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

Leaking Ducts Can Total Your Home Comfort

Monday, April 4th, 2022

woman-in-front-of-fanThe ductwork is necessary to distribute cooled (and heated) air throughout your home. Without working air ducts, your air conditioner can’t provide the cooling comfort you need throughout your house.

Any leaks in your ducts allow conditioned air or heat to dissipate into the walls, crawlspace, or attic of your home rather than going into the rooms of the house. This causes a variety of problems, the biggest of which is the harm it does to your comfort.

Today, we’re going to discuss the impact leaky ductwork has on your home and why you should get it fixed as soon as possible.

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Handling Excess Humidity…In Winter?

Monday, December 13th, 2021

water-dropletsHumidity is often made out to be the villain that is trying to destroy your comfort. The truth is that humidity can both help and hinder your home comfort level. You don’t want too much but you also don’t want too little moisture in the air.

If you are looking to gain better control of the humidity in your home, you’ve come to the right place. We have the knowledge and the equipment to make sure you achieve balanced humidity in your home.

Here’s a curveball though. While some homes are working to increase the humidity to keep themselves warm, you may need to look at toning down the humidity in your home right now. We’ll explain more about this below.

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3 Signs You Need Some Help For Your Ductwork

Monday, November 15th, 2021

woman-with-allergiesYour indoor air plays a big role in your comfort. And your ducts play a big role in your indoor air quality. Think about it. You run your HVAC system and, if you have a ducted system, the air flowing into your house has to flow through the ductwork. That means that whatever is in your ducts, or whatever problems your ducts have, are going to impact your comfort and your indoor air.

So, if you feel like something is amiss with your home’s air, it may mean that something is amiss with your ducts. But how can you tell? Here are some warning signs that will let you know if is worthwhile to contact us for help with duct services in Staten Island, NY.

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Boost Your Air Quality, Boost Your Comfort

Monday, September 6th, 2021

dusty-surfaceDid you know that temperature control is only half of the battle for keeping your home comfortable? The other half is your indoor air quality in Staten Island, NY. This means things like dust levels and humidity can and will impact your comfort levels now and in the months to come. If you are surprised to hear this you wouldn’t be the first!

We want our customers to enjoy the best possible comfort in their homes all year long which is why we want you to know about the role that your home’s air quality plays in it. This will also allow you the ability to make a more informed choice to improve that air quality so you can enjoy better comfort than before. And you can start here.

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These 3 Systems Can Help You Breathe Easier

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

woman-with-allergiesWhen it comes to the air in your home, how do you judge its quality? It is probably hard to do so, at least beyond the general idea of feeling like things are a little too dusty to be comfortable. So if you aren’t sure how to determine the quality of the air in your home, how can you figure out where to start when trying to improve it?

You can start right here with help from the pros at Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning. By coming to us you can get help assessing the quality of the air in your home and get expert recommendations on how to improve it. We’ll go over the factors to consider and the systems that will be the most helpful here to give you a good head start.

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Should You Consider a Dehumidifier?

Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

We are getting closer to summer which means higher temperatures and hopefully some time by the community pool. It may also mean an increase in humidity in the area. The high temperatures that we see in summer are hard enough but increased humidity makes things far worse. But what can you do other than just deal with it, right?

Well, actually, with a dehumidifier in Staten Island, NY, you may actually be able to enjoy improved home comfort. This system which is meant to be installed as a part of your HVAC can tackle excess humidity to boost your home cooling and efficiency.

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Filters and Purifiers Can Help Your Home

Monday, 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?

Monday, 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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Why You Should Consider an Air Purifier

Monday, 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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How Does a UV Light Benefit You?

Monday, 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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