Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog : Archive for April, 2017

AC Myth Busting: Does a New Air Conditioner Really Need Maintenance?

Monday, April 24th, 2017

air-conditioner-condenser-wrenchYou’re loving your new air conditioning system. If you’ve recently purchased an air conditioner within the last few years and had it installed by professional AC technicians, it probably works a lot better than your older system did. Right now, you’re pleased that the air conditioner does not need to run continuously to provide minimal cooling, and that it uses so much less energy than the old one.

So if your air conditioner is working so well, do you really need to worry about routine maintenance this year? Today, we list our reasons for recommending that you schedule AC maintenance in the spring with a qualified technician—even if you only installed the system a few years ago. For more information, reach out to our team.

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Starting Up Your Swamp Cooler before Summer

Monday, April 10th, 2017

swamp-cooler-maintenance-shingled-roofWhen you have a swamp cooler, conventional advice for maintaining an AC just doesn’t work. Refrigerated air conditioning systems run a lot differently than swamp coolers (or evaporative coolers), and they may be less convenient to use, but you can usually do the requisite preseason maintenance on your own.

The following article describes our advice for cleaning out, inspecting, and reassembling your swamp cooler (assuming it’s been winterized all season). For more information, reach out to our friendly team!

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