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

A Whistling Water Heater is a Problem

Monday, September 13th, 2021
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There seems to be something going on with your water heater…it sounds like a tea kettle. Don’t worry it isn’t going to implode. However, that noise is still a cause for some concern. Hearing whistling, also known as kettling, from your water heater is due to a problem in this vital home system.

A whistling water heater is usually due to a specific issue in your system–the build-up of sediment inside it creating problems with the heating process. While a little dirt doesn’t seem like it can hurt things, that sedimentary layer can cause noises, hinder heating, and lead to an early replacement. This noise shouldn’t be ignored.

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Let’s Talk Water Quality

Monday, August 16th, 2021

What do you know about water quality? Maybe you only know the basics such as if the water in your home is discolored it doesn’t mean anything good. Or perhaps you know a little bit more about water qualities such as whether you have hard water in your area or not. At the end of the day, whether you know a lot or a little, we can all agree that having good water quality is a priority.

That said, we want to ask you a question. How do you know if you are dealing with poor water quality? If you have poor water quality, how do you plan to handle it? If you’re not sure how to tell what kind of water quality you have or what the steps are to improve poor water quality we’re happy to give you some guidance.

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These Issues Indicate You Have a Leak

Monday, May 24th, 2021
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Can we be blunt for a moment? Leaks suck. They really do. They suck up your water, suck up your electricity in some cases, and suck up a LOT of your money the longer they go unattended.

Yes, leaks suck but you can stop them quickly when you schedule an appointment for help with your leaky plumbing in White Bear Lake, MN. To do that though you will need to know whether or not you have a leak to fix. In most cases, simply contacting us if you have a feeling you have a leak is a good idea. But if you don’t want to make an unnecessary phone call, we understand.

If you are debating whether or not you need professional plumbing help, here are the signs you need to know to figure out if you may have a leak.

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“Do I Need a Water Quality System?”

Monday, May 10th, 2021

Water quality is important not just for your health but for the long-term lifespan of your water-based appliances (pipes, faucets, etc.) Poor water quality can harm these systems and appliances even if it isn’t hurting your wellbeing.

But how do you know if you have poor water quality that is messing with your plumbing? Read on to find out and discover if you may need a water treatment system added to your home.

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The Benefits of Drain Cleaning

Monday, March 29th, 2021

If the water taking longer than usual to flow down the drain or there is a smell in your kitchen or bathroom, chances are that your drain might need some cleaning! Don’t procrastinate cleaning your drain because this can lead to even bigger, costlier problems.

Here are some benefits of efficient and timely drain cleaning:

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3 Sounds Your Water Heater Shouldn’t Make

Monday, March 15th, 2021
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You don’t want a water heater that makes absolutely no noise in your home. Silence usually indicates that the system simply isn’t operating at all. But a noisy water heater is going to be a big problem too.

You may be wondering, “Okay then what noises do I NOT want my water heater to make?” We are happy to answer that question so you know when to reach out to us for help with this vital home system. Whenever you need help with your plumbing in Brooklyn Park, MN, you can come to us to get things back in working order.

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Does Your Water Quality Need a Boost?

Monday, January 18th, 2021

More and more people have begun to switch over to reusable water bottles in an effort to cut down on plastic use. This is great but can be a bit of a challenge if you can’t simply turn on your kitchen tap and get fresh, drinkable water. Needing to purchase an attachable water filter or an entire pitcher to give you filtered water tends to make the desire to switch over a bit more of a hassle.

Talking to a plumber in Ramsey, MN can help. A professional plumber should know what the biggest challenges are going to be regarding the water quality in your area and exactly what water treatment systems will provide the best solutions.

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Give Yourself the Gift of a New Water Heater

Monday, December 21st, 2020

It’s a gift that keeps on giving. No, we aren’t talking about those product box subscriptions. We are talking about your water heater! This system is an important part of your home’s plumbing in Coon Rapids, MN. Without it, you wouldn’t have any hot water in your home which would make daily life a lot harder and more uncomfortable too.

As you can imagine, a water heater that isn’t in good working order is a problem. A water heater that isn’t working at all is worse. But it is also an excuse to give yourself a little something new. If your water heater needs to retire, it makes sense to put a new system on your holiday wishlist!

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5 Ways To Tell You Need Water Heater Repairs

Monday, December 7th, 2020
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We’ve all watched those scenes in movies or television where an unsuspecting individual is enjoying a warm shower only to be assaulted with a deluge of icy cold water. In some cases, it is thanks to the mischief of a kid or spouse who flushes the toilet knowing this will interrupt the flow of warm water to the one taking the shower. In other cases, however, this can be a sign of an issue with their water heater.

We are pretty confident that none of us want to be the one to experience that flood of cold water when we least expect it. An issue with your water heater is going to significantly increase the chances of this happening though. How do you protect yourself? Your best defense: know the signs that something is up with your water heater so you can reach out to us to get it fixed ASAP.

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Preparing Your Plumbing For Family Gatherings

Monday, November 23rd, 2020
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Whether you are planning for a few people to join you this Thanksgiving or you are breaking out the extra tables and chairs from the garage, it is important to be prepared. And we aren’t just talking about making sure everything is set up and the food is prepared on time. Your plumbing needs to be prepared too!

With the help of a plumber in Maple Grove, MN, and the services they provide, you can enjoy knowing that your home’s plumbing is in great hands. We will make sure you can enjoy peace of mind with this system so you can focus on everything else that comes with being a host for this holiday.

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