Air Mechanical, Inc. Blog: Archive for the ‘Plumbing’ Category

Do I Need a Pipe Replacement If I Have a Leak?

Monday, July 20th, 2020
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Having a leaking pipe in your home is a problem but it doesn’t always mean you have to replace the entire length of the pipe. We know sometimes this can seem like a better solution–after all, why wait to have to do it later–but it actually ends up costing you more with the same result that a repair would have provided you.

Our team is staffed by professionals who can help optimize the operation of your plumbing in Andover, MN. This means we can help with everything from a full water heater replacement to patching a pipe leak. That is why when you are having leak troubles, you want to reach out to us to assess the issue and get it resolved.

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Is it Time to Upgrade Your Kitchen Plumbing?

Monday, July 6th, 2020
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When you walk into your kitchen, can you estimate the era that your kitchen appliances originate from? Maybe you can see that your faucet and sink are distinctly dated from the late 70s or your gas stove is a very 1990s model. If this sounds familiar you may be ready for a kitchen remodel and that is something we can assist with.

Giving your kitchen a new look and updating your kitchen appliances is going to be a job that too many people try to attempt on their own when they need to enlist the services of a professional plumber in Maple Grove, MN. Let us explain why you should reach out to our professional team members for assistance in your kitchen upgrades this summer.

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Signs You Have a Leak

Monday, June 8th, 2020
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Whether you are a homeowner or a renter, it is never a good thing when you walk into a room and discover the presence of a leak. It might be water dripping from the ceiling or pouring out from under your sink. It could even be realizing that your carpet is wet and soggy. The fact is that however you discover that leak you can’t ignore it.

If you have a leak anywhere in your home the best situation is to catch it before it gets worse and starts causing serious damage to your home. But how can you pinpoint and issue that, in most cases, isn’t readily visible? We have some pointers for warning signs to look for so you can reach out for assistance with your plumbing in Maple Grove, MN before you have a big issue.

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Drain Clog Culprits

Monday, May 11th, 2020
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Are you someone who enjoys doing dishes? Is it relaxing for you or is it something you do because it is an unavoidable necessity? Whether you like to wash dishes in your sink or not, you can probably agree that one thing that is vastly unhelpful to the entire process is a sink that is clogged.

If your kitchen sink isn’t draining properly, there are a few different potential culprits that can be at fault. We want to take a moment to go over what some of the causes of clogged drains might be and also discuss how you can avoid this situation or, if your sink is already backing up, give you options for how to solve the issue.

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The Benefits of Plumbing Maintenance

Monday, April 27th, 2020
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Are you one of the many people throughout Minnesota who has been trying to cook at home more often? This is great for quality time with family, saving money, and even boosting your mood! However, it isn’t always the best situation for your plumbing.

See, the more use your kitchen and bathroom plumbing get, the more wear and tear it accrues. While your plumbing is built to last for a good long while and withstand some pretty heavy usage, it can eventually accrue enough milage that will develop into a problem. You have the ability to reduce the impact of your regular use with the help of a Blaine plumber on our team. To do this, you will want to schedule plumbing maintenance.

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What Does a Reverse Osmosis System Do?

Monday, April 13th, 2020
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A good water filtration system can make a huge difference in how easily your home operates–and how much bottled water you purchase. The right filter can allow you to enjoy water that is better for both your pipes and your access to drinking water.

With all that said, there is more than one choice when it comes to selecting a water filtration system for your home. The one we would like to focus on for a moment is the reverse osmosis system. These are wonderful filtration systems that a professional Maple Grove plumber like one from our team would be happy to install.

To see if a reverse osmosis system is the right fit for your needs, we have provided some key details on these filters to give a bit more insight into what they are and how they work.

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Signs Your Water Heater Needs Repairs

Monday, March 30th, 2020
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Access to a reliable source of hot water makes a positive difference in our day-to-day lives. Hot water allows us to more effectively wash our dishes and our hands; showering with hot water is also a lot more pleasant that bathing with icy water, especially during winter!

It is easy to see that hot water heaters are vital to the modern household–they are certainly more effective than heating up individual buckets and transporting them to the tub! With this in mind, it is easy to understand why encountering problems with your water heater should prompt a quick response to your friendly, local plumber at Air Mechanical, Inc. for repairs.

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Do You Need Sump Pump Repairs?

Monday, March 16th, 2020
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The sun peaking through the clouds can feel a bit like it is taunting us because we all know that it is still really cold outside. But at least it isn’t raining all too much right now. It is nice that you were able to get through some of the wetter weather without any flooding issues like what happened before you got your sump pump.

Speaking of your sump pump though, there still may be more flood risks down the road so while there is a small lull it is a good idea to check on your system to make sure it is ready, just in case. Much like checking your car after a long drive, if your sump pump has been working hard lately, you will want to check it for any possible repair needs it may have accrued.

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What’s Up with Video Pipe Inspections?

Monday, March 2nd, 2020
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Video pipe inspections may sound a little strange if you haven’t already had this service. Rest assured, we aren’t strapping a Go-Pro camera to a flexible pipe and shoving it down your kitchen sink drain.

Video pipe inspections are a service that our team offers to help us address some of the issues that may pop up in your plumbing systems. Maybe you have a drain blockage and aren’t sure whether it is in your drain or your sewer line. Or perhaps you have a leak or damage somewhere in your pipes but aren’t sure where the issue is. With video pipe inspection, our expert plumbers can get these problems identified, located, and addressed.

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3 Ways To Improve Your Water Quality

Monday, February 17th, 2020
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The water that you use to stay hydrated and clean needs to be clean and clear too. It isn’t that a little higher mineral concentration will hurt you, as much as the issue lies in how it can impact your plumbing lines. With that said, you should be absolutely sure that the water coming from your taps is safe for consumption too!

Your water quality matters for more than one reason. For your daily living and health, clean water is vital. For the care and quality of your clothes and dishes, clean water is also pretty important. So when you notice that your water isn’t tasting quite right, or your dishes seem to have a layer of something on them no matter how well they are washed, it may be time to consider making an addition to your Plymouth plumbing system to clear up your water supply.

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