2805, 2020

Your HVAC Can Help Reduce Allergens

Airborne irritants can travel throughout homes via the HVAC system. Regular maintenance and a few essential additions for your HVAC can drastically improve your indoor air quality and help you fight, reduce, and remove allergens in your home.

1905, 2020

Tips on How to Heat and Cool a Finished Basement

Whether it’s a rec room, extra living room, another bedroom, an office, or other space, a finished basement can be a great place in the house to work, play or just hang out. However, when it comes to heating and cooling during the various weather seasons, it can be a bit tricky to identify the best way to control the temperature in your finished basement.

2804, 2020

How to Clean Air Ducts Yourself

Did you know that the average family generates nearly forty pounds worth of dust annually? There is an army of dust, dander, dirt, hair, and bug fragments that are all too comfortable hanging out in your air vents and ducts, which can pollute the air you breathe. Follow our guide for easy DIY duct cleaning so that you can breathe a little easier.

1104, 2020

Electrical Safety Tips for Parents

Whether you’re a parent working from home or a family member, friend or neighbor helping with childcare, here are some electrical safety tips to keep young kids out of harm’s way of the electric devices and outlets around your home, both inside and out.

1303, 2020

15 Qualities of a Top-Notch Plumber

Since plumbing systems are often complicated, installations and repairs can be costly and sometimes even extensive, and every homeowner wants to make sure that they hire a plumber who is trustworthy and proficient at in-home plumbing repairs or reconstructions.

2801, 2020

Space Heater Safety Tips

Adding an electric space heater to your cold-weather arsenal could make these bitter winter days a lot more bearable, but if used improperly, they may also pose a hazard to you and your family.

1701, 2020

What is a Tankless Water Heater?

Let’s face it, in a modern home with more than one shower and a large-capacity washing machine, the traditional water heater with a storage tank may not be large enough to keep up with the ever-increasing demands for hot water. Tankless water heaters deliver a continuous supply of hot water and may be the best option for you!

801, 2020

Why Is My HVAC Blowing Cold Air?

If your HVAC is blowing cold air, we empathize with you. It's a chilly dilemma that no one should have to deal with during winter. The truth is, the winter is hard enough, and you don't need a furnace blowing cold air to pile on to the misery, so here's what could be causing this issue.

1312, 2019

How to Reduce Static Electricity

Your clothes are crackling, your bedsheets are sticking and popping, and if you're lucky enough to have pets, you can see the little "lightning bolts" when you pet them. Winter is the time of year when you most often experience static shock as the cold and dry air creates the perfect conditions for static buildup.

2711, 2019

Making Your House Holiday-Ready

As a homeowner facing yet another round of holidays this year, it’s essential that you prepare your home – including your HVAC system – for family get-togethers or even just the occasional holiday guest.

2011, 2019


On Friday, November 8, 2019, J&A held its first in-store bake sale fundraiser in support of The Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

1111, 2019

The Difference Between Types of Furnaces

Here’s the Lowdown on Single Stage, Two-Stage or Variable Speed Furnaces, because let’s face it; the furnace is one of those things in your home that you can’t afford to live without especially if you reside in a colder climate.

2810, 2019

Spooky Plumbing Nightmares

While we here at J&A South Park can’t help with your kids’ costumes or carving your pumpkins and decorating your homes, we can help you avoid some common plumbing mishaps that can happen this time of year. We want your Halloween season to be all about treats with no tricks.

2210, 2019