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Happy Holidays to All Our Customers & Employees

We hope you and your family have a joyous holiday this year. As you celebrate, entertain, and enjoy the season with family and friends, remember that we at Summers and Zim’s are available, even on Christmas Day, if you have any kind of heating or plumbing emergency.

Have a Safe Holiday Season

December is the start of the peak season for house fires. More house fires happen in December through February than other months of the year. Heating equipment is the leading cause – mostly from portable or fixed space heaters.

Happy Thanksgiving to All Our Customers & Employees

As we think of the many things we have to be thankful for this year, we want to thank you, our customers, for choosing us as your plumbing, heating, and cooling service, and allowing us to work in your homes. We also are thankful for our dedicated and skilled employees who work every day to … Continued

Reminder that Summers & Zim’s Works 24/7

This week brings the Thanksgiving and Hanukkah holidays. At Summers & Zim’s we all plan on enjoying the holidays with our families, just as you do. However, we will have a staff of plumbing and heating technicians on call during the holidays and the holiday weekend.

Halloween Party Safety Tips

Halloween brings out the inner child in all of us. More than 70% of adults plan to engage in Halloween fun this year. Each year spending for adult Halloween parties is higher than the year before. Halloween parties are a great way to indulge in some good fun for a night.

Just How Good Natured Are We?

You may have heard our radio commercials that mention how Summers & Zim’s technicians are “the good natured guys.” We started using this phrase to describe our service after a customer said it to us.

Why NATE Certification is Important

The acronym NATE stands for North American Technician Excellence. It is the leading non-profit certification program for technicians who work in the heating, cooling, ventilation, and refrigeration service industries. To be certified a technician must pass rigorous industry tests that measure their knowledge and competence for all types of HVAC equipment and systems.

Pennsylvania’s Hottest Summer

Last week was a scorcher for us, with temperatures above 90. If you’re wondering how that compares to previous summers, here are some facts.

Service Contract Customers get Savings and Priority

If you don’t have a service contract for your HVAC system, or you received your renewal notice and haven’t responded, don’t let summer weather catch you unprepared. Service contract customers save an average of $80-$100 on contract service over customers who wait until something needs repaired.

Why Choose Summers & Zim’s

Why should you trust the plumbing professionals at Summers & Zim’s for all your residential plumbing needs? At Summers & Zim’s, we pride ourselves on our good natured disposition, unmatched plumbing experience paired with numerous certifications and focus on providing our customers with exceptional service and personalized plumbing repair and installation solutions. We’re proud to be certified by the Master Plumbing License, North American Technician Excellence, Inc. and the Environmental Protection Agency.

With our dedication to our customers, we also ensure consistent quality and satisfaction with our one-of-a-kind 5 Point Guarantee:

5-Point Guarantee

  • Design Guarantee

    For all of our repairs and installations, we guarantee it will perform as intended. If it’s not what you expected, we’ll make adjustments or replacements at no extra cost.

  • No Lemons Guarantee

    If you have a recent plumbing fixture installed and a piece of it fails to perform reliably, we’ll install a new one at no additional cost.

  • $500 No Frustration Guarantee

    If your new plumbing installation does not perform as promised or expected within the first two years, we’ll pay you $500 for the inconvenience.

  • Home Protection Guarantee

    While working in your home, if our team accidentally damages any part of your home, we will cover any repair or replacement costs.

  • 100% Money Back Guarantee

    If your new system installation does not meet your needs or expectations, we’ll remove the item and return 100 percent of your investment.