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Why Your Water Heater is Making Popping Noises

You walk into your utility room, and suddenly you hear it: little popping noises coming from your water heater. You may wonder if this is normal, but rest assured, these noises are a relatively common occurrence among both gas and electric water heaters. Over time, water heaters can develop buildup that causes these sounds to emerge at frequent intervals. At P&D Mechanical, we know it’s disconcerting to find that your appliances are making peculiar sounds. That’s why we’ve put together a rundown of why your water heater might be making strange noises. Read on to find out what causes those popping noises and what we can do about it.

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Is Your Garbage Disposal Jammed? We Can Help!

A jammed garbage disposal is perhaps one of the most annoying things that can happen to your kitchen sink. When a hard object lodges between the walls and blades of your disposal, the blades can no longer function. You’ll likely hear a humming noise as the motor strains against the hard object, and you’ll notice that your disposal blades don’t move when it’s switched on. If you discover a jam in your disposal, it’s best to call in the professionals at P&D Mechanical. We can quickly clear the source of the jam and get your disposal back in working order. What causes a jam and how can we fix the issue? Read on to find out.

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Comparing 5 Types of Piping. Which is Best for You?

There are several choices of piping and pros and cons for each of them. Some are good for hot and cold water, some are good for cold water only, and others are only good for sewage. Let P&D Mechanical help you decide which plumbing material is best for your home or business in Robbinsdale, Minnesota. Here are five main types of piping we recommend:

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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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Is Your Plumbing Adequate For Your Employees?

Does your plumbing system meet the needs of your current workforce? As your business grows and you hire additional employees, your existing plumbing system may no longer be sufficient for your staff’s requirements. We can help you alleviate lines for the restroom and inadequate kitchen facilities by remodeling existing facilities and providing fixtures and plumbing extensions where you need them. P&D Mechanical delivers complete plumbing installation for commercial properties in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota. Contact us today for kitchen and bathroom remodeling as well as plumbing system extension.

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Four Ways To Tell If Your Plumbing Is Outdated

You may be experiencing numerous problems in your plumbing caused by outdated pipes and components in your home. The question is how can you tell if your plumbing system needs attention? P&D Mechanical can inspect your plumbing and diagnose potential faults before they strike. We can upgrade your plumbing counter common problems that come with older pipes, connections, and septic systems. A call to P&D Mechanical today can help you avoid expensive repairs down the road.

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Is Your Garbage Disposal Acting Up? Here’s Why

Are you experiencing problems with your garbage disposal? Contact P & D Mechanical in Robbinsdale, Minnesota. We offer plumbing and heating work.

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7 Ways Your Toilet Could be Leaking

Detecting the source of a leaky toilet can be somewhat of a challenge. You may attempt to solve the problem only to discover that there is still a leak. P & D Mechanical can help you identify where the leak is and provide a long-term solution for sealing it. Below are seven possible causes of toilet leaks and where they are located. If any of these are happening to you right now, then call right away. We can help.

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Now is the Time for a Boiler Replacement from P&D Mechanical

Have you noticed that your boiler is not working as well as it should? P&D Mechanical can replace your boiler with a brand new energy-efficient boiler. You will love all the features and benefits that new models have to offer including the money you’ll save annually. We can inspect your current system and have a new boiler ready to go in 2018. Contact us today for a free estimate.

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Common Problems Found During Backflow Testing

Many of the plumbing systems in residential and commercial properties around the Minneapolis and St. Paul area are fitted with a backflow preventer valve. This device prevents contaminated water in sewers or septic tanks from flowing back up the pipes and mixing with clean water. Plumbing technicians like P&D Mechanical install backflow preventer valves in areas where clean and dirty water are likely to cross paths. If you own a large boiler, a fire extinguishing system, or an irrigation system, your plumbing system likely contains a valve.

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