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Year-Round Thermostat Setting Tips

Posted on: August 3, 2017

It’s inevitable that even keeping in mind your tight budget, the hot Maryland sun will drive you to crank up your AC in the summer. And when the sunny days of earlier months pass and you’re left with a cold winter, the temptation to turn up the heat is unavoidable. Though these may seem like…

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Why Is My Heat Pump Leaking Water Inside?

Posted on: August 3, 2017

When summer months pass and colder weather begins quickly approaching, it’s time to shift from summer to winter mode. This means shifting your focus to your heating system. When choosing between a furnace, boiler, and heat pump, many Maryland residents struggle choosing which heating system is best. A heat pump is an obvious choice for those…

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6 Smart & Easy Solutions to Summer Plumbing Problems

Posted on: June 20, 2017

Summer is here. Is your home ready? As you’re preparing for summer fun, the team at James A. Wheat & Sons wants you to know how to avoid common plumbing problems. Here are six common plumbing problems and smart solutions to help reduce your risk. 1. Keep the Disposal Clog-Free Summer means gardens and farmer’s…

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What To Expect During an AC Repair Appointment

Posted on: June 5, 2017

When you call James A. Wheat & Sons for air conditioning repair, we want you to feel confident in the process ahead. From the moment you call to schedule your appointment to the moment our technicians leave your home, we want you to know that we have give you the best possible service. To help,…

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The Expert’s Guide to Spring Plumbing Maintenance

Posted on: May 19, 2017

Are you in the spring cleaning spirit? While you’re removing leaves from the gutters, cleaning out the basement, and reorganizing your closet, don’t forget about your plumbing systems! Spring maintenance is important for nearly every aspect of your home, even your pipes and fixtures. Here are a few tips from the experts at James A.…

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Heat Pump v. Air Conditioner: Which Is Best for Cooling Your Home?

Posted on: May 19, 2017

In Washington, DC, and Maryland, a cool home is essential during the summer months. The humidity alone in the summers is downright dreadful—and without the right cooling system, your family’s comfort could suffer. When you’re in need of a new cooling system, the first decision you will have to make is whether a heat pump…

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How to Prepare for AC Season in Maryland & DC

Posted on: April 26, 2017

Summer is coming. It’s almost time to enjoy the warm, sunny weather, backyard barbecues, and dips in the pool. But, it also means it’s time for air conditioning. Do you know if your AC system is prepared to serve you well this summer? Here are a few things you can do to get your air…

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4 Tips for Buying a New Air Conditioner

Posted on: April 21, 2017

An air conditioner is a sizeable investment. When it’s time to replace your AC unit, you’ll want to know that you’ve made the right choice. Here are four important considerations to help guide your decision as you shop for a new air conditioning system. Choose the Right Size Keeping your home comfortable in the summer…

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What is the Difference Between Storage & Tankless Water Heaters?

Posted on: March 27, 2017

If you are ready to invest in a new water heater, the first decision you’ll need to make is whether you want a tankless or storage model. If you’ve never considered the differences, you should take a look at the benefits and drawbacks of each before you make your choice. This will allow you to…

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Garbage Disposal Do’s and Don’ts

Posted on: February 28, 2017

Does your house have a garbage disposal? If so, proper use and maintenance can help you avoid costly repairs. Here are just a few do’s and don’ts from the James A. Wheat & Sons team to help you get the most out of your garbage disposal. Don’t Send the Wrong Foods Down the Disposal Fibrous…

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