Blog – Page 31 of 175 – Sobieski Services | DE, NJ, PA, MD


Visit our Blog to read the latest in heating, cooling, plumbing, commercial HVAC, fire and security, and more for your home, commercial space, or multifamily property. We regularly update the blog with news, company announcements, seasonal tips for a comfortable home and more!

How to Choose the Right Commercial HVAC Professional

When you have an important commercial HVAC job to be done, you want to hire a contractor who is knowledgeable, reliable and professional. The following brief overview can help you understand and apply the best methods for hiring the right commercial HVAC professional. Reasons to Hire a Commercial HVAC Professional At base, the reason to […]

Read More

Not Knowing When To Replace A Water Heater Is Killing Your Wallet

It’s easy to take our water heaters for granted — at least until they fail and the shower goes icy cold. It’s better to watch for signs of water heater problems instead of waiting for the hot water to stop flowing. Worse, a failing water heater can waste significant amounts of water, energy and money. […]

Read More

Heat Pump Water Heaters: How They Differ From the Conventional Electric Storage Options

As it is in homes, hot water is a vital element in the modern American commercial building. Cleaning, health and sanitation, personal hygiene and overall cleanliness depend on a steady source of hot water. Of the available options, heat pump water heaters offer what may be the best combination of energy efficiency, ongoing monetary savings […]

Read More

Understanding the Terms of Your HVAC Warranty

No matter how well-made your furnace and air conditioner are, they will inevitably suffer some wear and tear while dealing with the Delaware and New Jersey area’s icy winters and humid summers. Your HVAC warranty can protect you when something goes wrong, but only if you understand the terms. Start Off Right To make sure […]

Read More

The ABCs Of Furnace Filters

Furnace filters are the front line of preventive maintenance in a heating system. The list of system performance and mechanical problems that ensue from a neglected filter or one with inadequate specifications to do the job is surprisingly long. No wonder an HVAC technician on a service call always checks the condition of the filter […]

Read More

Buy the Whole HVAC System, Not Just the Unit

If one of your HVAC system components breaks down, it may be tempting to save money by only replacing that unit. Doing so can cost you more in the long run, though, in terms of energy consumption, reliability and comfort. Investing in a matched system is a wiser choice and here’s why: Better Energy Efficiency […]

Read More

Common Central Heating Problems to Watch Out For

Central heating problems always seem to occur at the worst time. That may be due to frigid temperatures outside and your demand for continuous heat inside. If your furnace system is acting up, check out these common problems and the solutions to see if it’s a quick fix or something that requires a professional’s touch. […]

Read More

Answers to Your Commercial HVAC System FAQs

Whether you’re installing your first HVAC system or upgrading or replacing an existing one, you will want to know as much as possible about the equipment and what you can expect from it. The following answers to frequently asked questions about commercial HVAC systems can help you understand some important basics about your investment in […]

Read More

Feeling The Chill This Winter? Make Sure You Have Proper Insulation

Do you have a hard time maintaining a comfortable temperature inside your home? Many homes, especially older ones, are not insulated as well as they should be. You may have walls, ceilings or floors that are cold during the winter. Or your energy bills may be higher than they should be. If so, improving your […]

Read More

Geothermal Heat Pump Systems Offer Delaware Residents 5 Benefits

Have you thought about the possibility of adding a geothermal heat pump to your Delaware area home? This less-conventional home heating and cooling solution provides five major benefits over traditional HVAC options. Here’s a glimpse of each one. Lower energy bills The most efficient furnace you can find on the market today is about 94 […]

Read More

Sizing a Geothermal System: Just as Important as With Traditional HVAC Systems

You may have heard about how important it is to size traditional HVAC equipment. However, just because you opt for geothermal heating and cooling doesn’t mean you’re off the hook. Sizing a geothermal system is an intricate process that requires the help of a qualified contractor. The installer starts by analyzing your home’s heating and […]

Read More

Upgrade to an Air Conditioner With a Variable-Speed Air Handler

Older air conditioners do an adequate job of cooling, but they hog energy and often can’t handle the humidity of Delaware and Maryland summers. The modern variable-speed air handler used in today’s A/Cs helps solve both these problems and more. Precision Control Makes the Difference The oldest air conditioners in use operate with single-speed motors […]

Read More

Spring Is the Best Time to Replace a Furnace

If your older furnace barely made it through the past winter, it’s wise to replace it this spring. Why would a homeowner replace a furnace now rather than waiting until another heating season is approaching? Because doing so offers a number of benefits, including: Slow Season Cost Savings The springtime lull between the normal heating […]

Read More

Common-Sense Tips for Better IAQ in Your Office Building

On any given work day, employees in the average office setting spend almost as much time in their employer’s building as they do in their own homes. Unlike their more mobile counterparts, office employees may have little opportunity to leave the building for fresh air. Since individuals in an office building spend so much time […]

Read More

What Type of Air Filter is Most Efficient?

The air filters in your HVAC equipment make an important contribution to the indoor air quality of your commercial establishment. Their most important role is to capture and hold airborne contaminants such as dust, mold, pollen, fibers, and other material that could get into your indoor air. When choosing air filters to put in your […]

Read More

Home Air Cleaners: Portable Or Whole-House?

Home air cleaners represent one approach to the problem of poor indoor air quality. In air-tight, energy-efficient homes, airborne particulates often accumulate to concentrations that far exceed what you would be exposed to in the great outdoors. Many of these, such as pollen, mold spores, dust and pet dander are allergens that can trigger symptoms […]

Read More

Venting Options for Furnace Replacements

Replacing your old furnace can be as exciting and as exhausting as replacing an old car — lots of new technologies to explore. Some of the new furnace features to consider are venting options. True, furnace venting may not exactly rev up your shopping engines, but good venting is essential to safe and healthful furnace […]

Read More


  • All-In-One Solutions For:
  • General Contractors
  • Facility Managers
  • Business & Property Owners
Read More


  • Heating & Air Conditioning
  • Plumbing & Drain Services
  • Water Heaters
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Service Agreements
Read More

Home Builders

  • Regional / National Builders
  • Custom Home Builders
Read More
US Army
NATE Certified logo
Better Business Bureau
HPAC Engineering Design Awards 2013 logo
Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award logo
National Comfort Institute
Book Now
Book Now