Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning Blog

Filters and Purifiers Can Help Your Home

October 19th, 2020

dusty-surfaceHave you ever walked down the street and found yourself hit by a heavy wind full of leaves, dirt, and other debris? If you have, you know how unpleasant it can be to be enveloped in dirty air. While this is usually just a problem with the outdoor environment, there is also a chance that your home’s indoor environment can also create a problem that is similar to this. This means that you have poor indoor air quality.

While keeping your doors and windows closed against the invasion of any outdoor contaminants, this won’t do much to get rid of the particles that are in your home already. Thankfully, our team can help you out. With our help and the systems and solutions we provide, you can get a boost to your indoor air quality that improves your home comfort.

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Do You Struggle With Humidity Control?

October 5th, 2020

When we talk about humidity, it is likely that your first reaction is to groan. Humidity is often related to the idea of discomfort, heat, and mold. But this isn’t always the case.

The truth is that balanced humidity in your home is always better than none at all. Too much or too little humidity can impact your indoor air quality in Staten Island, NY but thankfully there are solutions available. If you are curious about how we can help with your home humidity levels, you can find out more by reading on.

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Kick Off Fall With Heating Maintenance

September 21st, 2020

wrenchesSome people may still be reeling from the high heat of summer but fall has stepped up to the plate and temperatures are already dropping. Most of us can feel safe in shutting down our air conditioners for the year at this point. The next step, of course, is preparing our heaters for the winter chill to come.

If you haven’t scheduled your heating maintenance appointment just yet, you still have plenty of time to do so. With that said, we don’t suggest delaying too long! Getting your heating maintenance taken care of early on is always better, especially because of how much it helps your comfort.

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3 Problematic Sounds From a Water Heater

September 7th, 2020

woman-listeningHow can you tell your water heater is in trouble without losing any access to hot water in your home? Listen to your system! No, your water heater isn’t going to start forming words one day out of the blue. But it does have a way to tell you something is up that needs your attention: it is going to make strange noises that should tell you it is time to call for water heater repairs.

But what are these noises and how do you know that you need to listen for them? We can answer these questions and more for you below. When you are ready, we can also be the ones to fix your faulty water heater too!

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Why You Should Consider an Air Purifier

August 24th, 2020

woman-with-allergiesHow clean is the air inside your home? Is it making you sick or triggering your allergies? If you aren’t sure just how clean your home’s indoor air is, it may be time to take a closer look at your indoor air quality. The quality of the air in your home plays a huge role in your comfort in both the short and long term.

An air purifier in Staten Island may be just the system you need to get your home’s air into the shape you need it to be in. If you haven’t heard of an air purifier before now, please allow us to tell you more about how this system can help you

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No, Your AC Shouldn’t Make These Noises

August 10th, 2020

shocked-by-loud-noiseWhen you turn on your AC system to cool off your home, it shouldn’t cause a ruckus loud enough to annoy the neighbors. While your system certainly isn’t made to be 100% silent, there are noises that are normal in your AC unit and others that are indicators of trouble. If your system requires central AC repair, concerning noises can be a great way to figure out that you need to reach out for service.

Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning is happy to provide the repair services that will restore optimal cooling power for your AC system. If you notice any of the noises we have listed here, you will want to contact us as soon as you can.

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Why You Should Consider a Tankless Water Heater

July 27th, 2020

tankless-water-heater-graphicA large part of providing these effective and helpful solutions is going to come from keeping our customers informed too. We don’t want you trying to figure out what kind of service call you are making without the necessary information at hand. After all the more you know the faster and more efficient the service can be for everyone involved meaning you get your home back to normal as quickly as possible.

In the interest of keeping you informed, we’d like to tell you a bit more about how to tell you need a water heater replacement and let you know that you have more than one option for your next system.

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When to Call for AC Repairs

July 13th, 2020

wrenchesSummer is when you need your air conditioner the most, which means it is also when you really need a reliable source for air conditioning service in case something goes wrong. If there is a problem with your AC system, the sooner you get it taken care of the better off your home comfort will be. But do you know when the time has come to reach out for repairs? If not, we can help with that too.

That’s right, we provide services and reliable information! Your comfort is important to us after all so we want to make sure you know what instances work for you to contact us for professional air conditioning service.

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How Does a UV Light Benefit You?

June 29th, 2020

uv-lightThis is the time of year when many people are enjoying some extra UV rays in the form of spending time outside and soaking up some sun. Sunshine and the UV light it contains provides us with warmth and, if we aren’t careful, a nice sunburn. But did you know it can also be used inside your house?

No, we aren’t saying you need to grab a UV light to scan the surfaces in your house for germs. But there is a way to add a UV light in your home that actually can help your health and your indoor air quality in the long run. Interested to learn more? Just read on.

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Boost Your Energy Efficiency With These Tips

June 15th, 2020

air-conditioner-on-leavesStaten Island has started quickly heat up. This means that you went from the days of enjoying the break in the cool temperatures to racing for the thermostat to get the air conditioner running again. Thankfully, you have a good air conditioner that is running correctly and able to do its job. That doesn’t mean you should just turn on your system and leave it be the rest of the season, though.

If you want to most out of your air conditioner, you should incorporate a few tactics to your regular habits to ensure you are doing everything possible to make your home efficient. We have some great tips for you here so you can get the most efficient and effective cooling power out of your AC.

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