Hard water can be a huge hassle and is especially common in Albuquerque and surrounding areas. Hard water, in a nutshell, is H20 that's chock-full of minerals such as calcium and magnesium. It can cause problematic and unattractive residue and build up on things like sinks and faucets. If you are looking for home remedies to get rid of hard water, there are a number of strategies you can try on your own.
Having a clogged drain is a common problem faced by homeowners. Before seeking help from experts, many homeowners try the most economical option possible, doing it themselves. Hair, food debris, grease, and soap residue can build up over time and lead to blockage. Fortunately, there are several techniques that homeowners can use to clear a clogged drain that utilize typical household items.
When temperatures start to drop, many homeowners turn on their furnaces to keep the climate inside their home nice and cozy. It’s important to keep an eye on your HVAC system, to ensure it is functioning properly, especially during cold Winter months. If you are experiencing issues, it may be time to upgrade.
With Autumn in full swing, the cooler days are upon us. With that being said, your heating unit is likely coming out of retirement to keep you cozy this Fall. Unfortunately, with more heating comes increased energy bills. Here are some tips on how to heat your home efficiently so that you don’t rack up high electricity costs.
Purchasing an air conditioner for your house can be a costly expense. To avoid future issues, it’s crucial to choose the best unit for your needs and your home. Sizing is an extremely important feature to consider. When referring to the size of an AC unit, we are not talking about the dimensions like one would think. The size is actually the cooling capacity of the unit. Here are a few tips to help you determine the correct size and choose the right air conditioner for your home.
As we switch from the cooling season to the heating season, it’s important to make sure your HVAC equipment is ready for the switch by performing a few easy maintenance tasks. You can also schedule with one of our expert technicians for your heating and cooling needs.
People often think a dishwasher wouldn’t need to be cleaned or maintained because it’s a cleaning machine! But, build up from food particles or hard water sediment could become an issue. Regular maintenance is important to keep your machine working and your dishwasher smelling fresh.
We’ve all been there at one point or another. It’s hot out and the only relief in sight is your nice and cool air conditioning unit in your home. But alas, every once in a while, something unexpected occurs and your HVAC unit has broken down in the middle of summer in New Mexico. What could be the cause? How can you fix it? Most importantly, what can you do to prevent it? Don’t worry, Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling is here to help!
It’s an exciting time when you buy your first home in Albuquerque or Rio Rancho. Everything is new and you’re ready to put more into your investment. But, before you do, let’s make sure your base investment is protected first! There are several items you’ll want to know about your plumbing, so you don’t face an even bigger headache down the road! Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling are on standby ready to help you keep your new home, your best investment, safe and flood-free.
You’ve heard the term “Hard Water” before, especially in Albuquerque and Rio Rancho. But what is hard water exactly? The more important question to ask is, if you do have it, how is it effecting your home and your health? “Hard Water” refers to all the extra stuff in water that is not two-parts hydrogen and one-part oxygen (h20). All that extra stuff is minerals like iron, calcium, manganese and magnesium. All those minerals aren’t necessarily bad for you, some sediments in hard water can also have bacteria. Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, and, Cooling explains what it is, how it effects your plumbing and what you can do to fix it! Here are a few signs to identify a hard water problem.
It’s hot outside in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, and the surrounding areas. You can’t escape the heat because it’s the middle of summer. Your last vestige of hope is your nice and cool air-conditioned home. But your air conditioning unit has frozen. At Affordable Service Plumbing Heating and Cooling, we know how this sounds. Frozen in the middle of summer? It doesn’t make sense. But a frozen AC Unit is common. Here’s why and what you need to know!
One of the most terrifying moments you can ever experience in a bathroom is the dreaded broken toilet. For Albuquerque, Rio Rancho and surrounding area residents, here’s what the experts at Affordable Service Heating, Plumbing and Cooling recommend you do to avoid this potential (and personal) problem!
Right now, in Albuquerque, Rio Rancho, and the surrounding areas, you should have had your air conditioning unit turned on for the coming summer months. But, after a few weeks of running your AC, it breaks down. So, should you repair it? Or replace it? It’s a decision that comes with a fine line. Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling can help you with that decision!
Nothing is worse than coming home to a sweltering home and turning your air conditioning unit on for some much-needed relief. You find the nearest vent and put your face up to it, expecting a nice chilly breeze to relieve you from your sweaty discomfort. But, instead, you only get a wisp of cool air. You stand with your face at the vent, waiting for more cool air to come, but it never does! This is low airflow and here are a few reasons why your air conditioning unit may have it!
Affordable Service Plumbing Heating and Cooling does not celebrate Christmas in July nor do we celebrate “Halloween in July” either. So, let’s cut to the chase, solve the mystery and remove the proverbial scary mask from the problem that’s making all the scary sounds in your HVAC unit!