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Changing Your Air Filter: a Simple Task with Big Benefits

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One small change can make all the difference!

The spring and summer seasons can mean that many outdoor pollutants are making their way into your home HVAC system, such as dust, pollen, small debris particles, and even smoke due to wildfires. It is important to have proper indoor air filtration to combat these elements and improve air quality inside your home. Having clean HVAC air filters in your home here in the Pacific Northwest is crucial to keep the air pure and protect the health of you and your family. Although it may seem like a mundane thing to do, air filters should be taken more seriously because the well-being of you and your family can depend on them. Below you can learn more about air filter replacement benefits and about our air filter replacement program to get a new filter sent directly to your home every 90 days.

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Why Switch to a Tankless Water Heater?

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Pros of changing your conventional home water heater for a tankless water heater.

Did you know that approximately 25% of the energy used in a home comes from the water heater? Given this statistic, it seems logical that making a change to reduce your water heating costs makes sense for your pocketbook, and not to mention the environment. Going with a tankless vs. a tank water heater is one step that will not only benefit your Seattle-area utility expenses but also improve your home's hot water capacity. There is nothing worse than being in the middle of a hot shower and being interrupted by cold water cascades! Yes, this happens when you take a long bath or shower because conventional tanks are limited to a certain amount of hot water, which is not the case with a tankless water heater.

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How Ductless Mini Splits Can Increase Your Home’s Efficiency

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Keep your Seattle-area home cooler without increasing electricity costs with the use of ductless mini-splits

There is nothing worse than being too hot or too cold and not being able to get a good control on the climate at home. But arguably worse is having to pay high bills for minimal use or having appliances with high electricity costs. At Bob’s Heating, we’re a leading residential HVAC company, and we take your family's comfort seriously. We offer comprehensive home air conditioning solutions, and we want you to join the hundreds of families who benefit from our services today without paying more on their bills. Want to know more about ductless mini-splits for your Seattle-area home? Read on to learn more!

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How to Choose Between a Heat Pump and an Air Conditioner

Our experts break down the similarities and differences between the two

The comfort of your home can often be dependent on the quality and reliability of your HVAC system. If your space is too warm or cold, your family may wind up feeling uncomfortable. Therefore, choosing the right heating and cooling solution for your home is important. What’s the difference between a heat pump and an air conditioner? Keep reading to discover which product is a better fit for your home in Redmond, Issaquah and the Greater Eastside of Seattle.

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Why Hire Bob’s as Your HVAC Contractor?

Keep your family comfortable by working with your local trusted HVAC company

Whether you are looking to upgrade your existing home HVAC system, install a brand new one, or need maintenance performed on your current system, you need a trusted local HVAC company located in the Greater Seattle area. So how do you pick the right contractor for your project? Keep reading to learn why you should hire Bob’s as your HVAC contractor, serving the Seattle Eastside and the greater Pacific Northwest.

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Home for Washington Storms

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Keep Your Family Warm & Protected This Winter 

There’s a chill across Greater Puget Sound, and sweater weather is here. Winter has its charm—we love hot cocoa and twinkly lights as much as the next person. But it can also wreak havoc on homes that aren’t prepared for the cold and snow

Is your home ready for the season? As a heating service provider in business in the Greater Puget Sound since 1957, we’ve seen our fair share of homes that weren’t ready for the cold.

Read on to learn how Washington winter storm preparedness can save your family from discomfort—and in some cases, disaster. 

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New Year, New Job: Start a Career in HVAC

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We are looking to hire motivated individuals to join our growing team

Are you ready to start your career with a job in HVAC? Bob’s Heating & Air Conditioning is currently looking to expand our team in the Puget Sound area! We have a variety of HVAC job openings, from HVAC installers to service technicians, indoor air quality specialists, and more. We offer on-the-job training, so no matter your level of experience, we would love to hear from you! Discover some of the benefits of working for Bob’s Heating & Air Conditioning at our Woodinville or Fife, Washington location.

