Unless you’re an HVAC professional or an engineer, the idea of confronting problems with your heating and cooling may sound daunting. You may have received advice in the past that says that unless you have these advanced qualifications, you can’t possibly know how to identify problems with your HVAC system. And that if you want […]
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Entries by Tim Kortze
Is the SEER rating of an A/C system important? At Zimmerman Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning, we often get asked, ‘what SEER air conditioner do I need for my home?’. This is a valid question for homeowners since with any research you do, you will find manufacturers and articles touting SEER ratings as the end-all […]
Few kitchen appliances get as much use, or abuse, as the garbage disposal. Most homeowners don’t even quite realize how important this appliance is until it stops working one day and you’re left with a clogged drain full of smelly food waste. While garbage disposals are designed and built for heavy-duty daily use, the best […]
Looking for a new house is an exciting and serious process. However, you don’t want to run into any new home plumbing issues. That’s why it’s important to know how to inspect plumbing before buying a home. At Zimmerman Plumbing Heating & Air Conditioning, homeowners come first. In case you’re browsing the market, we thought […]
Avoid disaster with these tips to keep pipes from breaking and the heat running Let’s face it, every winter we have a few days with extremely cold temperatures in PA. Make certain that you and your home are ready when it hits.
What’s in Your Water? The importance of getting cleaner, healthier water to you and your home The water coming to the majority of our homes in the South-Central PA area is distributed by our local municipalities, or commonly referred to as city water. Fortunately for us, most of the time we can count on a […]
Flushmate II 501-B Recall # 19-012 Effective 10/18/18 the Flushmate II 501-B pressure assisted flushing system found in American Standard, Corona, Crane, Kohler, and Mansfield toilets has been found to burst causing damage and injury. This part should be replaced as soon as possible. Here’s how to identify the part and what to do if […]
This year’s increase of rain and high humidity levels have been wreaking havoc on basements, crawlspaces, and entire homes throughout Central PA. Even when the temperature feels cooler but the dew point is still high, opening windows to let fresh air in greatly increases the humidity in your home. So, why is humidity a concern […]
Smart plumbing that can prevent serious damage Everyday we depend on the plumbing running throughout our homes – it’s a necessity we usually take for granted. Probably because it works almost all the time, and most of the plumbing we don’t even see. Of course, over time cracks and breaks will happen and rest assured […]
Let the Pennsylvania weather be unpredictable, not your home. Maintenance and preparedness are two of the best ways to be ready in the event of inclement weather. Even though Central Pennsylvania is relatively temperate, we still see our fair share of bad weather.
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