Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for August, 2015

Why It’s a Good Idea to Start Thinking About Your Heating System Today

Monday, August 31st, 2015

Temperatures are generally still a bit higher than is comfortable, which makes it hard to imagine that cooler weather is approaching. When you’re still going inside to turn on the AC and beat the 80°+ weather, your heating system might be the last thing on your mind. But maintaining your heating system today can actually save you a whole lot of money and hassle later on.

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Do You Need to “Top Off” the Refrigerant in Your AC?

Monday, August 24th, 2015

Your home air conditioning system has a number of parts and components that work together to cool you off. But the one you may have heard the most about is refrigerant (though you might have heard it referred to as Freon). Refrigerant is a chemical blend that flows through your inside and outside components and exchanges heat from place to place, and a lack of refrigerant can contribute to troubles cooling your home.

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3 Signs You Need a Second Opinion from an Air Conditioning Technician

Monday, August 17th, 2015

At Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning, we pride ourselves on our work, our honesty, and our commitment to the craft. Unfortunately, not every technician can boast so much attention to detail and quality customer service. If your air conditioning technician makes any of the following mistakes, it may be time to seek a second opinion. Read on for more details.

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Why Does It Cost So Much to Run My Air Conditioner?

Monday, August 10th, 2015

It takes a lot of energy to run an air conditioner, but today’s high efficiency systems are designed to make a noticeable impact on your bills. But even the best air conditioners cannot conserve energy if you do not take proper care to keep them maintained. Here are a few reasons your air conditioner may be costing more to run than you would expect, and what you can do about it.

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Why Are the Rooms in My Home Different Temperatures?

Monday, August 3rd, 2015

The main benefit of central AC is that a single system can control the temperature throughout the entire home. But this is sometimes its biggest problem as well. In some cases, it’s difficult to get the temperature to be consistent throughout the entire home because the house has an extensive floorplan or because some of the rooms are designed to be taller or wider than others. So what should you do?

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