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Central Air Conditioning Repair and Maintenance Services – Stamford, CT

Air Conditioning Service Maintenance and Installation Professionals - Stamford, CTHaving an AC unit that is working at maximum efficiency, you will reduce the amount of energy expenditure, which will lead to reducing your energy bill and helping to improve the environment. If you have a central air conditioning unit that is in disrepair, you will be using more energy than required and you run the risk of it breaking down when you need it most, which can lead to extensive repair costs. Many residents throughout Fairifeld County, Connecticut and the greater New York City area attempt to perform central air conditioning maintenance themselves. We recommend that if you do not have extensive knowledge of the inner-workings of a central air unit that you refrain from do-it-yourself repairs. However, if it is just a simple repair, and you have some knowledge of the electrical requirements of the unit, the Connecticut HVAC professionals at Schede Plumbing and Heating of Stamford, Connecticut are going to supply some potentially useful information for you in the following article.

If your air conditioning unit fails to turn on automatically when the thermostat triggers the demand for cooling, the problem is most likely occurring due to a faulty electrical issue with your thermostat. Before you decide to dismantle your thermostat, be certain that the temperature gauge is set to cool and that it is set to a degree that is much colder than room temperature. You can then perform the following measures. Examine the central electrical panel and secondary circuit planes to see if the breakers are triggered or if there is a blown fuse. If you notice a problem occurring, you can attempt to restart the breaker or change the fuse. You should also check the indoor and outdoor power switches of the unit to ensure that they are not turned off.

If it sounds as if your central air conditioning unit is operating efficiently, but the temperature of the air it is producing is does not feel as if it is cool enough, there could be a few different reasons for this issue. Your initial step should be to turn your thermostat off and and then turn your fan on, which will assist in defrosting your unit. Once your unit has gone through the defrosting process, you can them perform an inpection of your furnace filter to see if it is damaged and in need of replacement. If your filter is dirty or damaged, it could be causing a blockage which can potentially lead to your A/C unit freezing. You should also perform an inspection of the filter to your outdoor unit to see if there is any debris such as dirt, branches, or grass that is blocking the filter. If you notice that there is debris blocking the filter, you can clean it by simply spraying it with a garden hose until all of the debris has been cleaned away.

As you are aware, air condition units make noise when they are operational and older air conditioning systems tend to be a lot louder than more modern systems. An annual air conditioning maintenance inspection by a the Connecticut HVAC professionals at Schede Plumbing will assist in reducing minor noise issues for your unit, such as the noises caused by dirty fan blades or parts requiring lubrication. Hiring Schede Plumbing to perform regular tune-up services will allow you to maintain your central air conditioning unit operating at its most efficient level and keep minor issues from turning into major problems. Contact us today at 203-969-2299 for a free consultation!

Schede Plumbing and Heating provides tile installations and repair, drainage repair, hot water heater installation and maintenance services, tankless water heaters, generators, air conditioning, general pluming repairs and installations, new construction, well pumps, and general heating installation and repair services. Our service area includes the following towns and surrounding areas in Connecticut and New York: Fairfield, Greenwich, Stamford, Westport, Westchester, White Plains, New Rochelle, Rye. Contact us today for a FREE Consultation!

Kitchen Remodeling, Renovation, Construction Services – Stamford, CT

Kitchen Construction, Remodeling, and Design Services |  Stamford, CTPerforming remodeling and renovation services for your kitchen is believed by many to be one of the most valuable home improvement endeavors that you can perform as a Connecticut homeowner. A newly constructed or remodeled kitchen can give you and your family additional space, additional storage options, and higher quality appliances among other attributes. These factors will present a much more enjoyable room for your family and guests to make everlasting memories as well as give you home more monetary value when it comes time to put it on the market. Many families consider the kitchen to be the center of the house, where the majority of their time is spent together. With computerized appliances available, it also serves as a space for people to get their work done and children to do their homework.

There is a great deal of preparation and planing that goes into redesigning your current kitchen or constructing an entirely new kitchen from the ground up. Schede Plumbing and Heating of Stamford, Connecticut has been delivering quality kitchen renovating and installation services to customers throughout Fairifled County and the New York City area for many years. We have the capabilities to perform all stages of the project from design to installation. We utilize the latest technology and green practices and are able to create a customized and creative designs for your kitchen renovation. To assist you on your exciting kitchen remodeling project, we have complied a list of some of the most popular kitchen remodeling trends that we have seen in the industry over recent years.

Quartz Kitchen Countertops

Your kitchen countertops should not only represent your personal style, but should also encompass all of your food preparation needs. A growing trend among Connecticut and New York area residents is the use of Quartz countertops. Quarts is a very popular alternative to granite because it is available in many different colors, it is not absorptive, and it is extremely resistant to potential stains and scratches. The material and installation costs are similar to granite and it will cost marginally more than acrylic countertops.

Dual-Fuel Ranges

In the past, when it came time to choose the type of stove top that is best suited for your style and food preparation needs, you had two basic choices, gas or electric. A popular kitchen renovation trend we have been noticing as of late is the use of dual-fuel ranges. Dual-fuel ranges means that you will have the opportunity to gain the advantages of having both options available.. The most modern dual ranges are accompanied with a gas stovetop, which can be very beneficial for you if your favorite cooking style involves using posts and pans. It will also have an electrical range option available, that will make for a much more efficient self-cleaning oven. The Connecticut kitchen remodeling professionals at Schede Plumbing and Heating have the capabilities to install either a gas line or the appropriate electrical outlet if it is currently not available in your kitchen.

