Air Mechanical, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Andover’

3 Facts About Air Purifiers

Monday, May 25th, 2020

Breathing isn’t something you think much about; but if you knew that the air in your home is packed with particles such as dust, allergens, bacteria and viruses, you might think twice about taking a deep breath when you are relaxing at home.

Fortunately, there is a way to reduce these particulates or VOC’s (volatile organic compounds) making the air you breath inside your home much healthier. With the help of an air purification system or an air purifier, you can reduce the re-circulation of those unwanted contaminants that are naturally present in the air supply inside your home. AMi’s technical staff offers you 3 key facts about Air Purification systems and how they increase the indoor air quality of your home.

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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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Which Water Heater Suits You Best?

Monday, February 3rd, 2020
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Taking a nice, relaxing, warm shower after a workout or at the end of a long day is pretty wonderful. What isn’t wonderful is when you are in the middle of a warm shower and the water suddenly gets cold, if not downright icy. Or maybe your water never heats up properly to begin with.

If either of these incidents sound familiar, you may be in the market for a new water heater. What we want to tell you is that you have more than one type of water heater to choose from: you can opt for a tankless water heater too! The key here is deciding on which system would best meet your needs.

The sooner you figure out your water heater replacement in Andover, MN, the better too. You don’t want to have to shower at the gym!

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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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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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Don’t Dilly Dally Your Ductless Repairs!

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Yes, it’s true: your ductless system needs repairs too! As neat as they are, ductless systems are not immune to repairs, and in fact, these nifty little systems come with their own set of unique repair needs. Of course, it is important that you know what those needs are.

So, for your convenience, we have listed some of these unique ductless repairs for you below. That way, you can contact your favorite HVAC contractor (hopefully us!) for your air conditioning repairs in Andover at the first sign of trouble. So, what are you waiting for? Keep reading to find out more!

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Wait, Do Geothermal Systems Work in the Summer Too?

Monday, August 5th, 2019

Why, yes! They do! But, we understand why you might’ve believed otherwise — c’mon, the word “thermal” is right there in the name!

Geothermal systems, like all heat pumps, come equipped with a reversing valve, which allows for both home heating and cooling. That way, you can enjoy year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch. But even still, geothermal systems are different than their forced-air counterparts, and many homeowners don’t quite understand how they work.

So below, we’ve decided to explain the science of it all. Just keep reading below to find out more! (And of course, remember to schedule your HVAC services in Andover, MN with our team!)

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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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