Hard Water and Your Swamp Cooler

Hard Water and Your Swamp Cooler

In Rio Rancho, we live with hard water. That means it has a lot of dissolved minerals, largely calcium and magnesium, which can create buildup much faster than if your water was soft. For homes that use evaporated cooling, what we know as swamp coolers, hard water can...
When Should You Replace Your Outside Spigot?

When Should You Replace Your Outside Spigot?

Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Electric have some tips on how you can tell if your outside spigot needs to be replaced Or, if the spigot is corroded, you might be headed for a major blow-out! Some points to remember: A leaking spigot can...
Should I Have My Ductwork Insulated?

Should I Have My Ductwork Insulated?

Your home’s ductwork is one of the more essential parts of your home. Affordable Service Plumbing, Heating, Air Conditioning, and Electric want you to know why insulated ductwork is important to keeping your energy bills low. Ductwork is the branching network of tubes...
When Do I Leave A Faucet Dripping?

When Do I Leave A Faucet Dripping?

Have you heard that you should leave a faucet dripping but aren’t sure when that applies? This is often recommended in areas of the home with less insulated pipes and in rooms that aren’t heated when temperatures outdoors are supposed to be below freezing....