Computerized Appliances

A growing trend among homeowners is equipping a kitchen with computer regulated, interactive, internet-smart appliances. Schede Plumbing and Heating recently performed a kitchen remodel for a resident of Darien Connecticut, Connecticut where we installed a refrigerator that included a touch screen, was equipped with computing abilities, had internet access and contained a television and DVD player. We also installed a sleek stainless steel countertop 24-bottle digital touchscreen wine refrigerator, which had a thermopane smoked-glass door, LED lighting and utilized a cooling technology that is essentially silent.

If you are interested in remodeling your kitchen or installing a completely new kitchen from the ground-up, contact the kitchen remodeling specialist at Schede Plumbing today for a free consultation. We specialize in being an exclusive Connecticut remodeling contractor and have the capabilities to perform every aspect of the project from floor to ceiling. We are a one stop destination, controlling every aspect of your complete kitchen remodeling project. Our experienced staff will assist in the planning, designing, coordination and installation of your project. With a solid reputation as a remodeling contractor in the states of Connecticut and New York and use of in-house craftsmen, we can guarantee the highest quality finished product, resulting in a kitchen that will over added convenience and comfort for you and your family for many years to come.

Schede Plumbing and Heating provides tile installations and repair, drainage repair, hot water heater installation and maintenance services, tankless water heaters, generators, air conditioning, general pluming repairs and installations, new construction, well pumps, and general heating installation and repair services. Our service area includes the following towns and surrounding areas in Connecticut and New York: Fairfield, Greenwich, Stamford, Westport, Westchester, White Plains, New Rochelle, Rye. Contact us today for a FREE Consultation!

Signs of a Plumbing Pipe Leak | Stamford, CT

Pluming Repair and Installation Services - Stamford, CTAs a homeowner or professional business owner, you should understand that the plumbing pipes within your structure will eventually erode and decay to the point where it will begin to leak. If you do not perform regular maintenance or replacement services for your pipes, eventually the the pipes will degrade and could potentially leak, which will cause cost you a great amount of money in repair costs for the damages to your home or building. Sometimes it can be difficult to notice the that your pipes are in disrepair and on the brink of being a catalyst for water damage. The professionals at Schede Plumbing and Heating of Stamford, Connecticut have compiled a list of signals that will help you to determine if you are in need of a plumber to evaluate and fix your leaking pipes.

  1. You notice mold or mildew accumulation. If you begin to notice mold or mildew to accumulate on your floors or walls, this may be a clear indicator that your pipes are leaking. Mold will flourish in areas that are moist and are not exposed to high amounts of sunlight. Mold may be difficult to notice because it will typically occur in areas that are hidden inside your walls or beneath your floors. If your pipe is leaking, it will be an excellent opportunity for mold and mildew to buildup, which can eventually prove to be very costly for you.
  2. Damaged walls or paint. If your walls are showing signs of paint swelling, this is another signal that you may be experiencing leaking pipes. If your walls appear to be skewed or stained it is usually occurring from moisture accumulation. The leak can seep through your walls and eventually even cause the roof of the room to appear slumped. Schede Plumbing and Heating has the capabilities to locate and fix a leaking pipe in any location and condition. We utilize electronic testing, or electronic detection, of underground piping or plumbing to accurately locate the source of water leaks without expensive excavation or replacement. Our techniques and equipment can accurately locate even the smallest leak or pipe defect. This is a distinct contrast to conventional trial-and-error methods of leak detection which use jackhammers, also known as the search-and-destroy method. If we are required to removal walls and ceilings, we will repair the damaged structure and patch up or paint the fixed area so it will look good as new.
  3. Toilet and sink clogging and backup. If your toilet or sink consistently backs up and you need to plunge it, this may be a sign that the septic tank needs to be emptied or that tree roots have grown into the pipes and are causing a blockage.
  4. Inflation in your water bill. It is important to keep records of your monthly water bills. If you see a consistent increase on your bill from month to month, it could potentially be occurring because of a pipe leaking within the structure of your home or commercial property. To ensure that the increase is not a result of seasonal or other variables, you can compare your water bills from the same month from the prior year.
  5. You notice a level of discoloration in your water. If your water is suddenly appearing to have a brown or red tinted color, it could be due to rust mixing in with your water as it travels through the pipes. If your pipes have eroded to the point that rust is beginning to appear, then they are definitely on the brink of leaking and you should contact a Connecticut plumbing professional immediately.

Leaks within your plumbing can be extremely difficult to notice because they will typically occur in an area that is not in view of the naked eye. Plumbing leaks are a very serious issue that could potentially cause a great deal of damage to your residential home or commercial property, so they should be remedied immediately. If your pipes are leaking or believe that they have reached a level of erosion that could potentially cause a leak, you can contact Schede Plumbing and Heating for all of your plumbing repair, maintenance, and installation needs. Contact us today at 203-969-2299 for a free consulation. You can also head over for your contact page for other options to get in touch with us. We look forward to hearing from you.

Schede Plumbing and Heating provides tile installations and repair, drainage repair, hot water heater installation and maintenance services, tankless water heaters, generators, air conditioning, general pluming repairs and installations, new construction, well pumps, and general heating installation and repair services. Our service area includes the following towns and surrounding areas in Connecticut and New York: Fairfield, Greenwich, Stamford, Westport, Westchester, White Plains, New Rochelle, Rye. Contact us today for a FREE Consultation!