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

What is a Heat Exchanger and What Can Go Wrong With It?

Monday, November 30th, 2020

cold-man-thermostat-handsWearing layers is a great way to stay warm outside and at home. However, when you step into your house it is nice to be able to enjoy taking off a layer or two and remaining comfortable. When you need a heater repair in Fruitland, NM though you are likely to discover that you need just as many layers indoors and you do when you are outside. That’s not normal!

Those residents that use gas-powered furnaces in our area should take note when their heater doesn’t seem to be able to do its job. The solution may be a simple one like a thermostat that needs to be reset. However, it can also be something more serious like an issue with your heat exchanger.

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Save Money With an Efficient Furnace

Monday, December 17th, 2018

If you are looking to save some money during the holiday season, consider a furnace tune-up! That’s right, taking the time to ensure that your furnace is running as efficiently as possible will decrease the amount of money you spend on heating costs, giving you more money to spend on gifts for friends and family (or to keep for yourself!). Either way, an efficient furnace means more money in your pocket.

There are a number of ways in which an HVAC professional can help you increase your furnace’s efficiency. Investing in regular furnace maintenance in Farmington, NM can extend your system’s lifespan while maintaining a high level of performance. Below, we have provided you with a list of tips and tricks to improve your furnace’s efficiency. 

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Is It Too Late for Furnace Repairs?

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

temperature-guageOkay, so we are certainly not quite in the midst of the cooling season just yet, though after this past winter many of us may wish that we were. That being said, it is starting to warm up a bit, and we are relying less on our heating systems than we were a few weeks back. With spring about to really spring off—hopefully, anyway—and summer really being just a bit around the corner,  it is understandable that many of us are ready to put our heaters in the rearview mirror along with the coldest temperatures of the year.

As a look at current nighttime temperatures will tell you, though, we are not quite out of the woods yet when it comes to chilly weather. That is why, even this late in the season, you need to know that you can count on your furnace a bit longer. And you know what that means? You may require late season furnace repair in Farmington, NM. You may not want to think about it, but trust us when we tell you that you are only doing yourself and system a disservice by ignoring its repair needs, even this late in the game. 

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Why Is the Furnace Putting Out Cool Air?

Monday, December 4th, 2017

shivering-woman-scarfIt’s important to pay attention to subtle problems with your heating system, no matter how small they may be. Even the smallest problems should not be ignored, as a furnace cannot fix itself and can only worsen.

Of course, there are those problems you couldn’t ignore if you tried, too. When your furnace puts out cold air instead of warm, you want to do something—fast. So what’s the deal? Could you repair it on your own? Will you have to replace the furnace?

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Know about Furnace Efficiency

Monday, November 20th, 2017

gas-furnace-burnersA furnace is an excellent system for anyone in the market for a new heater. For most homes, it makes the most sense to install. Although several other types of heating systems are available, a furnace is a sensible option if your already have a set of ducts. It keeps the whole home warm, and most units today are more efficient than those from decades ago.

However, efficiency depends on a few different factors. We help guide you through what you should know about furnace efficiency in today’s guide.

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Why You Should Replace a Furnace before the Spring

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Your furnace is not working properly, and you’ve finally accepted that you might need a new one by the start of the next heating season. But this doesn’t mean you should wait until heating season comes around. Delaying system replacement may actually be more trouble than it’s worth. If your old heating system is reaching the end of its life, we recommend replacement ASAP, even if the weather is mild.

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Faulty Furnace? What You Should Know before Calling a Technician

Monday, December 7th, 2015

A broken furnace is a frustrating occurrence, and you want to get it repaired as soon as you possibly can. However, attempting to fix a furnace on your own can result in even more problems that you started with. You should leave the major repairs to a qualified technician, but we do recommend that you check the following before you call. 

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The Furnace Comes On After I Set My Thermostat: Is This a Problem?

Monday, November 23rd, 2015

Homeowners with gas furnaces want to see that the unit is always working properly, and understandably so. A problem with a gas furnace is not only an inconvenience—it could also indicate a safety issue. If you set the thermostat, but don’t hear the familiar sounds of the furnace right away, you may be concerned about the condition of your unit or your thermostat.

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Have Your Furnace Tuned Up Today!

Monday, October 19th, 2015

We know Halloween is right around the corner, but the cobwebs in your heating system have got to go. Your furnace needs attention each year in order to perform at its best, most efficient state. When you call a local heating technician to maintain your furnace, you may notice that your system performs even better than it did at the end of the previous season, and regular tune-ups can actually increase the lifespan of the unit!

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