Santa Fe Express Plumbing & Drain Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Air Conditioning Maintenance’

Does Your AC Need a Tune-Up? Or Repairs?

Monday, August 5th, 2019

tools-on-ac-cabinetAugust can often be a rough time for air conditioning systems. They’ve already taken on a few months of intense Santa Fe mid-year weather, and the heat often ramps up even more during August and September. This is why air conditioners are at the highest risk of breaking down during the late summer, and why it’s a good idea to pay attention to any warnings that your home’s AC is in trouble.

When an air conditioner does begin to show signs of malfunction, such as making odd noises, losing cooling power, or stopping and starting too often, people sometimes wonder if they should arrange for an air conditioning tune-up in Santa Fe, NM before the trouble gets bad enough that they need repairs. But this isn’t what an AC tune-up is for, as we’ll explain.

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How Your AC Benefits from a Fresh Filter

Monday, July 8th, 2019

Living in New Mexico means running your air conditioner. A lot. Considering just how much we depend upon our home cooling systems to keep us comfortable during our long, grueling summers, it only makes sense that you do everything possible to protect that system’s overall condition and its cooling performance. The best thing that any homeowner can do for any air conditioning system is to schedule routine air conditioning maintenance with trained professionals. Even this is not really enough, though.

Why? Because annual maintenance is just—annual. And the filter in your air conditioner needs changing more frequently than that—typically every 1-3 months. And that means that it is really up to you to ensure that the filter in your air conditioning system is clean at all times. If you’re wondering if it’s really worth the trouble, keep in mind that A) it’s quite simple to change the filter and B) it is definitely worth the minimal effort. Here’s why.

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Did You Schedule AC Maintenance Yet?

Monday, June 10th, 2019

service-blue-markerWe offer 24-hour air conditioning repair services because we know plenty can go wrong with a home’s AC during the summers in Santa Fe, and not always at a convenient time. We’re glad to offer AC repair in Belen, NM and elsewhere whenever our customers need it. But we also want our customers to get the best possible performance from their air conditioners so they rarely need to call for repairs in the first place.

With our routine maintenance service for air conditioning systems, we can help you avoid air conditioning troubles throughout the summer and enjoy many other benefits that come with the well-cared-for cooling system.

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Short Cycling is a Problem with Your Air Conditioner

Monday, April 16th, 2018

air-conditioning-repairWe’re very early into air conditioning season, but chances are you’ve already run yours on a reasonably frequent basis. Soon enough, summer will be here and your system will be called upon to run every day. If there are repair issues or other problems with your system, now is the time to act. Doing so will usually cut down on the cost of repairs since the damage hasn’t had as much time to spread. It also gives you the flexibility to schedule repairs at your leisure, instead of reacting to a sudden breakdown and letting it disrupt your life.

Among the things you should check for in your system in the phenomenon of short cycling. What is it and why is it a problem? The answers can be found below.

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Time to Schedule Maintenance for your Air Conditioner

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

air-conditioning-maintanceSpring is officially here and summer won’t be far behind. Those hot days seem to arrive sooner and sooner every year, and if you own a home, you need your air conditioner to work for months on end in order to stay cool and comfortable. The last thing you need is to deal with an unexpected breakdown or repair job in the middle of a heat wave, and while our trained team offers swift repair service — including emergency repairs 24/7 — we also believe that an ounce of preventing beats a pound of cure.

That means scheduling a maintenance session for your air conditioner before the weather gets too hot. It provides a number of benefits and can pay huge dividends later in the summer when the weather gets hot.

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