Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘furnace replacement’

Top Warning Signs Your Furnace Is Too Old

Monday, March 18th, 2024

Your home’s furnace is an essential system to your home comfort, especially during the colder months, providing warmth and comfort to your family. However, like any appliance, furnaces have a lifespan. 

Recognizing the warning signs that indicate your furnace is too old can save you from unexpected breakdowns and discomfort. In this blog, we’ll explore the top warning signs that your furnace may be nearing the end of its serviceable life so you can start thinking ahead to when you’ll need a furnace replacement.

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Is It Time To Say Goodbye To Your Old Furnace?

Monday, January 23rd, 2023

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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Furnace Age—What Can You Expect From Yours?

Monday, December 16th, 2019

cold-man-with-thermostatWe know age is just a number, but when it comes to your furnace, its a number that counts. This is because the age of your furnace can affect everything from it’s ability to provide heat to your decision about when you need to replace your system.

Of course, there are several factors that can affect how poorly or how well your system runs at (almost) any age. What you will want to know when you are reaching out for furnace service in Staten Island, NY is your system’s age and what could affect it s ability to do its job. After all, even a fairly new furnace can fail if something big goes wrong.

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Do You Need a New Furnace This Fall?

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

AC-units-in-scrapyardIn our last blog post, we brought up the need to plan heating maintenance during the fall. The fall is now officially here, and we hope you’ve already gotten on our schedule through our Bob Mims Maintenance Agreement to have your furnace inspected and tuned-up. If you haven’t, no time like the present! It’s still early in the season and you should have no difficulty arranging for a convenient time with our skilled HVAC maintenance pros.

There is another important fall heating preparation you may need to make. It’s not an annual prep like maintenance, but it’s essential you know when it must be done—and it’s replacing an aging furnace in Staten Island, NY.

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Why Does It Cost So Much to Run My Furnace?

Monday, January 29th, 2018

money-going-up-chimneyIf you’re asking this question, it’s likely because your utility bills are arriving each month with bigger numbers on them than you’ve seen before. Of course it costs money to run a furnace … but should it really cost that much?

The answer is, “Probably not.” Hikes in heating costs could be warnings of malfunctions somewhere in the HVAC system or a sign the furnace needs to be retired and a new one installed. But they also might point to simple heating mistakes you can correct on your own. We’ll go through a list of possible reasons you have a furnace that’s giving you the low winter blues from high winter bills.

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Is It Time to Replace Your Gas Furnace?

Monday, October 10th, 2016

Fall is the ideal time to arrange for a replacement for an old heating system, like a gas furnace (the most common type of heater throughout the country). Most HVAC technicians have slower schedules between the heat of summer and cold of winter, making it easier to slot in a full furnace replacement. Fall also gives you time to pick out the right system in time for the arrival of the first truly cold day of the year.

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