Red Rock Mechanical, LLC Blog: Archive for May, 2015

Your Air Conditioning Is Short-Cycling: Here Are 3 Possible Reasons Why

Monday, May 25th, 2015

The term short-cycling describes a condition where a heating or cooling system starts to turn on and off rapidly over an extended period. In an air conditioner, short-cycling consists of the compressor kicking in, but then shutting off only a brief time later before it can complete its full cooling cycle. Not long after, the compressor comes on again and the process repeats.

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3 Mistakes You May Make With Your Air Conditioner This Summer

Monday, May 18th, 2015

As summer starts, people all over the country will turn on their air conditioners to keep their homes comfortable during the heat. But many of those people will make basic mistakes with operating and caring for their air conditioning systems that will end up costing them money or even contribute to an early failure for the ACs.

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Signs You May Have a Slab Leak

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Slab leak is a professional plumbing term used for leaks that occur in water lines under the foundation of a home. The name can also apply to any leak that starts under a hard rock surface, but with homes it almost always means leaks in the cold and hot water pipes down in the concrete under the house. About 80% of slab leaks happen in the hot water lines, and the rest in the cold water lines.

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