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Leaving #BergenCounty? Do Your Own DIY Plumbing Inspection

Did you know that moving in New Jersey mandates a plumbing inspection of your house or property? As a homeowner, it pays to know what you can do to inspect your own house and plumbing to fix any major or minor problems ahead of time and save yourself unnecessary costs on plumbing repairs after a professional inspects your plumbing. Posts like this can help! Inspections & Movin' Out Leaving #BergenCounty? New Jersey, whether it's a change of jobs, costs of commuting or high real estate taxes that are only deductible to the $10,000 limit on a Federal Tax return, is [...]

Muccia Plumbing Embraces Conversion: Tank to Tankless Hot Water Heaters

 From Tank to Tankless Hot Water Heaters: Muccia Plumbing of Hackensack NJ Embraces Conversion with Discounts The venerable hot water tank has finally met it's match. For the last ten years, debates continued about the efficiencies and longevity of tank vs tankless water heaters. However, the match is over. Recent updates in materials and processes for on-demand hot water from a tank unit can stand up side by side with a new tankless. First, the obvious, there is no need to run precious water up two stories until it's warm enough to take a shower. In fact, there is a [...]

PEX and the Home Inspection

PEX - easier, cheaper, and more pliable than copper. But while generally assumed to be an adequate replacement for copper, during a home inspection it is imperative to know whether or not it is acceptable as a water supply piping material This creates a potential defect during the home inspection prior to a purchase. First, the very use of PEX may not be approved as acceptable to code. Will PEX alone be considered a code violation? Most likely not, as defects and code violations are not exactly the same. Depending on the town and the code on their books, it seems [...]

The Muccia Plumbing AC tune up

How Muccia Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning does a Tune-Up aka air conditioning Start-Up: For Muccia Plumbing, it's that time of the year. Or should I say that OTHER time of the year? Living and working in the NorthEast, we truly pay attention to two seasons - winter, when we need to make sure our heating system is working as designed. And summer, when brutally hot and humid days and nights can make living in New Jersey and the tri-state area clearly painful. This edition of Mike's Tips, we focus on what we, as trained air conditioning techs, do to ensure that [...]

Mike’s Tip: Time to Get Your A/C Ready

Every year we get the same calls from people who turned on the heating system, and nothing was hot. Only in May, it's "I turned my air conditioning, and it's not blowing or it's blowing hot air or it's very low on pressure". Getting a pro to start up your air conditioning and heating system at the beginning of every heating and cooling season avoids problems. This past winter has been especially tough on outdoor equipment. These ultra-low negative temperature spikes, along with the extended times below freezing, can affect your home air conditioning system’s Spring startup. But with a few [...]

High Quality Air

More Important than whether you’re Hot or Cold Have you ever walked into a public gymnasium or a movie theater or even an airplane and noticed that the air smelled stale? It’s more than stale, it probably is loaded with the invisible germs of the dozens of people that were there before you arrived. It’s not only bad to smell, it’s unhealthy to breathe. Healthy air is a clear necessity for all circumstances where people throughout Bergen County gather. It can be business offices, yoga studios, buses, trains, and everywhere else you can think of where people exchange their unhealthy [...]

July 24th, 2017|HVAC|

Single System: How To Keep it Running Great All Year

Single HVAC System and How To Keep It Running Great All Year Long While most homes and businesses in the northeast US have two separate systems, sometimes we come across a single HVAC system. This blog is to help you understand the differences, especially as the baby-boomers are beginning their migration to the warmer southern climate. In a typical Bergen County, NJ set up, there are actually two systems. One is dedicated to producing heat during the winter. It uses only one fuel source which, in recent years is likely to be natural gas. Some homes and businesses still run [...]

July 13th, 2017|HVAC|

Ventilation: the Most Important Skill of HVAC Specialists

Fresh Air - We often take it for granted. But have you ever walked into a public gymnasium or a movie theatre or even an airplane and noticed that the air smelled “stale”? Actually it’s more than just stale, it probably is loaded with the invisible germs of the dozens of people that were there before you arrived. It’s not only bad to smell, it’s unhealthy to breathe. Healthy air is a clear necessity for all circumstances where people throughout Bergen County gather. It can be business offices, yoga studios, buses, trains, and everywhere else you can think of where [...]

July 7th, 2017|HVAC|
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