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

Do You Need Pipe Repairs?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

One of the most common home plumbing problems that we get service calls for involves leaking pipes. Leaky pipes can also be one of the most difficult plumbing issues to diagnose, short of a burst pipe leaking gallons of water, or a clearly visible pipe leak under a kitchen sink.

Quite often, it can be hard for homeowner to even know that they have a leak that necessitates a call to a plumber. However, the signs below are indicative of this problem, and may signal that you do in fact need to call a plumber for repairs.

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The Refrigerant Myth: No, You Shouldn’t Have to Refill Your AC

Monday, June 20th, 2016

With the weather the way it has been recently, it’s hard to believe that it’s not actually summer yet. However, summer is very quickly approaching, and when it hits with full force you’ll want to ensure that your air conditioner is in the best shape possible to take on the added stress of keeping your home cool all season long.

One of the most common air conditioning service questions we receive from our customers is whether or not they need to refill the refrigerant in their air conditioning system. The quick answer is, “no!” Keep reading to learn more about the role of refrigerant and why you should never have to refill it, absent of a leak or problem with your AC system.

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Common Signs That Your Ductless System Needs Replacement

Monday, June 13th, 2016

With temperatures quickly on the rise in our area, it’s no secret that summer is well on its way. The fact is, our temperatures are going to soar even higher. When they do, you’ll want to ensure that your ductless cooling system is working as effectively and efficiently as possible.

Is your system aging? Perhaps it’s required numerous repairs in recent years. If this is the case, then you probably want to consider replacing the system. Doing this now can help you avoid getting stuck with a malfunctioning system on one of our hottest days. Keep reading for some of the most common signs that it’s time to replace your system.

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Is Your Toilet Leaking? Tips to Follow

Monday, June 6th, 2016

It goes without saying that one of the biggest nuisances and messiest plumbing problems to deal with is that of a leaky toilet. However, the good news is that some toilet leaks can be an easy fix. We’ve shared some tips below to follow if you do discover a toilet leak, which includes how to shut off your water if needed. Should you find that your leak is a more serious matter and you need a professional plumber, our staff is standing by.

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