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Owning a home is an exciting time for first-time homebuyers! Unlike renting an apartment, when things break it’s entirely up to you to fix, but maintaining the things you own also creates a sense of accomplishment. Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Electric have some tips that will help keep your HVAC system working efficiently!
A lot of newer, modern homes can feature radiant heating or you may be thinking of adding it in throughout your home as a way to reduce your energy bill during the winter months. There are several reasons a homeowner may decide against one option and install the other. Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Electric services home for radiant heat repairs and can give you enough information to determine whether it’s a good addition to your home, the operating cost, and the difference between forced air and radiant heating.
Finding a nest of rodents in your HVAC system brings a wave of concerns to mind. You are more likely to find rodents in your home and HVAC system during the colder months because they are seeking warmth, and your heating system will provide just that. Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, A/C, and Electric has a few tips that will help prevent a costly and unexpected expense that these pesky critters can cause. There are two main concerns that come to our mind when we have a resident that has called us in to fix their system:
You might be wondering what the correct length of time may be when switching out your furnace air filters. Well, there really aren’t specific guidelines, just recommendations, and sometimes it can simply be based on how they look. Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, A/C, and Electric have been in business since 1986 and have seen it all! The typical recommendation is every 90 days, or three months, depending on the quality of air filter you use.
Have you heard that your central air conditioning system is rated using the SEER method? Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, A/C, and Electric can help you identify the efficacy of your central air conditioning system and are trained in finding you a unit that will best fit you and your home’s needs.
But, what exactly is a SEER rating and should that be a determining factor when purchasing your new unit?
The heat is finally over and the furthest thing from your mind is purchasing a new air conditioner. But, the time is right, right now! Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, A/C, and Electric has seen what having your air conditioner can do to help save our customers money in the long run. Some of the added benefits of replacing your air conditioner in the fall are off-season prices, there are few installation delays, and no cooling delays when the heat hits again.
Here in New Mexico, we are always skeptical of major weather events that are called a week in advance, partly because we can experience all the seasons in a single day! This time, we should all be more prepared for these unsuspecting storms, and go through our home’s “winter-ready” checklist. Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, A/C, & Electric have compiled a list of to-do’s you can tackle as soon as the snow melts!
With winter arriving it’s the perfect time to consider a wifi-programmable thermostat. When we install a new air conditioner or complete HVAC system, some customers opt for the wifi-programmable thermostat. A wifi thermostat has many benefits to keep your home warm while you are home in the winter and to cool it before you arrive home in the summer! Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, A/C, and Electric’s technicians make sure you know how to comfortably use and utilize your new thermostat before we leave.
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.
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.