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Horizon Services’ Blog is PACKED with Useful Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning Tips and Insight.

The Horizon Comfort Zone is the ultimate destination for plumbing, heating, air conditioning, drain cleaning and sewer and water line information. Discover a wealth of plumbing, HVAC and home comfort tips, articles and news that you can use…plus lots of great ideas for making your home more energy efficient and saving money.

Common Questions About Hiring A Drain Cleaning Contractor

Got a clogged-up or slow running drain? You’re not alone. Each year, more than one-in-five Americans find themselves with a blocked-up toilet, sink, or tub. These clogged-up or slow running drains can cause a major disruption in the home. When this occurs many people try to solve the problem themselves. Instead of spending time and effort to unclog the drain using a plunger as that sometimes makes the problem worse, contact an experienced Drain Cleaning Contractor, like Horizon Services, to do the job for you. You can try one of those store-bought chemical products to dissolve the blockage, but they can damage pipes, fixtures, clothing, and skin.

 

The information below will answer your questions about hiring a professional drain cleaning contractor:

Q.) What types of problems can a slow drain moving drain be indicative of?

As a homeowner, you should


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Horizon How-To: Rejuvenate Your Tape By Horizon Services

Horizon How-To:
Rejuvenate Your Tape

If you discover that your old rolls of masking tape have dried out and lost their adhesive qualities – don’t give up hope! Place the tape on a paper towel in your microwave for 10-20 seconds, and they should work as if they are new again.

Hearts For Heroes 5K

The snow did not slow down the participants who were running and walking to raise support for our veterans.

View Photos from the Hearts For Heroes 5K

To view photos from the Hoots N’ Howls, visit the Horizon Services’ Facebook page.

Horizon Helps

Established in 2010, Horizon Helps is a non-profit, community services organization formed by and comprised of Horizon Services employees volunteering their time to assist, support and raise awareness for charitable causes and community events throughout Delaware, Southeastern Pennsylvania, South New Jersey, and Northeastern Maryland.

 


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2015 Horizon Helps

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Horizon Helps

Horizon Helps — a division of Horizon Services, Inc. — is a non-profit, community services organization formed by and comprised of Horizon Services employees volunteering their time to assist, support and raise awareness for charitable causes and community events throughout DE, Southeastern PA, South NJ, and Northeastern MD!

As the region’s premier plumbing, heating and air conditioning company, Horizon Services, Inc. has long been an active partner, sponsor and contributor to numerous charitable and civic organizations in the Delaware Valley. Horizon Helps was established to take that commitment to community service to a new and higher level.

The mission of Horizon Helps is to positively contribute to the growth and development of our community through charitable giving, volunteer outreach, personal development and leadership. We look forward to partnering with your organization…and making a difference in YOUR community!

Upcoming


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Perform Essential Heat Pump Maintenance and Repair

By taking the time to perform essential heat pump maintenance and repair, you can save yourself the hassle and trouble of a malfunctioning unit during the cold weather months.

Do-It-Yourself Heat Pump Maintenance

There are many things that you can do to ensure your heat pump is running during the cold weather season. The following information is a useful guideline:

  • Remove overgrown vegetation from around the outdoor portion of the heat pump. The unit typically needs several feet of clearance for proper air circulation.
  • Clear away any downed branches or other debris from storms. Branches can get caught in the fan or condenser can cause the heat pump to break down.
  • Inspect the air filter. Depending on the condition of the filter, clean it or replace it with a new one.
  • Inspect the electrical wires to ensure a tight connection exists. Loose connections can

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