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

Is it Time to Breakup with Your Air Conditioner?

Monday, June 17th, 2019

We get it—breakups are hard, especially when you think about all the good times you’ve shared… with your air conditioner. Letting go of an older, outdated air conditioner might seem like the hardest thing you’ve ever had to do, but trust us, when the time comes, you’ll know what’s right.

There are a number of signs that suggest it’s time to replace your air conditioner, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to learn more (and remember, it’s okay to be sad).  

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Old AC? When Enough Is Enough

Monday, July 30th, 2018

man-with-fanWhen it comes to air conditioning replacements, there is one question that we hear time and time again—how old is too old? The answer that we have to give right off the bat is not always one that homeowners want to hear: that all depends. Sure, the age of your air conditioning system is definitely something that you should keep in mind if you are thinking about replacing it sometimes soon. It’s really not the deciding factor that some homeowners seem to think it is, though.

The estimated lifespan of any given air conditioner may be a bit on the conservative side. We also live in a very hot area, but it’s also quite dry. Some homeowners may not run their air conditioners quite as much as others, particularly throughout the night. Your diligence in terms of changing air filters and scheduling AC tune-ups can also inform how long your air conditioner is really going to last, as well as your overall individual priorities. So here are some tips from your Waterflow, NM HVAC pros regarding when to replace your AC.

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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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Are You Ready to Replace Your Air Conditioning System?

Monday, April 9th, 2018

ac-technician-workingIf so, then you really should be getting the ball rolling. No, we are not currently embroiled in the hottest weather of the year—and that is exactly the point. When it comes to replacing your air conditioner in Cedar Hill, NM, you really do not want to wait until that system is most needed. That will leave you open to a period of discomfort while your replacement is happening, and the fact is that this the time of the year when AC technicians are the busiest.

Now, we do understand this desire to continue using an AC until it gives out on you completely. While we certainly don’t recommend this approach, it makes sense that you’d want to get the most for your money before replacing that system. After all, you don’t want to replace your air conditioner prematurely, right? Today, we’ll share some tips to help you to determine if the time is right for an AC replacement before you have a broken down system to deal with.

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Monsoon Season Is Here! What You Should Know about Your AC

Monday, July 18th, 2016

Monsoon season is here, and that means trouble for your HVAC system. High levels of humidity make it tough for systems to cool down a building sufficiently, so it’s important that you know what to expect. Check out our guide to find out what you should do and what you should know, and call our team for more information.

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Does a Central Air Conditioner Cost More to Run than My Swamp Cooler?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

A lot of local residents are hesitant to replace their evaporative coolers with central air conditioning systems. Evaporative coolers, in place of refrigeration systems, have been common in New Mexico for a long time. In some regions, evaporative coolers just don’t make sense. Where there is excessive moisture in the air, it simply cannot work efficiently. But in dry climates, it may work just fine—sometimes.

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