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Friday, October 28 2016
Kohler Bathroom Products - Plumbing in Bucks County

Founded in 1873 by Austrian immigrant John Michael Kohler and Charles Silberzahn, Kohler products have stood for quality, durability, and design excellence. Constantly, Kohler are pushing boundaries in design and features. From new dual-flush toilets that save water and money, to beautiful oil-rubbed bronze finishes, to carefully engineered shower heads that provide powerful blasts of water without wasting it. Kohler products are some of the best in the industry for your money, all backed by Barner Murphy quality installation and excellence.

Kohler is always innovating, trying to combine design with quality furnishings that help you save money and the environment. The new dual-flush lines of toilets are a perfect example of Kohler’s dedication to the environment. Instead of one handle, one flush, there are two options. The longer green lever uses less water and is intended for liquid waste. A second lever provides a full flush for solid waste, and the top of the tank is free to place toiletries or facial tissue. Using less water while flushing can help your family save up to $100 a year on your water bill!

Other innovations at Kohler include the gorgeous Oil-Rubbed Bronze finish, available on a wide selection of quality Kohler finishings, including sink, shower, and tub faucets; as well as showerheads and bodysprays. Hints of copper add visual interest to any bathroom, and captures the timeless beauty of old-world artisanship. If you’re interested in remodeling a bathroom, the Oil-Rubbed Bronze finish is definitely a part to consider in your design choices.

Finally, Kohler is revolutionizing the showerhead, in the Awaken Showering Components line. Aimed at providing the same design and strength of all signature Kohler products at a budget-friendly price. With designs based upon ones found in nature and in architectural forms, the Awaken line also is friendly to nature! The line meets strict LEED and WaterSense criteria for water conservation, so you know that your water is being used more efficiently.

At Barner Murphy we are dedicated to selling the best fixtures and furnishings as possible. Kohler is one of the few brands we offer our clients, because we want the best for them. When you order genuine Kohler parts, from Barner Murphy, you know that a Master Plumber will come to install them quickly and professionally. In the Philadelphia and Bucks County area, there are none better. We’re bonded and insured in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey, so if you have a need for plumbing services or for a larger remodeling project, call us at 215-945-8560

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Friday, October 14 2016
Water Heater Replacement in Bucks County

Well, the water heater isn’t working again. How’d you find out? Was it the cold water in the shower this morning, or the huge leak at the base of the unit? Maybe it’s finally time to upgrade your water heater, especially with that cold Philly winter incoming! You should change your tank water heater every 10-13 years, while a tankless water heater will last around 18-20 years. Repairing a water heater may solve the problem in the short term, however, new water heaters are more efficient and more economical.

Why do water heaters fail, you may ask. Well, over time, minerals in water react with the steel inside your water heater, causing corrosion. Water heaters are a very simple appliance, without a lot of moving parts. So when the pilot light or if the heating element fails, it’s definitely time to get a new water heater.

So why get a new water heater? There are a lot of reasons, the main one being that modern water heaters are much more efficient. Manufacturers now use glass liners that help prevent corrosion as well as injecting foam insulation between the tank and its outer shell, resulting in better heat retention. There are even more “green” options such as solar water heaters (which qualifies for a tax credit!) as well as geothermal water heaters, if you live in the right area.

At Barner Murphy we recommend to install Bradford White water heaters, because of their unparalleled support for the plumbing and heating industry. With Bradford White, you get the most quality for your dollar, while also getting an expert installation by a Barner Murphy serviceman. Bradford White has a large selection of water heaters, from traditional natural gas and electrical units, as well as tankless and solar options.

After installation, your home’s water heater will be able to provide hot water for your entire home. Once a year, you should flush the tank to remove sediment that builds up inside, and every three years check the anode rod, sometimes called the sacrificial rod. The anode rod collects corrosive elements and should be replaced when eaten away or if waste is caked on.

At Barner Murphy of Bucks County we are committed to excellence within the plumbing and heating industry. We pride ourselves on being Master Plumbers, and bring the same quality to every job. We are bonded and insured in both Pennsylvania and in New Jersey. If you are in need of plumbing services or need a quote for a larger project in Philadelphia or Bucks and Montgomery county, contact us at 215-945-8560!

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