Air Mechanical, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Maple Grove’

Check Your Detectors To Keep Your Home Safe

Monday, December 20th, 2021
Common plastic white home smoke detector alarm, preventing an abnormal smoke in the room from perhaps a fire with a sound very loud. In the image, there is a big fire in the room and there is smoke that rises to the ceiling where is placed the equipement. This one is mounted on wooden ceiling. For example in France country, those smoke detector are required since march 2015. On the sensor is written that we should not paint it, and direction to open or close it, there is the test button because we need to check it regularly, and a red led indicating that the battery inside is always good.

It is a time of year that involves a lot of lights, lots of time spent with loved ones, extra food being made, and added use of your heating system. This is great for those of us that love all the activities and opportunities to celebrate. However, it can also increase the risks of trouble.

What if something in the oven starts to burn? What if your gas-powered furnace develops a gas leak? What if you have a string of lights that is overheating and may cause a fire risk? These are all concerns but they shouldn’t catch you by surprise as long as your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are working right.

This blog post isn’t here to scare you but rather to make sure that the systems that are in your home to help protect you are equipped to do their job right. Let’s jump in.

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Check your Electrical System Before Plugging In the Holiday Lights

Monday, December 6th, 2021

Are you ready to decorate? If you haven’t hung up the tinsel and holiday lights, now is a great time to do it. But wait! Not to delay you further but before you plug anything in you need to take your electrical system into consideration. You may be ready to get festive but your electrical system might not!

Take a minute to think over how your electrical system fared last year. Did you encounter flickering lights or easily tripped circuits? Or perhaps you had to make sure to only turn on the lights after certain appliances were off to avoid a major issue. These are probable signs that you need an electrician in Maple Grove, MN to help you get your system into better shape before lighting up your driveway.

Here’s why it may pay off to have an electrician check your electrical system this season.

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Don’t Ignore End-of-Summer Repairs

Monday, September 27th, 2021
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During the summer months, your air conditioning system runs almost constantly. While most systems are designed to withstand this type of constant use, repairs and maintenance may be necessary by the end of the season.

It’s best to address the common issues with your HVAC in Maple Grove, MN now, rather than putting them off until next year. Some of the end-of-summer repairs and maintenance your system may need can be found here.

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Is Your Home Protected Against a Power Surge?

Monday, June 7th, 2021
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The lights went out last night and you had to break out the candles. Things turned back on after a few hours thankfully but today you’ve started to realize that something is off with a couple of your home’s appliances like your air conditioner. Come to think of it, you also noticed that one or two outlets had burn marks on them too. What’s with that?

These are some of the things you may notice post power outage because you may have been the victim of a power surge. There exists a way to defend against power surges though, and our electricians in Maple Grove, MN can help with setting it up.

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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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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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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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Is Your AC Ready for the Heat?

Monday, June 22nd, 2020
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Temperatures are on the rise and the days of being able to happily enjoy the softer warmth of spring are quickly giving way to days of dealing with the sweltering summer heat. This means that you are about to be giving your air conditioner a lot of work to do over the next several months. But is your system up to the task?

If you haven’t scheduled maintenance for your HVAC in Plymouth, MN we want to strongly suggest that you get an appointment set up soon. Why? Because this service can help to keep you cool this summer by ensuring your air conditioner is ready to face the heat head-on!

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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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