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Commercial Air Conditioners Need Commercial Technicians

June 18th, 2018

rooftop-commercial-unitYou may be the best automotive engine mechanic around, but that does not qualify you to work on an airplane engine, does it? Will there be some overlap and shared concepts between the two fields? Absolutely. Will you have more working knowledge of that airplane engine than the average Joe on the street thanks to your mechanical background? Absolutely. However, that does not mean that your skills are equatable or interchangeable with those of a qualified airplane mechanic.

The same basic concept rings true for commercial air conditioning systems. When you need commercial air conditioning service in Aztec, NM, you need to be working with technicians that are truly experts in the field. There are many great residential HVAC technicians around,  but the scope and complexity of commercial systems make them their own specialized field. Fortunately for you, we employ some of the finest commercial technicians around. Contact us to have your commercial systems serviced properly.

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Simple Tips for Keeping Your AC Reliable

June 4th, 2018

don't-forgetA less reputable contractor might use a post like this to make some wild claims about how you can completely avoid the need for air conditioning repairs in your home. Not only are we too realistic to make any such claims, but we are also simply too honest to do so. What we can promise you, however, is that the tips in this post will help you to keep your air conditioner functioning more reliably. No system will be 100% reliable at all times, but you can get as close as possible.

If you have any questions about the information in this blog post, or if you require any AC services, be sure to reach out to our Cedar Hill, NM air conditioning pros. Your air conditioner is way too important to be taking any chances with around here. With temperatures as hot as ours, it goes without saying that a reliable air conditioner is really more of a necessity than it is a luxury.

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What Can I Do About High Cooling Costs?

May 21st, 2018

relaxing-manAir conditioning efficiency is something to be taken very seriously in an area like ours, where running an air conditioner nonstop for a good chunk of the year is just a reality. Do you know what falls well outside the confines of reality, though? Cooling your home for free. Sure, there are homes utilizing solar power to do so, but even that comes at a cost in terms of equipment investment, installation, and so on. You need to pay to cool your home, but there are some simple ways in which you may be able to pay less.

We know what you’re thinking. Oh, here comes the sales pitch for expensive, high-efficiency systems that I just cannot afford right now. Not at all! If you are ready to make such an investment, then you can definitely count on us to get such a system set up for you. Today, however, we want to look at some very simple ways in which you can start enjoying more efficient air conditioning in Aztec, NM without replacing your whole system.

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Does Your Air Conditioner Have a Refrigerant Leak?

May 7th, 2018

outdoor-ac-unitWhen the heat of summer is back in full swing—and it really gets swinging around here—you need your air conditioner to do more than step up to the plate. You need it to hit one right out of the park, time and time again, again the weather finally cools down once more. Unfortunately, the fact is that even the best air conditioning systems on the market will run into trouble eventually.

Investing in great air conditioning equipment, having your system professionally installed, and scheduling routine maintenance will definitely keep your system repair needs to a bare minimum. Considering the high demand for air conditioning in Farmington, NM, though, it should come as no surprise to hear that no system is 100% reliable. Of the various problems that you may encounter, the refrigerant leak definitely ranks as one of the most troubling.

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Here’s How You Can Spot the Need for AC Repairs

April 24th, 2018

thumbs-upWhen you run into trouble with your air conditioning system, particularly in as hot a climate as we all live in, you really need to act fast to get that system back on track as soon as possible. Not only will this ensure that your comfort does not go interrupted, but it can also really help you to avoid serious damages to your air conditioning system.

Before you can go ahead and schedule prompt AC repairs, of course, you are going to need to learn to spot signs of trouble with your system promptly. That’s where today’s post comes in. Our Farmington, NM air conditioning repair professionals are more than happy to give you some tips on how you can recognize that your AC is potentially in trouble.

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Is It Too Late for Furnace Repairs?

April 23rd, 2018

temperature-guageOkay, so we are certainly not quite in the midst of the cooling season just yet, though after this past winter many of us may wish that we were. That being said, it is starting to warm up a bit, and we are relying less on our heating systems than we were a few weeks back. With spring about to really spring off—hopefully, anyway—and summer really being just a bit around the corner,  it is understandable that many of us are ready to put our heaters in the rearview mirror along with the coldest temperatures of the year.

As a look at current nighttime temperatures will tell you, though, we are not quite out of the woods yet when it comes to chilly weather. That is why, even this late in the season, you need to know that you can count on your furnace a bit longer. And you know what that means? You may require late season furnace repair in Farmington, NM. You may not want to think about it, but trust us when we tell you that you are only doing yourself and system a disservice by ignoring its repair needs, even this late in the game. 

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Are You Ready to Replace Your Air Conditioning System?

April 9th, 2018

ac-technician-workingIf so, then you really should be getting the ball rolling. No, we are not currently embroiled in the hottest weather of the year—and that is exactly the point. When it comes to replacing your air conditioner in Cedar Hill, NM, you really do not want to wait until that system is most needed. That will leave you open to a period of discomfort while your replacement is happening, and the fact is that this the time of the year when AC technicians are the busiest.

Now, we do understand this desire to continue using an AC until it gives out on you completely. While we certainly don’t recommend this approach, it makes sense that you’d want to get the most for your money before replacing that system. After all, you don’t want to replace your air conditioner prematurely, right? Today, we’ll share some tips to help you to determine if the time is right for an AC replacement before you have a broken down system to deal with.

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Join an HVAC Maintenance Program Today and Save

March 26th, 2018

pile-of-money-and-ACHere in New Mexico, we definitely tend to focus more on our air conditioning systems than we do our heaters as far as HVAC concerns go. This is totally understandable, of course. After all, we use our air conditioners a heck of a lot more than we do our heaters. That does not mean that the heater in your home is any less vital than your air conditioner is, though. When temperatures drop, and drop they do, you’ll be just as grateful for your heater as you are for your air conditioner in the cooling season.

Do you want to know something that your heater and you air conditioner share in common, other than the obvious fact that they both keep you comfortable throughout the year? They both require professional maintenance services in order to operate at peak performance levels. The Farmington, NM HVAC professionals on our team are just the ones that you want handling your heating and air conditioning tune-ups. We also offer a great maintenance program to help you maximize your savings!

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4 Qualities of a Great HVAC Contractor

March 12th, 2018

contractor-air-conditioning-smileThere are plenty of people out there willing to do work on your HVAC system (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning). Many of them have little or no experience in the industry and are hoping to learn a thing or two by working on your system. It’s a nice thought, but we don’t recommend putting the wellbeing of this important equipment at risk. (Faulty installation or repairs are some of the top causes of premature system failure.)

Thankfully, there are plenty of qualified HVAC contractors out there, too. But only some of these are great technicians with training and skills that go above and beyond along with a company you can always trust. Here are the qualities to look for to know your HVAC system is in good hands.

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Don’t Put Off Heater Service

February 26th, 2018

couple-coffee-floorSo far, your heating system has usually performed just as you needed it to for the short winter seasons we have in New Mexico. When you start to notice it’s not functioning quite as usual, though, you may not think it’s a serious problem. Service can wait until you’re ready to pay the price, you might think, but we feel this is unwise.

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