Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog

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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Why Professional Commercial HVAC Services Are Nonnegotiable

February 10th, 2020

commercial-hvacWhether you manage an apartment building or you run a brick-and-mortar store, you should always be able to ensure that your tenants or customers are able to enjoy even comfort when they enter your commercial building. If you can’t guarantee that, we would suggest you rethink investing in space heaters or industrial fans and schedule a service from a professional technician for your commercial HVAC in Waterflow, NM.

Maybe you’re a skeptic. Why shell out the cash for a professional service when an amateur can do the exact same job on the cheap? Well, it is because an amateur actually can’t offer the same quality of service that a professional can. Let’s take a brief look at what the differences are between amateur and professional services for your commercial HVAC so you can understand why professional work is so important.

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Why is my Heat Pump Making That Noise?

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?

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

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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