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Spring Is the Best Time for Your Air Conditioner Maintenance

April 15, 2019

An air conditioner, just like a car, needs regular maintenance and service to run efficiently. At Abel Plumbing and Heating, we recommend getting your air conditioning unit serviced and cleaned once a year.

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Why Is My Air Conditioner Making Noise?

April 15, 2019

It’s normal for your air conditioner to create some noise when running—that simply means it’s working. Although older units are typically louder than newer ones, all air conditioning noises are not the same.

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How Do Air Conditioners Work?

April 5, 2019

The modern air conditioner was invented in 1902 by Willis Havilard Carrier. It was invented to solve the humidity problem at a printing plant in Brooklyn.

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Whole Home Generator Maintenance

March 26, 2019

Whole home generators, also called standby generators, require regular maintenance to make sure they continue to function properly.   This generator connects to your home through your natural gas line or will use propane to run.  This saves you a trip to the gas station if the power goes out. By following these maintenance guidelines…

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What Is a Heat Pump and How Does It Work?

March 12, 2019

A heat pump is a device that transfers heat from one place to another, from inside to outside or from outside to inside. In the winter a heat pump works like a heater, extracting heat energy from outside and transferring it inside—instead of generating its own heat like a furnace.

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Tankless Water Heater Advantages

February 27, 2019

If your familiarity with water heaters only extends to a traditional water heater, you need to meet its good-looking cousin––the tankless. While both hot water tanks heat water for your home, the tankless or on-demand water heater has some attractive advantages you should consider when you are ready to replace your current tank or install…

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Rusting Home Pipes

February 15, 2019

All galvanized-steel and cast-iron plumbing will suffer rusting. Unfortunately, it’s unavoidable. Rusting occurs when water or moisture comes in contact with metal. Whether it’s on the outside or the inside of your pipes, it’s the second leading cause of pipe damage in metal pipes. When this attacks your home’s pipes, it can cause real issues…

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When to Replace Your Furnace

December 15, 2018

Furnaces are far from immortal. If you take good care of it, your furnace will last considerably longer than a neglected one, but, unfortunately, it still will not last forever. Here are some signs you might want to start looking for a replacement furnace: It’s Old Furnaces generally last 15 to 20 years. Eventually, they…

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Do I Need a New Furnace?

December 1, 2018

We’re glad you asked! Furnaces, as you probably know, don’t last forever. And they can be a burden to replace, often for financial reasons. Unfortunately, at a certain point, your furnace may actually be costing you more in repairs than it would cost to replace it. If you’ve noticed any of these symptoms, you may…

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Plumbing Mistakes

November 15, 2018

In Albuquerque, the plumbers at Abel Plumbing & Heating get called out to peoples houses for all kinds of different reasons. Sometimes it is a big and serious situation, other times it is something smaller and more common. Here is a list of the most common plumbing mistakes that we see: Using the wrong tool…

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