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Covid 19 Update

December 4, 2020

At HL Bowman our sole purpose is to provide continued comfort to our valued customers. We are committed to the safety and wellness of those we service and our team members. Temp Check – We temperature check our technicians. Safety First – If there are symptoms of illness technicians are instructed to stay home and…

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HL Bowman Maintenance Value Plans (MVP) Get 15% OFF SERVICE!

April 7, 2020
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Protect your family with Air Scrubber UV Light

March 19, 2020

  Your family’s safety and health is very important to us and we would like to provide you with an option to keep your family safe while inside your home. The Air Scrubber by Aerus® utilizes 3 different technologies: ActivePure® to kill viruses, ionization to reduce dust, and ozone (optional) to eliminate odors. Please take…

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Corona Virus Support to our community

March 17, 2020

There is a lot of confusion in our community right now as to how best to respond to the current health concerns and what businesses are considered essential and will remain open. We at HL Bowman Inc can think of nothing more essential than the heating, cooling, air purification, plumbing, and hot water systems in…

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Congratulations to our team for 2019 Angies List Super Service Award

January 20, 2020
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How to prevent plumbings clogs – HL Bowman

November 27, 2019

  How-to Prevent Plumbing Clogs Thanksgiving hosts can avoid a visit from their plumber over the holiday weekend by following these clog-preventing tips: — Never pour fats or cooking oils down drains. They solidify in pipes. Instead, wipe grease from pots with paper towels and throw them in the trash. — Avoid putting stringy, fibrous or starchy waste…

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Congratulations to our team for 335 review’s on Angie’s List and 5 Star Rating!

August 15, 2019
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Angies List Super Service Award 2018

January 24, 2019

HL Bowman Inc Earns 2018 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service   Harrisburg, Pa  – HL Bowman Inc is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained exceptional service…

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Finance Your Heating and Air Conditioning Purchase

December 27, 2018

Finance Your Heating and Air Conditioning Purchase Today! HL Bowman Inc has partnered with Wells Fargo Home Projects to help our customers get financing on heating, air conditioning and plumbing purchase. 12 – 72 month program depending on project. We can have a decision for you within 30 minutes. Easy and convenient re-payment options via online banking.…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

November 21, 2018

  Just a reminder we are closed for regular service on 11/21/2018 but are open for emergency. Have a safe and happy holiday!

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Get your furnace cleaned today!

October 3, 2018

   

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Think spring. Call today for heat pump and air conditioning preventative maintenance. 717-561-1206

March 5, 2018

  Don’t forget to change your filters!  

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HL Bowman Inc Earns Esteemed 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award

January 17, 2018

HL Bowman Inc Earns Esteemed 2017 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service   Harrisburg Pa, 1/17/2018 – HL Bowman Inc is proud to announce that it has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award (SSA). This award honors service professionals who have maintained…

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Happy Holidays from HL Bowman Inc!

December 20, 2017

  Happy Holidays from our team at HL Bowman Inc! We will be closed on December 25th. If you have a plumbing or heating emergency on Christmas we can provide service for you. Just call us!  

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Thanksgiving day plumbing tips!

November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving plumbing tips! Don’t throw leftovers down the drain. Use a strainer. Make sure your disposal is working! Eat extra pie.   If you have a problem with a clogged sewer or drain call us for help. 717-561-1206.  

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The Importance of Annual Maintenance of Your Furnace

October 27, 2017

  Annual Maintenance Keeps Your Furnace Warranty Active HVAC manufacturers usually require annual maintenance to keep your furnace warranty valid. Not having your furnace maintained regularly by a licensed professional might void the manufacturer’s warranty. If your furnace breaks down and you did not have it regularly serviced by a licensed professional, you may be…

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Plumbing Checklist to prepare for winter

August 28, 2017

Plumbing Checklist to prepare for Winter by Bryan Enders As temperatures begin to fall, homeowners should begin to prepare their home for plumbing problems associated with cold weather. To help prepare your home for the cold winter months ahead and to ensure that you don’t experience any unwanted plumbing problems.   1. Disconnect Water Hoses…

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Angie’s List Super Service Award 2016 and HL Bowman Reviews

April 19, 2017

  Special thanks to Angie’s List and all of our customers who helped make this happen.  

