Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for October, 2016

What Is a Tankless Water Heater? Should I Get One?

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Forget everything you know about water heaters!

Well, it’s okay to remember most of it—the only part you really need to toss out is the idea that all water heaters use large storage tanks to operate. For decades this was the standard for water heaters—and there’s still nothing wrong with relying on storage tank water heaters—but there are new models available that don’t use water tanks at all. Tankless water heaters are already enormously popular in Europe and spreading quickly in the U.S.

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How Does a Heat Pump Both Heat and Cool?

Sunday, October 23rd, 2016

One of the options that you have for heating your home during the winter is also an option for cooling your home during the summer. A heat pump gives you year-round comfort in a single system, replacing the more conventional pairing of an air conditioner and a furnace in a single cabinet. Although heat pumps aren’t the ideal choice for all homes, they are definitely an option to consider whenever you’re looking for a new comfort system.

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Schedule a Deep Cleaning and Tune-Up for Your Furnace

Monday, October 17th, 2016

Before the true winter weather arrives here in Staten Island, NY, it’s crucial that you have your furnace tuned-up so it’s ready to get to work. Arranging for a fall maintenance visit from an HVAC technician is the best way to ensure that your furnace will operate reliably until the spring.

We’re offering something much better than a fast, superficial inspection for your furnace, however. Right now, you can have a deep cleaning and tune-up for your heating system for only $159. Call us today to schedule this vital service.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Gas Furnace?

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Fall is the ideal time to arrange for a replacement for an old heating system, like a gas furnace (the most common type of heater throughout the country). Most HVAC technicians have slower schedules between the heat of summer and cold of winter, making it easier to slot in a full furnace replacement. Fall also gives you time to pick out the right system in time for the arrival of the first truly cold day of the year.

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