Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog

What is the Most Vital Furnace Repair?

January 13th, 2020

heating-burnersYour furnace needs upkeep, plain and simple. Much like a car, the better you maintain your system, the quicker you get repairs done, and the more efficiently you use the heater, the longer it will last and the better it will run.

So, when you realize that you require a furnace repair in Bloomfield, NM, you know that it is best to turn to a professional team of techs to get the job done. (If you wouldn’t let your friend’s kid fix your car, don’t let an amateur handle your furnace either.) The only thing to remember here is that there is a certain repair that you should always be on guard for because it is vital you get it fixed ASAP. Why? Because leaving the repair unaddressed can be dangerous to everyone in the home.

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4 Ways to Help Your Heat Pump

December 30th, 2019

ductless-blowerYour heat pump is an energy efficient system that helps keep you warm throughout the wintertime here in New Mexico. It runs quietly, offers comfort year round thanks to its reversing valve, and, because you have a ductless system, saves you the trouble of upkeep on ductwork.

Yes, your heat pump is a fantastic addition to your home comfort system. And that is why you want to know if there is a way for you to help it do its job. No, we aren’t talking about you creating heat from scratch. We are, however, talking about different habits you can incorporate into your regular routine that, while seemingly non-suspect, can actually go a long way in making your heat pumps job a lot easier this winter.

Want to learn more? Read on!

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Have You Checked Your Filter Lately?

December 16th, 2019

replace-filterWhen a person has “no filter” it means they are likely to say some…less than kosher things. When an HVAC system has a bad filter though, things can get dirty and unpleasant pretty fast. What we mean is that having a bad filter is never a good thing, especially when the bad filter is part of your heating system.

Checking your filter is an important part of your yearly heater maintenance in Aztec, NM. If you have been avoiding that maintenance or even brushed off a reminder that it might be time to check on your filter, we want to point out how important this seemingly minor part of your HVAC system is and why checking on it is a good idea.

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Enjoy an Efficient Heater with Regular Maintenance

December 2nd, 2019

Maintenance can sometimes seem unnecessary but the truth is it often ends up saving homeowners a pretty penny. What could become an expensive repair or even escalate to a full system replacement can normally be caught with a yearly maintenance check.

This is why we encourage everyone to schedule a heater maintenance check in the months when the weather hasn’t hit it coldest temperatures. Scheduling a heating system check up during fall is best simply because you won’t have to freeze when the heater is off during the check-up.

If you haven’t scheduled a maintenance check for your heater yet, and you still aren’t sure if it is worth it, let us explain why you can (and should) opt in for this annual service.

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The Tale of a Dying Furnace

November 18th, 2019

noisy-systemYou’ve been hearing strange noises for a while now and you did your best to brush it off as a normal part of your heater’s operation. However, now you are starting to notice that when you turn this same system on, it isn’t doing its job well. If it turns on at all, there is only about a 50% chance that you get air that is warm.

It is time to face the music: your furnace is struggling and it really needs furnace repair in Aztec, NM. The sooner you get this done the better, since these issues add up quickly and can easily worsen if they aren’t addressed.

If you would like to learn more about what signs indicate that your furnace needs repairs before it kicks the bucket, we are happy to tell you the tale of a dying furnace.

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3 Possible Heater Repair Needs

November 4th, 2019

cold-man-no-heatOur state isn’t exactly know for having fall or winter seasons with record-setting cold temperatures. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t get pretty darn cold. And when the temperatures do drop, the most important thing to have in your home is a working heater.

But what if you wake up one morning and you go to turn on your heater…and it never starts up? It is never fun to be the person standing in the hallway and shivering while you try to remember when the last time was that you saw your friendly local heating technician from Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.

A heater that isn’t working, or even is just barely working, is likely in need of some form or repairs. Not sure what repairs your heating system may need? Not to worry because we can give you some insight on how to tell what may be causing your spine-chilling issue.

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Good HVAC Maintenance Means Good Air Quality

October 21st, 2019

relaxing-manAir quality is never really something people think about until it is bad enough to make breathing hard. Thankfully, those of us living here in Aztec enjoy pretty good breathing air! This doesn’t mean that our air is contaminant free though.

Our part of New Mexico enjoys its fair share of airborne dust, allergens, pollen and other microscopic debris. Thankfully, our HVAC systems do a good job of keeping the air we breath in our homes free of most, if not all, of these foreign objects.

The question is, what does it mean when your indoor air quality starts to become a little less, well, quality? You aren’t likely to notice this issue until it starts causing problems, which is precisely why you want to make sure your indoor air stays as clean and clear as possible.

Your HVAC system’s maintenance plays a huge role in this.

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Preparing Your HVAC System for Winter

October 7th, 2019

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If you live in Bloomfield, with the many geological and historical wonders to explore so close by, there is a chance you don’t spend much time indoors. With that said, when you do come home, you want to be able to relax and enjoy some comfortable evenings. This is hard to do if your house is too cold.

The air may not be chilly just yet but you know as well as we do that this will change. And when it does, you will want to make sure that your HVAC system is in good working order to keep you warm. The question is, what do you need to do to prepare your furnace heater for what is to come?

If you would like to know the best ways to get your heating system ready for winter, then read on. And when you decide to start the preparations, reach out to us to schedule a visit from an HVAC contractor in Bloomfield, NM.

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Here’s What You’ll Find in a Great HVAC Contractor

September 23rd, 2019

thumbs-upWe can all appreciate a good DIY project, right? Maybe it’s repainting that old coffee table to give it new life. Or maybe, it’s creating your own garden full of herbs and veggies. But one thing’s for sure: when it comes to your HVAC system, it’s best you don’t “do-it-yourself”.

We understand that it can be rather tricky to find a great heating and air conditioning contractor, which is why we have listed some of the qualities you should be looking for down below. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more! (And of course, you can always schedule your HVAC service in Aztec, NM with us!)

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Do These 3 Things and Your AC Is Sure to Thank You

September 9th, 2019

Your air conditioner does an awful lot for you—it works hard to keep you and your family cool and comfortable all summer long! So, isn’t it time that you do something in return?

No no, we don’t mean write a thank you card or bake it a cake. What we are talking about is three, yes three, simple things that you can do to keep your air conditioner running efficiently and effectively well into the future. All you’ve got to do is keep reading below to find out more!

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