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My thermostat isn’t working!

March 3, 2017

My thermostat isn’t working! Wiring up the thermostat is usually pretty straightforward if an old one is being replaced. If a thermostat is being put in where one had never been before, that could involve running new wiring. The placement of the thermostat is also important so that its sensors can get an accurate reading…

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What to do if you have frozen pipes?

January 18, 2017

Every year we get multiple calls regarding frozen pipes.  Pipes typically will not freeze until the temperature gets below 20 degrees. The best guide we found was through the Red Cross.  You can prevent frozen pipes by making sure they are insulated, adding extra heat, and opening up a faucet on the cold side to…

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Energy savings per SEER rating

July 22, 2016

Energy savings per SEER rating How much energy does an HVAC system use?  At HL Bowman this is a question we get asked every single day.  Our friends at Daikin HVAC  have made a guide that’s easy to understand. Check out the article  Currently PPL and Energy star are offering rebates for air conditioning unit…

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My air conditioner is frozen!!

June 23, 2016

Every summer we get multiple calls for a frozen air conditioner in the middle of the summer.  How is it possible that your air conditioner turns into a block of frozen ice? Listed below are 3 common causes of a frozen air conditioner: A.)  Insufficient air flow.  Typical causes are clogged filter, blower motor not…

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Spring Air Conditioning Preventative Maintenance

April 5, 2016

Not having your air conditioning checked regularly can cause the unit to lose up to 5% efficiency rating.   Your air conditioning unit should be tuned up once a year.  Just like your car.  You wouldn’t go all year without an oil change. Here are some simple tips: Remove any debris or vegetation growing around…

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My furnace or boiler won’t work: What can I do?

February 4, 2016

Furnace repair and Boiler repair help!   Here at HL Bowman Inc we try our best to give everyone the best possible customer service.   We take pride in being able to fix problems that other HVAC companies might not be able to fix.  Even with great service you might not want to call us…

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Schedule a check and service on your furnace or boiler today!

September 29, 2015

There is no better way to keep your gas o furnace or oil boiler  working as efficiently and reliably as possible as with routine, professional gas furnace or oil boiler maintenance near Harrisburg Pa. Let a  trained member of our staff know if you would like to learn more about the many ways in which…

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How the smallest plumbing leaks can cause big damage!

August 27, 2015

Our friends at Angies List talk about how even small water leaks left untreated can cause major damage to your home that can be costly to repair. This is a great article for any home owner who has experienced even the smallest water leak. Angies List Article Bryan Enders Don’t forget to change your air…

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3 simple things to try yourself to get your AC working

August 13, 2015

After long a day of work some home owners go into a state of panic after discovering no air coming out of there AC ducts.   Step one – Take a close look at the thermostat.  We get a lot of calls each summer where we show up and the thermostat isn’t turned or programmed…

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Nervous when it rains? Make sure you sump pump is working!

June 9, 2015

As a home owner you probably worry about unwanted leaks and flooding when it rains. Almost all home owners do including us!!!! Almost all  basements will experience water penetration, flooding, or recurrent leaks. Having reoccurring water in your home can lead to some nasty things like mold and mildew. Having a sump pump installed by a HL…

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How to shop for a toilet by Delta

March 4, 2015

Each time I go to a big box store I see so many customers wondering around the plumbing isles looking at each toilet wondering which one they should buy.  We also also receive hundreds of phone calls a year asking the difference between toilets and which one is best for their individual needs.   Delta…

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Congratulation to our team for receiving the 2014 Angies List Super Service Award!

January 28, 2015

    HL Bowman Earns Esteemed 2014 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service   HL Bowman has earned the service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of service provided to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2014.   “Only…

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What NOT to put down your garbage disposal

November 18, 2014

As the holiday season approaches HL Bowman and Angies List wants to remind what NOT to put down your garbage disposal. Do: Run water when operating garbage disposal Use garbage disposal regularly to avoid rust Cut large items into small items to help your disposal Grind fruit peels to freshen up your disposal. Do Not…

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How to be an all star plumbing Dad!

