Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog

Do You Need Boiler Repairs?

November 4th, 2019

chilly-manIf you own a boiler, then you know how truly great they are! Not only are they awesome for keeping your home warm and toasty during the winter, but they’re also very efficient, durable, and reliable! But, no matter how great your boiler is, eventually it is going to require repairs.

There are a number of signs that suggest your boiler is in need of repairs, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (oh, and of course, remember to call our team when you need heating repair in Colorado Springs!)

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Does the Size of My Furnace Really Matter?

October 21st, 2019

Surely, it doesn’t really matter how big my furnace is, right?

Wrong!

See, despite the saying, bigger is not always better, and this is especially the case when it comes to the size of your furnace. We completely understand the assumption that the bigger the furnace is, the more output it’ll produce, and the warmer you’ll be. And although this is somewhat true, if the size of your furnace is too large for your home’s unique output needs, it can severely impact performance (and yes, the same applies if the furnace is too small for your home!)

In case you are not yet convinced, keep reading below. Trust us, you don’t want an oversized or undersized furnace installed in your home, and below, we’ll tell you why.

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Wait, Does My Furnace Need Repairs, Replacement, or Maintenance?

October 7th, 2019

question-mark-blueIt can definitely be pretty confusing—just how exactly do you know what your furnace needs at the start of the heating season? Of course, you want to make sure that your furnace is fully equipped and prepared to keep you and your family warm and toasty all winter long, so what do you do?

Well, for one, keep reading this blog! We’ve provided a sort-of quick-guide to the types of services your furnace may need and when! All you’ve got to do is click “read more” to learn more! (oh, and of course, remember to contact our team for your furnace services in Colorado Springs!)

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Wait! Take Care of Your Last Minute AC Repairs!

September 23rd, 2019

It’s officially Fall! Now is the perfect time to unbox those cozy sweaters, plan a trip to an apple orchard, and save your pennies for your daily pumpkin-flavored beverage!

But wait! 

You might not be able to turn your air conditioner off just yet, and with a number of warmer days still ahead of us, you want to make sure that you don’t put off any outstanding repairs! You see, there are a number of “late-season” AC repairs that homeowners may run into, and we think you should be aware of them. So below, we have listed a number of these repairs — that way, you’ll know exactly when to call us.

So, what are you waiting for? Keep reading to find out more!

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Replace That Air Filter Before Summer Ends!

September 9th, 2019

removing-filter-from-ventIt’s kind of like when you say, “Oh, I will just get gas on my way to work tomorrow!” We all know that you aren’t going to want to do it then, so why not just do it the night before and save yourself the time?

The same principle applies to your air filter! We can’t stress enough the importance of regularly changing out your air filter—it’s a simple way to ensure that you get the most out of your system. In fact, there are a number of ways a clean air filter will benefit you, and below, we have listed some of these ways for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more.

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How an HRV or ERV Can Benefit You

August 26th, 2019

comfortable-womanNew homes are built with efficiency in mind, and for home builders, this means sealing them up as tightly as possible. Sure, this does wonders for your heating and cooling efficiency, however, it can seriously impact your indoor air quality, as tight sealing can seriously limit the amount of natural ventilation in the house. For this reason, it is important that homeowners have the proper ventilation systems in place, specifically heat recovery and energy recovery ventilators.

Below, we have explained exactly what heat and energy recovery ventilators are and the benefits of installing one in your home. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more.

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Why is My AC Short-Cycling?

August 12th, 2019

On, off, on, off, on, off, on, off… you get the picture. It’s called short-cycling, and it is perhaps one of the most annoying things that could go wrong with your AC. Why? Because not only will it dramatically increase wear and tear on the system, but it’ll also put quite a large hole in your wallet.

Of course, though, you want your AC to work efficiently and effectively all summer long, so it’s important that when your AC starts to short cycle, you address the issue right away. But still, what exactly is short-cycling and why does it happen? Well, keep reading below and you’ll find out!

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Is It Time to Say Adios To Your Air Conditioner?

July 29th, 2019

AC-Unit-Outside-SummerWe get it—letting go of your air conditioner and replacing it with a new system can be a bit overwhelming! But, we are here to tell you that sometimes letting go is sometimes for the better, especially if you’ve got an old, outdated AC!

Saying goodbye to an old, worn-out AC is one of the best ways to boost efficiency and save money, so why hesitate? There are plenty of signs that suggest it’s time for a replacement, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading below to find out more!

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All the Reasons to ‘Go Ductless’ This Summer!

July 15th, 2019

Finding a great way to keep your home cool during the summer can be a little tricky—there are just so many options to choose from! However, there is one system, in particular, that stands out from all the rest: the ductless system.

Ductless systems, or ductless mini-split systems, are super-efficient, highly effective, and are well-known for their ability to provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch [Oops! Spoilers!] Below, we have listed just some of the many reasons why you should consider having one of these systems installed in your home. All you’ve got to do is keep reading below to find out more! 

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Here’s Why We Love Heat Pumps and Think You Should Too!

July 1st, 2019

We love heat pumps! Why? Because they’re super efficient, highly effective, and have the ability to provide year-round comfort with just the flip of a switch (but, more on that later!) Honestly, we can’t think of many reasons why homeowners shouldn’t be as enthusiastic about heat pumps as we are!

Okay, okay, we’ll try and contain our excitement a bit more… but seriously, we want to tell you all about the benefits of installing a heat pump in your home, so below, we have listed a few of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more. 

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