Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning Blog : Posts Tagged ‘Heating System Repair’

When to Seriously Consider Replacing Your Boiler

Monday, January 22nd, 2024

Boilers make excellent heaters for homes. They provide consistent heat with low energy costs. But there does come a time when your boiler reaches its limits and needs to be replaced with a newer model. The question is, how do you know when it’s time to invest in boiler replacement?

You can keep reading to learn some of the key signs that can indicate it’s time to replace your boiler. But if you have any doubts, you can give our team a call and schedule boiler service in Staten Island, NY. We’d be happy to complete an in-home assessment and check your boiler. Then we can talk to you about whether or not we think it’s time for a replacement.

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4 Common Causes of Furnace Problems

Monday, January 8th, 2024

The best way to prevent furnace problems is to know what signs to watch for so you can keep them from ever happening. When you pay attention to how your furnace operates, you can identify problems before they get out of hand. 

Our team can visit your home to provide service for everything from maintenance to repairs and even furnace replacement in Staten Island, NY. Just give us a call to schedule your appointment. You can also keep reading to learn more about common furnace problems and how to identify them.

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Does Rust Mean a Boiler Must Be Replaced?

Monday, November 13th, 2023

Sometimes rust on your boiler can be easily fixed. Other times, rust can be a death sentence for your boiler. It just depends on where the rust is and how severely your boiler is corroded. The question is, how do you know when rust is too much or too bad?

Our team can help. Just schedule an appointment with us for boiler service. We can help you decide whether your boiler is worth repairing or if you need to schedule a boiler replacement in Staten Island, NY. You can also keep reading to learn more about why your boiler may be rusting and when rust is a major concern.

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5 Things to Love About Electric Furnaces

Monday, October 16th, 2023

When you’re shopping around for a new furnace, you have a variety of options. For many homeowners, the choice comes down to a gas furnace or an electric furnace. While gas furnaces offer a variety of benefits, there are five reasons that we love electric furnaces in particular.

Whether you need furnace installation or furnace repair in Staten Island, NY, our team is who you want to call. We’re the experts in the area and we can help with all of your heating needs. You can keep reading to learn more about the unique benefits of an electric furnace and why you might want one for your home.

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Reminder: Fall Is the Time to Schedule Heating Maintenance

Monday, September 18th, 2023

Before you turn on your furnace for the winter season, you need to complete a few steps to ensure it is ready to work all season long. Aside from checking over the unit yourself, you also want a professional to take a look at the inside of your furnace to make sure all of the components are in great condition.

Skipping heating maintenance often turns into the need for heating repair in Staten Island, NY. And that’s something no one looks forward to. Ideally, you do want our team to fix things during a tune-up before they become a big problem for your furnace. You can keep reading to learn why scheduling furnace maintenance now is a great idea.

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The Benefits of New Boiler Replacement

Monday, April 17th, 2023

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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Reminder: Fall Heating Maintenance Is a Must!

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

furnace-repair-technicianWow, it’s already the second week of September, and that means the first official day of fall is almost here. Although the first day of fall doesn’t mean an immediate shift to cool weather, it does signal that it’s time for homeowners to begin preparing for the change in seasons. One of the most important fall preps is scheduling maintenance for a central heating system. All you have to do to take care of your home’s heating system maintenance in Staten Island, NY is to call the team at Bob Mims.

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Heater Starting to Lose Heating Power? Some Possible Reasons Why

Monday, February 11th, 2019

dog-under-blanketYou just want your heating system to get through the rest of the winter and into spring—but now it’s showing signs that something is wrong. You’re not getting the amount of heating you expect or need from the system, and you find yourself pushing up the thermostat higher and higher than normal to try to make up for it.

First—stop adjusting the thermostat. If you’re doing that, something is wrong with your heater that needs heating repair in Staten Island, NY. Trying to force it to work harder by changing the thermostat setting will probably just worsen the problem, even leading to a full breakdown. There are some checks you can make regarding the heater’s drop in power, but often you’ll end up needing to call for HVAC pros to come to your house to see what’s wrong and then fix it.

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Ways a Faulty Thermostat Can Lead to Furnace Problems

Monday, January 14th, 2019

Technician-testing-thermostatWe’re going to talk about a part of the home heating system that often goes ignored: the climate controls, i.e. the thermostat. Often when our customers call of furnace repair in Staten Island, NY, we discover the trouble with the heating comes from an issue with the thermostat rather than inside the furnace itself. That’s no trouble for us, since fixing and replacing broken thermostats is part of our job. We would like to shine a light on how a thermostat gone wrong can lead to a furnace gone wrong. This way, you’ll be alerted to the comfort issues when you call us and we can get straight to the problem when we arrive.

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Rooms Too Hot, Rooms Too Cold? Why Uneven Heating Happens

Monday, December 17th, 2018

cold-man-with-thermostatYou’re settling in to the winter weather in your home, and the furnace, heat pump, or boiler is working away at keeping everyone comfortable.

Except something is not right … the heater is putting out heat, but some rooms feel colder than they should. And maybe some rooms feel far hotter. Your house has a case of uneven heating, which is one of the more common comfort problems that can afflict households.

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