Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for April, 2017

Before Calling for Cooling Repair… Some Checks to Make

Monday, April 24th, 2017

Spinning-fan-closeupThe time of the year when air conditioning systems will put in the biggest share of their annual workload is almost here. Before the mid-year heat comes roaring through Staten Island, we’d like to take some time to prep you for how to handle those days when your household AC isn’t, well, quite up to the task of keeping everyone cool.

Look, any air conditioning system can break. It doesn’t matter how well it was installed or maintained, no AC is invincible. (Certainly, quality installation and regular maintenance are the best way to prevent problems, but this can’t be perfect!) However, often when people think they have a busted air conditioner on their hands, the problem is a small one they can fix by checking a few things.

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Indoor Air Quality Help for Allergy Season

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

dandelion-in-fieldSpring always brings with it good news: warmer weather! It might come a bit later in spring than earlier, but it gets here no matter what.

But the warmer weather often brings with it bad news: allergy season! After a rainy stretch of weather here in New York, when the weather starts to heat up it means plant blooms—and a subsequent spike in the pollen levels. There’s also a rise in the growth of mold and mildew, which further creates allergy problems.

Now that allergy season is starting, you and other people in your household may be dealing with some unpleasant times because of airborne allergens. Sure, you can take medicine, but we have recommendations for how you can improve your home’s indoor air quality with the help of IAQ professionals. We offer excellent indoor air quality services in Staten Island, NY.

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