Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Tips for Safely Turning On Your Furnace

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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3 Heating Repair Needs You Might Have

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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Why is my Heat Pump Making That Noise?

Monday, January 27th, 2020

noisy-systemImagine this: You come home from a day out with your family and you notice that the home has gotten chilly while you are away. You start up your heat pump heating system and get ready to feel your house slowly but surely become warm and comfortable once more. And, while there is warmth pumping out of your heat pump, there is also a highly concerning noise that makes you remember that bad noise your truck made right before it broke down.

Loud and uncommon noises emanating from your heat pump are never a good thing. All too often it is the sign of something within the system having gone wrong. You are in luck though because, more often than not, this can be addressed by heater maintenance in La Plata, NM or, if needed, a heating repair appointment.

But what noises should you be concerned about exactly? We have an answer to that question.

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What is the Most Vital Furnace Repair?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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