Roadrunner Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Archive for August, 2016

The End of Summer Is Near: Watch for These Common AC Issues

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Though it may not feel like it quite yet, summer is just about coming to a close. The air conditioning system that has worked to keep your home cooled down all season continues to perform, so everything is fine, right? Actually, you’ll want to keep a close eye on your system during this time of year.

Even if you’ve had your system routinely maintained to prevent huge issues, the strain of the summer workload can turn into malfunctions for any type of air conditioning system. The sooner you are aware of these malfunctions, however, the less likely it is that you’ll have an AC breakdown before you’re done using the cooling system. But what are the air conditioner issues you should watch out for?

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Should You Consider Radiant Heating Installation?

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

It may seem silly to begin thinking about heating systems already, but with a project such as radiant heating installation, the sooner you think about it the better. This is because installation is best done during new home construction. This doesn’t mean it can’t be installed in your already existing home; just that pre-construction makes the process easier.

Radiant floor heating has become increasingly popular in recent years, and for good reasons. Of course, due to the layout and level of professionalism required for the installation of radiant floor heating, it’s vital that you hire technicians with specialized experience, such as the members of our team. Keep reading to learn more about radiant heating and why you should consider this installation.

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Diagnosing the Cause of a Running Toilet

Monday, August 15th, 2016

If you’ve ever heard a toilet running far longer than it should, then you know how annoying it can be. More than that, however, a running toilet is an indication that you are unintentionally using excess water, and eventually you’ll see this reflected on your water bill.

Additionally, a running toilet can lead to the inability to flush and other plumbing problems. Therefore, if you do hear the sound of running water coming from any one of your toilets, then it’s wise to call for repairs as soon as you can. In the meantime, we’ve shared some information below that can help you understand why this occurs in the first place.

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Is It Ever Too Late for a Summer Ductless Cooling Tune-Up?

Monday, August 8th, 2016

No matter what type of cooling system you use to keep your home comfortable every summer, one thing is for certain: it needs to be in excellent shape to handle the intense heat we experience here in New Mexico. With temperatures still staying above the 90° mark, your cooling system needs all the help it can get. Even if you have skipped your routine maintenance for your ductless cooling system, it’s not too late to schedule it now. Keep reading to learn why.

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The Absence of Ductwork Is No Problem with Your AC Installation

Monday, August 1st, 2016

With the intense summer heat we experience around these parts, hopefully you haven’t been struggling through the season with inefficient or ineffective window air conditioning units simply because you lack ductwork in your home. Many homeowners may avoid buying a central cooling system because they fear the costs or inconvenience of installing ductwork.

Fortunately, it is possible to enjoy whole-house cooling without the use of air ducts. When you choose a ductless mini-split installation, you’ll receive many benefits that a ducted system can’t offer. Of course, this does require professional installation and services from a team you can trust, such as the experts on our staff.

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