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

Is a Gas or Electric Furnace Better For You?

Monday, 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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Kick Off Fall With Heating Maintenance

Monday, September 21st, 2020

wrenchesSome people may still be reeling from the high heat of summer but fall has stepped up to the plate and temperatures are already dropping. Most of us can feel safe in shutting down our air conditioners for the year at this point. The next step, of course, is preparing our heaters for the winter chill to come.

If you haven’t scheduled your heating maintenance appointment just yet, you still have plenty of time to do so. With that said, we don’t suggest delaying too long! Getting your heating maintenance taken care of early on is always better, especially because of how much it helps your comfort.

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Let’s Talk About Your Boiler and Rust

Monday, October 21st, 2019

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When some people think of rust they might picture an old gate with rusty hinges, or rusty pipes in an abandoned building. Less likely to come to mind if the image of a boiler that is beginning to corrode.

Rust is never a good thing when it comes to your home’s comfort systems. Picturing a rusted pipe probably made you cringe because you know it indicates a leak. When your boiler begins to rust, you should have the same reaction.

But what causes your boiler to rust? And how do you fix the issue?

We can provide you the answers below. In the interim, however, we encourage you to reach out for professional help if you think that your boiler might be beginning to rust.

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What to Look for in a Service Contractor

Monday, November 28th, 2016

We live in a world of near-instant information. Sometimes this makes life much easier, such as when you absolutely must know how many seasons The Brady Bunch was on TV. (Answer: 5. I found that out in mere seconds.) But it can also make life more difficult, such as when you need to find an HVAC contractor in your area. You put in a few search words into a browser, and suddenly you’re looking at a long list of far too many choices. How do you pick the ideal one?

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Check Out Our Blog for the Latest in HVAC Technology

Thursday, September 1st, 2016

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Call Bob Mims Heating & Air Conditioning for all your air conditioning, commercial HVAC, heating, indoor air quality, and water heaters needs.

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