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Keep Your Family Warm This Winter with A Smart Thermostat

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Enjoy convenient control of your home’s climate from the comfort of your couch

Colder weather is here, and homeowners across the Puget Sound region are cranking up their heat to keep their homes and families comfortable. Staying warm in your Bellevue, WA, or surrounding area home has never been easier than with a smart thermostatWith just the tap of a button, you can manage your home’s temperature, monitor your energy usage, and more. Check out our tips for using a climate control system to stay cozy in the colder weather!

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How to Stay Prepared for Storms at Home

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Storm preparedness is important to keeping your family safe in the event of a disaster

As major weather events have rocked the Greater Seattle area, many homeowners are evaluating their emergency plans and finding ways to keep their families safe in the case of an emergency. Storm preparedness will bring you peace of mind and improve your response when a storm approaches. Discover how creating a plan, making a disaster kit, and installing a backup generator will help you prepare for storms in Kirkland and the surrounding areas.

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5 Reasons to Be Thankful for Your HVAC Tech This Holiday Season

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Tis the season for giving thanks to the hardworking folks who make your life easier!

With the holidays in full swing, it’s that time of year to reflect and give thanks for all the good things and amazing people in our lives. As you sit around the table reminiscing on the year, we encourage you to think of all the people who have offered you help over the months. In a time where a lot may feel unknown, one thing has remained certain: the loyalty and dedication from your HVAC technicians.

At Bob’s Heating & Air Conditioning, our fantastic team of HVAC techs works year-round to service our clients’ homes in Redmond and the Greater Seattle area. We give thanks to them every day, and here are five reasons you should too!

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Is a Gas Furnace or Electric Furnace Better For Your Home and Family?

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Learn About the Pros and Cons of Gas and Electric Furnaces

Now that temperatures are dropping and the winter chill is fast approaching, you’ve probably already pulled out your family’s stowed-away comfy sweaters and traded in the lemonade for hot chocolate and marshmallows. 

It's a beautiful time of year, and there's nothing better than watching the season descend from inside of a warm, cozy home. So, in light of our changing temperatures, we decided it’s a good time to share some information for those thinking about upgrading their furnace in Woodinville and the surrounding areas. 

The question our clients routinely ask is this: is a gas furnace or an electric furnace better for my home and family? So to answer that, we’ve put together this guide to help you determine which solution is best for you and yours in Seattle and beyond. 

Let’s take a look at what that means when heating your home.

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Why You Should Work with a Bryant Dealer

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Get an expertly installed furnace or cooling system that you can rely on

Your home’s climate is a key component of your overall comfort, and partnering with a trusted installation expert provides you with highest quality HVAC products and services to help improve your lifestyle. Bryant Factory Authorized Dealers (BFAD) are some of the most prestigious in the nation—less than 5% of HVAC dealers have received this designation. Why is working with a BFAD so important? Discover the benefits of working with a Bryant dealer in the Sammamish area.

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The Unmatched Benefits Of Home Generators

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Gain peace of mind with a system that powers your home in the event of an emergency

In the winter of 2021, millions of people in Texas were left without access to electricity when the electric grid operator lost control of the power supply. Without power, homeowners were left with no way to communicate, keep themselves warm, or cook for several days. Generators quickly sold out, and for months afterward, the demand meant that buyers would not be able to receive their order until next year.

While the Washington power grid is not as vulnerable, it is still a lesson that it is better to prepare for an emergency before it happens. If the power were ever to go out due to extreme weather or another catastrophe, give your family peace of mind by having a generator on hand to run important systems like the furnace, refrigerator, and security system. Read on to learn more about the importance of a home generator in Issaquah and surrounding areas!

