July 26th, 2021
You hear the sound of running water, you notice spots on the drywall or ceiling, or there’s a loss of water pressure.
These are all signs that you may have a leak, and we’ll elaborate more below. The most important thing to know is that you’ll always be better off if you have the number of a professional plumber on hand!
At Roadrunner, we understand that leaks are quite a nuisance. And yet, it’s practically guaranteed that at some point throughout your homeowners, you’ll have to deal with one. We’ll share some common leaks below in addition to how to spot the signs of a leak, so you can be well prepared and minimize the damage the leak actually causes. Read on to learn more!
July 12th, 2021
Summer is here, there’s no denying it! If you haven’t done so already, now is a great time to make sure your air conditioner is ready for the rising temperatures. This means scheduling professional maintenance, first and foremost.
Maintenance allows our technicians to thoroughly inspect, clean, and adjust components that need it so that your cooling system will work as efficiently and effectively as possible.
Of course, maybe you’ve come across this blog post because deep down, you know your air conditioner is beyond repair and maintenance. You have a feeling you need to replace it, but you need some validation. We can help!
Read on to learn three big signs that it’s time for you to upgrade your air conditioner.
June 28th, 2021
Is it time for you to replace your old air conditioner with a newer model? Buying a new HVAC system is not an easy decision. It is a major investment because it costs a lot of money, and it will affect the comfort of your home for years to come. Considering the number of options available in the market today, you might be wondering which one to choose.
One of the most significant things to consider when buying a new AC is getting a central air conditioner or a ductless system. Fortunately, we can help you make a more well-informed decision on that front.
In this post, we will compare the initial costs, running expenses, ease of installation, and other factors that can help you decide which type of air conditioner would be the right fit for your home.
June 1st, 2021
Your household’s central cooling system is one of the most
important appliances you have in your home when it comes to comfort and quality
of life, right? It’s also one of the most specialized—meaning when you need
service on this system, you need a team with special training and knowledge on
how to work with them. You also need professionals who will help keep your air
conditioner in good shape through routine maintenance.
Professional maintenance allows our technicians to
thoroughly inspect, clean, and adjust the components that need it within your
system. This helps your system perform more reliably and efficiently, plus it
will last longer and with fewer repair needs to boot! Of course, even with
maintenance, your air conditioner will still occasionally need repairs as it
succumbs to natural wear and tear. But how do you know when your AC system
needs professional repairs? Keep an eye out for these indicators:
May 17th, 2021
And no, the answer is not to use store-bought liquid drain
cleaners. Actually, this can do more harm than good to your pipes.
These store-bought “solutions” might clean out your drains
pretty well during their initial use, but it comes at a cost—a cost that too
many homeowners don’t realize they’re paying until it is too late. Read on to
learn the right way to fix a clogged
drain—by calling a professional plumber.
By the time you’re done reading this blog post, you’ll
understand why it’s so important to leave this work to the professionals.
May 3rd, 2021
There are an increasing number of homeowners these days who are exploring the option of adding ductless air conditioning to their homes to address their cooling needs. There’s a good reason for this! Ductless systems, also known as ductless mini-splits, are very efficient, and very effective at providing individualized cooling through the home.
Still though, this doesn’t mean that a ductless system is
the best option for every home. How
do you know if it’s right for yours? Well, read on as we uncover some of the
perks and drawbacks of such a system.
April 19th, 2021
Summer is just around the corner, and
if you haven’t made the call yet, now is the time to reach out to our team and
make sure your air conditioner is ready for the heat. Of course, perhaps you’re
a homeowner who needs a new central
air conditioner, and if this is the case you may be in a rush to get the
biggest and best one you can afford within your budget.
We understand the temptation to rush
into a purchase like this, but we really have to discourage this. Rushing into
such a big investment for your home can leave you with a system that’s not
properly matched for your home. Not only do you want to work with our
professionals to make sure you’re getting the best model for your home comfort
needs, but also that you’re getting the correct size air conditioner, too. Read on to learn more!
April 5th, 2021
It’s no secret that around the Rio Rancho area, air conditioners are an absolute necessity and that they get quite the workout each and every summer. Fortunately, modern air conditioners are very durable, and can take the heat, right?
Well, they can if they’re properly cared for, and used as
efficiently as possible, anyhow. How do you know that you’re using your air conditioner efficiently?
First off, there are many ways that you might be paying more
than necessary for your air conditioner, and allowing it to accumulate more
wear and tear as a result. But there are just as many ways to prevent inefficient AC use, such as by:
March 29th, 2021
In almost all cases, a home will benefit from the
installation of an air purifier. This is because the quality of your indoor air
can actually be worse than that of the air outdoors.
Many homeowners these days are hyper-focused on how to stay
healthy inside their homes, and for good reason. Indoor air quality has practically
become a buzzword recently, but it’s one of those things you should absolutely
care about. Our goal is to help you understand what exactly it is that a
whole-house air purifier does and why it’s so important.
Do keep in mind, that there is no indoor air quality
products that can 100% guarantee no virus transmission will occur in your home,
but professionally installed and serviced air purifiers can absolutely help
mitigate the risk.
March 8th, 2021
If there’s any household problem that’s pretty much
inevitable for any homeowner, it’s a plumbing problem. And this type of problem
can be hard to detect without professional experience and tools. Most of your
plumbing system is hidden from view after all, and the problems that typically
impact it are subtle to start out with.
This is part of the reason why we suggest scheduling
preventive maintenance at least once a year! But even with maintenance, it’s a
good idea to get familiar with the warning signs that your plumbing system is
experiencing problems. On the rare chance that a problem does happen between maintenance sessions, you’ll be able to catch
it quickly and get it repaired. Read on as we uncover some of these symptoms
and what they might mean.