From the category archives: P&D Mechanical


3 Disturbing Consequences of Letting Your Water Pipes Freeze

Winter brings much more than cold weather. For homeowners, the winter months are highly challenging because many internal systems are strained by cold weather. Below your flooring or inside your walls, your water pipes are particularly at risk of freezing. When the temperature drops and your pipes become frozen, you run the risk of damaging your home. If you allow your pipes to freeze, there could be severe and costly consequences for your household.

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Home Heating Options

If you’re like most people, you’ve probably never thought much about heating systems for your house unless you’ve had problems keeping the home warm during the winter months. Traditional wood fires are rarely used these days, or gas logs may be nice for a decorative touch while supplementing heat in a main room at the expense of heating side rooms. Typically, depending on the age of the house it most likely has either a gas or oil heater, or a heat pump.

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Now Is The Time To Think About Radiant Floor Heating

Now that an end is in sight for the long and cruel winter season of 2014 - 2015 in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area, and there are definitive hints of spring that seem to be the new normal, you are probably not in the mood to think about your heating system. In fact, the last thing you want think about is heating your home for those coming winters months that will arrive all too soon. In spite of this, though, now is exactly the right time to think about the type of heating system you want for your Maple Grove, Minnesota home -- for the next heating season and long into the future.

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Go Tankless This Summer!

Spring is approaching and it is time for you to begin your to-do list around your home. With increasing costs of energy, projects that improve your energy efficiency and save you money, are no doubt at the top of your list. One of the most cost effective projects that start saving you money from day one is installing a tankless water heater. 

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Bathroom Remodeling Problems To Avoid

Although bathroom remodels are popular and worth the investment, if you do not plan and execute the renovation properly, it easily turns into a headache for your entire family. The following are a few things you should avoid in order to make the process quick and worthwhile.

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Bathroom Remodel: How To Make Use Of A Limited Budget

When it comes to your home and you need to choose one area to remodel, it is usually either going to be the bathroom or the kitchen. Typically speaking, the less funds you have, the more likely it is that you'll go with the bathroom renovation.

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Appliances For Your Kitchen Remodel

Nothing is quite as exciting as having your kitchen remodeled. Whether or not you consider it the most important room in the house, it’s likely where you and your guests spend the most time. Nearly everybody has one small detail they would like to change about their kitchen, and during a remodel you have the chance to address that detail.

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How Ceiling Fans Can Help You Save On Energy Costs

Electricity costs seem to skyrocket year after year. Many homeowners find that it costs more to cool and heat their home than the previous years. For that reason, many homeowners here in Minneapolis are looking for every way possible to save energy, which will also save money. Some may be wondering whether ceiling fans may be the answer. Fortunately, the answer is easy and it is one you will want to hear: yes!

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Toilet Repair: 5 Solutions to Common Problems

Your toilet is something that is used numerous times a day by every single person in the household. So, obviously, it is going to wear down and become dysfunctional at some point in time. Unfortunately, when it does, it is extremely inconvenient and upsetting. Luckily, by familiarizing yourself with a few of the most common toilet issues and their toilet repair solutions, you can get yourself out of a messy situation quickly.

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Water Heater Repair By P&D Mechanical

A common repair problem is damaged or broken heating elements. This is usually noticed when there is no hot water. Heating elements on electric water heaters have a heating element and on gas water heaters it is referred to as a thermocouple. 

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