Is your home ready for Holiday Entertaining?

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Crisafulli Bros. is here to make your holidays comfy and worry free! We’ve been helping families in the Capital District enjoy the holiday season for over 75 years. If you’re having guests over for the holidays this year, here are a few things to consider:

Are your toilets in good working order?
Are your faucets drip free?
Do you have enough hot water?
Are your drains draining?
Is your garbage disposal disposing all?

Listen to your house and get those repairs done, so a little issue doesn’t become a major inconvenience or embarrassment during your holiday festivities.

Maybe it’s time to treat yourself by upgrading a sink and faucet with the newest styles, getting a pressure-flush toilet, or upgrading your water heater to a tankless water heater, which provides you with an endless supply of hot water.

Remember, we’re here for you 24 / 7 / 365. Happy Holidays from your friends at Crisafulli Bros.! (518)449-1782

We’re Making It Easier For You!

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We’re Making it Easier For You!

At Crisafulli Bros., our customers come first! We’re always looking for ways to make things easier for our customers and are happy to roll out up front pricing on plumbing, heating and air conditioning services.

Our new pricing model is more simplified, streamlined and efficient for our customers while offering the same Red Carpet Treatment you have come to expect from us!

Locally owned and operated for three generations, Crisafulli Bros. is here for you and your family 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year!

At day’s end, you want to relax. You look forward to spending time with friends and family. Are there other ways we can help you? We appreciate customer feedback and look forward to hearing from you! Click here to contact us.

Furnace Repairs? Albany,NY…Winter is Here!

Whether we’re ready or not New Yorkers, winter is here. Temperatures have dropped dramatically and the nights are getting significantly colder. If you haven’t already done so, now is the time to inspect your furnace and heating system and make any necessary repairs to ensure your furnace is running in top-notch condition.

With the rising costs of utilities, few people know that you can cut over 20% from your heating bills this winter by simply cleaning or replacing your furnace filter and calling in a reputable, local New York heating professional for seasonal furnace maintenance. Let’s look at the facts: You are 70% more likely to need Read more »

Crisafulli Bros. Earns Esteemed 2016 Angie’s List Super Service Award For the Fifth Straight Year!

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Crisafulli Bros. Earns Esteemed 2016 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service

Crisafulli Bros. has earned the service industry-coveted 2016 Angie’s List Super Service Award, an honor awarded annually to approximately 5 percent of all the companies rated on Angie’s List, the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies. This is the fifth year in a row Crisafulli Bros. has received this recognition.

“Crisafulli Bros. is honored to receive this recognition from Angie’s List as we pride ourselves on delivering friendly, personal and attentive customer service. Our staff places great value on our customer relationships and treats every job or project, no matter the size, with the “Red Carpet Treatment” it deserves.” Andrea Crisafulli Russo, President

“It’s a select group of companies rated on Angie’s List that can claim the exemplary customer service record of being a Super Service Award winner,” said Angie’s List Founder Angie Hicks. “Our standards for the Super Service Award are quite high. The fact that Crisafulli Bros. has earned this recognition speaks volumes about its dedication providing great service to its customers.”

Angie’s List Super Service Award 2016 winners have met strict eligibility requirements, including earning a minimum number of reports, an excellent rating from their customers and abiding by Angie’s List operational guidelines.

Service company ratings are updated daily on Angie’s List. Companies are graded on an A through F scale in areas ranging from price to professionalism to punctuality. Members can find the 2016 Super Service Award logo next to company names in search results on AngiesList.com.

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Angie’s List helps consumers have happy transactions with local service professionals in more than 550 categories of service, ranging from home improvement to health care. More than 1.5 million paid households use Angie’s List to gain unlimited access to local ratings, exclusive discounts, the Angie’s List magazine, and the Angie’s List complaint resolution service.

For over 75 years Crisafulli Bros. has provided plumbing, heating and air conditioning design, installation, service and scheduled maintenance to our residential and commercial clientele. Founded in 1939, Crisafulli Bros. now spans three generations combining the pride and craftsmanship expected from a locally owned and operated family business with the resources and knowledge available from a large national company.

