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

To Replace or Not to Replace? That Is the Annual Furnace Question

Monday, September 26th, 2016

This is a topic we bring up at the start of each fall, because it’s important for homeowners to keep tabs on the furnaces that heat their homes through the winter. Each fall, you need to ask if your furnace will make it through the next winter in good shape, performing at high energy efficiency levels, and without safety concerns. Eventually, you will need to have the furnace replaced—no mechanical device can last forever—and maybe this is the year to schedule the replacement job with our HVAC professionals.

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Do You Have an Old, Outdated Water Line?

Monday, September 19th, 2016

You probably don’t give much thought to the pipeline that brings freshwater to your home from the municipal system. It does its job out of sight in an underground trench. But if this water line corrodes, breaks, or develops blockage, it can ruin your day or even your week! Try to think about making it through just a half-day in your house with no running water.

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How Maintenance Benefits a Gas Furnace

Monday, September 12th, 2016

If we had to guess the type of heater that you have in your home for winter comfort, we’d pick a gas furnace—and stand a good chance of being correct. Gas furnaces are the most common type of residential heating system in the country, and in a place like the Plattsburgh area they are highly effective at creating the heating levels necessary to keep back extreme cold.

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Summer’s End Means Time to Think about Heating Maintenance

Monday, September 5th, 2016

With Labor Day behind us, the summer is starting to come to an end. The weather is still pleasant—sometimes even hot—but this won’t last much longer. The heating system in your home that has lain dormant for the past few months will get back to work in the near future… and it’s important for your comfort that it’s ready for its winter work routine.

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