The Bell Brothers – 100% Satisfaction Guarantee

You may have already heard about Bell Brothers Plumbing, Heating & Air-Conditioning because of the owners – Jerry Bell and Kenny Bell – also known locally as “The No Surprise Guys”® They began the business more than 20 years ago as the owners and sole employees. Over the years the business has grown…

The Benefits of a Programmable Thermostat

Have you heard about programmable thermostats? A programmable thermostat performs two simple but very effective functions. It regulates your air conditioners call for cool air during periods of warm temperatures and the opposite for your furnace when the weather is cool. As an example: If your home is unoccupied during certain…

Winter Insulation Tips

Some insulation systems do not entirely serve the purpose of keeping homes warm in the winter, and insulation products of the past are no guarantee that all pockets of air will ever be completely sealed. Attics and fireplaces are two major areas in a home that should be examined closely…

Home Heating Tips

Many different things can combine to making heating a home in the winter more costly and problematic than usual. Homeowners need to pay special attention to the heating system and some other parts of the home in order to heat the house efficiently. There are a few tips that will…

101 on Home Heating System Parts

Most homes have an HVAC system to produce heat, which combines heat and air into one ventilating system using ducts to distribute the cooled or heated air. The furnace is the main functioning part of an HVAC system. Furnaces run off of either electricity or a gas burner, but whichever…

Jobs in HVAC

Jobs in the HVAC (heating, ventilating, and air conditioning) fields are stable with steady demand. Residential buildings, office buildings, hospitals, and large manufacturing plants all use some form of HVAC to create a safe and comfortable environment. HVAC technicians install, maintain, and repair the parts of a HVAC system, which…

The Best Furnace Air Filters

During the cool and cold weather months of the year, many of us rely on the furnace in our home to keep us warm and comfortable. Yet most people do not put much thought into the care or maintenance of the furnace. This oversight can be a costly mistake, however,…

When Is it Time to Replace my Furnace Filter?

Many home owners are somewhat confused when it comes to how often they should replace their furnace filters. The average manufacturer’s guideline is every 90 days, or three months. This is a fairly good recommendation for most filter systems and homes, but in reality there are a lot of factors…

A Guide to Changing Furnace Filters

  Any modern forced-air furnace system will almost certainly have an air filter, and changing it regularly is an easy way to reduce heating and cooling costs, improve your home’s air quality, and avoid unnecessary and costly repairs over time. This is especially important for those with respiratory problems or…

How to Troubleshoot Your Home Heater

The main heater, or furnace, in a home can succumb to any number of failures. Troubleshooting is the first thing done by a qualified technician who comes out for repairs. There are some basic troubleshooting steps most any homeowner can do on his own. Simple troubleshooting makes it clear whether…