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May 1, 2015

Why You Should Consider a Tankless Water Heater in Southampton

Are you thinking about installing a tankless water heater in Southampton? Then you’re about to make a financially sound and environmentally friendly decision! Though for many homeowners it can be a big step to switch from a storage tank water heater to a tankless appliance, it’s one that’s well worth the effort and investment. A tankless water heater heats water on demand when a hot faucet is turned on somewhere in the home. Cold water runs through a heating element and, ... Read More
April 22, 2015

AC Maintenance in Southampton

With spring already here and summer just a few months away, it’s time for homeowners to think about AC maintenance in Southampton. After all, if your air conditioning isn’t in good working order when temperatures start to rise, you and your family might find yourselves in an uncomfortably warm home—but with high energy bills, since an AC that’s not well-maintained won’t function as efficiently as it should.

A Clean and Properly Functioning AC

According to, the most important aspect of maintaining your ... Read More
April 15, 2015

Water Heater Replacement in South Hampton After April 15th

Today is the day that water heater regulations go into effect nationwide, raising the standard of water heater efficiency for homes across the U.S. What does that mean for your home? Essentially, the new water heater models are higher efficiency because they are required to have more insulation. This insulation keeps heat locked inside so that the heat you use to warm water for cleaning, cooking, and showering doesn't escape— this prevents energy waste and ultimately lowers energy bills. Which is ... Read More
April 8, 2015

How to Find a Plumber: Philadelphia

When you're just about tired enough of that leaky faucet, that icky standing water, or that ever-present sewer smell in your home to call in a professional plumber, call Central Plumbing, Heating, and Air! The experts at Central are the best in PA— our commitment to the craft and our dedication to customer satisfaction have earned us a reputation as the most helpful plumbers in Philadelphia and beyond. But before any local plumber can have a reputation like Central, they have to have at ... Read More
April 1, 2015

Where to Find a Plumber in Southampton

When it comes to needing a plumber, there are generally only a few instances where the circumstances are dire. Your toilet is overflowing for one, or there’s a sewage back-up in your yard for another. Whatever the case, finding a plumber takes on new urgency with these types of emergencies. Finding a plumber in Southampton doesn’t have to be difficult though.  In fact, the team at Central Plumbing, Heating & Air Conditioning are just the type of experts in these ... Read More
February 26, 2015

Water Heater Replacement in Southampton, PA

Have you heard about the new water heater regulations? The DOE (Department of Energy) has passed legislation that renders your current water heater obselete. After the April 15th deadline, manufacturers will no longer produce your model, and plumbers will no longer be able to provide direct replacements. Instead, if you need water heater replacement, you'll have to upgrade to the newer, higher efficiency models.

What Does This Mean for Southampton Homeowners?

The new water heater regulations require that water heaters have more insulation to ... Read More
February 24, 2015

Choosing a Licensed Plumber in Southampton, PA

You don't want just anyone to handle the comfort of your home. When choosing a plumber to perform service for your home, make sure that it's someone who you can trust! Here at Central Plumbing, we've been performing service in Bucks County for over a decade, and in that time we've become the most trusted plumbing contractor in our area. That's because we offer 24/7 call assistance and emergency service whenever you need repair! With over 75 years of combined experience, our team ... Read More
February 20, 2015

Water Heater Replacement in Southampton

If you've been following along, you've probably heard: as of April 15th, the DOE (Department of Energy) is changing legislation for water heaters nationwide. Manufacturers will stop selling older, less efficient models. If you are a homeowner with an older water heater — approximately 6 years is when the warranty usually expires — you'll want to look into direct replacement. Why?

How Do the Regulations Impact Southampton Homeowners?

Getting a water heater replacement now from Central Plumbing & Heating is simple ...but ... Read More
February 18, 2015

Boilers vs. Furnaces — Heating System Installation in Southampton

A brief science lesson from the HVAC experts at Central Plumbing, Heating, & Air! There are two main methods of heat transfer (i.e. moving thermal energy from a source to a space): radiant and convection. The convection process involves blowing air across a heat source and then distributing that heat throughout the room — in other words, the heat "conductor" is the air itself. Alternatively, radiant heat uses surfaces as the conductor. Surrounding objects are warmed by a fuel-burning heat source, ... Read More
February 16, 2015

Furnace Repair in Southampton, PA

With record breaking low temperatures happening all across the country this winter, our furnaces are working harder than ever. The lower the original temperature, the more fuel your furnace has to burn in order to bring your home to 68 degrees (or whatever your preference, though 68 is the temperature we frequently suggest). Furnaces working harder means furnace issues become more common...luckily for Southampton, the Bucks Country professionals at CMC are on the case.

There 3 Most Common Furnace Problems

Don't just ... Read More