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3200 Northern Blvd. NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87124
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During this unprecedented time, Affordable Service wants to assure our customers that our office staff and technicians are being safe and making every effort to keep surfaces clean, wash their hands, and will maintain their distance while providing service to your home.

 

Living in New Mexico we often have high temperatures and low humidity in the summer. But as the monsoon season begins to settle in, our swamp coolers and the coolness of our homes pay the price. Swamp coolers are different than refrigerated air conditions because a swamp cooler uses simpler technology in its evaporative process. Swamp coolers are also extremely energy efficient and are very cost-effective as well. Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Electric receives questions regarding swamp coolers and we are here to answer those questions!

Running your air conditioner takes a large priority when you’re home and it’s important to make sure that your a/c unit it working as efficiently to cool your house down as much as possible. When you call our technicians at Affordable Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Electric, you will hear us talk to you about how to properly balance your vents and air conditioning system from room to room. Here are some why you may be experiencing hot and cool spots and this is how you can adjust them.

Cooling your house in the summer is a big job for your air conditioner and you don’t want to make it work harder than it already does. Your air filters can play a big role in the efficiency of your unit, that is why our technicians here at Affordable Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning and Electric want to provide you with the knowledge to make those informed decisions.

The last thing anyone needs is a hefty electricity bill just to keep you and your family cool this summer. Here at Affordable Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning and Electric our technicians have compiled a list of helpful tips to keep you cool and your cooling bill lower. We are here for you and your cooling needs, so do not hesitate to call with any plumbing, heating, air conditioning and electric problems that arise.

Now that summer has begun, it’s time for a quick check up to make sure your air conditioning units are working as efficiently as they can to help keep you cool. Our technicians have come up with some at home checks that you can do, as well as when to call in a certified team of specialists.

One of the easiest at home checks you can do it to make sure that your thermostat is set correctly. Oftentimes, your thermostat may simply be set to fan only, which can actually pull in hot air from the outside! Switching the termostat to the cooling option with your adjusted temperature setting should take care of that. Be sure to check your thermostat's manual for more troubleshooting tips. If that doesn’t seem to solve the issue, please make sure to give Affordable Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning and Electric a call to schedule an appointment.

One of the more convenient appliances located in the kitchen is the garbage disposal. It can make dealing with food waste a simpler and more efficient way to deal with daily food preparations. It’s important to know to how to take care of these smaller appliances so that they don’t become an unexpected cost for you later on. At Affordable Service we have come up with some simple and easy to remember do’s & dont’s when taking care of your garbage disposal.

Garbage disposal maintenance is one of the easier household chores on your list and take just a few minutes to do. No one has time for clogged drains and replacing a broken garbage disposal, that’s why the certified technicians here at Affordable Service have made a list of easy steps you can take daily to prevent a costly mistake.

Summertime is considered a relaxing season. Sunshine, longer days, more time outdoors, and the opportunity to lounge by the swimming pool are all things that help make this time of year a favorite for many. Although "summer" represents a break for many, it does not mean your plumbing is taking a break. In fact, with more people at your home, there may be even more strain on your system during summer. There are, however, some things you can do to make things run more smoothly. Here are a few tips from the experts at Affordable Service.

Your septic system is a critical part of your home or business and if not serviced properly, can lead to tens of thousands of dollars of repair work. The technicians at Affordable Service HVAC and Plumbing would like to remind you of some simple steps to keep you from major headaches down the road.

After continued use, the residue and food particles left behind causes an unpleasant smell to your garbage disposal. When this happens, it should be a red flag that your disposal unit needs some cleaning. You don't necessarily need to invest in special products or seek help from expert technicians to get the job done. You can get your disposal back to normal and have it clean and smelling fresh with the basic items you already have in your kitchen. Here are five steps to you can take according to the Affordable Service team.

Heating and cooling your home is the biggest contributor to your energy bills. A programmable thermostat makes it easy to manage those costs. However, if you don't use the thermostat correctly, you could actually end up paying more.

Keeping your drain working and in good condition is essential in avoiding costly repairs. Here are a few things the Affordable Service team recommends you never put down your drain.

The dishwasher is one of the most convenient and useful appliances in our homes. It washes and sanitizes our plates and utensils all with a push of a button. It saves us time, allowing us to get back to spending quality time with our family and friends. Nothing is more frustrating than expecting a dishwasher full of clean dishes, only to find the water in the dishwasher did not drain. Below are a few reasons why the water in your dishwasher may not have drained and what to do.

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