Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Archive for the ‘Air Conditioning’ Category

Ice On Your AC Is Never Good

Monday, August 9th, 2021

terrified-woman-thinks-of-destroyed-air-conditionerYou want your home to be nice and cool during summer. Your home should be a safe haven from the heat after all. That said, if your AC has gotten icy, it isn’t going to be a good thing for your comfort. We know that might sound counterintuitive but hear us out.

In most cases, the formation of ice is going to signal that things are really cold (ice in your freezer’s ice tray is exactly what you want during summer). And it is true that the ice in your AC is an indicator that the air is extremely cold. The problem here is that you don’t benefit from any of that cold air because it won’t ever reach you. Ice on your evaporator coil is actually going to hinder or comfort this summer not help it. We’ll explain why and tell you what to do about it.

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Solve Your AC Issues With This System

Monday, 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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4 Reasons Why Your AC Isn’t Running

Monday, 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

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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Don’t Forget Your Air Conditioner Maintenance Appointment

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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5 Tips to Prepare For Cooling Season

Monday, February 22nd, 2021

checkmark-greenIt is incredibly cold outside so why in the world are we talking to you about your air conditioning in Staten Island, NY? The reality is that the cold weather won’t last forever and, when things heat up around here, they really heat up. When that change in the weather comes it pays to be prepared.

With that said, we want to bring you back to talking about your air conditioner. While it might feel a little early to start preparing your system, it is a good idea to knock some of these items off your list now so you have less to worry about later this year.

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No, Your AC Shouldn’t Make These Noises

Monday, 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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When to Call for AC Repairs

Monday, 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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