July 3, 2019 Energy-Efficient Fan Motor Mandate – Will it Mean Cost Savings for You?

Steve BurbridgeGeneral, HVAC

After July 3, 2019, residential furnace manufacturers must include energy-efficient electronically commutated low-wattage motors (ECM’s) on their furnace fans, instead of the permanent split capacitor (PSC) induction blower motors normally used. The Department of Energy (DOE) has updated their Furnace Efficiency Rating (FER) standards, mandating that these energy conserving motors be used starting July 3, 2019 in all new furnaces, … Read More

24-Hour Emergency Plumber in Kansas City

Steve BurbridgePlumbing

Why You Need a Dependable 24-Hour Emergency Plumber in Kansas City Customers in Kansas City sometimes need the assistance of a reliable plumber on short notice. Anthony Plumbing, Heating, Cooling offers fast services across the Metro Area. Contact us now for assistance by dialing 816-407-8444 or 913-353-8444!   We Offer Vital 24/7 Plumbing Services Our respected local firm performs emergency … Read More

How to Decide which Air Conditioner to Buy?

Steve BurbridgeHeating & Cooling

How to Decide – Which Air Conditioner to Buy? Do you intend to replace or install a central air conditioner? What are your air conditioner considerations? Choosing an air conditioner involves a lot, that is, from price to setup, noise level to efficiency. What will guide you to choose the best air conditioner for your home? The following ten questions … Read More

Sump Pump Failure Claims Denied if Pump Doesn’t Pass Inspection

Steve BurbridgeGeneral, Plumbing

Flood Insurance Does Not Cover Sump Pump Failure For Midwest homeowners adding flood insurance is common practice, but they might not know that neither flood insurance nor a homeowner’s policy covers sump pump failure. Sump pump failure riders or endorsements are available, but even they won’t protect against sump pump failure if the post-flood inspection finds the pump wasn’t maintained … Read More

Air Scrubbing: New Space-Age Prescription for Heart, Lung and Immune System Health

Steve BurbridgeGeneral, Heating & Cooling, Indoor Air Quality

Americans are aware of the dangers of heart disease and stroke and the all the messages encouraging us to eat right and exercise to reduce the risk of these deadly events.  Research is now showing that air pollution is another cause of heart disease and stroke – and it is not something people can control as easily as their diet.  … Read More

Two Kansas City Traditions Sizzle Together

Steve BurbridgeGeneral

In 1957, inspired by the famous Kansas City stockyards and the locally headquartered American Hereford Association, the Hereford House restaurant opened.  The restaurant has grown on the steadfast principle of serving the finest beef available in an atmosphere of elegant simplicity and has truly positioned itself as a Kansas City icon. Since 1951, Anthony Plumbing, Heating & Cooling has served … Read More

What you Need to Know about Furnace Safety

Steve BurbridgeGeneral, Heating & Cooling

Keeping your home warm is an essential part of preserving a comfortable living environment, but it can also represent many hazards such as fire, carbon monoxide poisoning and indoor air pollution. The National Fire Protection Association reported a total of 54,030 home structure fires involving heating equipment between 2011 and 2015. Central heating units and water heaters accounted for 21 … Read More

Reasons To Upgrade to a Tankless Water Heater

Steve BurbridgeHeating & Cooling

Your energy bills are probably driving you crazy and have led you to look for ways to cut on these costs. Admittedly, your old water heater is one of the biggest contributors to that high energy bill, and replacing it could mean considerable savings. Tankless water heaters are a modern type of heater that work towards helping you achieve that … Read More

Finding the best plumber in Kansas City

Steve BurbridgePlumbing

How to Find the Best Plumber in Kansas City If you live in a home or own a home, there is one thing that is probably going to need attention at some point while living there. Plumbing issues aren’t something that you want to just leave for an extended period. It’s important to take care of them when they come … Read More

Black Friday Keeps Kansas City Plumbers Busy: Tips to Avoid Clogged Drains, Clogged Toilets and Broken Garbage Disposals

Steve BurbridgeGeneral, Plumbing

While Black Friday may be a hectic day for retailers, it is also the busiest day of the year for plumbers.  But before you laugh, it’s not just because of clogged toilets! Clogged drains and broken garbage disposals make up many of the calls we receive at Anthony Plumbing, Heating & Cooling. Not to worry, we will be happy to … Read More