Roadrunner Air Conditioning, Heating & Plumbing Blog: Posts Tagged ‘air conditioning services’

Tips for Boosting AC Efficiency This Summer

Monday, May 16th, 2022

The summer months are soon upon us, which means more time outdoors enjoying the warmth and long hot days. It also means that we’ll be cranking up our AC unit in our homes or offices a lot more to combat the heat.

In this article, we offer a few handy tips on how you can boost the efficiency of your AC this summer.

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“Can I Seal My Ductwork with Duct Tape?”

Monday, August 27th, 2018

Male hands setting up ventilation system indoorsYou could, but you’d regret it!

Don’t worry, we’re going to give you a bit more detail than that.

Look, we get it. If you have a construction worker in your life, or even just a handy person, then you may have at one point heard the phrase, “All you need in life is to have two tools: if it doesn’t move and it’s supposed to, WD-40. If it moves and it’s not supposed to, duct tape!”

And this is good advice—for just about anything except your HVAC system’s ductwork!

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It’s Time to Dispel These HVAC Myths

Monday, August 14th, 2017

white question mark on blue background iconWhen it comes to caring for your HVAC system, whether we’re referring to your air conditioner or your heater, there are a few care tips that are pretty apparent. For instance, investing in maintenance is never a bad idea. In fact, you should be scheduling a tune-up every year (or every 6 months if you have a heat pump, which is a year-round cooling and heating system).

What about when HVAC myths get in the way of caring for your system, though? In addition to providing quality Albuquerque, NM HVAC services, we’re happy to help dispel some of the most common HVAC myths so you can properly address air conditioning and heating system problems, and enjoy long-lasting equipment, lowered cooling bills, and optimal comfort as a result.

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Is Your Air Conditioner Ready for Winter?

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

Yes, you read that right—we are asking about your cooling system, not your heating system. While you, of course, want to make sure your heater is prepped with a tune-up and any necessary repairs that have been recommended by a HVAC professional, your AC system shouldn’t be forgotten.

While you won’t need to use your cooling system over the next couple of months, the outdoor unit of your system still requires some protection. Otherwise, it can suffer damages from inclement weather, and even develop rust and other types of corrosion. Keep reading to learn how you can winterize your AC system so that it will work effectively when spring rolls around.

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