Why is my gas bill so high?


If your natural gas cost shot through the roof recently, you might be wondering if your furnace is to blame. Many homeowners have called us, concerned about furnace damage or faulty installation.
But your furnace might not be the problem at all.

How Do I Save Money on my Water Bill?

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Summer usually means an increase in your water bill. Much of this is normal based on outdoor watering, running the swamp cooler and playing in the water with the kids. Here are the five top ways you can save money on your water bill without limiting your summer fun! 1. Have a plumber check for leaks One of the biggest … Read More

How to Reduce Your Winter Heating Gas Bill

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For many, winter utility bills can be a pocketbook pain point. In fact, home heating is the largest energy expense in the average U.S. home and accounts for about 45% of energy costs. Fortunately, there are a lot of simple steps you can take today that will help reduce your utility costs immediately. We’ll also introduce you to a couple … Read More

How to Reduce Cold Air Drafts in Your Home

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Chances are you’re paying much more in utility bills during the winter months to heat your home. Here are 7 Ways to Reduce Air Drafts in Your Home Replace Worn Weather Stripping Replace the worn weather stripping on your windows and doors. Up to 12% of heat loss actually occurs around windows and doors. You’ll save some money by reducing … Read More

Why is my furnace running constantly?


A furnace that is running properly cycles on and off to maintain the temperature in your home. If your furnace is running constantly, it’s a sign that you may have a problem.

Deciding the Best Time to Run Your Cooler

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Every family has their own schedule. Between work, school, activities, and dinner, it’s important to maintain a comfortable temperature in your home. Especially during the summer months! Knowing the best time of day to run your swamp cooler is the best way to maximize cooling power while

Why You Should Consider a Digital Thermostat


Summer is officially in full swing. That means the days are long, hot, and full of glorious New Mexico sunshine. Sure, there are plenty of ways to cool off – a dip in the pool, a popsicle. But, nothing beats the cool, refreshing relief of an evaporative cooling system in your home.

How to Optimize Airflow in Your Home Swamp Cooler Efficiency


Good airflow is an essential component to any cooling system, but it is especially important for swamp coolers. Without proper airflow, a swamp cooler cannot run effectively. That means that your cooler has to run longer to get your home to a comfortable temperature – potentially costing you more money on utility bills.

10 Reasons to Install Ductless Air Conditioners

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When it’s time to upgrade your heating and cooling system, you may want to do more than install a new air conditioner.  At TLC Plumbing, we can recommend and install ductless split systems that provide quality thermal control that is highly energy efficient. So why switch to this system? 

Energy Efficiency Tips For Your Heating System


In autumn and winter months, your heating can use half of the energy in your home. In addition to driving up your utility bills, inefficient heating systems can also pose a safety hazard. With over 25 years of professional HVAC experience, TLC Plumbing has the expert advice you need to save money and keep your heater safe this winter.