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HVAC Spring Cleaning in 3 Easy Steps

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Spring welcomes the birth of new beginnings everywhere. It is the perfect season to turn over a new leaf, so to speak. It also happens to be the best time to tackle HVAC spring cleaning. Get your home prepped and ready for the warm seasons ahead by following these three easy steps!

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Why You Should Choose Central A/C Over Window Units

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As summer progresses and the weather gets hotter, most people will do anything to keep their homes cool. Air conditioners are an essential way to do this. Some people prefer small window A/C units while others like a central air conditioning system. At Bob’s Heating & Air Conditioning, we recommend central A/C units over window systems. In this blog, we will explain why a central A/C unit over a window system is the right choice for you.

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4 Tips to Keep Your AC Running This Summer

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Your home is more than just four walls; it equates to security and comfort for you and your family. When the outdoor temperatures soar, you’ll want to escape to a cool dwelling space. However, like all things mechanical, your air conditioning system is prone to malfunction without routine maintenance.

If your air conditioner has stopped working properly, try these DIY tips to troubleshoot potential issues.

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Can Your Air Conditioner Handle the Heat?

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Hot weather can be unbearable without a reliable air conditioning system. Before temperatures rise, consider whether or not you can get another season out of your aging HVAC unit.

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How to Clean an HVAC Filter

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Your HVAC unit needs a little TLC to work at peak performance. One of the most important things you can do for your system is to schedule preventive maintenance in the spring and fall, ahead of seasons where you’ll depend on your central air system for round-the-clock comfort.

Between maintenance visits, however, you need to be diligent about changing or cleaning the filter. Here’s how:

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Air Conditioning Mistakes That Are Costing You Money

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In the hottest parts of the summer, an inefficient HVAC system can run for much of the day. Older units tend to be less efficient than newer ones, but there are ways you can improve the performance of your air conditioning system.

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Don’t Ignore These Furnace Noises

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If you have an older furnace, strange banging, clanking, and whistling sounds are no strangers to your home. However, if your furnace is relatively new, your unit should be almost completely silent while it operates. Either way, it is not a good sign when your heating unit produces strange sounds. If you hear the following noises, you should have your furnace inspected by a professional HVAC technician.

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Why Customers Fall in Love with our Honeywell Home Backup Generators

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Fall has arrived! As we admire colorful foliage, dust off our cozy sweaters, and sip our pumpkin spice lattes, we reflect and plan for autumn. Is your home prepared for pesky power outages due to inevitable fall and winter storms? We may not be able to prevent a power outage from occurring, but we can ensure your home’s power can be restored! Bob’s Heating & Air Conditioning carries Honeywell Home Backup Generators that will automatically restore power to your home within seconds! Did we mention they’re on sale until 10/31/18? Read on to learn why you should invest in this life (and power) saver before our Pre-Season Generator Sale ends!

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5 Main Culprits of High Energy Bills During the Fall & Winter

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Is Your Family About to Experience High Energy Bills?

Now that outside temperatures are cooling down, it is time to flip on the furnace! Before groaning over higher bills, understand the culprits. They are not as common as you think, and some nearly go undetected! Read on to learn five common culprits of high energy bills during the fall and winter months.

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Safety & Preparedness in Inclement Weather

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Bob’s Heating & Air Conditioning wants to ensure your family is safe in the case the power goes out in your neighborhood due to inclement weather. We have put together some safety and preparedness tips to help get you through till the lights come back on!

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Excellent HVAC Technician Attributes We Look For In New Hires

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Let us tell you, there is more to the job than being certified. While certification is mandatory at Bob’s Heating, an excellent HVAC technician typically has all of the following qualities and characteristics that we look for when bringing on someone new.

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Benefits of Air Conditioner Ownership in the Pacific Northwest

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A home should be a safe haven where one can rely on finding peace, comfort, and relaxation. It’s where we get our best sleep and feel our safest. Owning an air conditioner can help provide your family with the comfort and security one should expect each time they return home. The benefits of air conditioner ownership are near endless and help your safe haven remain comfortable year-round.

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Bob's Heating & Air Conditioning: Ducts & Duct Services

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Bob’s Heating & Air Conditioning aims to provide your home with services that increase the air quality in your home to keep you and your family comfortable. We offer a variety of ducts services that will improve and protect your air quality and keep you healthy.

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How to Survive Allergy Season in the Pacific Northwest

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Do you suffer from puffy, watery eyes? Is your throat constantly itchy? Do you disrupt your workflow with nonstop sneezing? How in the world do you survive this terrible allergy season in the Pacific Northwest? Of course, allergy medications are usually the answer, but what about organic options? Read on to learn a few natural remedies to help you survive this harsh allergy season.

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3 Reasons to be Thankful for your HVAC System this Holiday Season

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The leaves have fallen; temperatures have dropped; now all that is missing is a little snow!—kidding. Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, and the word “thankful” is on everyone’s mind. What are you thankful for? Besides the obvious, there are three great reasons why you should be thankful for your HVAC system. Read further to find out all you have to be thankful for when it comes to your home comfort needs.

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HVAC Tips & Helpful Reminders for the Holidays

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It is already that time of year! Holiday parties are in full swing and the boozy eggnog is still a flowin’. Do you plan on hosting a holiday bash of your own this year? Let us provide you with some quick, fool-proof HVAC tips to help you survive this year’s holiday festivities!

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HVAC Tips for Fall

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Fall is here! As the leaves change and temperatures drop, it is time to ensure your home is ready for the harsh seasons that lie ahead. It’s time to make sure your HVAC system is ready for fall and winter. Regular HVAC maintenance can extend the life of your furnace and limit the need for costly repairs in the future. Have a warm and welcoming home by following these helpful home comfort tips for fall!

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5 Mind-Blowing Hot Water Heater Facts Your Grandma Thinks You Should Know

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Hot Water Heater Facts to Keep You Comfortable All Year Round 

If you are a homeowner, you are more than likely a proud owner of a hot water heater— congratulations! You may not know this, but there are some pretty great facts about hot water heaters that even your grandma thinks you should know! Read on to discover five hot water heater facts you did not know you needed to know!

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Five Tips for Properly Disposing of an Old Air Filter

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Your air filter is perhaps one of the most important parts of your HVAC system. So many of the issues that could cause your system to slow down or stop working entirely can be attributed, at least partially, to an old or clogged up air filter, so regularly changing your filter is an important part of home maintenance. However, once you change your air filter, your old air filter may release dirt and debris back into the air in your home, which could lessen your indoor air quality.

This brings up a question that many people want to know the answer to: how should you properly dispose of an old air filter? Air filters have the benefit of being disposable in your regular trash, but what can you do to prevent all of the airborne debris trapped in the filter from escaping again as soon as you move it? Here are a few disposal tips you can follow.

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