Whether you are a homeowner, or someone renting and concerned with the proper maintenance of your home's HVAC system, it’s important to understand how to keep things running smoothly, especially during hot New Mexico Summers. Here are a few tips the Affordable Service team suggests following to ensure your AC keeps you cool this Spring and Summer.
At Affordable Service, we take pride in our work and the ability to help those in the Rio Rancho, Albuquerque, and surrounding areas. We are honored to announce that the Affordable Service team has been presented with the 2020 Carrier President’s Award for Excellence.
Spring is here, which means it’s time to think about your cooling system. Our expert technicians at Affordable Service are ready to help you get ready for warmer weather by completing an extensive check of your HVAC system. No matter what kind of cooling unit you have, it’s important to maintain it now before the weather gets too hot!
There’s nothing like starting your day with a warm shower or coming home and relaxing in a hot bath to relieve the stress of the day. If your hot water is running out faster than expected, then it’s time to figure out what’s going on with your water heater.
Whether you have low water pressure throughout your home or are only experiencing it in one bathroom, it’s important to explore the issue and look for resolutions. The first step is to check your plumbing system for easy fixes that you can do at home.
When you’re a first-time homeowner, you may have a lot of mixed emotions. While it’s a great feeling to no longer have to pay rent, you may suddenly realize that you’re responsible for the plumbing when things go wrong. At Affordable Service, we suggest you be proactive and take the time to learn about your plumbing, HVAC, and the other home utilities.
Bath bombs have recently become very popular. What's not to like? A bath is already a soothing experience for most people, and bath bombs can make that experience even better by adding a plethora of great scents and colors. Although bath bombs provide a pleasant experience, they can also harm your drain and pipes. It’s important to know what to look out for when it comes to drain clogs and issues.
When you’re a pet owner, you do everything you can to make your animals comfortable. Pets are members of the family, your protector, and make your home a welcoming place. They also bring with them pet hair and dander that can clog up your HVAC system. Our expert technicians at Affordable Service have worked with many pet owners and recommend taking these steps for maintaining your heating and cooling system:
Over time, a furnace can experience a variety of issues. It’s important to understand the most common types of problems in order to find an immediate solution to avoid further issues. Here are a few examples of the top furnace problems and the best ways to fix them, according to the Affordable Service Team.
When it comes to owning a home, the most common complaints are usually associated with plumbing. From leaky faucets to clogged toilets, you've probably experienced some sort of plumbing issue. However, one issue that you always want to avoid is backflow. Backflow is when wastewater flows in the opposite direction, which causes it to end up in your sink or shower. In addition to being costly to fix, backflow also poses a significant health risk to you and your family. Although rare, backflow can occur with your HVAC unit, even when maintained properly. To ward off potentially costly plumbing expenses, we can educate you on how to identify the signs of a backflow issue before it’s too late.
When it comes to necessity, the bathroom is one of the most used rooms in the entire house, so it's important to keep everything running smoothly and in good working condition. Taking care of your home and staying up to date with maintenance can go a long way in preventing costly repairs. This includes keeping an eye out for the warning signs of a faulty toilet. Letting things go may result in further issues, such as flooding and water damage. If you experience the following, it may be time to replace your commode.
Cold and flu season is the time of year that no one looks forward to. It may come as a surprise, but the quality of the air in your home can affect your health. If you want to safeguard your household from the common cold and the flu, then you should zero in on indoor air quality. Enhanced air quality can do a lot for those who want to steer clear of all kinds of illnesses this Winter.
The holidays are a time for family, friends, laughs, and great food. With that being said, they can also be hectic. The last thing one would want is to have to deal with a plumbing emergency. It is important to be prepared to handle these types of emergencies when they do arise. Here are a few tips to follow to ensure your plumbing is running smoothly this holiday season.
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.