Roadrunner Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Archive for September, 2015

Signs That You Need Drain Cleaning

Monday, September 28th, 2015

You probably don’t think too much about the drains in your home. Why would you, right? It isn’t like your drains demand a whole lot of attention. Inconspicuous though your drains may be under normal circumstances, though, there are a few signs that you should watch out for. If you can catch the symptoms of a drain problem early, you can limit the damage that your sewer system might suffer. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that you need drain cleaning.

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What to Do if You Hear Odd Noises from Your Air Conditioner

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Air conditioners make all sorts of noises during operation. If you’ve had your air conditioner for any length of time, you’re probably familiar with the kinds of noises that your air conditioner is supposed to make. What happens if your air conditioning system suddenly starts to make unusual noises, though? Read on to find out.

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Which Water Heater Type Will Serve You Best?

Monday, September 14th, 2015

For many years, the only real option for having hot water at your beck and call was to have a tank water heater installed in your home. In recent decades, however, the rise of the tankless water heater has given people an alternative option. This has led to some confusion over which water heater would best serve a homeowner’s individual needs. The best thing to do, of course, is to consult with a professional before making a decision. In order to make things a bit easier, however, let’s take a look at the pros and cons of each water heater type.

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What to Do if You Suspect That You Have a Slab Leak

Monday, September 7th, 2015

Do you have water coming up from under your floor? Are your monthly water bills suddenly higher for no apparent reason? If so, you might have a slab leak. Slab leaks are a major problem, though they are thankfully less common than many other plumbing problems. Most homes sit on a concrete foundation, known as a slab, for the sake of stability and safety. A number of your plumbing pipes actually run under the slab, which is beneficial in a couple of different ways. The problem is that if one of those pipes springs a leak, it can damage your home and be incredibly difficult to repair. Let’s take a look at what you should do if you think you might have a slab leak.

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