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

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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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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Could Dirt and Debris Be Behind Your AC Troubles?

Monday, August 17th, 2015

You dust and vacuum your house because you want it to look and feel clean and organized. This means that you may skip over the parts of your home that are hidden from view, such as the inner portions of the air conditioner. While you should allow professionals to handle most of the heavy duty cleaning involved with air conditioners, you should know that dirt and debris have a major effect on the performance and efficiency of an air conditioner. Learn more in today’s guide.

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How Do I Know When to Service My Cooling System?

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Most homeowners don’t call an air conditioning technician to their homes until the AC unit has broken down. As long as they still feel some airflow to the home, this seems like the most cost-effective option. However, in most cases this is just not true. When an air conditioning system seems to be struggling, you should always try to schedule services ASAP. And even if it is in good condition, regular air conditioning service is always a good idea.

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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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When to Schedule Air Conditioning Repair

Monday, October 6th, 2014

If your air conditioner appears to be in any sort of trouble, you need to act immediately. The simple truth of the matter is that there are a number of different problems which may develop with your air conditioning system. The longer you wait to have even “minor” problems resolved, the more serious they are likely to become. The good news is that there are plenty of warning signs which may alert you to the need for air conditioning repair in Farmington, NM. You just have to know what it is that you are looking for. Here is some information from the AC repair technicians at Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. to help you determine if the time for air conditioning repairs is imminent.

One of the best places to look in an effort to spot potential issues with your air conditioner is your energy bill. If you find that your AC is costing more and more to operate over time, it is very likely that there is a problem with your system leading to this inefficiency. When you schedule prompt air conditioning repair services with a trained professional, this problem will be accurately diagnosed and resolved entirely, allowing you to go about cooling your home efficiently and dependably once more.

You may also find that there are hot spots throughout your home, which is a dead giveaway that there are problems with your air conditioning system. Your AC should cool your home evenly. There are a number of different potential causes of such a problem, including damaged ductwork and refrigerant leaks, so make sure that you have the situation assessed by a qualified technician.

You must remember too that there is really no such thing as a problem which is too minor to justify professional repair services. If your system is making odd noises or emitting strange odors, you may have a serious underlying problem to deal with. Every component in your system must operate properly if you want to cool your home efficiently and reliably. When you allow Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. to handle your air conditioning repair in Farmington, NM, you can count on a great performance from your air conditioning system. Give us a call today or schedule an appointment with us.

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