Do You Have a Leak?

October 18th, 2021

You might think this is a silly question to ask, but bear with us. Many homes across the country right now have leaks that are wasting water and money and the worst part about them is that homeowners don’t even know they’re occurring. Leaks come in all shapes and sizes, and some of those leaks can be tiny to the point of being barely noticeable.

When your water-using appliances are running multiple times a day, it can be almost impossible to detect a small leak. Some leaks, referred to as pinhole leaks, can only be detected through close examination or professional water leak detection in Albuquerque, NM.

Our job is to ensure you’re not wasting water from a leak and you’re saving as much money as possible. When you call us to detect a leak, we’ll find it and plug it no matter how big or small it is. Now, if you’re wondering how to detect whether your home is leaking at all, then keep reading.

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You Need Professional Emergency Plumbing

October 4th, 2021

Homeowners can often break down their plumbing needs into two categories.

  1. Things that can be done by me.
  2. Things that require professional help.

When you’re looking to have a new plumbing appliance installed or you’ve got a system of lead pipes that need to be replaced, those can obviously fall into the second category. But, frustratingly, many homeowners think that emergency plumbing problems fit into the first. We’ve all seen toilets leaking in the middle of the night, and many people would rather try to use duct tape and a rusty wrench than call our emergency hotline.

Today we’re here to make the case that emergency plumbing in Rio Rancho, NM is a service that needs to be done by professionals. The longer you wait and try to do fixes yourself, the more you’re putting your home and comfort into a risky position. Here’s why you need professional service.

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Introducing the REME Halo Air Purifier

September 29th, 2021

You want it, so we’ve got it! Our team has now started to sell REME Halo air purifiers that deliver incredibly powerful germicidal capabilities. These systems are designed to keep your home clear of contaminants that seek to ruin your air quality and cause you harm.

The REME Halo uses UV-C light to produce airborne hydrogen peroxide molecules throughout the space in your home. It actively cleans up viruses, bacteria, mold, and eliminates the odors that come with those contaminants.

Only certain contractors carry this kind of technology, so if you’re looking to take the next step towards high-quality air purification, then we’re the team to call! We’ll get you set up with a REME Halo system that fits your home and your budget.

Contact First Rate Plumbing Heating and Cooling Inc for a REME Halo air purifier. Quality work, exuberant service.

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How That New Installation Went Wrong

September 20th, 2021

Why don’t you take a seat and grab that freshly brewed coffee? We need to talk about something that can be difficult to hear. Don’t worry, we’re not going to be a Debby Downer and start harping on what should have happened or what could have happened, instead, we’re solely interested in where to go from here. We’re remaining optimistic that homeowners can still make great decisions for their comfort even if they’ve come up against a serious problem.

We’re going to talk about botched installations. You might be absolutely frustrated with your neighbor’s attempt to provide air conditioning installation in Albuquerque, NM on your property. Or you’re just a little annoyed with the problems that have come from your family friend who tried to set you up with a nice AC.

Regardless of how you feel or where you are, let’s look towards the future. Today, we’ll discuss what exactly went wrong on that installation, and why professional service really is worth the price tag.

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What’s That Sound?

September 6th, 2021

If you’re up in the middle of the night searching for the cause of a strange noise, then you might find some insight in this blog. Wait for a few minutes after shutting your air conditioner down. If the noise is gone then it’s likely you’ve got a malfunctioning air conditioner.

The good news is that your home is not being invaded by malicious ghosts that wish to do you harm and fling your furniture around. However, the bad news is that you’re going to need air conditioning repair in Rio Rancho, NM. Depending on the noise and the situation you’re in, that could be anything from a small fix to a large repair need that costs a lot of money.

Either way, we’re here to help! Let’s talk about the different types of noises an air conditioner can make and what these sounds signify.

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Our New AC Installation Guide

August 20th, 2021

Getting a new AC installed can be quite the ordeal! First, you need to contact the right team of professionals to get the job done. Second, you should probably decide whether you want a heat pump or a central air conditioner. Third, you need to choose a budget and pick the model of air conditioner you want from that budget. This list goes on and on, and we’ve decided to help homeowners today by giving them a proper guide on selecting a new air conditioner.

If it feels overwhelming, or if you can tell the anxiety is starting to bubble up, then we’re also here to tell you not to worry. Our team can help anyone, no matter what step they are in the process of buying a new unit. It doesn’t matter if you’re an amateur or a veteran when it comes to air conditioning in Rio Rancho, we have your back.

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Don’t Ignore These Signs of a Troubled AC

August 9th, 2021

It’s hot out and your air conditioner is running day and night to keep you cool. This is the story for not just Americans, but for our area in specific, as we see record-breaking temperatures, heatwaves, and other weather phenomena that cause us to rely on these systems. That’s okay! It’s what they’re built for.

However, an air conditioner is not built to sustain damage and keep running at peak performance. Just like any other piece of equipment—a car, a computer, or a television—an air conditioner requires repairs when it runs into trouble. We just see homeowners confused and wondering what to look for when this happens!

Well, if any of the following points sound like they’re describing your situation, then it’s a good idea to call us for air conditioning repair in Albuquerque, NM. Don’t worry, we won’t fix anything that’s not broken, so you’re safe calling us even when you’re unsure.

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Is Your AC Struggling to Shut Off?

July 26th, 2021

It’s hot here in New Mexico, which might make you think that your air conditioner is supposed to be running all day. While we use our AC systems as much as physically possible, they’re not actually supposed to keep running indefinitely until you switch them off. This is actually a very bad sign, and it will likely lead you down the path of an early system replacement.

Let’s think about this for a moment. If you’re invested in the quality and longevity of your AC, and you’d like to avoid air conditioning repairs in Albuquerque, NM, then you should want to run your system optimally. This means that your air conditioner should run for a normal amount of time, not too long, and not too short.

Let’s discuss why an air conditioner might struggle to turn off, and we’ll even tell you how long an air conditioner should run if it’s performing optimally.

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Drain Cleaning Is Important: Here’s Why

July 12th, 2021

Have you ever considered what goes down your drains each day? Think of all the different types of grease and food particles washed down the drain while cleaning the dishes. All the hair, soap, and debris that makes its way through the plumbing system each day can start building up inside the drains which will eventually cause problems.

Failing to clean your shower, bathroom, and kitchen drains regularly is not good for your home’s plumbing. All the buildup can start wreaking havoc on your home’s plumbing. By ignoring your home’s drain cleaning needs, you can risk causing significant damage to your plumbing. Eventually, you will have to call a plumber in Rio Rancho, NM, to handle expensive repairs to get the plumbing back in working order.

This post will highlight the importance of drain cleaning by discussing the benefits of regular drain cleaning, how often you should clean your drains, and why you should schedule professional drain cleaning services.

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Why Choose an Evaporative Cooler?

June 28th, 2021

You might have heard the term “evaporative cooler” once or twice at the last friendly barbeque. Or, you might be an expert and you’re looking for some interesting facts about these unique systems. Regardless of where you come from, we want to talk about evaporative coolers because they’re such a powerful and unique piece of equipment that not enough homeowners take advantage of.

  • Are you looking for a unique, affordable, and efficient cooling system for your home? Check.
  • Are you looking for a powerful AC system that’s designed specifically for our climate? Check.
  • Do you want to learn more and explore your air conditioning options? Check.

If you’re nodding your head as you read through these points, then you’re in the right place. Let’s talk about what it takes to own a system like this, what evaporative cooler repair in Albuquerque, NM entails, and why you might consider calling us.

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