Roadrunner Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Blog: Archive for December, 2019

4 Noises You Don’t Want Your Furnace Making

Monday, December 30th, 2019
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It would be great if someday an HVAC system was invented that made no noise at all. We can’t promise that will ever happen, though I’m sure they’ll get pretty close.

The fact is, you’re going to hear your furnace making noise as it operates. You’ll hear the air ducts fluctuating as temperatures change, and you’ll hear your furnace cycling on and shutting off, plus the whoosh of air coming through your vents.

Of course, there are some noises you don’t want to hear. Honestly, anything that’s outside of what you normally hear on a day to day basis should be cause for alarm. Below are 4 noises, in particular, that you absolutely don’t want your furnace making. If you hear any of them, please be sure to give us a call right away.

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Is Your Plumbing Protected Against Freezing Temps?

Monday, December 16th, 2019
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The holiday season is upon us, and as we all know, this can be a hectic time of the year. However, that doesn’t give you an excuse to forget about caring for your home. In fact, you may regret doing so! We’ve shared a lot of advice over the years in regards to protecting your plumbing and making sure it’s maintained properly, and we’re going to share one more—take the proper steps to prevent frozen pipes this winter!

Pipe freeze isn’t just a problem in and of itself, it’s the cause of another problem—burst pipes. The thawing process that pipes go through leads to this. Thawing creates a negative pressure buildup in the plumbing system, and that’s when they crack. As a result, you can find yourself facing property damage and potential flooding. So, what are these steps to follow to avoid pipe freeze?

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How to Keep Your Business Comfortable, Affordably

Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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With the temperatures dropping and the holiday season in full swing, it can be easy to forget about your HVAC systems, particularly depending on what type of commercial space you operate or business you run. However, thinking about your HVAC is important—after all you need to make sure your employees, tenants, guests, or customers are comfortable when they visit your space.

This is the reason we always stress the importance of routine maintenance—more on that below.

Next to keeping your commercial space comfortable, you don’t want to be spending too much money on using your HVAC equipment. After all, all occupants should be able to maintain comfort in your space without your overhead costs skyrocketing. So, how can you save?

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