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

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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Now Is the Perfect Time To Start Using Less Water

Monday, January 20th, 2020
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The New Year is the best time to make a renewed effort to conserve resources. While being more environmentally conscious may not be on the top of the resolutions list, there are enough benefits to making the effort to use less that make it worth it. One of the best ways to do this is to find ways to reduce water.

Using less water is a lot easier than you may expect and offers several benefits. Aside from helping prepare for the possibility of a drought, using less water saves on energy use and utility costs involved with the delivery of the water. And, of course, less water usage helps the environment too.

So, how can you pull back on how much water you utilize in your daily life? We have a few tips to help you do just that.

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How To Protect Your Plumbing This Winter

Monday, November 25th, 2019
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The warm days of summer are long gone and the days of thick sweaters, warm drinks and heavy blankets are here for the next several months. Our heaters are running, holiday preparations have begun, and the last thing you want to do is spend extra time outdoors.

That is why we want to remind you now, before things get colder, to make sure your plumbing is taken care of properly. Because let’s be honest, no one wants to deal with a backed-up drain or a leaky hot water pipe in the middle of winter.

Thankfully, if you do pick up on any issues with your Andover plumbing, you have a team you can rely on to help you when you call Air Mechanical Inc.

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Drain Cleaners Aren’t Your Friend! Here’s Why.

Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
Drainage-Draining-Sink-Water

“Gurgle, gurgle gurgle.”

Ugh, the kitchen sink is clogged again! Go get the drain cleaner, right?

But wait, how many times this year have you had to dump that toxic liquid down the same drain only to have the results turn out to be temporary? This isn’t because your drain is just a strange piece of plumbing. Instead, you can actually blame this repetitious issue on that bottle of drain cleaner.

Believe it or not, drain cleaners aren’t effective ways to clear a clog in your pipes. And when you do use them to try to accomplish this feat, they can end up doing more harm than good.

When it comes to dealing with a stubborn drain clog, you should always reach out to a professional Plymouth plumber for assistance. And here is why.

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Preparing Your Sump Pump For Rain

Monday, October 14th, 2019
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The weather here in Andover certainly took a turn. It is quite interesting to experience sun and warm temperatures one day, and rain and light snow within the next couple of days.

But this is Minnesota, so most of us come prepared. However, while scarves, boots, and coats may be ready, the question remains as to whether you have prepared the vital part of your home’s plumbing to help you deal with all that water.

Yes, we are talking about your sump pump. Read on to learn how to prepare yours for the deluge.

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Oof! Trouble With Your Main Sewer Line?

Monday, September 16th, 2019

Ick! Trouble with your main sewer line, as you might imagine can be rather, well, gross! Of course, then, when something does go wrong, you are going to want to call in a professional plumber right away! Otherwise, you’ll be dealing with a whole slew of other issues!

But how do you know when something is wrong with your main sewer line?

Well, keep reading below and we’ll tell you! We have listed some tell-tale signs of sewer line trouble… that way, you’ll know precisely when to call our team. 

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5 Ways to Tell You Need Draining Cleaning Services

Monday, September 2nd, 2019

You know that feeling when you pull a wad of hair out of your shower drain? It isn’t a good one. If anything, it’s pretty disgusting. Well now, imagine just how much hair has slipped beyond your shower drain and down into your plumbing system. It’s probably more than you can picture!

You see, things like hair, grease, grime, and other particles can all make their way into your pipes, leading to clogs and all sorts of other issues! Therefore, it is important to invest in the services designed to keep your drain pipes clean and clear! To do that, all you’ve got to do is schedule annual drain cleaning services! There are plenty of signs that suggest your plumbing in Plymouth is in need of these services, and below, we’ve listed them for you. 

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Here’s Why You Could Use a Sump Pump

Monday, July 22nd, 2019

home-living-room-underwater-floodIf you’ve got a basement in your home, then you probably know just how easy it is for water to enter the space. Gravity has a funny way of drawing water to the lowest space possible, and of course, in your home, that would be the basement.

Surely, though, the last thing you need in your life is a flooded basement, so it is important that you’ve got a system in place to deal with that sort of issue. Yes, that’s right… we are talking about a sump pump! Sump pumps are a great way to keep water out of your home! In fact, there are quite a few benefits of installing a sump pump in your home, and below, we’ve listed a few of them for you. So, keep reading to find out more.

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Here’s How We Can Treat Your Water

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Blegh! Contaminants in your water got you down? We totally understand why poor water quality is such a big deal! Let’s face it: you need the water coming out of your taps to be potable, and if it isn’t, it can certainly be a quite a nuisance.

Of course, we don’t think you should have to deal with poor water quality forever, which is why most plumbers offer a variety of water treatment solutions. There are a number of water treatment systems on the market today, each designed to eliminate specific types of contaminants from your water. So no matter what your needs are, we will be able to match you with the right system for your home.

Below, we have listed some of the most common water treatment systems available and how they can help you. Keep reading to find out more!

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Is it Time for a New Water Heater?

Monday, June 24th, 2019

Your water heater is, if not the most, most important component of your plumbing system. Think about it: you use it every single day for cleaning, laundry, and of course, showering! Therefore, there is nothing quite worse than an out-of-commission water heater!

Sometimes, the best remedy for a broken water heater is a replacement, and below, we have listed some of the signs that suggest the time has come to invest in a new system. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more! And remember, it is in your best interest to contact a professional plumber if you think it’s time for a replacement! 

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