Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog : Posts Tagged ‘AC Repair’

We Know Why Your AC is Short-Cycling! Do You?

Monday, July 29th, 2019

So, your air conditioner keeps turning on and off and on and off and on and off… We totally understand that this is super annoying, but do you know why it is happening? We can guess that you probably don’t—but don’t worry! We are about to tell you why!

The problem is called short-cycling, and it is quite a BIG deal! Not only will it increase wear and tear on your AC, but it’ll also cause your cooling costs to skyrocket! Of course, then, you want to address this issue right away!

We have found that many homeowners don’t really know what short-cycling is and how it happens, so below, we have outlined some of the reasons why your AC might be short-cycling—that way, you can avoid the issue altogether! Keep reading to find out more!

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Some Unique Ductless Repairs

Monday, July 1st, 2019

If you are the owner of a ductless system, you know how truly great they are—they’re super efficient, highly effective, and don’t take up much space! Plus, they’re able to provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch!

But however great these systems are, they still come with their own set of unique repair needs, which we think you should be aware of. So below, we have listed some of the repairs unique to ductless systems. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more! And remember, it is important to contact a professional right away if you notice any of these issues.

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Do You Need Ductless Repairs?

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Summer is fast approaching, which means that if your ductless system needs repair, now is the perfect time to schedule your services. Of course, most of the time, your ductless system will operate without a hitch, and although these systems are known for being highly efficient and effective, it does not mean that they are immune to repair issues.

There are quite a few signs that suggest it’s time to schedule AC repair in La Plata, NM for your ductless system, and below, we have listed a few of them. Remember, if you notice any of the following issues, it is important that you contact your local HVAC expert right away! Keep reading to find out more! 

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Here’s How You Can Keep Your AC in Good Shape This Summer

Monday, May 20th, 2019

air-conditioning-condenser-flowerSummer is right around the corner, and any minute now, the clouds will make way for the sun, temperatures will start to rise, and you’ll be out doing all the things you love to do, like eating ice cream, planning a BBQ with your neighbors, diving into your pool, and last but certainly not least, scheduling your air conditioning service in Aztec, NM. 

We all make great use of our air conditioners, especially here in New Mexico, but using it at full blast isn’t necessarily fun — your bills will increase and you will likely find yourself calling for some pretty costly repairs. Therefore, it is important to take care of your AC and make sure that it is fully equipped to keep up with all your cooling demands. So below, we have provided you with a list of tips and tricks to keep your AC in good shape this summer. So, what are you waiting for? Keep reading!

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Yes, You Might Need AC Repairs When Summer Begins

Monday, March 25th, 2019

Okay, we know what you’re thinking: “Summer didn’t even start yet!  How can I need air conditioning repair already?!”

You might discover that your air conditioner is in need of repair when you turn it on for the first time this summer. Your system worked hard throughout the entirety of last summer to keep you and your family cool and comfortable. But all this hard work can put a lot of strain on your system, and eventually, the components that keep it running smoothly can wear down and break. Over the winter, these issues can go unnoticed, as you begin using your heater. So, when you turn on your AC again, all of the problems that were ignored will resurface, warranting a call to your local HVAC company.

Therefore, is important to be aware of the signs that suggest you need AC repair in Farmington, NM, and below we have listed a few of them. Keep reading to learn more!  

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Why Your AC May Be Leaking Water

Monday, July 16th, 2018

Us: Well, you know, your air conditioner doesn’t actually use water when it cools your home. There is no supply line that brings it to the AC, either, nor is there a tank that holds—

Worried customer: You callin’ me a liar!?

Us: No, not at all. It’s very possible that there is water coming from your AC, it’s just that—

Worried customer: But you just said it doesn’t use water. Are you a liar!?angry-man

But the HVAC professionals on the Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. team are not liars, nor are they accusing this worried homeowner of lying. They just wanted to help—and they still do. So read on, and learn more about why you may notice water leaking from your air conditioning in Aztec, NM.

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Simple Tips for Keeping Your AC Reliable

Monday, June 4th, 2018

don't-forgetA less reputable contractor might use a post like this to make some wild claims about how you can completely avoid the need for air conditioning repairs in your home. Not only are we too realistic to make any such claims, but we are also simply too honest to do so. What we can promise you, however, is that the tips in this post will help you to keep your air conditioner functioning more reliably. No system will be 100% reliable at all times, but you can get as close as possible.

If you have any questions about the information in this blog post, or if you require any AC services, be sure to reach out to our Cedar Hill, NM air conditioning pros. Your air conditioner is way too important to be taking any chances with around here. With temperatures as hot as ours, it goes without saying that a reliable air conditioner is really more of a necessity than it is a luxury.

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Does Your Air Conditioner Have a Refrigerant Leak?

Monday, May 7th, 2018

outdoor-ac-unitWhen the heat of summer is back in full swing—and it really gets swinging around here—you need your air conditioner to do more than step up to the plate. You need it to hit one right out of the park, time and time again, again the weather finally cools down once more. Unfortunately, the fact is that even the best air conditioning systems on the market will run into trouble eventually.

Investing in great air conditioning equipment, having your system professionally installed, and scheduling routine maintenance will definitely keep your system repair needs to a bare minimum. Considering the high demand for air conditioning in Farmington, NM, though, it should come as no surprise to hear that no system is 100% reliable. Of the various problems that you may encounter, the refrigerant leak definitely ranks as one of the most troubling.

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Here’s How You Can Spot the Need for AC Repairs

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

thumbs-upWhen you run into trouble with your air conditioning system, particularly in as hot a climate as we all live in, you really need to act fast to get that system back on track as soon as possible. Not only will this ensure that your comfort does not go interrupted, but it can also really help you to avoid serious damages to your air conditioning system.

Before you can go ahead and schedule prompt AC repairs, of course, you are going to need to learn to spot signs of trouble with your system promptly. That’s where today’s post comes in. Our Farmington, NM air conditioning repair professionals are more than happy to give you some tips on how you can recognize that your AC is potentially in trouble.

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A Few Facts about Refrigerant: What Makes the AC Cool

Monday, August 28th, 2017

work-air-conditionerFurnaces and other heating systems may have a lot of complex mechanical components, but the basic premise of how heat is created is simple to understand: fuel is burned to generate heat. Or, in the case of electric furnaces, electrical resistance generates heat energy. But “cool” is not something that can be produced or generated: it’s not an energy.

While electricity is used to power an air conditioner, this cannot magically produce cool air with the help of a fan alone. It’s refrigerant, a chemical blend you may call Freon (a brand name), that does the job. So if it cannot simply create a cool energy to chill the air, how does refrigerant work? We tell you a few facts homeowners should know about refrigerant in today’s guide.

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