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

Reasons the Motors in Your Air Conditioning Aren’t Running

Monday, August 31st, 2015

The electrical power that runs your air conditioner goes to a set of motors that are responsible for operating the fans and the compressor—essential components for the AC to do its job. The motors undergo the largest amount of stress of any part of an air conditioner during the summer, and you may run into trouble with them this late in the season. Regular maintenance will help keep the motors in the best condition, but you can’t avoid all troubles that might arise. Below are two reasons that one of more of the motors in your air conditioner might stop working.

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Reasons Your Toilet May Be Leaking

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Water leaks from toilets are a common plumbing problem. Unfortunately they are 1) often hard to detect at first, 2) capable of causing major damage to flooring, even leading in extreme cases to the floor collapsing, and 3) not easy to diagnose, since there a multiple reasons for them to start.

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Watch Out for These Late Season Air Conditioning Problems!

Monday, August 17th, 2015

August is often a rough month when it comes to air conditioning. The hot weather still hasn’t let up, but the poor AC has already experienced a few months of steady work keeping the home cooled down. This is the time when an air conditioning system is most likely to encounter malfunctions as the wear and tear catch up with it.

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Don’t Flush These Items Down Your Toilet!

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Toilets are one of the essential parts of any indoor plumbing system. Unfortunately, toilets are often treated as if they were the same as a garbage can, and homeowners flush objects down them that should absolutely not end up in the sewer line or (if the home doesn’t have a connection to the municipal sewer system) the septic tank. These items can create heavy clogging in pipes and damage sewage pumps. We’ve put together a short list of some of the bigger offenders that you should never flush down a toilet.

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Why Your Plumbing May Develop Pinhole Leaks

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

In a recent post, we approached one of the major problems that can hinder a home’s air conditioning system: refrigerant leaks caused by corrosion linked to chemicals in the air. In this post, we’re going to look at a similar problem that can negatively affect your home’s plumbing: pinhole leaks.

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