Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog

You Need a Professional for Your AC Installation

June 29th, 2020

outdoor-ac-unitAre you ready to enjoy a reliable source of cooling comfort this summer? If so, you are going to need an AC installation in Aztec to get your new system set up and running right. The thing is that you should only get this job done by a professional HVAC technician.

We know that idea might make you cringe. A new air conditioning unit is already expensive, not to mention the cost of professional service! It is understandable that you would want to save money but we can promise you that opting for a professional installation is actually going to be the thing that saves you cash in the long run.

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The Role of Your AC Filter

June 15th, 2020

dirty-air-filtersWhat part of your air conditioner is highly important but all too often ignored? Not sure what the answer is? That’s okay, a lot of people get stumped by this question. It is your AC air filter. See this is a seemingly unimportant part of your cooling system that actually plays a huge part in keeping you comfortable.

There are many issues that can be avoided by taking care of your AC filter properly. If you aren’t sure where your filter is or what role it plays in your comfort, it is high time we told you more about this vital part of your air conditioner. If you need help with your AC filter or require air conditioner repair in Farmington, NM, you can reach out to us.

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Do You Need a New Thermostat?

June 1st, 2020

person-adjusting-thermostatHave you ever gone to get your car fixed convinced that your vehicle is struggling with one issue only to find the source of the problem is completely different? This is common in the HVAC industry too! No, not because we can diagnose issues with your car but because we often see homeowners convinced something is wrong with their AC system when the problem is actually with their thermostat.

Your thermostat is the system that tells your air conditioner what to do. Without a working thermostat, your cooling system is going to end up with the wrong marching orders, or no orders at all. That is why we want you to know that we can help you figure out if the issue lies with your thermostat and choose the best course of action to get things back on track.

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Why You Can’t Keep Cool

May 18th, 2020

The weather is getting warmer here in New Mexico which means that our air conditioning systems are going to be getting used more and more often in the coming weeks and months. As the temperatures go from warm and pleasant to sweltering though you might notice that you have a problem: you can’t get your home cool like it used to.

You could write this off as a byproduct of the high summertime temperatures but we urge you to take a moment and really check on your cooling system. If there is something wrong with your A/C, or if there is something else going on with your home that is hindering your comfort, the sooner you identify and address the problem, the better things will be.

Here are some reasons why you might not be able to get your home as cool and comfortable as you might like.

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Troublesome Air Conditioner Noises

May 4th, 2020

noisy-systemOn those days when the sky is clear and the sun is heating things up quite thoroughly it is nice to know that you have the option to just stay inside and enjoy the nice, even, crisp, cool air that your air conditioner is providing. That is, it is nice until you become aware of the fact that there is a fairly worrying noise coming from your system while it is doing its job.

While some air conditioners are going to make a little bit of noise when they operate (ie. a brief amount of clicking after a cooling cycle ends), this doesn’t mean that every noise coming from your unit should be written off. In fact, most sounds should prompt you to be concerned because in many cases they are going to be an indicator of trouble.

With that said, let’s review some of the noises your air conditioner may produce and what issues those noise may indicate.

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5 Ways to Boost Your Energy Efficiency

April 20th, 2020

house-and-moneyIt is on everyone’s mind a lot more often in recent years: energy efficiency. Why? Well, because energy efficiency impacts how comfortable and efficient our homes are and how manageable our monthly bills are. Energy efficiency is important to our planet too–the less we use the better for all of us! Ensuring that our homes are as energy-efficient as they can be can sometimes be easier said than done.

Let’s say you’ve already s switched out all your old lightbulbs for LED ones—that is a great start on your journey towards being more energy-efficient, but the question is what should your next step be? We can help you figure out a few extra ways to improve your efficiency and reduce your energy use. Just keep reading to find out more.

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Have You Scheduled AC Tune-Up Yet?

April 6th, 2020

air-conditioner-condenser-wrenchSpringtime is usually when many of us are focused on giving our homes a breath of fresh air with spring cleaning, organization, and maintenance. This is great for your home and great for your mood in most cases. But while dusting and touching up chipped paint are a wonderful idea, they aren’t going to all too helpful in keeping you comfortable in more extreme weather. That is what an air conditioning maintenance service is for.

This service is going to allow a professional to look over your system and perform a tune-up to keep your AC running efficiently and effectively throughout summer. It may not be as fun as redecorating your home for spring, but AC maintenance should always be a part of your spring cleaning checklist.

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3 Heating Repair Needs You Might Have

March 23rd, 2020

opening-furnace-cabinetThe wintertime weather isn’t breaking up quite yet which means that it is a good time to make sure that your heater isn’t about to break down. After all those cozy nights in bed likely won’t be very cozy if your home temperature plummets into the 30s.

Of course, scheduling a timely heating repair in Bloomfield, NM is going to be one of the best ways to ensure that your heater keeps running smoothly. In order to do this though, especially within the time frame when it will make the most difference, you will need to know what the signs are that there is a problem in the first place.

We want to help you by giving you some information on what some common repair needs are and how to identify them.

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What Is the Real Cause of Your Heating Issue?

March 9th, 2020

person-adjusting-thermostatThe heater has been pumping steadily for about an hour now and the house has gone from comfortable to sweltering. You just a heating repair in Blanco, NM for your system and the furnace is fairly “young” still so it shouldn’t be malfunctioning like this.

If this situation sounds familiar, you are on the right track if you are thinking that your heater shouldn’t be acting up this way. So what is wrong? It may not be your heater at all actually. The truth is your heating troubles may stem from an issue with your thermostat.

So, how can you tell who the culprit is that is causing complications for your comfort? We will tell you and we will help you get the issue fixed too.

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Yes, Even Your New Furnace Needs Maintenance

February 24th, 2020

time-for-serviceThere are a lot of things that you do to keep your home running smoothly all year long. From checking on your home comfort systems to keeping things clean to simply going through and finding new ways to organize better, the amount of effort that goes into your home maintenance is impressive.

We don’t want to add one more thing to your list to check off, but we do need to. Heating maintenance for your furnace is something that you should make sure you check off at least once a year, every year. But we have good news: aside from a call or click and the act of checking that box (if you write your to-do list out), there isn’t much more effort involved in furnace maintenance.

Let us explain why maintenance is important for your furnace so you can reap the benefits of knocking this furnace service in Bloomfield, NM out.

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