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Some of the Most Common AC Repairs

May 13th, 2019

Unfortunately, things happen. And of course, when things go awry with your air conditioner, it’s not all that fun. An air conditioner in disrepair can leave you quite uncomfortable, especially during a heatwave. And, it’s likely that a problem with your air conditioner can contribute to costly energy bills, which obviously, is all the reason to make a phone call to your local HVAC professionals for AC repair in Grand Rapids.

We find that is important for homeowners to be aware of some of the repairs that their air conditioners might need during the summer. Therefore, we have listed some of the most common AC repairs for you below. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more! Remember, it is important to schedule your repairs at the first sign of an issue!

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Boost Your AC Efficiency with these COOL Tricks!

April 29th, 2019

Well, if the pun in the title wasn’t enough, we are about to give you another great reason to read this week’s blog: better energy efficiency! When your air conditioner is energy efficient, you’ll spend less time worrying about costly repairs and sky-high energy bills, and instead, focus on the things that matter this summer: like finding the best ice cream shop in town, obviously!

There are plenty, and we mean PLENTY, of ways that you can boost your energy efficiency all on your own! All you have to do is keep reading below! We’ve listed some of our favorite tips and tricks that you can use to give your system the boost it needs.

Well, what are you waiting for?! Click “keep reading”!

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Yes, You Do Need Air Conditioning Maintenance

April 15th, 2019

It’s spring! Before you know it, the birds will be singing, the bees will be buzzing, and the whirring of air conditioners will be heard all over the state of Michigan. Okay sure, you shouldn’t actually hear the sound of air conditioners (as you know, strange sounds indicate your system is in desperate need of repairs), but homeowners most definitely will be flicking on their ACs as temperatures begin to rise. Spring is the perfect time to schedule your air conditioning maintenance services, and below, we are going to tell you why.

You want to be sure not to skip out of your AC inspection and tune-up, as there are dozens of benefits of these services! Some of you might not be convinced, and that’s okay. Below, we have outlined just some of the many benefits of regular air conditioning service in Grandville, MI. So, keep reading to find out more!

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Spring is Here! What Do I Do with My Furnace?

April 1st, 2019

checklistTemperatures here in Michigan have not yet felt so “spring-y”, however, our calendars state that the first official day of spring was March 20th, which means that warmer temperatures are on their way. Of course, the start of spring gets all of us thinking about summer, a time when there is not much need for our furnaces. We aren’t recommending you shut down your furnace just yet, as it is still quite chilly outside, but it is still worth knowing what to do with your furnace when the time finally does come.

Whether you own an old or new furnace in Grand Rapids, it is important to know what to do with it when summer arrives. So below, we have provided a sort of quick guide, if you will. If you are unsure about what to do with your furnace this summer, be sure to keep reading below! 

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Why a Smart Thermostat is a Wise Investment

March 18th, 2019

wireless-thermostat-controlsThe ability to change the temperature in your home with just a tiny, wall-mounted device is actually quite incredible. By hitting just a couple of buttons you can make your home warm and toasty in the winter and cool and comfortable in the summer. The invention of the thermostat in 1883 forever changed the way in which homeowners maintained comfort inside their homes, and since then, technology has come quite a long way.

Today’s thermostats are smarter than ever, and we believe that homeowners can truly benefit from upgrading their old, outdated thermostats. Upgrading your thermostat in Grand Rapids, MI is one of the best ways to ensure that your HVAC systems are working efficiently and effectively, keeping repair costs and utility bills to a minimum. In case you are not yet convinced, we have highlighted just some of the reasons why investing in a smart thermostat is a smart idea. Keep reading below to find out more. 

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Heating 101: Selecting a New Furnace

March 4th, 2019

checklistWinter isn’t going anywhere any time soon, so over the next couple of months, you’re going to be using your furnace quite consistently. But, what happens if your furnace can no longer keep up with your household’s heating demands? Certainly, having a faulty furnace in the middle of the winter is not something you should ever have to deal with… so what do you do?

If you are dealing with a fussy furnace, it might just be that it is time for a replacement. Selecting a new furnace is no small task, which is why it is best to speak with a professional before you make any final decisions. Below, we have provided a “quick guide” for selecting and installing a new furnace in your home. Keep reading to learn more!

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Why Your Indoor Air Quality is Worse Than You Think

February 18th, 2019

We often think of our homes as a safe haven, free from the dirt, debris, allergens, and germs that live in the outside world. However, what many homeowners don’t know is that the quality of the air inside their homes is actually a lot worse than they’d like to believe. There are a number of factors that contribute to poor indoor air quality, and this week, we are going to be discussing them.

Of course, we are not trying to suggest that your home is a dangerous battlefield. But, it is important to be aware of the factors that contribute to reduced indoor air quality in order to help improve it. Keep reading below to learn more! 

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How Prompt Heating Repairs Benefit You

February 4th, 2019

timerOf course, the last thing any homeowner wants in the middle of winter is a fussy heater, and although they are built to last, they are not invincible. Occasionally, you will experience issues with your heater, and when this happens, the best thing to do is schedule your repairs as soon as possible. Sure, dealing with any heater problem can be quite a nuisance, as it is almost never convenient for your schedule or your budget. However, waiting to schedule your heating repair in Rockford, MI can cause further damage.

We understand just how important your comfort is to you, which is why we stress the importance of prompt repair services. There are many reasons why prompt repairs are beneficial, and below we have outlined a few of them. 

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Is Routine Heating Maintenance Worthwhile?

January 21st, 2019

You depend on your heater to keep your warm and cozy during the winter, which as we know, can be quite cold here in Michigan. But, did you know that your heater also depends on you? Waiting until something goes wrong to schedule HVAC services in Rockford, MI can put a lot of strain on your system and consequently reduce its service life. Your heater requires annual maintenance to boost efficiency and reduce the need for repairs. Don’t let your heater down… be proactive and pick up the phone!

Routine heating maintenance is definitely worth your while, so it is important that these services are scheduled at least once a year, if not more. If you are not yet convinced, keep reading. Below, we have listed some of the benefits of investing in professional maintenance services. 

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Why Does My Furnace Smell Like This?

January 7th, 2019

rotten-egg-smell-badYour nose is like a mini HVAC technician, able to detect furnace issues that you might have otherwise been unaware of. Although it isn’t NATE-certified like our technicians here, your nose can pick up unusual smells coming from your furnace, which should prompt you to contact a professional right away. There are a number of potential issues that could cause certain smells, and they should never be ignored.

It is important to be aware of the various scents that a furnace in distress might give off. Although you can’t fix the problem yourself, identifying the issue can help keep you and your family safe this winter season. In today’s blog, we have given you a quick guide to different furnace smells and their potential causes. 

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