What is the most energy efficient furnace?


The most efficient Furnace you can buy is a 98% modulating variable speed furnace.  Almost every manufacturer has a variation of this type of furnace.  With that said this is one of the most expensive to buy and install.  Also, not every home can have this style of furnace due to various factors like duct system design. Location of Furnace … Read More

Top 10 Most Common New Year’s Resolutions


It’s that time of year again….across America, New Year’s Resolutions are being made! What better time is there to start a new habit or break a bad one than on the first day of a New Year? A blank slate awaits, and most folks take advantage of it! Statistics show that nearly half of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions come … Read More

Carbon monoxide dangers in your home


Carbon monoxide dangers can happen anytime in your home. However, winter definitely increases your exposure to carbon monoxide dangers. Carbon monoxide can be very dangerous so learning the sources and warning signs can help keep your family safe this winter. What is carbon monoxide? Carbon monoxide(CO) is an odorless, colorless, tasteless gas that can be poisonous and deadly. CO symptoms … Read More

Top 5 Computer Security Tips


In honor of National Computer Security Day today, we asked our IT Manager for some tips we could share.  Below are some tips to keep your computer safe.  These tips can protect your computer from viruses and your personal information. 1. Install an antivirus program. Make sure to keep it up to date. Thousands of new viruses are created daily, … Read More

Why Choose A Kinetico Water Softener?


Why should you choose a Kinetico Water Softener? We will walk you through the things to consider when making this purchase and why kinetico is a great choice.

How do I know when it is time to replace my furnace?


When the temperature drops in New Mexico the last thing you want is your furnace to go out and your family to be left without any heat. This situation isn’t one you want to find yourself in. For starters not only will you have no heat in your home, but this almost always happens after hours, which means emergency, after … Read More

10 Ways to Prevent Frozen Pipes This Winter in New Mexico

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For the most part, the temperatures have been fairly mild as we gear up for colder temperatures in New Mexico. With mild temperatures dominating our days, we may not be prepared if the temperature starts to drop. However, Santa Fe residents know that once the temperature drops you’ve got to be prepared to prevent frozen pipes. Unlike Albuquerque where residents may … Read More

Modern Bathroom Remodel by TLC (7 Photos)

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TLC’s Modern Bathroom Remodel Recently TLC was hired to completely remodel this master bathroom in a home built in the early 90’s in Albuquerque, NM. The owners wanted a modern take with the warmth of traditional wood. They wanted to completely rearrange the existing bathroom into a better functional layout while updating it into a bathroom they would love.  TLC’s experts … Read More

Best Places to View Balloons From Balloon Fiesta


When the chill is in the air here in Albuquerque, we all know Fall is just around the corner and one of the biggest attractions for our city will soon be upon us – The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta!!! Each year for 9 days, millions of people from around the world travel to our beautiful state and watch in awe … Read More

Things to do with your kids this summer in Albuquerque

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Keeping your kids busy is always a challenge, especially in summer when they have lots of free time on their hands. Whether you’re looking for things to do during the days or the hot summer nights and weekends we’ve got a wide variety of family friendly things do over the summer. 1. Picnics and Scavenger Hunts at Sandia Park No … Read More

TLC Family Health Care Clinic

TLC Family Care Clinic For Employees in Albuquerque

DaVita to Manage TLC Family Healthcare Clinic Facility Caters to TLC Plumbing & Utility Employees and Family Members ALBUQUERQUE, NM (June 29, 2016) – DaVita recently announced its partnership with the “Family Care with a little TLC” clinic. The clinic, which opened on May 9 at 4343 Pan American NE, Suite 235, caters to the employees of TLC Plumbing & … Read More

Swamp Cooler vs. Refrigerated Air Conditioning


One of the biggest reasons most homeowners in New Mexico choose to convert to refrigerated air is temperature control. As the temperatures rise you may be wondering if you should convert to central air conditioning. With temperatures reaching a high point this time of year, you can easily feel the difference in cooling between swamp coolers and air conditioning. Swamp … Read More

How to choose an HVAC Contractor


So you’ve done your homework and are ready to convert your swamp cooler to refrigerated air.  Now that you have a better understanding of air conditioning systems you need to hire a professional to install and convert your system.  There are a lot of options out there and you are making a sizable investment in your home so you want … Read More

What is SEER rating


What is SEER rating and what you need to know? If you have central air conditioning in your home or are considering converting to refrigerated air, you may have heard SEER ratio or EER. SEER stands for Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio, while EER is Energy Efficiency Ratio. Why are there two energy standards? Both of these measure the energy efficiency of … Read More

Will Energy Costs Go Up With Refrigerated Air Conditioning?


The simple answer is yes, in most cases your energy bill will rise because you will use more electricity with central air conditioning.  However, your water bill usually goes down when you convert.  Typically in most cases though what you spent in water with a swamp cooler you will likely spend more in electricity with central air.  That is why … Read More

Swamp Cooler Maintenance Tips

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Those hot summer temperatures are just around the corner, are you ready? We are getting closer and closer to those very hot days in New Mexico! It is definitely time to get your swamp cooler up and running and ready for summer. Swamp cooler maintenance is essential to keeping you cool and comfortable. While we absolutely recommend hiring a professional … Read More

How much is it to convert to refrigerated air?

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Are you dreading the hot temperatures? Worried that your swamp cooler will not be able to cool your home? If you’ve been thinking about refrigerated air conditioning or central air conditioning but are curious about how much it is to convert to refrigerated air you’ve come to the right place. What is the cost to convert to refrigerated air? We’ve … Read More

What are the Best Swamp Cooler Pads?

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Honestly, this is a question that we get a lot this time of year. There are two different types of pads for standard swamp coolers or evaporative coolers. Each type of pad has pros and cons. We have broken down the types of pads that are available so you can see which type may be best for your home. I … Read More

Plumbing Tips For Pet Lovers


It’s no secret that owning a pet can improve your life. Owning a dog lowers the chance of heart disease, as dog owners tend to walk more. Taking your dog on a walk or going to the dog park is a great way to meet people and connect with your community.

How to choose a professional for your remodeling project


With so many home improvement shows on TV today, it is easy to get inspired and get some great ideas of how you can improve your home. But once you’re ready to start some of those projects you may be asking yourself who’s the right person for this job. Is this something you can do yourself? If you’re thinking that … Read More