First Rate Plumbing Heating and Cooling Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Albuquerque’

Does Your AC Need Repairs or a Replacement?

Monday, May 16th, 2022

We understand that the last thing you want to hear right now is that your air conditioner is in need of replacement. With supply chain problems, inflation, and job market problems, people are trying to hunker down and save money as much as possible–which is why hearing that there’s a huge investment on the horizon is never a good sign. Well, while we understand your frustration, we also want to tell you that investing in an air conditioning replacement in Albuquerque, NM could actually save you money down the line.

Think about it, we don’t just sell AC replacements because it’s fun. They’re a necessary upgrade when your old air conditioner just isn’t cutting it anymore. Repairs might work great while the system is still young and in pristine condition, but once it reaches a certain age, replacement is going to net you the most benefits in the long-term with efficiency, comfort, and stability.

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3 Tips to Prepare Your AC for Summer

Monday, May 2nd, 2022

Springtime is here which means summer is right around the corner! It’s time to get those shorts out of the closet and get ready for some fun outdoor activities. That is, until we hit a day where temperatures are too hot and we end up staying indoors to get a break from the heat. When this happens, you’ll be depending on your air conditioner heavily.

Most homeowners prepare their air conditioners for the summertime. It’s why our maintenance services are so popular! One of the best things you can do for your air conditioner right now is schedule AC maintenance in Albuquerque, IL with our team.

Then, while you’re waiting for a professional to adjust and inspect your air conditioning system, you can follow the steps we’ve listed down below. These tips are meant to get your air conditioner ready for the hot temperatures that lie ahead!

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Can You Flush a Water Heater on Your Own?

Monday, April 4th, 2022

You rely on your water heater numerous times a day, from washing your hands to doing the dishes. Water heaters typically are reliable, running consistently without a lot of required maintenance. However, at least one time a year, it is a good idea to flush your water heater. Doing so can help to ensure its lifespan. Should you do this on your own? It’s best to leave the water heater repair in Albuquerque, NM, up to the pros for several reasons.

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What’s That Smell Coming From My Heater?

Monday, March 21st, 2022

Your home’s heater operates on a consistent basis without a lot for you to do to it. One of the most important things you can do is pay attention to changes you notice, including new or different smells coming from it. You may not think your home’s furnace should cause an odor (and most of the time, that doesn’t happen), but if it does, it could mean you need repair help right away. Don’t overlook the needs of your ductless heating in Albuquerque, NM. 

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How Much Should You Pay For Heating?

Monday, March 7th, 2022

Heating costs are not cheap, but exactly how much should you pay for heating in your home? The thing is, you need a heating system in your home. Everyone does, and since you can’t get a free heating system, it does have to cost you some money. However, if you happen to make some comparisons with your neighbors or your previous heating bills, and you notice that your heating bills are abnormally high, then chances are there is a problem. 

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What’s That Smell Coming From the Water Heater?

Monday, January 24th, 2022

Imagine this: you are ready to take that refreshing hot shower. But all of a sudden, the water from the faucet starts smelling like rotten eggs. This is not a scenario you would like to face.

So, what makes water heaters smell awful? The reason is the generation of a gas hydrogen sulfide inside the heater.

In this article, we will talk about the main reasons behind the smell, and the steps you can take to prevent it.

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What’s the Most You Should Pay for Furnace Repair?

Monday, January 10th, 2022

This is a great question and one that we get from homeowners often. They really want to understand the cost-value of furnace repair in Albuquerque, NM, because nobody wants to pay for services on a system that isn’t worth the investment. Just how high should a repair bill get before you start considering replacement?

Keep in mind that those are your two choices. Getting rid of your heating system to save money might sound like a good idea in theory until temperatures abruptly drop for those chilly nights and you’re finding yourself wasting money on space heaters and other less-efficient modes of heating.

So, let’s talk about the limit on how much you should be willing to pay for repairs, and why replacement might be your alternative solution in this case. Our team provides both of these services, so you don’t have to shop around. We’ll get you to where you need to be!

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3 Things to Learn About a New Boiler

Monday, December 13th, 2021

So, you’ve decided to make the transition from your old furnace system or heat pump to a boiler installation in Albuquerque, NM. There could be many reasons why you decided to shift now, and that’s really going to be up to you. Our team is dedicated to supplying you with support and advice as you gear up for this big transition.

For today, we’d like to give a little bit of information to those boiler owners who want to learn more about radiant heating itself. We’ll talk about three nifty facts to learn about your new boiler system, and how you’re joining in with millions of people across the world who use boilers as a method of keeping warm throughout the colder seasons.

Let’s get started, and don’t forget to call us for any of your HVAC needs! We’re always there to provide quality work and exuberant service.

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Do You Have a Leak?

Monday, 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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Introducing the REME Halo Air Purifier

Wednesday, 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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