Bronco Plumbing Heating and Air Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Fair Oaks’

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…)

Why Does My Air Conditioner Have Capacitors?

Monday, July 20th, 2015

When electricity flows, it isn’t in an even manner. It surges and ebbs, and as such, needs help being streamlined. Your air conditioner runs on alternating current, which is electricity that runs on alternating polarity. This means the electricity changes between positive and negative, which is necessary for electro-mechanical systems like your air conditioner. However, this kind of electricity needs help being streamlined, and this is where your capacitors come in. (more…)