The Unfiltered Blog

Celebrating 60 years of business — wow!
August 19, 2015
By Chuck Gassmann, CEO

In 1955, a loaf of bread cost 18 cents and “The Honeymooners” premiered on TV sets across the country. It was also the year the Bell brothers — Bob and Maurice — started a small heating and air conditioning company in Des Moines, Iowa. Here we are today, celebrating 60 years in business.

5 signs it’s time to replace your air conditioner
August 10, 2015
By Chuck Gassmann, CEO

Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy the outdoors, play sports, go on a vacation or do numerous other things. It is not a wonderful time to have your air conditioner break down. To keep this situation from becoming a reality, it’s important to keep your eye on the health of your air conditioner. Most times an air conditioner doesn’t just stop working out of nowhere. Instead, it’s usually a gradual process. If you know the signs to look for, you can prepare to replace your air conditioner before it gives out.

8 tips to save money on home cooling costs
July 13, 2015
By Chuck Gassmann, CEO

As we head into the dog days of summer, we all dread the utility bill going up along with the mercury in the thermometer. With these eight tips, you can keep your family cool and comfortable while saving money.

How long does an HVAC system last?
June 29, 2015
By Chuck Gassmann, CEO

Imagine never worrying about maintenance or replacement of your electronics, car or home — it sure would be great. Unfortunately, we know that’s not the case. Many items we own need to be maintained and eventually replaced. You probably replace your smartphone every two years and your car every five to 10 years, but your home’s heating and cooling system will last 17 to 20 years. For many homeowners, they only purchase one new system in their lifetime.

A little bit of recognition
June 15, 2015
By Chuck Gassmann, CEO

Customer service is our No. 1 priority — and has been for 60 years — at Bell Brothers Heating and Air Conditioning. Our entire staff works hard every day to ensure we are delivering the best products, service and support to our customers.