Bronco Plumbing Heating and Air Blog : Archive for August, 2015

Tips on Maintaining Your Garbage Disposal

Monday, August 31st, 2015

If you have a garbage disposal, you know how helpful it can be to significantly reduce the food waste in your home. You also know that when it breaks or malfunctions, it requires an expert to handle the repair. It’s strongly recommended that you schedule annual maintenance for your garbage disposal, but there are some basic maintenance steps you can take on your own to help keep your disposal in optimal shape: (more…)

Why Your Refrigerant Doesn’t Run Out

Monday, August 24th, 2015

You have likely heard the word “refrigerant” used in relation to your air conditioner, and for good reason: without it, you can’t condition your air. However, this chemical is used differently in your air conditioner than gasoline is used in a car. In other words, refrigerant isn’t consumed by your air conditioning system, which is why, if you are told your refrigerant is low, there’s a problem. So how does the refrigerant in your system work? Let’s take a look. (more…)

What Is an Automatic Shut-Off Valve?

Monday, August 17th, 2015

We’ve all heard the stories of people coming home from vacation to find their living room under water. While this isn’t a common scenario, it isn’t uncommon for your plumbing system to develop leaks that you aren’t able to detect. This is because much of your home’s plumbing system resides behind walls and ceilings, and it is this kind of leak that can cause a great deal of water damage. One of the best ways to avoid water damage from even the smallest leak is to employ the use of an automatic shut-off valve. (more…)

Seeing Leaks from Your AC? Time to Check the Condensate Array

Monday, August 10th, 2015

At this time of year, your air conditioner is removing a lot of humidity to help cool your home. This means your condensate array is being used fairly heavily, helping to remove this water from your home and system. However, if your air conditioning system hasn’t been maintained in a while, you may have some problems with your condensate array that can lead to leaking and water damage. First, let’s take a look at what the condensate array is and does. (more…)

How Do the Coils in My AC System Work?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

If you have a whole home air conditioning system, you’ve probably heard that your system has coils. What you may not realize is how important they are to your AC system. Your coils play a big role in the heat release/cooling process; anytime there’s any issue with the coils, your cooling will be affected. The AC experts at Bronco Plumbing Heating and Air can help keep your coils in great shape with annual maintenance. Just give us a call and schedule an appointment for your home in Roseville, CA. (more…)