Roadrunner Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration Blog: Archive for February, 2020

With 1 Month of Winter Left, Don’t Ignore These Heating Needs

Monday, February 24th, 2020

You could say our weather is relatively predictable, right? Chilly winters and sweltering summers. As we transition into spring here soon, it’s easy to forget about our heaters as we get ready for that aforementioned sweltering weather. You’re probably ready to get AC maintenance done—when our technicians come out and thoroughly inspect, clean, and adjust your air conditioner to ensure top performance.

But before you do all that, don’t forget about your heater! Ignoring any type of heating issue, no matter how small, can cause it to turn into a emergency repair situation, or possibly even a heater that won’t turn on at all when you need it again next fall.

But how do you know when you have a heater problem that needs addressing? Read on as we uncover some of the symptoms of common heating related problems.

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Beware These Unique Ductless Repair Needs

Monday, February 10th, 2020
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Ductless heating and cooling systems have become a very popular HVAC choice for homeowners throughout Santa Fe and beyond. Rather than operating through a network of air ducts connect to an indoor air handler and evaporator unit, ductless mini splits break up the indoor unit and blower fans, and distribute air handlers, mounted on the wall, throughout the home.

If you’ve ever considered this type of system, chances are you’d benefit from it a lot! But we do need to mention just how important it is that you have yours professionally installed. Forgoing professional HVAC installation will lead to a number of problems, which we will touch on below.

This isn’t to say there is a downside to choosing to go ductless. Ductless systems are the optimal choice for climates like ours, with hot summers and relatively mild winters, and most ideal for homes with multiple stories and/or multiple rooms. But without a trained and experienced HVAC professional on your side, your ductless system and home can suffer from:

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