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Service & Maintenance

Tips to Maintaining Your Furnace in the Off-Season

Just because it’s warm outside, that doesn’t mean you should ignore your home’s furnace. In fact, the off-season is the perfect time to concentrate on your heating equipment in order to protect your home and keep your energy costs low.


Home Tip: Invest in Preventive Maintenance

Home Tip: Invest in Preventive Maintenance

Your HVAC system contains equipment that’s essential to your family’s day-to-day comfort, and it needs to stay in top condition to operate safely and reliably. Investing in preventive maintenance for your HVAC system can let you rest easy knowing that the equipment is working properly and efficiently every day of the year.


A Timeline of HVAC Replacements and Maintenance

A Timeline of HVAC Replacements and Maintenance

Is your HVAC system 5, 10, or even 20 years old and still going? Maybe you don’t even know how old your A/C and furnace actually are, nor have an inkling of their maintenance history. That’s not unusual, but it should be remedied ASAP. Use this guide to get a good grasp for your HVAC maintenance timeline and system replacement down the road.


DIY vs. Professional HVAC Maintenance

DIY vs. Professional HVAC Maintenance | Team Bob's

Regular HVAC maintenance for your cooling and heating system keeps it running efficiently and dependably, and it’s engineered for both homeowner and professional maintenance. Neglecting either drives up energy costs and precipitates early part failure.


Is an HVAC Maintenance Contract Right for You?

Is an HVAC Maintenance Contract Right for You? | Team Bob's

The HVAC system is one of the most complex and critically-important systems in your home, and it needs regular maintenance to keep it working properly. If you tend to put off or forget to schedule service visits, signing a maintenance contract can help. In addition to the convenience of reminders about semi-annual preventive care, maintenance contracts offer some other impressive benefits such as:


Attic Safety Should Be a Priority in Your Home

Attic Safety Should Be a Priority in Your Home

Working in the attic can present challenges. If your attic isn’t a finished space, it’s most likely hot, dusty and loaded with potential hazards. You’ll be a step ahead if you make a plan in advance of a major attic project to minimize the challenges and make it more comfortable and safer for you or the technician who has to work there. Here are some helpful hints to improve attic safety.


Don’t Forget About Your HVAC System in Your Spring Cleaning Tasks

Don't Forget About Your HVAC System in Your Spring Cleaning Tasks

Spring is traditionally the time when we get our houses in order. This thorough, top-to-bottom cleaning ritual presents a great opportunity to freshen up the home and get it ready for the busy times ahead. It may never have occurred to you before, but you also need to include an HVAC spring cleaning on your to-do list.


How to Prepare Your HVAC System for Storm Season

How to Prepare Your HVAC System for Storm Season

After last August’s huge storm, it’s prudent to start spring storm preparation before unstable and dangerous weather hits. Your HVAC system is particularly vulnerable, since part of it sits outside and high winds and power outages can wreak havoc with it.


Refrigerant 101: Understanding the Basics

Refrigerant 101: Understanding the Basics

Refrigerant plays an important role in your home air conditioner, but many homeowners don’t understand what it does or how it’s used. This basic guide will teach you how your HVAC system uses refrigerant, how your refrigerant line is maintained, and what happens when it springs a leak.


Why It’s Important to Invest in Preventive HVAC Maintenance

Why It's Important to Invest in Preventive HVAC Maintenance

Your HVAC equipment works hard all year long to keep your home comfortable, and maintaining it properly is vital to keep it in peak operating condition. While yearly equipment tune ups are a good starting point, comprehensive preventive HVAC maintenance can bring you even greater benefits.


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