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5 Factors That Can Mess With Your Home Heating Efficiency

January 11th, 2021

house-and-money Keeping your home comfortable throughout the winter season shouldn’t be a battle between your comfort needs and your wallet. If you have an energy-efficient heating system, it is meant to do its job well without costing an arm and a leg. If your monthly energy bills are on the rise then you have every right to ask what is causing this change.

The reality is that the energy efficiency of your heater isn’t the only thing that can impact your bills. The efficiency of your home overall can play a big role in how much your comfort costs. Learn more about the factors that can reduce the efficiency of your home’s heating in Farmington, NM.

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Heat, Humidity, and You

December 28th, 2020

sick-coupleYou usually hear about humidity the most when it is appreciated the least—during summer. Not one enjoys days that are both hot and humid because it is far harder to cool down and get comfortable in that environment. That doesn’t mean humidity is your enemy though. The way that high humidity can mess with your comfort in summer is the same way that overly dry air can ruin your comfort throughout the winter season.

We want to help you stay as optimally comfortable as possible. In order to do that, we need you to know why humidity can be your ally during the coldest months of the year and how we can help you achieve the best humidity levels in your home.

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You Might Need an IAQ System If…

December 14th, 2020

There are two key factors that play a role in keeping your home comfortable: air temperature and air quality. Temperature is controllable via your heater as you may have guessed but how in the world are you supposed to control the quality of the air in your house? With the help of an indoor air quality system of course!

Indoor air quality (IAQ) systems are going to help you tackle some of the biggest issues that are hindering your home from enjoying good clean air. Not sure how to tell if you could use an IAQ system? We have the answers, systems, and services you need.

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What is a Heat Exchanger and What Can Go Wrong With It?

November 30th, 2020

cold-man-thermostat-handsWearing layers is a great way to stay warm outside and at home. However, when you step into your house it is nice to be able to enjoy taking off a layer or two and remaining comfortable. When you need a heater repair in Fruitland, NM though you are likely to discover that you need just as many layers indoors and you do when you are outside. That’s not normal!

Those residents that use gas-powered furnaces in our area should take note when their heater doesn’t seem to be able to do its job. The solution may be a simple one like a thermostat that needs to be reset. However, it can also be something more serious like an issue with your heat exchanger.

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Is Your Heat Pump Keeping You Warm?

November 16th, 2020

cold-man-no-heatHow reliable has your heat pump been in terms of heating your home thus far? If you can say that you go about your time at home in relative comfort, then you’d likely say the system is doing well. If you are reading this blog from the cocoon of your thickest sweater and three blankets, however, we want to talk to you.

A heat pump that isn’t able to properly heat your home is one that likely needs heating repair in Bloomfield, NM. Even if you are dedicated to scheduling maintenance for your system every year, repairs will still pop up every now and then. Our team can help you handle them.

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Air Filters, Purifiers, and More To Help Your Health This Winter

November 2nd, 2020

There are so many things that can mess with your comfort when you live around here. We’ve all had our fair share of sneezing attacks due to dust. But did you know that there are systems out there that can help keep the air in your home clean and clear?

It’s true. If you are tired of your allergies being just as bad indoors and they are outside, it may be time to talk to one of our team members about some indoor air quality solutions. We can assess your air quality needs and work with you to schedule the installation of your new IAQ system.

To start, let’s check out what your best options are for your indoor air quality solutions this winter: a humidifier, an air filter, or an air purifier in Fruitland, NM.

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Tips for Safely Turning On Your Furnace

October 19th, 2020

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You are a savvy homeowner and you are always ready to do what it takes to help save money on energy. You do it all, from making sure your home is tightly sealed to setting your thermostat to a reasonable temperature. You even made sure to completely turn off your gas-burning furnace in spring so that it wasn’t using up fuel throughout the year. Now, however, you need to get your gas furnace back into operation.

Dealing with a fuel source like natural gas may be energy efficient and often more affordable than electricity, but it can also be dangerous. That is why we want to encourage you to be as careful as possible when turning on your furnace heater. To help, we’ve provided some tips below to ensure you go through this process as safely as possible. And, when you need help with your Bloomfield, NM heating system, you can turn to us for services.

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The Benefits of Professional Heating Maintenance

October 5th, 2020

We know that the weather during our daily lives hasn’t been cool or anywhere near it. However, the temperatures during our nights have been pretty chilly. The truth is, once the sun sets if you aren’t ready to settle into your bed, it is likely you may be thinking about turning on your heater.

However, if you have been thinking about getting your home warmed up, we want to give you a reminder to schedule your heating maintenance in Farmington, NM. This service is going to make sure that your heating system is ready to keep you comfortable when things get really cold this winter season. If you haven’t taken care of this service yet, now is the time!

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Does My Air Conditioner Need To Be Replaced?

September 21st, 2020

old-broken-acWe know that the summer season is getting closer and closer to wrapping up and the fall is coming. With that said, living around here means that, even when there is a brief chill in the morning air, it doesn’t mean we are safe from any sporadic heatwaves. With that in mind, it is important to make sure that your air conditioner is able to keep up with the home’s demands.

If you need an air conditioner replacement in La Plata, you don’t want to delay this service. The sooner you get an aging, faulty AC unit out the better it will be for your home. The first step to doing this is knowing which warning signs to watch for that will indicate your system is on its way out.

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3 Ways to Help Your AC Unit Finish the Year Strong

September 7th, 2020

September is here and we hope you enjoyed your three-day weekend. Fall and the cooler temperatures it brings are still a little ways away but, because we like in New Mexico, we want to make sure that you keep your air conditioner in mind. Just because the temperatures may start getting cooler in a few weeks doesn’t mean you can’t make a good effort to help your AC unit finish out the year in good shape. Here are some easy tips to help you help your air conditioner finish the cooling season strong:

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