As temperatures drop, number of calls to HVAC companies rise

Bold City Heating and Air owner says they received dozens of calls for help in 2-hour span

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As the temperatures dip, your heating bills may rise -- and that may not be the only issue.

With low temperatures in the 30s this week, some heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) units aren’t ready for the extra work. Or maybe your unit has been off for months and you just discovered it doesn’t work.

When Marshannon Lewis turned on her heat Monday, she didn’t like what she heard.

“It was making some noises and I was a little nervous," she said.

As temperatures dipped, the new homeowner decided to get help.

“I could not run my heater and I was freezing," Lewis said.

She was one of the dozens of calls that techs at Bold City Heating and Air received Tuesday.

“We got 75 calls just this morning from 7 o’clock to 9 o’clock,” said Mirza Pilakovic, owner of Bold City Heating and Air.

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