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

What You Need to Know about Radon

Monday, December 26th, 2016

We are six short days away from the New Year, which means we are six short days away from January! January is National Radon Action Month, an initiative to raise awareness of radon and the potential dangers of this radioactive gas. It is a gas that occurs naturally in the environment, and not one that many homeowners know much about. However, you can suffer from adverse health effects if you are exposed to too much of it.

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Signs That Your Heater Is in Trouble

Monday, December 19th, 2016

One thing that no homeowner wants to face right as winter starts is a malfunctioning heater. Hopefully, you’ve had yours appropriately maintained to prevent some of the biggest problems that heaters can run into. Either way though, no heating system is completely immune to problems. Keep reading to learn some of the signs that your heater is in trouble and requires professional repairs.

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Heating System Safety: What You Need to Know

Monday, December 12th, 2016

Heaters today, no matter what make or model, are built with customer safety in mind. It’s rare that you have to worry about a heating system malfunction if you have your system professionally installed and serviced by experienced HVAC technicians, such as our staff.

But there are still risks associated with using just about any heating system, no matter how well taken care of it is. For example, carbon monoxide poisoning is still a very real threat. This occurs due to a broken heat exchanger or some other cause for a gas leak.

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Is a Ductless Heating Installation Right for You?

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Ductless heating and cooling systems have become increasingly common in recent years, and for good reason. They have the capability to efficiently distribute heat evenly throughout homes, and they are suitable for any type of floor plan—especially since they don’t require ductwork!

A ducted HVAC system requires the air to travel a far distance before entering the room in which it will be heating, and due to natural wear and tear plus ductwork damage can actually waste up to 40% of your heating energy—or cooling energy if you’re using the system in the summertime. But is a ductless heating installation really the right choice for you? Keep reading to learn some of the benefits and decide for yourself.

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