Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning Blog

Are Your Ducts Causing Problems?

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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3 Perks of Installing a Heat Pump

April 5th, 2021

wall-ventAmong the devices used for air conditioning inside a home, heat pumps are among the most interesting. Instead of generating heat in the winter, they maintain air temperatures by channeling air from one place to the next, and then in the summer, they function much like a traditional central air conditioner, but more efficiently. Today we will go over three perks of installing a heat pump at your home.

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Don’t Forget Your Air Conditioner Maintenance Appointment

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

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

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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5 Things To Love About Our Maintenance Program

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

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

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

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?

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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