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Is a Tankless Water Heater Right For You?

July 26th, 2021

If you are in the market for a new water heater system, you should consider the options available to you. Tankless water heaters have become very popular with homeowners due to their low running costs. There is no loss of heat for stored water as there is no tank. The heater turns on as soon as you turn the tap on, and it warms up the water. While it does require more power while running, the tankless system consumes significantly less power overall.

It would be a good idea to install a tankless water heater in Staten Island, NY. The winters can be quite chilly here and a good quality tankless heater would significantly lower your energy bills.

Here are some of the major benefits of installing a tankless water heater.

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4 Indicators It Is Time For a New Water Heater

July 12th, 2021

cold-water-showerTaking a voluntary cool shower after a workout or at the end of a hot day is one thing. Getting surprised by icy water hitting you when you were hoping for lukewarm water is another. In the first situation you probably would have no worries in regards to your water heater while, in the second situation, you may find yourself hunting for a new water heater as soon as you dried off.

Aside from a complete lack of hot water though what are other signs that your water heater is starting to fail? After all, you want to try to address the issue before you are without hot water for days at a time. To help, we’ve provided some key indicators you should know that will alert you to when you need to plan to replace your water heater.

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Solve Your AC Issues With This System

June 28th, 2021

woman-in-front-of-fanAs the temperatures rise here in the Big Apple, you might find yourself relying on the air conditioning system a lot more to keep your home cool and comfortable. If you have an older-style air conditioner, you might begin facing many problems because the unit is not properly cooling your home.

Are you battling uneven temperatures in your house? Do you find the lack of zone control annoying? Is there a new room addition to your home under progress? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you might be wondering what you could do about your AC problem.

We suggest investing in a ductless AC unit for your home and coming to us for your air conditioning installation in Staten Island, NY.

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Should You Consider a Dehumidifier?

June 1st, 2021

We are getting closer to summer which means higher temperatures and hopefully some time by the community pool. It may also mean an increase in humidity in the area. The high temperatures that we see in summer are hard enough but increased humidity makes things far worse. But what can you do other than just deal with it, right?

Well, actually, with a dehumidifier in Staten Island, NY, you may actually be able to enjoy improved home comfort. This system which is meant to be installed as a part of your HVAC can tackle excess humidity to boost your home cooling and efficiency.

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4 Reasons Why Your AC Isn’t Running

May 17th, 2021

woman-in-front-of-fanYou come home from a day out in the heat and all you want to do is cool off inside your nice, air-conditioned home. Once you walk in the door though you realize that your AC system has other plans. Your plan was for it to run like usual and keep things comfortable. Your AC unit’s plan was to…not do that.

This is a problem. Your air conditioning system isn’t running which means no cool air. Why is your system refusing to work and how can you get it operating again? We have the answers to these questions and the services to help.

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The Benefits of a New Central AC

May 3rd, 2021

air-conditioning-maintenance-toolsIf you are running an older central air conditioning system or are using window AC units, then maybe you should upgrade. Newer central AC systems can offer you better comfort for years to come.

That sounds like a good idea, right?

If you are looking to add a new central air conditioner to your home, we can help. You can come to us for your AC installation in Staten Island, then Bob Mims Heating and Air Conditioning can help you out!

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Are Your Ducts Causing Problems?

April 19th, 2021

Let’s all agree on one thing: we do take our ventilation systems and ducts for granted. Without our cooling and heating units, we would be unable to bring our houses to comfortable temperatures. Hence, it is very important that we make sure that there are no ducts causing problems in our homes.

Poorly designed, dirty, old, and unmaintained ducts can cost you a lot of money and affect your comfort. They can also result in higher electricity bills! To help you tackle this issue, we have compiled a list of 4 common duct problems you need to fix immediately.

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3 Perks of Installing a Heat Pump

April 5th, 2021

wall-ventAmong the devices used for air conditioning inside a home, heat pumps are among the most interesting. Instead of generating heat in the winter, they maintain air temperatures by channeling air from one place to the next, and then in the summer, they function much like a traditional central air conditioner, but more efficiently. Today we will go over three perks of installing a heat pump at your home.

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Don’t Forget Your Air Conditioner Maintenance Appointment

March 22nd, 2021

New York summers almost seem to get hotter every year, making the air conditioner an absolute necessity. Temperatures in June, July, and August can become unbearable without an AC system. Therefore, as we wave goodbye to spring, it is the perfect time to schedule maintenance for your AC so you don’t have to deal with a faulty system or technicians who are too busy to get your repairs on their schedule in the peak months.

Today, we have compiled four reasons why AC maintenance is essential for your home comfort.

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4 Factors That Go Into Getting a New AC System

March 8th, 2021

checkmark-greenThings are going to be warming up soon. When the temperatures get really high it is going to be important to have an air conditioner you can rely on. You don’t want to do battle with a heatwave using fans or a small window-unit, especially around here. If you don’t have a good air conditioner in your home already, it makes sense to start looking into getting a system now. That way you can get your AC installation in Staten Island, NY taken care of before the summer heat hits.

Installing a new air conditioning system in your home is no small task. It requires the skills and knowledge of a professional to get it done right. Aside from this, it also requires that you select the best possible AC unit for your home to install. A professional can and will help guide you through this but it is good to know what factors to consider when selecting your new AC system.

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