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

5 Factors That Can Mess With Your Home Heating Efficiency

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

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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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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