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

Is Your Sump Pump Ready for Spring?

Monday, March 28th, 2016

Many homes in Northwest Vermont and Plattsburgh, NY have basements that can suffer from flooding during the spring. Snow melt and rain can add up to large amounts of water getting down into the lower parts of the home, causing damage and leaving behind moisture that can create unpleasant high humidity in the rest of the house. Installing a sump pump is the best way to defend your home from flooding, both major and minor.

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Why Small Plumbing Leaks Are Still a Big Deal

Monday, March 21st, 2016

Plumbing leaks are never a good sign. They are a nuisance, and most times a sign of a problem that will only grow worse. Leaky faucets, for example, waste a lot more water than you may realize, plus they put undue stress on the environment. A small drip probably doesn’t seem like much to you. However, when you add it up over a period of time, it can be detrimental to your water bill and to the environment. But why are small leaks such a big deal?

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As Summer Approaches, It May Be Time to Replace Your AC

Monday, March 14th, 2016

It may be hard to imagine with the chilly, rainy weather we’ve had in recent weeks, but spring is well on its way to Plattsburgh, NY. Before we know it, warm weather will be here. When that time comes, you’ll definitely want to make sure you have a properly functioning air conditioner. This is especially true if your system is 10-15 years old. However there are some additional signs you should watch out for, which we’ve highlighted below.

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Is It Too Early for Air Conditioning Maintenance?

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Spring is almost here, and we probably have a month or two of unpredictable weather to look forward to. Your heating system probably won’t be heading off into its summer hibernation for a stretch, and the air conditioner will start to turn on during short stretches during April. Although you still won’t need to steadily run the AC until the real summer heat starts, right now is definitely a good time to think about arranging for its annual maintenance service. March is not too early to have this job done. In fact, it’s ideal in many ways, and here’s why:

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