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

What Can I Do About High Cooling Costs?

Monday, May 21st, 2018

relaxing-manAir conditioning efficiency is something to be taken very seriously in an area like ours, where running an air conditioner nonstop for a good chunk of the year is just a reality. Do you know what falls well outside the confines of reality, though? Cooling your home for free. Sure, there are homes utilizing solar power to do so, but even that comes at a cost in terms of equipment investment, installation, and so on. You need to pay to cool your home, but there are some simple ways in which you may be able to pay less.

We know what you’re thinking. Oh, here comes the sales pitch for expensive, high-efficiency systems that I just cannot afford right now. Not at all! If you are ready to make such an investment, then you can definitely count on us to get such a system set up for you. Today, however, we want to look at some very simple ways in which you can start enjoying more efficient air conditioning in Aztec, NM without replacing your whole system.

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AC Myth Busting: Does a New Air Conditioner Really Need Maintenance?

Monday, April 24th, 2017

air-conditioner-condenser-wrenchYou’re loving your new air conditioning system. If you’ve recently purchased an air conditioner within the last few years and had it installed by professional AC technicians, it probably works a lot better than your older system did. Right now, you’re pleased that the air conditioner does not need to run continuously to provide minimal cooling, and that it uses so much less energy than the old one.

So if your air conditioner is working so well, do you really need to worry about routine maintenance this year? Today, we list our reasons for recommending that you schedule AC maintenance in the spring with a qualified technician—even if you only installed the system a few years ago. For more information, reach out to our team.

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Get Your Season Start-Up AC Tune Up Today

Monday, March 13th, 2017

valued-customer-ac-tuneupAn air conditioner won’t run reliably forever. In an area like ours, where summers reach the triple digits, technicians get pretty busy in the summer as air conditioners are working their hardest and become more likely to break down. But often, the problems our techs are dealing with could have been detected earlier with less trouble—or even prevented entirely.

An air conditioning system tune-up in the early spring can save you a lot of trouble as temperatures start to spike. Get your AC tune-up before the season begins. Learn more about why this is so important in the guide below, and consider joining our maintenance program for the ultimate in savings.

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Do I Need to Make a Maintenance Appointment This Spring?

Monday, April 4th, 2016

Spring is here, and although we’ve had some pretty mild temperatures lately, New Mexico residents are well aware of the heat that is only a couple short months away. Therefore, you don’t want to get to the first day of sweltering weather to find out that your air conditioner needs repair—or worse, needs replacement. If you haven’t scheduled your air conditioning maintenance appointment in the last 6 months, or at least the last year, then there is no better time than now to do so!

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Sign Up for a Maintenance Agreement and Make Home Comfort Easier

Monday, February 1st, 2016

When your heating and air conditioning systems break down, your daily routine must come to a stop. Suddenly, you’re stuck dealing with a service technician and, no matter how nice your technician may be, this sudden change of plans is not something you want.

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My AC System Is New. Does It Really Need Maintenance?

Monday, July 6th, 2015

A brand new air conditioner is at the peak of performance, usually running without trouble and requiring a lot less energy than the system it replaced. Today’s air conditioners are built to be tough and energy efficient, and you may even notice that you feel a lot more comfortable after installation. So if your system is 5 years old or less, you shouldn’t have to service it, right?

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The How and Why to Keeping Your Outdoor AC Coil Clean

Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Chances are high that you pay little attention to any part of your air conditioning system except the thermostat—until something breaks down, that is. Handling preventive maintenance before a breakdown is the only way to keep the air conditioner running at maximum efficiency and potentially prevent the system from failing in the middle of a hot summer day. Cleaning the outside coils is a vital part of this regular maintenance, and our experts are here to tell you why.

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3 Tips for Saving Money on Air Conditioning

Monday, June 15th, 2015

In the summer, your air conditioning system can take up a significant portion of your bills, sometimes as much as 50%. In order to save money, some people believe they must keep the temperature at an uncomfortable setting or turn off the system entirely. Keeping cooling costs low is a lot easier and more comfortable when you follow these 3 tips for saving money on air conditioning—without compromise.

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6 Tips for Maintaining Your Air Conditioning System

Monday, June 1st, 2015

Even if you have top-of-the-line air conditioning equipment installed in your home, it cannot run properly without the proper maintenance. A well-maintained air conditioner will run into fewer problems over time, keep energy bills low, and potentially last for longer. Here’s how you can make this happen.

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3 Common Air Conditioning Repairs (that You Should Schedule ASAP)

Monday, April 13th, 2015

Over a period of time, any large mechanical system will run into trouble. Your air conditioning system is a costly unit, so you want to keep it in good working condition to avoid an early replacement. One way to do this is by scheduling annual air conditioning maintenance and changing the filter every month. And another way to keep your air conditioning system around for longer is to call for repairs as soon as you notice issues.

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