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

Plumbing Advice for a Happier Thanksgiving

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

It’s difficult to believe that the Thanksgiving holiday is here. That means family, Turkey, stuffing, and football! But it can also mean a hard time for the plumbing in your house, particularly the kitchen drain and garbage disposal. You do more cooking this weekend than any other weekend during the year, and it’s a good idea to take some steps to protect your kitchen plumbing. We’ve gathered together a few of the most helpful suggestions for healthy plumbing this Thanksgiving.

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What to Do about Frozen Pipes in the Winter

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Frozen pipes are the #1 threat to plumbing during a cold winter in Vermont and the Plattsburgh, NY area. Not only do frozen pipes mean that water will stop flowing through the plubming, but it can eventually lead to pipes bursting and major water loss and water damage.

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Why You Should Trust Your Heating Repairs to Professionals

Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Temperatures are dropping in Burlington as winter approaches. You probably have already run your home heating system a few times to keep the house warm, especially during chilly evenings. Make sure that you keep a close watch during these early days of the heating season for any indications that your furnace, heat pump, or other heating system needs repairs. If you do notice a problem, call professionals to fix it right away so that your heater will be prepared for the even colder days ahead.

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How to Keep Safe with Your Gas Furnace This Coming Winter

Monday, November 2nd, 2015

It is mostly a myth that a gas furnace is a “dangerous” type of heating system to have warming a home. The modern furnace has multiple safety precautions built into it, such as a limit switch that will shut off the furnace if it begins to overheat, and a sensor that will shut off the gas burners if the pilot light or igniter fails so that unburned gas doesn’t buildup in the combustion chamber. For the most part, you shouldn’t feel worried that your gas furnace poses a health risk to your household.

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