Blog – Sobieski Services | DE, NJ, PA, MD


Visit our Blog to read the latest in heating, cooling, plumbing, commercial HVAC, fire and security, and more for your home, commercial space, or multifamily property. We regularly update the blog with news, company announcements, seasonal tips for a comfortable home and more!

Zone in on the Benefits of Commercial Zoning Systems

The heating and cooling needs of a commercial building are significantly different from those of a residential space. As an owner or manager, you have multiple clients with differing indoor comfort needs. A single thermostat, even in each individual space, cannot reasonably satisfy this need for variable indoor temperatures. With a commercial zoning system, you’ll […]

Read More

Tips for Preventing Sewer Clogs in Your Wilmington Home

Preventing sewer clogs means taking proactive precautions now—not after you begin noticing sluggish drain action or, worse, need emergency plumbing service. It’s natural to attribute a drain or sewer blockage to the most recent unsuitable substance that swirled down the drain. However, instead of a single event, obstructions are more often than not a culmination […]

Read More

Programmable Thermostat Giving You a Problem? Try These Quick Fixes

Adding a programmable thermostat to your HVAC system is a great way to save energy in your Delaware home. Programmable thermostats can be programmed to adjust inside temperatures according to your preference and scheduling. This allows you to reduce your energy costs while you and your family are asleep or away. However, like any electronic […]

Read More

Programmable Thermostat Selection — Match A Unit To Your System And Unique Routine

The thermostat is the central nervous system of your home’s heating and cooling operations. A good thermostat measures the indoor temperature accurately, and allows you to pinpoint the exact temperature you want for you and your family. Regardless of the season, you want to know that you are getting maximum savings while keeping your home […]

Read More

Smart Solutions for Common Winter Plumbing Problems

Winter can be especially tough on your home’s plumbing system, with cold temperatures that threaten to freeze pipes and holiday gatherings that put extra stress on your dishwasher, food disposal and drain systems. The following tips will help you avoid some of the most common winter plumbing problems: Frozen Pipes Insulate any exposed pipes in […]

Read More

Things That Should Never Go Down the Drain

It’s easy to forget about what goes down the drain. Most of what gets in there are liquids, and the few solids that manage to pass through are too little to do enough damage, right? But that’s what many people get wrong. Chemicals and other products that go through the drainage end up mixing with […]

Read More

Vacation Planning? Save Energy While You’re Away

Are you busy vacation planning for this summer? Before you leave your Delaware home and head out of town, consider the following quick and easy tasks to help protect your home, save you energy, and prevent you from coming back to a disaster. Turn the thermostat up and leave the A/C on. This is when […]

Read More

Determine If Duct Cleaning Is Needed in Your Home

Over time, the ductwork in your home’s heating and cooling system can become dirty and contaminated with substances such as dust, dirt, fibers, hairs, animal nests, mold and other contaminants. A professional air duct cleaning can remove these contaminants from inside your home’s duct network. After a cleaning procedure, you may find your home’s indoor […]

Read More

How a Geothermal Closed Loop System Keeps Your Home Comfortable

A geothermal closed loop system is the most common and usually the most cost-effective way to heat and cool with geothermal energy. Like all geothermal heat pumps, these use the ground as a heat sink to extract heat (in heating mode) or deposit heat (in cooling mode). An open loop system circulates water from a […]

Read More

How to Test Your Sump Pump to Ensure Effective Operation

A sump pump is a device that helps prevent your basement or crawlspace from flooding. It’s installed in a sump pit where it drains the water that collects there to ensure a dry, mold-free basement and stable foundation. While it’s a simple mechanical device, it’s important to test a sump pump every so often to […]

Read More

Programmable Thermostat: Take Advantage of the Options Available

Whether you’re shopping for a new programmable thermostat or exploring the options of your recent purchase, it’s important to be familiar with programmable thermostat options so you get the most out of your upgrade. After all, today’s high-tech thermostats do much more than keep your home at a constant temperature. Here’s a look at some […]

Read More

How to Select the Right Sump Pump for Your Basement

A sump pump is the most effective method of removing excess water from your home, particularly in basements and crawl spaces. Whether you are worried about flooding due to heavy rainfall or you live in an area with a high water table, a sump pump will automatically remove the water accumulation and send it to […]

Read More

Variable-Speed Air Handler Offers Premium Benefits

If there was a way to save more energy each month, wouldn’t you want to know about it? Well, a variable-speed air handler is a valuable energy-saving addition to any home, but it’s particularly helpful for homeowners in the Wilmington area, with its long winters and hot summers. For the best in variable-speed air handler […]

Read More

Steps to Replacing Your Home’s Sewer Line

There are times when your clogged toilet just won’t clear out with that trusty plunger, and nothing seems to free it up. That’s when it’s time to contact your trusted professional plumber and have the real problem diagnosed. Sending a plumbing snake down the line may clear up an obstruction, but sometimes the problem is […]

Read More

Tell-Tale Signs Your Thermostat Needs a Repair

Losing your heat or air conditioning is a terrible feeling any time of year. It’s often expensive to fix, and you may not be able to get a service technician before your household desperately needs it. Don’t panic: There’s a chance that it’s just the thermostat. Determine if your thermostat needs repair with these simple […]

Read More

The Most Common Plumbing Problems and How To Fix Them

Clogged drains are probably the most common plumbing problems in residential settings. Drains for sinks, bathtubs, and other plumbing fixtures can be clogged with food, grease, hair, soap residue, and other materials that are commonly sent down the drain. To unclog a drain: Try a sink plunger, either one of the standard cup-style plungers or […]

Read More

HVAC Efficiency Standards: When Will They be Raised?

Imagine replacing some of the technology that sits in your Wilmington-area home with whatever was its equivalent from your parents’ heyday. Today’s televisions, computers and telephones are far more reliable, versatile and energy efficient than models from two decades in the past. Yet federal HVAC efficiency standards today are at the same levels as they […]

Read More

Clean A/C Coils for Best Results this Summer

The efficiency of your central air system impacts your energy bills, home comfort and your home’s indoor air quality. Cleaning your A/C coils is one of the best tasks you can do for the system to ensure the best results this summer. Here’s what to do. Cleaning the A/C Coils Your central air unit contains […]

Read More


  • All-In-One Solutions For:
  • General Contractors
  • Facility Managers
  • Business & Property Owners
Read More


  • Heating & Air Conditioning
  • Plumbing & Drain Services
  • Water Heaters
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • Service Agreements
Read More

Home Builders

  • Regional / National Builders
  • Custom Home Builders
Read More

Proud Sponsor of Delaware VetFest 2023

US Army
NATE Certified logo
Better Business Bureau
HPAC Engineering Design Awards 2013 logo
Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award logo
National Comfort Institute
Book Now
Book Now