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Bob’s Heating Celebrates 60 Years of Excellence!

Bob’s Heating Celebrates 60 Years of Excellence!

Bob’s Heating & Air Conditioning is celebrating 60 years of excellence this year. That’s right; we have been satisfying all of your heating, cooling, air filtration and home comfort needs since 1957. Experience all we have to offer with our refined HVAC products and satisfactory customer service. Read on to learn what makes Bob’s Heating one of the best HVAC contractors in the industry.

Reason #1 – Always Prepared

Bob’s Heating is always prepared. We offer 24-hour emergency service, so technicians can tackle unexpected HVAC issues at all hours of the day. Plus, did you know each truck is stocked with various replacement parts to ensure emergency repairs can be resolved in a timely manner? Also, our technicians are trained in repairs for most major brands of equipment including Bryant, Carrier, York, Coleman, Trane, Rheem, Lennox, and more.

Reason #2 – Trust Certified Technicians

Bob’s Heating prides itself on having highly educated and technically savvy technicians. Our goal is to ensure all customers are comfortable in their homes with the best indoor air quality available. We are extremely careful to screen each technician so that you can feel as much confidence in them as we do. Moreover, all our Team Members are TRUST CERTIFIED – they must pass a criminal background check, a driving record check, and a drug test before they are allowed to enter your home.

Reason #3 – Award-Winning

As if there needs to be more evidence to choose Bob’s, Bob’s Heating & Air Conditioning was just awarded the 2017 Bryant Medal of Excellence in Indianapolis! That’s two consecutive years in a row! The Bryant Medal of Excellence is a prestigious recognition of the 15 best Bryant Dealers in all of the United States and Canada. These dealers are considered the best of the best in sales, professionalism, customer service, and technical proficiency in the whole HVAC industry. It’s no secret when you choose Bob’s, you’re entrusting the best to get the job done.

Bob’s Heating & Air Conditioning Celebrates 60 years of service

Bob’s Heating & Air Conditioning is an HVAC industry leader! For 60 years we have been dedicated to provide high standards of job quality and customer service. We install water heaters, furnaces, air conditioners, and other systems that provide and maintain home comfort in Western Washington homes. We offer installation, repairs, and maintenance by expert technicians who are dedicated to providing only the best service. Call us at (800)840-3346 or contact us online today.

Water Heater Safety

water heater safety

Water heaters are a major household convenience that many people rely on every single day. Although water heaters remain unseen most of the time, it is important to keep in mind that they need regular maintenance for optimal efficiency and safety reasons. Check out our blog for water heater safety tips that you can use to keep your water heater running smoothly and your family and home safe.

Water heaters should be properly sized for your home.

Water heaters should be properly sized for your home, in order to meet your household’s hot water needs and to operate more efficiently. If you have not considered what type of water heater might be best for your home, learn about all the different water heaters that Bob’s Heating has to offer. You can go to energy.gov to figure out how to size each type of water heater. In order to get the most accurate results for your home, it is always best to consult a qualified contractor.

Set water heater temperature at 120° F.

According to energy.gov, water heating accounts for about 18% of the energy consumed in your home. It is recommended to turn down the temperature of your water heater to the warm setting (up to 120°F) to not only save energy, but to avoid scalding. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) pins the ideal balance between safety and comfort at a setting of 120 °F as well. Scalding injuries from hot water are a risk to all ages, but children and the elderly are more likely to be affected.

Keep the area around the water heater clear.

It is important to keep the area around your water heater clean and free of combustible and flammable material. Flammable and combustible products are used for a wide variety of purposes and are commonly found in the home. Some of these items include gasoline, paint solvents, lighter fluid, dry cleaning agents, oil, spray paint, propane, alcohol, and nail polish. Storing flammable substances in the vicinity of a water heater can trigger a fire.

Know how to turn off your water heater.

In case of a water heater dilemma, it is a good idea to know how to shut off the water and the fuel or power supply to the water heater. This is especially important in the event of an emergency or if your water heater is leaking. There should be a gas valve or a disconnect switch within a few feet of the water heater.  As for the water shut-off, most shut-off valves are located above the water heater on the cold side piping. Knowing how to shut the water off can make all the difference when you have water leaking or if you smell gas and have to act fast.

Trust Bob’s Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc.

Bob’s Heating & Air Conditioning installs top-of-the-line water heaters, air conditioners, furnaces and other systems that provide comfort and the highest indoor air quality in Western Washington homes. At Bob’s you will only find qualified expert technicians dedicated to providing the best service. Additionally, Bob’s Heating & Air Conditioning proudly partners with organizations focused on sustainability and innovation, including Built Green, Energy Star, and Puget Sound Energy. Call now (800) 840-3346 or click here to schedule your appointment today!