October 28, 2014

Sometimes plumbing chores are tackled by Dad who needs a little bit of help.  Delta was nice enough create a little cheat sheet.  Enjoy.   Don’t forget to change your filters! Bryan Enders

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Don’t Wait for your Boiler to Bust by Enders Insurance

October 22, 2014

Andy Enders at Enders Insurnace wrote a excellent blog about boiler preventative maintenance.  Every year when fall comes rolling along we attempt to educate our customers about the importance of preventative maintenance.   Reading this blog is a great way to educate yourself.   Keeping up with the blog/twitter  @EndersInsurance is a great way to educate yourself on…

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How intelligent is your toilet?

September 24, 2014

Delta has released new technology called FlushIQ.   The FlushIQ toilet includes touch technology, leak detection and completely touch free.  Most defiantly worth taking a look at it.   When your toilet needs repaired, keep this technology in mind.   Bryan Enders Don’t forget to change your air filters!

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Check your thermostat!

September 19, 2014

At HL Bowman we recommend checking your thermostat regularly.   One way to test your thermostat is to place a thermometer next to your thermostat to make sure they both have the same reading.   After double checking the temperature reading, raise the thermostat’s temperature a few degrees above the current temperature to make sure…

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Inspect your A/C and heating ducts regularly!

August 30, 2014

Inspect your A/C and heating ducts regularly!!! As a home owner you should inspect your ductwork at least once a year.   If gaps or seams are found, seal them off immediately by using duct tape.  (Every home owner should have a roll around the house at all times!) Using duct tape as a temporary remedy is a great option. …

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Our plumbers recommend a clean toilet bowl!

August 15, 2014

Sure, it’s nice when your toilet looks pristine and shiny, but that’s not even the number one reason it’s important to keep your toilet bowl clean. Keeping the bowl clean prevents corrosion and clogging.  This helps you prevent a problem before it occurs.  As a home owner you want to make sure your siphon jets…

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UV Lights and Indoor Air Quality Products for your heating and air conditioning system!

August 7, 2014

Every month at HL Bowman plumbing heating and air conditioning, we receive calls from concerned customers regarding indoor air quality.  According to the EPA,  indoor air quality is often 5x worse than outdoor.  One common concern is “Does mold grow in my coil?”   The answer is yes and one great way to counter act…

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Experience the non-commission difference with us today!

July 16, 2014

At HL Bowman whenever one of our technicians enters your home, you can be re-assured that your technician will never recommend a part to be replaced that doesn’t need to be!  As a home owner you might not know that a majority of the HVAC and plumbing companies in the country compensate their technicians with…

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Call today to schedule your spring time $79.00 Air Conditioning Checkup!

April 24, 2014

Spring is a great time to get your air conditioning or heat pump checked before the brutally hot days of summer arrive.   Potential problems can be diagnosed so that preventive repairs can be completed before summer.   You wouldn’t drive your car 100,000 miles without getting it checked.  You shouldn’t use your HVAC equipment…

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HL Bowman Plumbing Heating and Air Conditoning Accepts Patriot Award

April 2, 2014

Congratulations to our President Dennis Enders for being honored with the Patriotic Employer Award! This award recognizes small businesses who hire and support members of America’s National Guard.

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How to prevent and deal with frozen pipes

January 21, 2014

This is an article I read posted by American Red Cross.  During the deep freeze of January 2014, we must have received over 300 calls regarding frozen pipes.  While I tried to educate each and every worried home owner, it was very difficult.  This is a great article about preventing and dealing with frozen pipes…

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9 Basic Plumbing Self-Help Tips

June 27, 2013

To reduce repair costs, here are some basic plumbing self-help tips.

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5 Heat Pump Tips

June 27, 2013

All year round, your heat pump should run efficiently in order for you to enjoy a comfortable home and reduce energy bills. Here are five tips to help keep your heat pump functioning at top performance in every season.

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Introducing: Preventative Maintenance Plans

June 10, 2013

Just like your car needs regular service to perform well, so does your home comfort system. Regular preventative maintenance is the best way to ensure trouble-free operation and peak performance year-round.

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