Roadrunner Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Archive for January, 2016

When to Schedule Drain Cleaning

Monday, January 25th, 2016

Though you probably don’t devote a lot of thought to your drains on a regular basis, they serve an important purpose. The drains in your home are the connection point between your plumbing and sewer systems. Without them, your home would have a much harder time disposing of wastewater in a convenient and sanitary way. One of the best ways to keep your drains in good condition is to have them cleaned on a fairly regular basis. Read on to find out when the best time is to schedule drain cleaning.

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Be Sure to Schedule Furnace Maintenance This Winter

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Most homeowners wait to call for repairs until their furnaces display symptoms of a problem. While prompt repairs are certainly a good idea for keeping your furnace from breaking down, it can’t keep your furnace in good condition all on its own. If you want your furnace to be in the best possible condition, you need to make sure to schedule maintenance for it on an annual basis. Let’s take a look at the benefits of furnace maintenance.

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Watch Out for These Boiler Problems

Monday, January 11th, 2016

Boilers have a well-earned reputation for being sturdy. They tend to have fewer moving parts than other heating systems, which means fewer ways for things to go wrong. That doesn’t mean that they’re immune to all problems, though. If you’re using a boiler to keep warm this winter, you should still keep an eye out for certain issues that may crop up. Read on to find out more about some common boiler problems, and when you should call for repairs.

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What to Do if Your Toilet Is Overflowing

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Plumbing emergencies are never fun to deal with, especially with their ability to inflict a large amount of water damage in a short amount of time. It can be pretty easy to panic when confronted with something like a toilet overflowing, water getting everywhere and soaking everything. Plunging isn’t a good idea, as it will just help pour more water out onto the floor. What, then, should you do? Read on to find out.

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