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

Is it Time to Upgrade Your Kitchen Plumbing?

Monday, July 6th, 2020
water-from-faucet

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.

Continue Reading

Drain Clog Culprits

Monday, May 11th, 2020
using-the-kitchen-sink

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.

Continue Reading

What Does a Reverse Osmosis System Do?

Monday, April 13th, 2020
water-from-faucet

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.

Continue Reading

5 Things To Never Put Down Your Drain

Monday, December 24th, 2018

Many of us take our drains for granted. We put a lot of things down our drains and expect that it will all just wash away without a problem. However, there are a number of things that should never be put down the drain. Certain items and substances can lead to significant blockages, which can result in some serious damage if left unattended.

The problem with our plumbing systems is that they are hidden away from us, often behind walls or underneath floors. Blockages or leaks usually go unnoticed until they cause significant damage. Your plumbing system is intricate and requires the attention of a trained professional to spot and correct minor issues that could very easily become major. There are many things that you can do to avoid major blockages, one of which is being careful about what you put down your drains. 

Continue Reading

Tips to Keep Your Plumbing in Shape this Holiday Season

Monday, November 12th, 2018

Fall Thanksgiving and Halloween pumpkins, leaves, acorn squash over dark wooden table background shot from directly aboveThe holiday season means cold weather, hot chocolate, and a festive feeling in the air. Despite all the cheer that this time of year brings, it’s also very hard on your pipes. All the food and fun really can add up. We’ve gathered together a long list of tips to help you avoid a plumbing disaster this holiday season. We understand that mistakes happen though, so if you need a plumber in Columbus, MN then contact our team.

Continue Reading

Is Your Sewer Line Suffering?

Monday, August 20th, 2018

Split drainage pipe caused by ingress of tree rootsThe sewer line of your plumbing system is the main line that removes wastewater from the plumbing in your home and moves it to the civic sewer system. Sewer lines are typically buried under the ground in your yard, keeping them safe from damage, and wear from the weather. Unfortunately, though, when trouble does arise it requires the service of a professional Andover plumber. Our team is here and happy to help repair leaks, clean out cogs, and address other problems—but in order to know you need these services, you have to know you have a problem with your sewer line to begin with, right?

Homeowners really shouldn’t try formally diagnosing a sewer line problem on their own. However, you can certainly spot the common signs of a problem. And when you do spot one of the following signs, then it’s time to call a plumber!

Continue Reading

Your Garbage Disposal Doesn’t Want These Items

Monday, July 9th, 2018

woman and her daughter standing over kitchen sink washing dishesIf you are one of many homeowners who have a garbage disposal in their kitchen sink, then you probably can’t imagine cooking and cleaning up without it. Things like kitchen scraps, unfinished meals, and leftovers that are too far-gone to eat anymore all get scraped into your disposal system where you won’t have to worry about them stinking up your trash can. However, too much of a dependence on this system can get you in trouble.

Has your garbage disposal ever gotten jammed? Perhaps you’ve had to call a plumber in Cambridge a few times to pull something out of the mechanism. Or maybe you are reading this post because you don’t know if you’re putting your garbage disposal at risk. Fortunately, we have provided some guidance, below, to help you avoid a garbage disposal catastrophe.

Continue Reading

So Your Pipes Froze, Now What?

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Icicles hanging from a brown pipe. Frozen water and metal surface, winter time concept. selective focus shallow depth of field photoSpring is officially here, and soon enough temperatures will begin to warm up. Hopefully, you didn’t have any major household problems over winter. One of the most common household issues we receive calls for during this time of the year is that of frozen pipes. There are a couple things you can do before winter starts to prevent this from occurring at all.

First, you should open your faucets to drain any existing water left in pipes that won’t be used over the winter. Second, you should insulate vulnerable pipes. But what if you didn’t know these tips, or were surprised by how cold the weather got and now you are, in fact, dealing with frozen pipes?

Continue Reading

How to Avoid Costly Winter Plumbing Problems

Monday, January 8th, 2018

How to Avoid Costly Winter Plumbing ProblemsIf somebody were to ask you what the most common winter plumbing problem is, there’s a pretty good chance you would answer, “frozen pipes.” This is certainly one of the most common problems we get calls for this time of the year, but certainly not the only.

One thing is for sure—when you do experience a plumbing issue during any time of the year, it’s a wise idea to call a professional Andover, MN, plumber, rather than trusting a general handyman or attempting repairs on your own. The latter could leave you with property damage, and potentially even injury.

Continue Reading

What Are You Doing to Protect Your Pipes This Winter?

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Icicles hanging from a brown pipe. Frozen water and metal surface, winter time concept. selective focus shallow depth of field photoWe’ve officially entered the time of year known for chilly temperatures, falling snow, and, unfortunately, freezing pipes. Frozen plumbing can actually cause a good deal of damage if not addressed right away. The reason for this is because as water freezes it expands, which puts pressure on the walls of the pipes, increasing the chance that they will burst.

Managing leaking or ruptured plumbing is probably the last thing you can envision yourself facing this winter, particularly over the holidays. If you truly want to protect your pipes from such incidences, there are a few steps you can take. Read on to learn more, and contact our team to be put in touch with a professional Andover, MN plumber, whether you have damaged plumbing or would just like more information about preventive plumbing care.

Continue Reading