Why preventative maintenance on your air conditioner is so important

If you can’t remember the last time a you had a professional come out and check on your air conditioner, then you need to consider scheduling for an ac tune-up.

Your air conditioning system should be professionally serviced on a regular bases. This licensed technician will check the refrigerant gas levels, test the thermostat, and make sure all the internals are in good working condition, and replace anything that needs to be replaced. Just about every licensed air conditioner technician recommends that your air conditioner be serviced at least every 6 months.

Here are three main reasons why ac tune-ups are so important

An air conditioner’s filters, coils, and fins require regular maintenance for the unit to function effectively and efficiently throughout its years of service. Neglecting necessary maintenance ensures a steady decline in air conditioning performance while energy use steadily increases.

1. Carbon monoxide leaks. That’s right – if your HVAC system hasn’t undergone regular maintenance, there is a chance that your equipment could be leaking carbon monoxide and other harmful chemicals. This, as many people know, is a deadly consequence of not properly maintaining a unit. By employing a professional from Romark AC & Plumbing, you can Continue reading

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DIY Tips to Maintain Your Plumbing and HVAC System

Your plumbing and HVAC systems are one of the most important aspects of maintaining your home. In order to preserve your home’s structure, it is recommended that you have a licensed professional come out and do these checks at least every six months. Unfortunately, most people don’t realize how important it is to check their pipes and drain fittings and air conditioning units until they encounter serious problems. This can either be because of ignorance, laziness or even because of lack of money. 

We should all know that plumbing and AC maintenance will help us save money, time and effort. For example, a running toilet or an overflowing sink can waste gallons of water and cause your water meter to spin out of control thereby causing your water bill to be outrageously high. When you own a home, treat it as an investment. Timely repair and replacement can actually reduce any further damage to your real estate property and as a result a loss of your investment.

Let’s assume that you do not have the money to pay a professional to come out to do your maintenance work. With that in mind, let us dive into some DIY maintenance tips Continue reading

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Regular Plumbing and AC Maintenance and Troubleshooting is Always a Good Idea

When you own a home, proper maintenance of your heating and cooling systems and plumbing are necessary. It helps you to conserve water and save on energy bills. Having faulty-working plumbing parts cause more expensive issues later, and throw money out of the window. If you are living paycheck-to-paycheck as most people do, you cannot afford to spend money unnecessarily.

Plumbing leaks not only affect your pipes and water pressure, but they can also cause damage to your home. Many people fall into the habit of forgetting about their plumbing when it’s working well. This also goes for your air conditioner. If it is working well, then don’t fix it. Then all of a sudden something happens that creates an emergency, and we go into a panic mode. All of that can be avoided by having your plumbing and HVAC systems looked at on regular bases. Preventative maintenance is low-cost to make sure that everything stays in working order.

Know the System

The first thing the new homeowner should do is learn where their plumbing is and how it works. A surprising number of people, for example, don’t know where their septic tank or its drainage field are located. They Continue reading

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