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

Don’t Forget Your Furnace Maintenance Service

Monday, October 18th, 2021

service-written-on-glassNow is the time to make sure that you will stay comfortably warm in the coming months. Yes, break out the cold-weather clothes and unearth your favorite warm drinks to enjoy. But, while you are doing this, make sure to reach out for a tune-up too.

Maintenance is an extremely important furnace service in Staten Island, NY. We will dive into the reasons below. Our suggestion is to schedule your appointment now and brush up on the benefits of this annual service while you wait for your technician to arrive.

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3 Spooky Sounds That Your Heater Might Make

Monday, October 4th, 2021

woman-listeningIf you haven’t started using your heating system just yet, chances are that you will be turning this system on soon. Hopefully, you’ve already had your heater maintained to ensure it is efficient and working properly. However, even with maintenance, your heater may run into some problems this season.

If your heater develops a repair need, one of the ways you might find out about it is through the identification of the concerning noises it might make. You should get your heating repair in Staten Island, NY repaired quickly when you hear any of the following noises.

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Time For Heater Maintenance! 5 Reasons To Schedule Now

Monday, September 20th, 2021

wrenchesThe weather has finally started to switch things around and cool off. It can be a relief to be able to turn your air conditioner off after a long, hot summer. As the temperatures begin to cool off, it is important to remember that you aren’t just responsible for making sure your AC unit is shut off for the season; you also need to make sure to prepare your heating system for the months to come.

Have you scheduled maintenance for your heating in Staten Island, NY? If you haven’t, then we’d advise making the call soon. Maintenance can be the service that defines how comfortable you are over the next several months. Here’s why:

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5 Things To Love About Our Maintenance Program

Monday, February 8th, 2021

wrenchesWhat if there was a way to ensure that you get the best operation from your furnace with a lower cost and smaller time commitment? You may be excited to learn that there is, in fact, a service that accomplishes this. You can schedule furnace maintenance in Staten Island, NY to get the most from your furnace.

If you are pausing because you know that maintenance is usually a service that is meant for the fall, we are happy to tell you that there is no time like the present! Even late maintenance can help your furnace.

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The Perks of Electric Furnace Heaters

Monday, January 25th, 2021

dog-under-blanketStaten Island can produce weather that can be hard to contend with. Thank goodness for powerful heaters! Not every heater is the right fit for every home though. You need to have a heater that meets your comfort needs without costing too much.

If you are replacing an older heater,  or you are looking to set up your home with the best possible system from the start, it may be a good idea to consider an electric furnace in Staten Island, NY. Curious about this system? Check out some of the great perks that can come with the addition of an electric furnace to your home and reach out to us for installation and any other services you may need.

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Kick off the New Year With a New Heater

Monday, January 11th, 2021

gas-furnace-burners-combustion-chamberDid you make a resolutions list to start off the year? What were your goals? Are you trying to read more? To get in shape? Maybe call Grandma more often? What about resolving to enjoy the best home comfort you possibly can?

Maybe that last idea might seem a little strange but it is a good goal to have. No one deserves to struggle with keeping warm during our winters. If something has been messing with your home comfort this season, despite the fact that you’ve been maintaining and repairing your system accordingly, then it may mean you need to try something new.

We are referring to scheduling a replacement heating service in Staten Island, NY. This will provide better heating for your home without the hassle–a great way to start the new year.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Home’s Heating Efficiency

Monday, December 28th, 2020

checkmark-greenA lot of us hurting in the wallet region after wrapping up the major holiday season. This can make things like keeping your energy bills reasonable an important goal to have. Affordable energy bills are going to make a big difference for you after a season of extra spending the same way that increased bills can impact your budget.

We want to help you stay comfortable at a reasonable cost. That is why we’ve provided some tips below to ensure you can get the most out of your heater without incredibly high energy bills. If something is up with your heating system that is driving up your bills, don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

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Is a Gas or Electric Furnace Better For You?

Monday, December 14th, 2020

cold-sweater-manGetting through the winter season that we encounter around here is no easy task, and it requires a good heating system. No space heater is going to be able to provide the level of comfort that a furnace can offer. Well, it could contend with your furnace if said furnace completely broke down. If that is the case though, you still shouldn’t plan for a whole winter of struggle with your space heater to attempt to warm up.

If something goes wrong with your furnace, your best option is to reach out to us for furnace service in Staten Island, NY. One of our technicians will be able to diagnose whether your system is salvageable or whether it is time to retire and replace it. If you find yourself in the second situation, just make sure you are prepared with an idea of what type of furnace you want next! The goal is to pair you with the one that meets your needs best, after all.

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How Maintenance Ensures Your Furnace Works Right

Monday, November 30th, 2020

wrenchesWhen you think about furnaces what do you picture? Do you picture a big noisy metal beast with flames occasionally escaping around the edges of the door? We hope not because if that is your furnace, that system really needs to be seen by a trained professional.

Furnaces, gas-powered or electric, should operate with a minimal amount of noise, great effectiveness and optimal energy efficiency too. Oh, a no sporadic flames, of course. To keep your furnace in great shape like this, you will want to schedule furnace maintenance in Staten Island, NY on an annual basis. This service will help ensure your system works the way it should when you need it most.

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3 Ways We Can Help Your Boiler

Monday, November 16th, 2020

woman-with-radiatorWe know that all of us are getting a little tired of being inside for a majority of the time. At least the cold weather helps incentivize keeping to the great indoors. We know that there aren’t many people who would want to spend extra time outside when it is cold and wet. The question that we have for you is this: How comfortable is your indoor space going to be these next few months?

A comfortable home can make it even easier to just curl up on the couch to read or watch the game. A cold home, however, may leave you seeking warmth and comfort somewhere else. If your home seems to edge more towards the “uncomfortable” category because of a faulty boiler, we want you to know that we are here to help.

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