Santa Fe Express Plumbing & Drain Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Albuquerque’

Plumbing Services That You Just Can’t DIY

Monday, January 21st, 2019

bad-diyThere are some plumbing services that you just can’t do yourself. And we’re not saying that because we doubt your craftsmanship, your ingenuity, or your overall tenacity for getting a job done.

In this case, you really just can’t do these jobs without the right equipment and training. You could rent the equipment, but it just wouldn’t be worth it if your “minor” clog or leak ends up being more complicated. Keep reading and we’ll explain everything.

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Should You Use a Boiler for Your Home Heating?

Monday, December 24th, 2018

boilerAre you considering a boiler installation in Albuquerque, NM for your next heating system? If you agree with all the following points in this article, then a boiler will most likely be a good choice for you.

You should definitely install a boiler if…

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Sewer Line Leak? Trenchless Repair to the Rescue!

Monday, November 26th, 2018

exposed-pipeReplacing a damaged sewer pipe would normally require that the entire length of pipe is excavated. Say goodbye to the lawn you’ve been carefully maintaining for the last few years.

But actually, that method of sewer line repair represented the old “normal.” The new normal is with trenchless pipe technology.

If your sewer line requires repairs or replacement from a plumber in Albuquerque, NM, you can rest assured that it’s a relatively painless process. Let us explain.

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Your Guide to Air Conditioner Refrigerant

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

hvac-tech-recharging-refrigerantStandard air conditioners and heat pumps work thanks to a little chemical known as refrigerant. You may have heard the term in passing while speaking to an HVAC contractor in Albuquerque, NM, or maybe you’ve heard it casually referred to as Freon (which is actually a trademarked brand name). Several air conditioning misconceptions concern what refrigerant is and what it does, so we’ll break it down for you in this post.

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You Can’t Beat an HVAC Contractor for AC Needs

Monday, June 25th, 2018

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When it comes to HVAC work, you can’t settle on DIY care. With professionalism comes experience, and experience brings the knowledge and know-how to work with any kind of problem.

A good HVAC contractor can work with any brand or system, and their work will always be complete and thorough. When it comes to your air conditioning needs, an HVAC contractor in Albuquerque, NM simply can’t be beat.

Below are just a few reasons to let a contractor handle the job for you.

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Call for Air Conditioning Repair for Short Cycling Issues

Monday, April 30th, 2018

air-conditioning-repairsAs spring turns into summer, temperatures in the area will continue to rise. You’re going to be using your air conditioner more and more often in the next few weeks, which makes this a perfect time to note any problems with your air conditioner and call a repair service immediately. You should never attempt to diagnose a problem with your air conditioner yourself, but you can spot the signs that something isn’t functioning the way it should simply by noting any differences in your system’s performance.

Among the things you should watch for is a process known as short cycling: turning on and off again very quickly multiple times throughout the day. It doesn’t sound like much, but in fact, it can signal a significant problem.

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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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Size Matters When It Comes to New Heaters

Monday, February 19th, 2018

heating-replacement-servicesNo one likes to think about buying a new heater in the middle of winter. It leaves your home without proper warmth and can be complicated by snow and other types of inclement weather.

Normally, you should wait until spring to replace an older heater, and if you need to do so now, it’s likely because you’re dealing with a significant breakdown. That means you need to move quickly to get a new heating system installed. But don’t let that need blind you to the steps you need to take to get the right system for your home.

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3 Signs You Need Heating Repair

Monday, December 25th, 2017

heating-repair-servicesWinters tend to be cold and dry in Albuquerque, and that means your heating system needs to run reliably every day in order to keep your family warm and comfortable. That’s far more than a luxury in the colder months around here, and the last thing you need is a sudden loss of heating power just when the thermometer drops below freezing.

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