Perhaps the most important feature of a controlled horticulture environment is the HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) system. Using a network of fans, air conditioners, heaters, humidifiers, air purifiers, CO2 replenishment, and/or other equipment, the HVAC system provides the... Read More
Hobbies aren't much fun when you're dripping sweat. Learn how to keep your shop space cool and comfortable this summer with these tips from the pros.
A constantly running or leaking toilet can easily waste over 200 gallons of water every single ay. Fixing these easy-to-correct plumbing leaks in your home can cut about 10% off your water bill.
There are many indoor air quality products on the market, but perhaps the most effective of all are UV germicidal air cleaners. UVGI systems are installed directly into your HVAC system to kill microorganisms on contact.
The sump pump that works best for you depends on how much flooding you regularly experience. The plumbing experts at Sobieski Services can help you select the right sump pump.
The last five years were the hottest ever recorded and 2019 is on pace to continue the trend. Save money and energy with these summer air conditioning tips for surviving a heat wave.
Aging plumbing systems should be replaced before they cause massive amounts of damage. Learn how to detect the signs of a failing plumbing system.
As summer temperatures continue to break records, so do our energy bills. Luckily, you can significantly cut cooling costs by simply changing some habits and becoming more efficient.
Experts are predicting more widespread flooding this summer. Learn how to protect your home from flooding before, during, and after heavy rains.
The East Coast gets its fair share of rain and thunderstorms, which is why many homeowners have sump pumps installed. A sump pump prevents basement flooding by discharging water from under and around the home to a sewer drain outside.
When excess water gathers under the house or below... Read More
The experts at Sobieski help homeowners in the Delaware Valley, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey keep their plumbing running smoothly. This summer, we’re here to help you avoid sewer line backups, clogged toilets, a clogged garbage disposal, and other common summer plumbing issues.
By installing a smart thermostat, you can program your home’s HVAC system to run less often while you’re away on vacation, helping you conserve energy and save money on your cooling bills.
A water heater is one of those things that homeowners tend to take for granted — that is, until something suddenly goes awry.
Most homeowners in the area assume that if their cooling system is working now, it’s going to last through the rest of the spring and summer. However, if your AC system hasn’t been serviced recently, you could find yourself left in the heat in the middle of summer.
If you suffer from seasonal allergies, symptoms like sneezing, coughing, and watery eyes may seem inevitable at this time of the year. But did you know you can help keep allergy symptoms at bay by improving the air quality inside your home?
As much as you’d probably like the weather to warm up here in the Mid-Atlantic region now that it’s March, it will likely be several weeks before we can turn off our heating systems completely. That makes this a unique time of year when we’re between using the heat and turning on the air... Read More
Did you know that indoor air can be two to five times more concentrated with pollutants than outdoor air? Add to that the fact that the average American spends about 90% of their day indoors, and indoor air quality (IAQ) becomes a very important thing to think about. Many homes here in the Mid-... Read More
Unlike your furnace, boiler, or air conditioner, your water heater is less likely to provide you with warning signs to indicate that it’s about to break down permanently. This makes it that much more important to prioritize replacement early.
Whether you’re a new homeowner or already living in your forever home, you’ll likely have to deal with a serious plumbing emergency at least once. It’s important to make sure you’re prepared and know exactly what to do to prevent catastrophic damage to your home and property.
Plumbing isn’t on top of most homeowners’ minds, but it’s important to be aware of certain myths that if you believe, can have a detrimental impact on your home.