November 19th, 2018
Winters here in Albuquerque are known for being two things: cold and dry. After all, we’re in the desert. If you’ve ever had a bad head cold, you might have turned to a humidifier to relieve your symptoms. A whole-house humidifier works in a similar way. Our dry weather in the Southwest has a multitude of adverse effects to your health, comfort, and home so make sure you’re taking the right precautions. If you want to boost the indoor air quality of your home this winter then consider installing a whole-house humidifier in Albuquerque.
November 5th, 2018
As the weather gets colder, you’re going to start using your heating system more and more often. That’s going to put more strain on the system, which makes it more likely to develop issues. If you want to go through the heating season without having to worry about your system developing problems, you’re going to need to take certain steps. The best thing you can do is to schedule preventive maintenance for your heating system. Read on to find out why it’s so important that you schedule preventive maintenance as soon as possible.
October 22nd, 2018
Air conditioners don’t last forever, and sooner or later you’re going to need to replace yours with a new one. That means that you should keep an eye out now for the signs that your system is getting close to the end of its life. If your air conditioner can’t get you through another summer, then it’s better to just replace it and not have to worry about it next year when you’re going to want to start using it as soon as the weather starts heating up. The best way to tell for certain whether or not your air conditioner is in need of replacement is to contact a professional technician and have them take a look at it for you. Before you make that call, though, you might want to first take stock of whether or not your system fits the following list.
October 8th, 2018
Air conditioner issues come in many different forms, some of which are more obvious than others. One of the more common air conditioner issues that often gets misconstrued is the presence of ice on the coils of the system. Air conditioner ice may seem harmless, but it is actually an indication of a serious problem with the system. If your air conditioner has ice on it, you should call for repairs as soon as possible. Read on to find out more about why ice forms on an air conditioner, and what you can do to prevent it from happening to yours.
September 24th, 2018
Summer may be coming to an end, but we still have a bit of warm weather to get through before things start to consistently cool off. That means there’s still time to make sure that your air conditioner finishes the summer off as strong as possible. There are a number of steps that you should take to keep your air conditioner efficiency high, and make sure that any issues that come up are dealt with promptly. Follow the steps below, and your air conditioner will be in much better shape by the time summer finally comes to an end.
September 10th, 2018
Investing in a new air conditioner is a process like any other. You’ll need a budget and a trained professional, to start, and then you’ll also need to consider what type of air conditioning system matches your needs. It’s not so easy as it sounds due to the number of different factors that might affect your decision.
No two homes (or homeowners) are the same so keep an open mind during the initial consultation with your air conditioning service specialist in Santa Fe, NM. Read on for details about some of the major systems you have available.
August 27th, 2018
Low air conditioning output is always a frustrating experience in the middle of summer, when the air outside threatens to cook any living thing that steps into it long enough. You obviously want the most out of your air conditioner during this time, so it’s a good idea to call for repairs if it’s not generating as much output as it should be. While you’re waiting for your technician to arrive, though, why not read on and find out why your system might not be cooling as well as it should be.
August 13th, 2018
Heat pumps have a lot of different advantages to recommend them. They are energy efficient, space efficient, and all-around convenient! However, there are a couple of things you need to be aware of if you are currently using one for your home. Mainly, you need to be aware that heat pumps actually wear down faster than other kinds of systems. They’re used twice as often as traditional air conditioners or heaters, after all. Sooner or later, that wear and tear will lead to you needing to replace the heat pump. If you’re not sure when to replace your heat pump, read on for some initial warning signs that your current one is reaching the end of its life.
July 30th, 2018
In a perfect world, your air conditioner would never break down at all and you could enjoy the summer without worrying about it. But, as we’re sure you’ve noticed, this isn’t actually a perfect world. It’s also incredibly easy for your air conditioner to malfunction and break down at exactly the worst possible time.
The best way to make sure this doesn’t happen is to schedule preventive maintenance for your air conditioner every spring. This will keep the odds of a serious issue cropping up with your system pretty low. Still, it is a good idea to know what kinds of issues your air conditioner can run into if you’re not careful.
With that in mind, let’s go over a single, fairly easily solved problem that can nevertheless cripple your air conditioner if you aren’t cautious.
July 16th, 2018
When people focus on upgrading their HVAC systems, a lot of the time they focus on the main body: the heater or the air conditioner. The thing is, though, you can run into all sorts of problems with your air conditioner or heater even if the main parts of those systems are perfectly fine. The thermostat is the core of your HVAC systems, and keeping it functioning properly is just as important. Have a look at the following ways a bad thermostat can completely mess up your air conditioner this summer, and what you can do if your thermostat is not working the way it should be.