Roadrunner Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Archive for August, 2015

The Benefits of Video Pipeline Inspection

Monday, August 31st, 2015

One of the biggest issues with plumbing systems is that they are largely hidden from sight. While this is an excellent design decision in terms of safety and aesthetics, it isn’t a great thing for detecting plumbing problems in a timely manner. Most homeowners rely on visual and auditory signs to determine whether or not an appliance in their home is malfunctioning. With plumbing systems, those signs are virtually non-existent unless you physically examine the pipes. Fortunately, there’s a solution that doesn’t involve tearing holes in your walls every time you suspect a leak. Let’s take a look at video pipeline inspection, and how it can benefit you.

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How Your Air Conditioner Uses Refrigerant

Monday, August 24th, 2015

If you read anything about air conditioning, you are liable to come across references to refrigerant. Refrigerant is the lifeblood of your air conditioning system, without which it wouldn’t be able to cool down your home. Though many people understand the importance of refrigerant to air conditioning system, few understand how it actually works. In the interest of increasing your knowledge about a system that you probably use frequently, especially during the summer, let’s take a look at how refrigerant helps your air conditioner operate.

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The Importance of Ductless Maintenance

Monday, August 17th, 2015

Ductless systems, just like any other system, are prone to the occasional problem that needs repair. Most homeowners have excellent reaction times to problems with their ductless units, and call for prompt repairs as soon as they notice an issue. As beneficial as prompt repairs are, though, there are other things you can do to ensure that your ductless system is in good condition. Read on to find out more about why ductless maintenance is so important.

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When Is It Time to Replace Your Ductless Air Conditioner?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

Ductless air conditioners are great options for keeping your home cool, but they are not invincible. Sooner or later, no matter how well you take care of it, you are going to need to replace your ductless system. Since you probably don’t want to have to deal with your ductless air conditioner giving out on you during a hot day in summer, it is a good idea to keep an eye on the symptoms associated with it reaching the end of its lifespan. Let’s take a look at some of those symptoms.

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Common Ductless Air Conditioning Problems

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Ductless air conditioning is becoming more and more popular, and is already pretty firmly entrenched in Santa Fe. If you’re looking for a way to keep your home cool during the hot months of the year, while simultaneously achieving more energy-efficient and accurate climate control than traditional systems, ductless is the way to go. However, ductless systems have their own problems that need to be dealt with. During the summer, the added stress of operating on a daily basis will be more likely to create some of these problems. With that in mind, let’s take a look at some of the more common issues your ductless air conditioning system is likely to run into.

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