Our Services

Heating

Heating

The installation of your furnace is the basis on which your entire heating system operates.
Cooling

Cooling

Installation of your AC unit is imperative to how the system will operate going forward.
Plumbing

Plumbing

Having a plumbing system that works efficiently allows you access to running water, hot showers, and provides you with a means of removing dirty waste water from your home.
Electrical

Electrical

Electrical work can be as minor as changing a light switch, but it can also however, become a large and complicated job when you start to consider installing new plug points or light fittings.
Gas Heater Inserts

Gas Heater Inserts

Don’s Electric and Plumbing is the service provider that Canajoharie NY relies on to provide gas heater installations that are impeccable.

About Don’s Electric & Plumbing INC

Don’s Electric & Plumbing Inc. was Established right here in Canajoharie in 1984 by Donald La Comb, a Vietnam Veteran of the US Army 101st Air Bourne. Shortly after getting out of the army around 1972, Don started working for J.F. Frank & Sons, also a Canajoharie born business Established in the 1930’s. In 1986, Don acquired J. F. Frank and Sons and merged the two companies under the name Don’s Electric & Plumbing Inc. Don owned and ran Don’s Electric & Plumbing Inc. along with his wife Marie La Comb until they retired in 2015 when their son Matthew La Comb Acquired the company. Matt, a Canajoharie High school graduate, started working part-time while still in high school in 1990. Matt started working full-time after graduating from TCI Technical Institute out of Hartford, CT and now owns and operates the business with his wife Ellen La Comb.

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HVAC Troubleshooting

What type of problem are you having?
What type of Air Conditioner Problem are you having?

This can be Caused by your Thermostat:

Solution:

  • Make sure your thermostat is turned On
  • Set 3 degrees below room temperature
  • Turn Cool, not fan or heat

If the thermostat screen is blank, then the battery is dead. Replace the battery.

Did that solve your problem?

Your Air Filter May be Dirty.

Check yours and change if visibly dirty

Did that solve your problem?
Is your outdoor unit running?

Your AC’s circuit breaker may have been tripped:

Here’s what to do:

  • Find your breaker box and look for the circuit labeled “air conditioner”
  • Try flipping that circuit to “off” and then “on”
  • Give your air conditioner a couple minutes and see if it comes on now
Did that solve your problem?
Is there air coming out of your vents?
Is there Ice on your Outdoor Unit?
Is there air coming out of your vents?
Is there Ice on your Outdoor Unit?

Awesome!!

Glad we were able to help you solve your problem. We’ll be here if you need us again.

Sounds like you need expert care.

Please turn off your system and get professional help.

Schedule your repair appointment
What type of heating problem are you having?
What type of heater do you have?

This can be Caused by your Thermostat:

Solution:

  • Make sure your thermostat is turned On
  • Set 3 degrees below room temperature
  • Turn Cool, not fan or heat

If the thermostat screen is blank, then the battery is dead. Replace the battery.

Did that solve your problem?

This can be Caused by your Thermostat:

Solution:

  • Make sure your thermostat is turned On
  • Set 3 degrees below room temperature
  • Turn Cool, not fan or heat

If the thermostat screen is blank, then the battery is dead. Replace the battery.

Did that solve your problem?
What best describes your heating problem?

Make sure power is getting to the furnace

Try this:

  • Check your home’s electrical panel. Flip the furnace’s circuit to “off” and then “on” again.
  • Look for a switch (like a light switch) near your furnace and make sure it is set to "on".
Did that solve your problem?
Is your outdoor unit running?
Is there ice on your outdoor unit?

Your heat pump’s circuit breaker may have been tripped.

Here’s what to do:

  • Find your breaker box and look for the circuit labeled “heat pump” or “air conditioner”.
  • Try flipping that circuit to “off” and then “on”.
  • Give your heat pump a couple minutes and see if it comes on now.

Note: If your heat pump is regularly tripping your circuit breaker, contact us immediately as there is a larger problem.

Did that solve your problem?
Is there ice on your outdoor unit?
Is the noise coming from the outside or inside unit?
What type of heater do you have?

Is there steam coming from the unit, as well?

Here’s what to do:

This is your heat pump's normal defrost mode.

What type of smell?
Did you just turn your heater on for the first time this winter?

This is likely normal.

The smell should go away in a few minutes.

Contact us if the smell persists.

Turn off your furnace now!

There could be a dangerous gas leak in your home. Turn off your furnace immediately and contact a heating repair person.

You need your regular maintenance

This is usually caused by a dirty coil and/or lack of regular maintenance on your heater.

What our clients are saying

  • Anna
    5 stars!
    Anna
  • Tyler
    I found my new and now ONLY air conditioner company. They gave me a very good price on an AC the first time around. Then I had a pipe burst... Called a tech out and he fixed it perfectly. Thanks again Matt!!
    Tyler
  • Sandra
    Love, love, love these guys!!
    Sandra
  • Bart
    Thanks for fitting me in. My furnace broke and I didn't know what to do. Tech came really fast and took care of it.
    Bart
  • Evelyn
    They took care of the problem as soon as possible. They are polite nice to talk to. And caring people. They will always have my business!

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