April 1, 2024
Everything You Need to Know About Installing a Home Water Softener

A water softener is a whole-home water filtration system that removes calcium, magnesium, and other metal cations from your home’s water supply. The significant benefits of filtering hard water have led thousands of households around the U.S. to switch to this wonderful technology every year.  However, choosing the right water softener may be more complex […]

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March 26, 2024
How Do You Fix a Toilet That Keeps Running?

A toilet that is intermittently or even continuously running is a frustrating experience many homeowners face - but not only is this an annoying inconvenience, it can be an expensive one too as it runs up your utility bills.  Fixing a toilet that keeps running is not too complicated but will require a couple of […]

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March 1, 2024
An Overview of Common Home Heating Systems

Homeowners want the best type of home heating system to keep their families and themselves warm through the cold winter months, because here in Pennsylvania, we know just how brutal the weather can be this time of year. With a wide variety of heating systems available on the market, you may wonder how yours compares […]

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February 26, 2024
Should You Repair or Replace Your Furnace?

The chilly Pennsylvania weather hangs around longer than most of us would hope, but it's bound to be even less enjoyable with a broken furnace. Time and again, customers come to us wondering whether it is wiser to repair or replace their broken furnace, but the answer tends to be based on a variety of […]

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February 2, 2024
Frequently Asked Questions About Using a Plumbing Snake

So, you’re in need of a plumbing snake? Firstly, we would like to express our condolences for your drainage issues; but the plumbing experts at WM Buffington are here to help you get back to normal as soon as possible.  Fortunately for you, you’re not the first person to have these difficulties, and we’ve consolidated […]

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January 30, 2024
Ceramic Heaters Vs. Infrared Heaters

The space heating market in the United States has seen a surge in interest over the last several years with over 113.5 million households employing at least one unit in their home regularly. Their popularity is largely due to their effectiveness in quickly heating small-to-medium size rooms, but many people don’t realize they pose a […]

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January 10, 2024
Reverse Osmosis vs. Water Softener: Which is Better?

Access to clean and safe drinking water is fundamental for a healthy life. However, no matter where you live, contaminants can infiltrate your home’s water supply in numerous ways. From naturally occurring minerals to man-made pollutants, these contaminants can have serious effects on our health and well-being. This is where a household water treatment system […]

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January 5, 2024
Gas Vs. Electric Water Heaters: Which One is Right for You?

Technological innovations along with consumers’ heightened sense of environmental impact and economic efficiency have driven many people to reconsider the basics of household water heating. Gas and electric water heaters are the primary choices when considering heating technology, and each comes with its benefits and negatives. But of these two options, is one better than […]

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December 21, 2023
How to Avoid Frozen Pipes This Winter

Winter is the worst possible time to need an emergency plumber. Unfortunately, frozen pipes, and the damage they cause, are some of the most common reasons we get called to people’s homes this time of year. There are several steps you can take to ensure the safety and security of your home’s plumbing, and with […]

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December 7, 2023
What to Do if the Furnace Goes Out

With the end of the year comes inevitable cold weather, often with harsh wind and snow. While they might help make the holiday season festive and cozy, it can quickly become a nightmare if the furnace goes out.  Furnaces are a critical component of the home as they help keep you comfortable and safe. That’s […]

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