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3 Reasons Why You Should Get Your Air Ducts Cleaned

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Breaking down the benefits of duct cleaning services in Bellevue, WA

Homeowners often wonder if there is an ideal time of year to get their ducts cleaned. Spring is a common time because homeowners want to remove winter dust accumulation, combat spring allergens, and remove pet dander. Fall is also a popular time because of mold accumulation and the desire to improve furnace efficiency before cold weather hits. Many folks get their ducts cleaned in spring and fall, but the best time to clean your ducts is simply when they are dirty. All households contain various, unique factors that can cause dirty ductwork and poor air quality. Read on to learn the benefits of duct services in Bellevue and the Greater Puget Sound area.

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3 Reasons You Need Pre-Season Furnace Maintenance & Heating Service

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Ensure that your family stays warm this winter with a furnace you can rely on

The weather is cooling down and homeowners are preparing for fun fall activities like Halloween, Thanksgiving, fall festivals, and more. However, one thing that you might have neglected in all this excitement is your HVAC system. When is the last time that you turned on your furnace to make sure that it’s working properly? Having a reliable way to stay warm at home will become especially important as the temperature start to drop. One way to gain this peace of mind is to ensure that your furnace is working properly. Read three ways that pre-season furnace maintenance will save you money and frustration in Kirkland, WA, and the surrounding areas.

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Reduce Your Allergies With These Key Tips

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Our experts outline three ways to improve allergy symptoms in your home

Did you know that indoor air can be up to five times as polluted as outdoor air? Outside, air naturally circulates, while indoors, it is contained and has nowhere to go. Your indoor air quality is good when the air is clean, purified, and well-ventilated. If it is not filtered with outside air, carbon dioxide and pollutants can build up and harm your health, especially during allergy seasons. If you want to improve the air quality of your home, read our blog to learn how regularly cleaning, maintaining healthy humidity levels, and installing an air purifier can reduce your allergy symptoms during peak allergy seasons in Redmond, WA, and the greater Puget Sound area.

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Your Family’s Guide to Staying Safe During Wildfire Season

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From staying on top of air filter replacements and more, we break down some tips to keep you healthy and safe

Wildfire season is here, and homeowners are doing their best to protect their property and loved ones. However, even those who are not directly threatened by wildfires can be affected by wildfire smoke. Things such as keeping your home tidy and staying on top of air filter replacements can help to reduce the effect of smoke in your home. Read on to learn how you can keep your home and family safe during wildfire season in the Pacific Northwest and surrounding areas.

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3 Tips for Saving Energy This Fall

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Reduce your carbon footprint by checking out these tips for making your home energy efficient! 

Fall is approaching, and with it comes pumpkin spice lattes, cozy sweaters, and cooler weather. As you look forward to the upcoming season, now is the perfect time to consider knocking out some of those home improvement projects that you have been putting off due to the heat. One way to save money and improve the overall comfort of your home is to invest in energy-saving technology! Check out three energy-saving tips for your home in Sammamish, WA or the surrounding Puget Sound area, by reading on below!

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3 Summer Home Improvement Projects To Improve Your Family’s Comfort

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Create the Perfect Workout Space in your Garage with a Mini-Split Unit and More

Summer is the perfect time for home improvement projects that will bring you joy all year long. Create the ideal space to entertain family and friends in your backyard, or expand your home with an office or kitchen extension. Or maybe you would like to turn your garage into a home gym with a mini-split unit that keeps you cool year-round! This blog discusses three ideas for summer home improvement projects in Kirkland, Issaquah, and elsewhere in Greater Puget Sound in Washington. Read more below!

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3 Tips for Home Cooling This Summer

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Keep the heat out of your home by using your window treatments, appliances, and A/C unit

Summer is here in the Greater Seattle area, and that means temperatures are rising. While warmer weather is perfect for afternoons by the pool or fun family outings, it does put a strain on your thermostat. Maintaining your home's temperature is an important way to keep your family comfortable throughout the hottest season. How can you stay cool this summer? Keep reading to learn three key tips for home cooling this summer in Bellevue, WA, and surrounding areas.

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