What Is Included in a Whole House Repipe Job?

One of the services we offer is whole house repiping. If that sounds like a major undertaking to you, well, it is. But there are times when it is absolutely necessary for maintaining a functioning plumbing system, especially in an older house. And although it is called “whole house repiping,” you may have some inaccurate […]

What Are You Doing to Prevent Frozen Pipes?

If you’ve lived in the Espanola area for even just a year, then you know we’re notorious for our hot summers, one of which we’re just now coming out of and greeting cooler temperatures with joy. Of course, if you’re an Espanola resident you also know that our mild temperatures don’t last long. We go […]

What to do if you have Leak Problems caused by Kitec Pipes

Do you have leaky pipes? Were any Kitec Pipes or fixtures used in your home? If so, please call Roadrunner Air Conditioning, Heating, and Plumbing today! What is Kitec? Kitec pipe was used between 1995 and 2007 as an alternative to copper piping. It was marketed as a cheaper product, however, many problems with the […]

Should You Worry about Frozen Pipes?

We get it: around our parts, it doesn’t normally get as bitterly cold as it does in other parts of the country. Still, our nighttime temperatures can get pretty chilly, and all it takes is one night at 32°F or below for your plumbing pipes to freeze. Of course, this depends on how protected the […]

You Really Need a Backflow Prevention Device: Here’s Why

Have you ever been washing your hands, or taking a shower, and suddenly found a large amount of gross water bubbling up out of the drain? If so, you have a backflow problem. Backflow is a serious issue that affects millions of homes across the country. It’s such a problem that the majority of cities […]

What to Do if You Suspect That You Have a Slab Leak

Do you have water coming up from under your floor? Are your monthly water bills suddenly higher for no apparent reason? If so, you might have a slab leak. Slab leaks are a major problem, though they are thankfully less common than many other plumbing problems. Most homes sit on a concrete foundation, known as […]

The Incredible Damage Associated with Pinhole Leaks

When you see a plumbing leak on television or in the movies, it almost always seems dramatic. Water bursts from a pipe in the ground at full force, flooding the home or streets, or it shoots straight up out of a sink, comically inconveniencing someone in the home. But in real life, leaks aren’t always […]

What Is Water Hammer?

There are lots of household noises we take for granted: the click of the thermostat, the spinning of the washing machine, the hum of the heating system. But there is a sound that can emanate from plumbing systems that may seem normal but really isn’t: that BANG! when you turn off a faucet. This sound […]