A guide to sump pump devices & functionality.

A guide to sump pump devices & functionality.

  • Plumbing

Your sump pump plays an essential role in protecting your home from water damage. Since it is usually tucked into a corner of the basement, you might not see or think about it every day. The team at Always On Call Mountain Mechanical in Anchorage, Alaska believes that understanding how your plumbing equipment works can help you avoid indoor flooding.

Do you have questions about your sump pump? This explains what these devices are and how they function.

4 Types of Furnaces. Here’s what you need to know.

    There are four category types of furnaces: natural gas, oil, baseboard, and propane. 

    Furnaces are a necessity in Alaska, so when yours breaks down, it becomes an urgent problem, fast. Rest assured, Mountain Mechanical is a group of certified technicians, always on call, to handle any of your HVAC needs, no matter what type of furnace you have.  

    There are four category types of furnaces: natural gas, oil, baseboard, and propane. 

    Furnace Filters: Which one should you buy?

    HVAC ANCHORAGE

    You’re standing in front of all the furnace filters at the store what you thought was an easy task has left you with questions. You start looking for the furnace filter size you need but now have questions about what brand to buy. Then you start looking at filter thickness, what type of filter, and what price point. How do you know what furnace filter to buy? Don’t worry you’re not alone. 

    Honeywell, 3M, Lennox, etc,.. all familiar names, so which one do you get? Each furnace filter offers something a little different, and all of those differences can help improve or change the air quality that your furnace blows through your house. Here is some advice to help you feel confident when it comes time for you to pick up a new furnace filter. 

    Furnace Filters: The Ultimate HVAC Equipment Defender.

    Furnace Filters. What you need to know about the filter in your heating unit.

    Homeowners often believe that the furnace filter’s primary job is to clean the air in your home.

    Your furnace filters will help aid in improving air quality, by remove particulates and contaminants from the recirculated air, but their main purpose is to protect blowers and other internal components from damaging build-up.

    Baseboard Heaters

    Winter Start-Up Inspection: Hot Water [Boilers] Baseboard Heaters

    Even, steady and smooth heat distribution is one thing that people love about this heating option. Baseboard Heaters [boilers] are often viewed as a low-maintenance heating option making them a popular choice, and with advancements in boilers and baseboard systems, these heating systems are becoming just as efficient as forced air systems. However, there is still a level of maintenance that is required to ensure you are maximizing your heating system’s efficiency. Our Winter Start-Up Inspection special can help give you peace of mind.

    A Winter Start-Up Furnace Inspection.

    • HVAC SERVICES

    Should I have my forced air furnace inspected?

    We designed our start-up furnace inspection to put your mind at ease! Our winter start-up inspections take a deeper dive to look at what’s going on behind the walls of your furnace. Just like any preventative maintenance, we advise you to have an inspection yearly, and here is why.

    UPDATE: A COVID CONSCIOUS BUSINESS

    COVID19 UPDATE: Mountain Mechanical is a COVID Conscious Business.

    Being COVID conscious means that we may ask you a few additional questions and ensure that everyone in your household is healthy prior to our arrival, as precautionary measures to ensure our crews stay safe. Our technicians may arrive at your residence with face-coverings and gloves, or you can request face-covering and gloves to be worn in your home.

    3 Benefits of a Professional Duct Cleaning

    Duct Cleaning: Should I Have Mine Done?

    Over time, it is natural for ducts, fans, and registers to accumulate dirt, dust, pollen, and particles. If moisture becomes present, there is potential for musty odors or mold to grow. Many people call asking questions about the process of duct cleaning; when to get ducts cleaned, allergies associated with air ducts, and associated costs.