The Unfiltered Blog

3 reasons to consider a heat pump with gas furnace
October 21, 2019
By Jason Gassmann, President

If you’re looking to upgrade your current HVAC system and are researching the difference between a heat pump and a gas furnace, there’s a good chance you are finding articles online that discuss the pros and cons of a heat pump vs a gas furnace.

Why annual furnace maintenance is important
October 9, 2019
By Chuck Gassmann, CEO

A common question homeowners ask our service techs and sales team: How important is annual furnace maintenance? Our simple answer: extremely important.

The complete commercial HVAC preventative maintenance checklist
September 25, 2019
By Steve Terry, Service Manager

Whether it’s your daily, monthly or annual budget, every dollar counts when operating a business. The larger your retail or office space — the greater the potential to either waste or save money on energy costs. Although it’s an upfront investment for your business, professional commercial HVAC preventative maintenance will save you money in the long run.

What to expect from air duct cleaning services
September 11, 2019
By Jason Gassmann, President

Our team is asked about duct cleaning quite often. While Bell Brothers does not offer this service, we like to help our customers make an informed decision about whether to have their ducts cleaned. When we are working on your HVAC system, we can evaluate the cleanliness of your ducts and make a cleaning recommendation. Let’s talk about why you should consider having your ducts cleaned and what to expect from air duct cleaning services.

How to reduce humidity in your home in summer
August 27, 2019
By Jason Gassmann, President

How often do we hear complaints about the humid weather here in Iowa? Humidity levels in Des Moines during the summer months can range anywhere from 52-82%.