Decreased Airflow: What It Means for Your Cooling System

June 19th, 2017

decreased-airflow-cooling-systemAir conditioning systems are that one appliance in every home that truly gets put to the test—especially during the sweltering summers we experience in our area. Temperatures are already higher than in most other parts of the country, and will likely remain so for a good portion of autumn. Since we rely on these systems so much for our comfort, it’s important to schedule air conditioning repairs in Los Alamos, NM as soon as we discover a problem.

Among the most common operational problems our professionals get called out for is reduced airflow. That is, the air coming out of the vents in your home isn’t as powerful as it once was, or as powerful as you think it should be. This may not seem like a huge deal as long as you’re still able to remain comfortable, but it puts tremendous stress on your air conditioner. Plus, ignoring the issue means that whatever is causing the decreased airflow will only worsen. Continue Reading

This Method Is the Superior Drain Cleaning Solution

May 22nd, 2017

superior-drain-cleaning-methodIf you’ve owned a home for any number of years, chances are you’ve come across this scenario at least once: you come home from work, you’re ready to cook dinner, and you start prepping by washing your vegetables, only to discover water backing up into your kitchen sink due to a dreaded drain clog! In the most ideal of situations, this is easily resolvable with a simple plunger and a handy family member to help if need be.

But oftentimes, these clogs actually originate in the drain opening but travel further along the sewer line, meaning that the clog is blocking the main outlet to your sewer line. Another temptation that homeowners have in a situation such as this is using store-bought liquid drain cleaners. Unfortunately, these chemical cleaners are corrosive and can do more harm than good to your plumbing system. What you need instead is professional hydro jetting services in Albuquerque, NM. Continue Reading

What Goes Into the Drain Cleaning Process?

May 8th, 2017

drain-cleaning-processUsually, homeowners don’t tend to schedule drain cleaning services until something obvious occurs to require it, such as a clogged bathtub or sink drain that’s causing water to back up. Many times, however, problems that could warrant drain cleaning aren’t as apparent as you may think.

Therefore, scheduling Los Alamos, NM plumbing services on a regular basis is important to maintain the effectiveness and efficiency of your pipes. But what exactly goes into this process? Continue Reading

Is Your Toilet Running?

April 24th, 2017

is-your-toilet-runningNo, no, this isn’t the start of a bad joke. Rather, we’re wondering if you’ve been experiencing problems with a continuously running toilet. While such a problem might not seem like a huge deal, it is wasteful and certainly warrants a call for professional Santa Fe, NM toilet repairs.

Running toilets also mean you have the inability to flush most of the time. Therefore, it is essential that you call for repairs as soon as you notice this problem. In the meantime, we’ve shared a few reasons as to why your toilet may continue to run longer than it’s supposed to. Continue Reading

Drain Clogs: Causes and Solutions

April 10th, 2017

drain-clog-causes-solutionsAs a homeowner, the types of household emergencies you dread the most likely have to do with your plumbing system: an overflowing toilet, a leaky water heater, and then a common one—severely clogged drains.

Unfortunately, clogged drains are a part of life. The good news is that you can give our team a call for thorough Albuquerque, NM drain cleaning services. There are also some drain clog problems you can potentially prevent. But to do so, you first have to know some of the most common causes of this plumbing problem. Continue Reading

Tackle High Moisture Before It Starts with a Whole-House Dehumidifier

March 27th, 2017

whole-house-dehumidifierIt looks like we may be in for a cooler spring, something that many residents around here will be grateful for, given the soaring temperatures we experience in the summer time. Nonetheless, even though our temperatures are on the mild side for now, it’s no time to neglect your home comfort.

Part of caring for your home in the spring and summer is ensuring that you’re equipped with the right Los Alamos, NM indoor air quality products and services, with a whole-house dehumidifier at the top of the list. If you’ve lived in this area through even just one summer, then you know how much the excess moisture this time of year can affect your comfort, and potentially even your health. Continue Reading

Could Your Ductless System Be in Need of Repair?

March 13th, 2017

ductless-system-need-repairDuctless heating and cooling systems have become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly due to their year-round ability. Ductless systems function similar to heat pumps in that they transfer heat from one area to another—from the outdoors into your living space in the winter, and from your living space to the outdoors in the summer.

Just like any other air conditioner or heating system, though, you may find yourself in need of Santa Fe, NM ductless system repairs. Fortunately, our team is well experienced and trained in order to provide these repairs. But first, it’s important for you to recognize when you are actually in need of these services. Continue Reading

AC Maintenance Now, A Fully Functioning AC System Later!

February 27th, 2017

ac-maintenance-nowIt may seem strange to start thinking about your air conditioner. After all many of us only just recently started using our heating systems to warm up! Although as any Albuquerque resident is aware, our summers are long and hot, and therefore require a lot of AC use.

But is your air conditioner ready? If you haven’t scheduled your Albuquerque, NM air conditioning maintenance appointment yet, now is the time to do so. This is especially the case if it’s been at least a year since your last maintenance service (or 6 months, if you are using a heat pump year-round). Continue Reading

How to Use Your Ductless Heater as Efficiently as Possible

February 13th, 2017

use-ductless-heater-efficientlyDuctless systems, also referred to as ductless mini-splits, are increasing in popularity due to their reputation for being extremely energy efficient. But that doesn’t mean there’s not more you can do to increase your ductless efficiency. Increasing your home efficiency is good for many reasons: it reduces the negative impact your home has on the environment, plus it saves you money in the long run.

Aside from scheduling Los Alamos, NM ductless installation services, what can you do as a homeowner to increase your home’s efficiency, and how can you use your ductless heating system as efficiently as possible? Continue Reading

Are You Efficiently Heating Your Home?

January 30th, 2017

efficiently-heating-your-homeIt’s no secret that New Mexico is known for its often stifling heat—winter is neither a huge focus nor a huge concern for most residents of the state. However, if the recent chilly temperatures are any indication, our winters certainly do pack a punch and are nearly impossible to get through without an effectively working heater. But when you use your air conditioner as much as you do, it’s only natural that you want to see how you can increase your Santa Fe, NM heating efficiency, and thus reduce your heating costs.

Fixing some common energy loss problems throughout your home could dramatically reduce how much you need to spend to keep your home and family warm and toasty. For example, faulty or damaged ductwork could be causing your conditioned air to leak into unoccupied areas of your home such as the attic or crawlspace. What good is heated air if you don’t actually get to enjoy it? Rather, you are spending more money and sacrificing your comfort. Continue Reading