Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for the ‘Heating’ Category

Why You Had Higher Heating Costs This Winter … And What to Do About Them

Monday, March 4th, 2024

In the quest for a warm and cozy home during the chilly winter months, the last thing anyone wants is a surprise spike in heating costs. Unfortunately, many homeowners find themselves grappling with this issue, scratching their heads as they receive higher-than-expected energy bills. 

In this blog post, we’ll explore the common culprits behind escalated heating expenses and shed light on what you can do to address them. If you’ve been wondering why your heating costs soared this winter, read on to uncover potential reasons and discover effective solutions. You can trust us to help you improve your heating in Colorado Springs, CO.

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How Long Can You Expect Your Boiler to Last?

Monday, February 19th, 2024

A well-functioning boiler is the source of winter heating for many households, providing warmth and comfort during our long winters here in Colorado. Yet, like all appliances, boilers have a finite lifespan. In this blog post, we will explore the life expectancy of modern residential boilers, the factors influencing their longevity, signs indicating it’s time for a replacement, plus practical tips to extend their lifespan. If you need assistance with your boiler, you can rely on our team of licensed HVAC professionals for boiler replacement, boiler installation, and boiler repair in Colorado Springs.

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Let’s Count the Ways Your Furnace Can Fail on You

Monday, February 5th, 2024

During our cold winters, the gas furnace becomes the most crucial appliance in your home, keeping it warm and comfortable. However, even the most reliable systems can encounter issues, and it’s crucial to be vigilant about identifying potential failures. In this guide, we’ll explore common problems that can plague gas furnaces and stress the importance of seeking professional help for repairs. Our team is experienced with handling furnace repair in Colorado Springs, and we’re ready to come to your assistance.

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Mid-Season Furnace Replacement? If You Need It, Absolutely!

Monday, January 22nd, 2024

Picture this: It’s the middle of winter, and the frosty air outside seeps through every crack in your home. You shiver as you wrap yourself in blankets, wondering if your furnace can make it through another season. The thought of replacing it now might seem daunting, but it’s essential to recognize when your furnace is failing, too old, or potentially unsafe. 

We’ll explore the signs that indicate it’s time to replace your furnace during the winter months and how we can help you stay warm and safe with a quality furnace replacement in Colorado Springs.

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Your Heater Can’t Keep Up With the Cold? Let’s See What’s Happening

Monday, December 25th, 2023

As the winter chill settles in, your home’s heating system becomes your best friend. But what happens when your trusty heater starts to struggle and seems to be losing its heating capacity? It’s a situation many homeowners dread, and it can leave you shivering in your own home. 

In this post, we’ll explore common reasons why your heater might not be keeping up with the cold and what you can do to remedy the situation. When it comes to everything HVAC in Colorado Springs, we’re the team you can trust for the best solutions.

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Don’t Forget to Have a Heat Pump Inspection and Tune-Up for Winter!

Monday, December 11th, 2023

As the winter months approach, ensuring your home is prepared for the drop in temperatures becomes paramount. While many homeowners are diligent about maintaining their heat pumps during the scorching summer, the importance of winter maintenance is often overlooked. In this blog post, we will delve into the reasons why a regular heat pump inspection and tune-up, not just once but twice a year, is crucial for winter readiness.

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Deciding When to Repair or Replace Your Boiler

Monday, November 27th, 2023

Your boiler is a vital component of your home, providing much-needed warmth and hot water. However, like any appliance, it can face wear and tear over time. This leads to the inevitable question: Do you schedule another round of repairs, or is it finally time to consider a boiler replacement Black Forest

In this guide, we’ll explore the signs that indicate your boiler needs attention, the pros and cons of repairs, and when it’s best to opt for a new installation.

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Making Sense of Furnace Efficiency Ratings

Monday, November 13th, 2023

When it comes to choosing a new furnace for your home, the array of efficiency ratings can feel overwhelming. What do all these numbers mean, and how do you decide which furnace is right for you? 

In this guide, we’ll break down furnace efficiency ratings, explain how they’re measured in modern units, and offer advice on choosing the optimal efficiency level for your needs. You’ll be more informed when you need a furnace replacement in Monument.

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5 Spooky Signs Your Boiler Needs Saving

Monday, October 16th, 2023

As the chilly October winds start to creep in, your home’s boiler might be hiding some spooky secrets. You don’t need to be afraid, however! Robbins Heating & Air Conditioning is here to guide you through the eerie signs that your boiler might be in need of saving. So, grab your flashlight and let’s explore the haunted world of HVAC!

Well, it’s not really haunted. All these signs have logical explanations…

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Can You Run a Furnace With a Cracked Heat Exchanger?

Monday, October 2nd, 2023

And there are some components inside of your furnace that are easy to repair or replace when things go wrong. But your heat exchanger is not one of them. When your heat exchanger cracks, it is time to replace your entire furnace.

We get a lot of customers inquiring, can you run a furnace with a cracked heat exchanger? The short answer is no, and you need to understand why. You can keep reading to learn more about what the heat exchanger inside of your furnace does and why it is such a problem when the heat exchanger cracks.

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