Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning Blog

6 Sounds That Mean It’s Time for AC Repair

May 1st, 2023
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It can be very alarming if your air conditioner begins to make unusual sounds. You know that something is wrong, you just don’t know what. But we are here to help. You can keep reading to learn about six sounds that can indicate something is wrong with your AC.

Then, give us a call for an air conditioning repair in Staten Island, NY. No matter what the cause of an unusual sound is, our team can help you troubleshoot the issue and make sure that your AC is in great condition without risk of additional damage. 

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The Benefits of New Boiler Replacement

April 17th, 2023
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If your home has a boiler, you know that it is a great heating system that offers dependability and consistent heat. But even the best heating systems need to be replaced eventually. The question is, do you need to plan on a new boiler replacement this year?

Winter has come to a close, so heating may not be on your mind right now. But if you invest in a new boiler replacement now, you will thank yourself in six months once we are reaching colder temperatures again in the fall and winter. If you’re ready to schedule boiler service in Staten Island, NY, our team is here to help. Keep reading to learn more about the signs that it may be time for a boiler replacement sooner rather than later. 

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4 Reasons To Go Ductless

April 3rd, 2023
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Traditional air-conditioning units have ductwork that helps to channel air throughout your home. But more and more homeowners are turning to ductless AC in Staten Island, NY for their homes. Everyone has their own motivation to do so, but there are four compelling reasons that you might want to switch to ductless.

If you know that you’re going to need to replace your AC system in the near future, ductless options are definitely worth taking a look at. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of ductless and why so many homeowners are making the switch.

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Answering Your FAQs About HVAC Replacement

March 20th, 2023
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We get a lot of questions about HVAC replacement in the area. Before you make that kind of investment, you want to know what your options are, how much a new system will cost, and what the installation process is like. There are a lot of options on the market and you want to make the best decision, especially since your HVAC system is something you have to live with for 15 years or more. 

If you’re thinking about an HVAC replacement in Staten Island, NY, our team is here to help. In the meantime, you can keep reading to get the answers to your frequently asked questions about HVAC replacement. Then, when you give us a call for your free assessment, you’ll feel prepared with a better understanding of what to expect.

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 Is a Radiant Heating System Right For You?

March 6th, 2023
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Not everyone enjoys the same kind of warmth. This matters because understanding your preference in how you warm up can inform how you choose a heating system. You aren’t required to stick with a forced-air furnace or heat pump. You can also opt for a radiant heating system to warm up your home on a cold day.

If you aren’t sure about how a radiant heating system is different than a forced-air system, or how to tell which is right for you, then we can help. What’s more, we can also provide any radiant heating service in Staten Island, NY that you may need if and when you do find yourself using one.

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Is Your Thermostat Causing Your Comfort Complaints?

February 20th, 2023
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Your computer wouldn’t be of much use without the motherboard. Likewise, your HVAC systems aren’t going to be of much use without a thermostat. The thermostat is the brain of your HVAC system, telling each system what it needs to do and when.

If your thermostat is malfunctioning, you may be finding yourself frustrated. This can cause a lot of comfort trouble along with higher energy bills. There are many people who think there is an issue with their HVAC systems when the problem is actually due to a need for a thermostat repair in Staten Island, NY.

Let’s look at how you can figure out if your thermostat is causing temperature control issues in your home and what solutions are available to you.

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3 Things To Love About Gas Furnaces

February 6th, 2023
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The technology behind furnaces has been around for quite a long time. However, that technology has improved immensely over the past century. Today, gas-powered furnaces are commonly used in New York and other parts of the country.

These systems are widespread in their use for good reason. If you’re curious whether you want to stick with one of these heating systems, it may be a good idea to become familiar with gas furnace benefits in Staten Island, NY. We’ve described some of the biggest perks that come with using a gas furnace below so you can learn a bit more about them.

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Is It Time To Say Goodbye To Your Old Furnace?

January 23rd, 2023
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You’ve trusted your furnace for many years. It has continued to heat your home each year, almost without fail, so it makes sense why you have continued with this system. However, the time may have come to finally say goodbye to “ol’ faithful.”

At some point or another, you’ll need a furnace replacement in Staten Island, NY. The key is trying to determine if and when that time has come. We’ve provided warning signs that will tell you when it’s time for a furnace upgrade. Then you can come to our team for your replacement.

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Why Opt For a Tankless Water Heater

January 9th, 2023

Imagine trying to get through the year without access to hot water, especially during our winters. You need a good water heater for your home. Just because your home needs a good water heater doesn’t mean that this will automatically be in place. If you have an old system, you may need an upgrade. On the other hand, if you are finishing a new build, you’ll also need to determine which kind of water heater you’ll be installing.

In cases like these, it helps to know your options. Let’s discuss why you may want to opt for a tankless water heater installation in Staten Island.

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Ensuring Better Heat Pump Performance

December 26th, 2022
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If you have a heat pump or any kind of HVAC system really, you want it to operate at its best. Anything less and you may think you wasted your money investing to install the system. We agree with you! That’s why we want to help.

Aside from scheduling a heat pump service in Staten Island with our team of professionals, you can also look at how you operate your system to ensure you get the most out of it. We’ll cover a couple of details you need to know about getting better heat pump performance below so you can enjoy a comfortable home without exorbitant costs.

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