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4 Ways Your Water Can Become Contaminated

Water contamination is something that you may encounter every day in your home. Water contamination is anything in your water that is harmful to your body. Contaminants can range from salt to oil to human waste in the water. If you are worried that your water is contaminated, let P&D Mechanical help solve your plumbing issues. Contaminants can enter your water supply through various ways, such as leaky pipes, changes in water pressure, non-point contamination, and backflow. Here are the four ways contaminants can enter your water supply:

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Understanding Your AC System: 5 Components You Should Know

Think you know your AC system? Below are five vital components that make your heating and cooling unit operate smoothly.

The Compressor

The compressor is the most important element in an air conditioner. An AC compressor converts gas into liquid while assisting in the AC unit’s cooling process. The compressor is responsible for channeling the refrigerant in a continuous cycle so that the entire system is cool. The compressor also transforms low-pressure gas into a high-pressure state. In essence, the compressor performs four vital functions:

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Behind the Walls: When to Replace Plumbing Systems

With proper ongoing maintenance and care in your daily use of a a plumbing system, it's unlikely a full replacement of plumbing throughout your house will ever become an immediate necessity. However, you may want to upgrade your plumbing system from what was originally built as part of the home. Such a project may be as simple as replacing a shower head or faucet with one that provides better performance, or it can be a more difficult project that involves installing new pipes for a home addition or for the sake of making a bonus room or basement into a free standing apartment. Regardless of what your immediate need for a plumber may be, there is a reason you want to hire one who is licensed and proven in the local community as a great contractor.

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The Importance of Establishing a Routine Commercial Maintenance Plan

When it comes to operating a business, you are responsible for a lot throughout the day. You have to ensure that your employees are meeting their metrics, your vendors are keeping your business stocked with supplies, and you have to ensure your business remains profitable. The last thing you want to worry about is whether you have a roof or plumbing leak.

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How To React When Your Plumbing Fails

The initial steps during a plumbing emergency are really that simple. If you are not sure where your water main shut off valve is just call us. We can help you prepare for a plumbing emergency by showing you where all of the shut off valves are in your house as well as those that are outside of your home. Being prepared for an emergency helps prevent great damage from water, sewer and gas.

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