Red Rock Mechanical, LLC Blog: Archive for February, 2016

How Often Should You Change Your HVAC System’s Air Filter?

Monday, February 29th, 2016

We’re not out winter yet, although spring is starting to peek up over the edge of the calendar. Soon it’ll be time to schedule your routine air conditioning maintenance to prepare the system for the higher temperatures of the summer.

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How to Tell You Need Drain Cleaning

Monday, February 22nd, 2016

When one of the sinks in your home stops draining, you know you have a clog. If you can’t remove the clog with the use of a standard sink plunger, then contact a licensed plumber to take care of the drain cleaning that will completely clear out the sink without damaging the drainpipe.

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Keeping the Heat Pump Running All Night: Good Idea or Not?

Monday, February 15th, 2016

If you have a heat pump to supply your home with cool conditions in summer and cozy warmth during winter, you may have heard advice from various sources that it is better to have the heat pump run all through the night during cold weather. At first, this may sound like a smart idea: you can keep your house comfortable during the coldest period (night), and also take advantage of non-peak hours that won’t place immense strain on local power stations.

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More Facts on Furnace Efficiency: The Sealed Combustion Chamber Difference

Monday, February 8th, 2016

Even though the furnace is the oldest type of home heating system, going back to the days when people hooked up pipes to their stoves to spread warmth through the other rooms, they remain a competitive type of comfort system. This is because furnace technology advances every year, with new engineering helping the next generation of models to achieve improved energy efficiency, performance, and safety. There has never been a better time to replace an aging furnace with a new unit that excels in every department.

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Should I Replace My Old Bathroom Toilet?

Monday, February 1st, 2016

When people think about replacing major appliances in their home because of wear and tear from age, the toilet isn’t often one of the first that comes to mind. But toilets can suffer from damage due to years of use just as much as an air conditioning system or a furnace. When you consider how necessary a toilet is for day to day comfort and hygiene, knowing when you need to replace the toilet is important. We have some advice on times when it’s a good idea to call up professional plumbers to arrange for a toilet replacement.

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