How Much Does A Furnace Repair Cost In Albuquerque?

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Having issues with your furnace? Think it may be time to call in professional help? If so, you’re probably asking yourself, “how much will a furnace repair cost?” While it’s nearly impossible to give an exact price of a furnace repair without having an HVAC professional diagnose the issue, the cost to repair a furnace can range anywhere from $120 … Read More

Why is my Furnace Making Knocking Sounds?


You start your furnace up on a cold morning and… What is that? It sounds like a house-elf is trying to break out of your furnace. If you hear knocking, banging or squeaking sounds in your furnace, it’s a sign that something is wrong.

Everything You Need to Know About Your Furnace


Being a knowledgeable homeowner empowers you to make informed decisions about your home, so it’s important to know the basics about your furnace. According to, “heating is the largest expense in the average U.S home, accounting for about 45% of energy [costs].” Knowing more about your furnace will help keep your furnace running well, saving you time and money. … Read More

Top 11 Heating Problems

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The cold weather probably has you thinking about your heater and it’s important to keep your home warm for you and your family. Sometimes, your furnace has a hiccup and doesn’t work quite like it’s supposed to. We’ve compiled a list with 11 of the most common heating problems that homeowners experience. There are some things to look out for … Read More

How to Reduce Your Winter Heating Gas Bill

Save Money on your Heating Bills

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

Best Time of Year to Winterize Your Home

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Fall is here! It’s the time of year when it’s tempting to run your AC during the day and your furnace during the night. Find out what you need to know about winterizing your home in Albuquerque.

What kind of furnace should I buy?


So if you have been researching furnaces you may also be thinking what kind of furnace should I buy?  There are many quality reliable heating and cooling brands available.  TLC installs all makes and models of furnaces.  We are not an exclusive dealer for any one brand.  Rather, we have relationships with the suppliers for all the brands available for … Read More

What size of furnace should you buy?


Most of the time when you are replacing your furnace it is typically replaced with the same size of unit it was before as in space.  Furnace size has two variations, BTUs (British thermal unit) and physical cabinet size.  Most furnaces are about the same size so there aren’t usually major differences when replacing your old furnace.  There are only … Read More

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

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

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.

How to Choose a Furnace Filter For Your Home


The cold weather hit us fast and unexpectedly this week. Which is quite common for New Mexico. One day it is warm and the next day the temperature drops. If you’re like many of our customers you are starting to crank up the heat for these cooler days and nights. The most important thing you need to do for your … Read More

Forced-Air Furnace 101

Known as the most popular heating solution in Albuquerque, forced-air heating is one of the most effective ways to heat your entire home during the cold winter months.

Is Your Heating System Ready for Winter?

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Heating systems come in all shapes and sizes, but winter only comes in one variety: cold. With a commitment to quality service, TLC Plumbing is here to help with some tips to make sure that your heating system is ready to keep you warm all winter long.