Aurora Plumbing Company Blog: Archive for August, 2015

Why Is My Air Conditioner Leaking Water?

Monday, August 31st, 2015

During the summer, we sometimes show up to repair a plumbing leak in a home only to find out that the plumbing system is not responsible for the leak at all. Air conditioners can also leak water into the home and, depending on the location of the unit, can damage any important structures underneath it. A leaky air conditioner is often a quick fix for a trained technician, but what caused the leak in the first place?

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3 Things You Should Do to Keep Your Plumbing System Maintained

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Plumbing issues can lead to a lot of damage for your home. Drain clogs can bring raw sewage back up through the drains, and they make it a lot harder for you to get through daily tasks. Plumbing leaks cause water damage and may allow mold a chance to develop. You don’t want to have to deal with these issues in the future, so why not take a few simple steps today to prevent them? We present three of our top maintenance tips below.

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Common Sewer Line Problems You’ll Need a Specialist to Fix

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Problems with the sewer line are some of the most unpleasant you can come across. Not only is it (frankly) smelly, but technicians may need to rip up parts of your property in order to get the situation under control. Thankfully, if you use quality plumbers for the job, they will work to reduce the damage and control the situation quickly and correctly. Learn more about how drain and sewer specialists address some of the most common sewer line issues in today’s post.

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A Guide to the Outside Condenser Unit of Your Air Conditioner

Monday, August 10th, 2015

You don’t have to know the inner workings of your air conditioner in order to make sure it works properly; that’s why you have contractors in the area waiting for your call. But knowing a little bit more about how your AC equipment works can help you to understand a little bit more about the importance of maintenance and prompt repairs. If you are curious about the large outdoor condenser unit of your AC system, we detail some of the most important features in this guide.

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What Type of Maintenance Does an Air Conditioner Need?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

A common misconception about air conditioners is that they only need more refrigerant (a chemical blend you may have heard called by the trademarked name Freon) when they stop performing as well as they once did. But refrigerant is not something that naturally evacuates from an air conditioning system. Refilling (or charging) the refrigerant is not a normal part of maintaining an air conditioner, and a lack of refrigerant means something is wrong. However, there are a few maintenance tasks that should be done from time to time to keep the system going smoothly.

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