winter’s chill without a reliable heating system, and on Saturday, Feb. 1 members of the Ranck team will install a new heating system for the homeowner.