So far, your heating system has usually performed just as you needed it to for the short winter seasons we have in New Mexico. When you start to notice it’s not functioning quite as usual, though, you may not think it’s a serious problem. Service can wait until you’re ready to pay the price, you might think, but we feel this is unwise.
Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Heating’
Don’t Put Off Heater ServiceMonday, February 26th, 2018
Important HVAC Safety TipsMonday, February 12th, 2018
Once a heating system is installed in your home, you probably don’t give much thought to how it is performing unless something goes wrong. However, we think it’s important to keep your heater in mind as part of regular home maintenance—for your comfort and, more importantly, for your safety. Know that home, health, and heater are safe with these important HVAC safety tips.
What’s That Noise from My Furnace?Monday, January 29th, 2018
The sound of the fan whirring from your vents can be almost as comforting as the heat coming out of them. It’s good to know there’s a device in your home to keep you and yours healthy and comfortable during the coldest months, and that sound is your indication that everything is (probably) running smoothly. In time, though, your heater may start to play a different tune.
What if the noise from the heater is not what you expect to hear? It deserves some investigation. Even if the heat still seems to be working, even if you don’t feel particularly annoyed by the sound, it could be an indication of trouble looming. Here’s what those noises could mean.
4 Steps for a Safer Heating SeasonMonday, January 1st, 2018
For an air conditioning and heating company, there are really only two seasons that matter: cooling season and heating season. During the cooling season (spring and summer), we like to remind people to change their filters, maintain their AC equipment, and ensure their central ACs are good to go for the season. You can’t be without air conditioning in our summer climate!
But in the heating season, we’re more focused on advising our friends and neighbors on heating safety. After all, safety is the number one priority for your family, so it’s our main priority too! Follow these tips to avoid dangerous situations as you use your heater, and know your family is safe.
4 Little-Known Factors in Home Heating EfficiencyMonday, December 18th, 2017
Most people would love to spend less money on their monthly bills. However, when it comes to saving on necessities like a heating system, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, much of your heating system is hidden in places you don’t look, with the heater cabinet located out of view and the ducts in the ceiling, walls, and crawlspaces.
Because of this, you may not realize that these 4 factors can influence the efficiency at which your furnace runs, and the size of your bills. We hope this knowledge will help you to upgrade your home or make small changes for better efficiency.
Know about Furnace EfficiencyMonday, November 20th, 2017
A 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.
Picking Out the Right Heater for Your HomeMonday, October 23rd, 2017
Choosing a new television requires you to discuss your needs with the entire family, evaluate your budget, and ultimately find a system with the clarity and definition you prefer. Selecting a new car means carefully reviewing the options, thinking about color preferences and special features, and choosing a style and brand you love that fits your budget. But purchasing a standard home appliance, like a heating system, works a bit differently.
Buying a heating system or an air conditioner is what’s known as a distress purchase. That means it is a purchase typically made out of necessity and often due to an emergency, which means many people don’t take the time to select a system they really love. We think it’s time for that to change.
Tips For Your New Central Air SystemTuesday, March 7th, 2017
Change filters regularly
Clogged air filters reduce airflow and make heating and cooling systems work longer and harder. Clean filters mean less housework, too. Change your filter at least 4 times per year.
Keep compressors free and Clear
Central air conditioning and heat pump systems rely on outdoor compressor units to exchange hot air for cold. To do the job, these units need unobstructed surroundings. Each spring and fall, check the area around the compressors for obstructions. Use a brush or garden hose to remove any leaves, cotton, or other debris that might restrict airflow. Trim any shrubs or plants. Make sure compressors are free to breath!
Happy Thanksgiving from Our Family to Yours!Monday, November 21st, 2016
Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. wants to wish everyone a very happy Thanksgiving holiday! Whether you’re a new customer, a returning customer, or someone who’s just stopping by, we hope that your year has been filled with joy. We wanted to express our gratitude to you and everyone who has helped to make our company great!
Don’t Call an Amateur to Service Your Heater: How This Can Cost YouMonday, January 11th, 2016
When you’re in need of heating service, your first concern may be the cost. A lot of people call around from contractor to contractor looking for the lowest cost for a heating installation or service. But this simply is not the way to do it when you want to save money, especially since you may pay more on monthly heating costs and future repairs if you allow someone with little or no experience to service your heater. Learn more about the value of quality of heating service here!