With over 100 employees and a fleet of over 70 vehicles, Crisafulli Bros. is one of the largest mechanical contracting companies in the Capital District. Crisafulli Bros. has consistently ranked high in consumer satisfaction and has been recognized as “Best Of” by the Times Union for the past eleven years straight.

Crisafulli Bros. Named the BEST 11 Years Straight!

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Crisafulli Bros. has been named the BEST by residents of the Capital Region in the annual Times Union readers poll again in 2017. It is the 11th year in a row Crisafulli Bros. has received this honor.

Earlier this year, Crisafulli Bros. was honored to receive the Angie’s List Super Service Award for the fifth straight year. The service industry-coveted 2016 Angie’s List Super Service Award is an honor awarded annually to approximately 5 percent of all the companies rated on Angie’s List, the nation’s leading provider of consumer reviews on local service companies.

For over 75 years, residents of the Capital Region have chosen Crisafulli Bros. for their plumbing, heating and cooling needs. We pride ourselves on providing award winning service to residential and commercial customers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year!

For the Red Carpet Treatment you won’t get from the others, call Crisafulli Bros.!

Programmable Thermostats – Save 10%-15% on your Heating & Air Conditioning Bills

In today’s economy, every dollar counts – especially when it comes to the rising cost of energy. Did you know that programmable thermostats are one of the most reliable energy savers available? With the high temperatures that are often synonymous with summer a small investment in this type of device makes perfect sense.

A programmable thermostat is designed to adjust your home’s temperature automatically to save energy when your family is sleeping or away from home. If used appropriately, a programmable thermostat can save you up to 10% – 15% on heating and cooling costs by simply adjusting your thermostat 10°–15° (plus or minus) for eight hours. Read more »

Heating System 101

Your heating system is a warming system that provides heat to your home or business from a primary heating appliance, typically a furnace or boiler often located in the basement or utility room. The heat is then distributed to other locations in the building through a network of pipes, tubing or ducts.

While central heating systems date back to the Roman Empire where they used what was called a “hypocost” which pushed warm air from furnaces throughout empty space under floors and through pipes in walls, today the most common types of central heating systems are “Dry Central Heating” (or “Forced Air”) and “Wet Central Heating” (or “Hydronic”). Read more »

Stop Small Drips from Becoming Big Leaks

Dripping Faucet, Stop LeaksEven the smallest of drips around your home or office needs to be repaired as soon as possible. In fact, a slow drip can waste 15 to 20 gallons of water a day which over time becomes costly!   Although some leaks are easy to fix, others require a professional plumber.  Most leaks can be heard or seen, but some are a bit more difficult to detect.

Often homeowners don’t realize they have a leak until they receive a large water bill.  Your water meter might be your most useful tool in identifying water leaks on your property. When monitored properly, you will see fluctuations in your current water usage. Contact your local plumber to learn more about leak detection

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Why is my Home so Dry? Do I Need a Humidifier?

Does the air in your Albany, New York, home always feel dry during the winter months? Do you wonder if a humidifier would help? Are you worried that the dry air is affecting your family’s health? Dry air in your home may be more of an issue than you realize.

During the summer, the warmer air holds moisture but during the winter months cold dry outside air infiltrates the house and couple that with the fact that we heat our homes causing hot air to rise and the dry colder air to settle into the lower areas of your house.  This is what causes the house to feel so dry. Read more »

5 Steps to Prevent Pipes from Freezing

Preventing frozen pipes is of course much easier than dealing with them after the fact!   When pipes freeze, the water inside expands and the expansion leaves them at risk of bursting. This is of particular concern for those that winter in the warmer climates or are away for an extended amount of time.

Here are some steps to help prevent pipes from freezing during the winter months, especially if you are traveling.

  1. If you are planning to be out of town for an extended period of time, to prevent pipes from freezing be sure to turn off the main shut-off valve to your water supply and drain your faucets. If your home has separate shut-off valves for each outdoor faucet, do not forget to turn each one off as well as the main supply valve.  Remember to turn your hot water heater off before turning of the main water valve however.
  2. Another good rule of thumb to prevent pipes from freezing is Read more »