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Think Fast: Furnace or Heat Pump?

January 20th, 2020

question-mark-blueDeciding which heating system to install in your home can certainly be a bit overwhelming: there are just so many great options, how do you even begin to choose? Well, we’ve decided to help you narrow down your options by talking about two of our favorite systems, the furnace and the heat pump. 

We think that both of these systems are pretty awesome, and below, we’ve explained the benefits of each. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more (and yes, remember to contact our team when you’re looking for a heat pump or furnace in Grand Rapids.)

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Here’s Why Gas Furnaces are SO Popular!

January 6th, 2020

Brrrr! It’s cold out there!

Of course, then, we think it’s incredibly important that you’ve got a heating system that is going to keep you and your family warm and toasty all season long.

“What system is that?” you ask.

Great question! We recommend having a furnace, particularly a gas furnace, installed in your home! See, these systems offer a number of unique benefits, and below, we have outlined some of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more (and yes, remember to call our team when you’re looking for a gas furnace in Rockford, MI.)

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Consider a Humidifier This Winter!

December 23rd, 2019

woman-sneezesWinters here in Michigan mean hot cocoa, making snowmen, and snuggling up under your favorite blanket!

But unfortunately, winters here can also mean sneezing, coughing, and wheezing! Is this merely a coincidence? We don’t think so! See, as temperatures here get lower and lower, the air around us gets dryer and dryer, leading to all sorts of complications for our health and wellness.

Of course, we think the best way to combat this issue is with a whole-house humidifier! In fact, there are plenty of reasons to have one of these systems installed, and below, we have outlined some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (and remember to call us for all things HVAC in Grandville, MI.)

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So, What’s the Deal with Dual Fuel Systems?

December 9th, 2019

question-mark-blueOwning a heat pump certainly comes with its benefits — these nifty little systems are efficient, effective, and serve as a great alternative to a traditional heater and air conditioner combo. But, what happens when temperatures drop too low for your heat pump to heat your home efficiently and effectively? Well, a dual fuel system is a great option!

We think that it’s always best to be prepared and having the right combination of HVAC systems (i.e. a dual fuel system) can drastically improve your efficiency during a particularly cold winter. In fact, there are plenty of reasons to consider installing a dual fuel system in your home, and below, we have listed some of them for you. Keep reading to find out more and remember to contact our team when you need heating services in Grand Rapids!

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Uh-Oh! Is Your Furnace Blowing Cool Air?

November 25th, 2019

You depend on your furnace to keep you and your family warm and toasty all winter long, so of course, when yours stops blowing warm air, it’s definitely a cause for concern! See, the last thing you need when temperatures dip into the ’30s is another air conditioner!

There are a number of reasons why your system might be blowing cool air, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (and as always, remember to call our team when you need furnace repair in Grand Rapids!)

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Ready for a New Furnace? Read Our Guide!

November 11th, 2019

Winter is nearly here, which means that now more than ever you need a furnace that you can depend on! See, having a faulty furnace in the middle of winter is not something you want to deal with, so if you’re going to get a new furnace this season, now is the time to do so.

Of course,  replacing your furnace is no small task, and we find that many homeowners don’t quite know where to start. Fortunately, though, you’re in luck! Below, we have provided a sort-of quick-guide to furnace installation, that way, you’ll know just what to do when the time comes! All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (and of course, remember to call our team for all things heating in Grand Rapids!)

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New Heater? How About a New Thermostat?

October 28th, 2019

There’s no denying that purchasing a brand new heating system is a great feeling, especially when temperatures outside begin to drop! But, guess what? Your brand new heater is only going to be great so long as you’ve got a great thermostat controlling it!

You see, a simple, manual thermostat is no longer going to cut it, especially if you’re looking for greater efficiency and comfort.  Nowadays, many homeowners are making the switch to smart thermostats, and we think you should too!

Not convinced? We have outlined just some of the many benefits of making the switch below. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more (oh, and of course, remember to call us for your HVAC in Grand Rapids!)

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Do You Need Furnace Repairs?

October 14th, 2019

Now that temperatures are dropping, it is important that you’ve got a heating system that’s going to keep you and your family warm and toasty all season long! Furnaces, of course, are one of the most popular ways to heat a home—and for good reason! They’re efficient, effective, and reliable! But, no matter how great your furnace is, eventually it is going to require repairs.

There are a number of signs that suggest your furnace needs repairs, and below, we have listed some of them for you. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (oh, and of course, remember to schedule your furnace repair in Wyoming, MI with our team!)

So, what are you waiting for? Click “read more”!

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Here’s Why You’ve Got to Change That Air Filter Now!

September 30th, 2019

filterFall has officially arrived! Before you know it, apples will be a regular topic of conversation, warm sweaters will follow you everywhere you go, and pumpkin spice will take over every coffee shop in town! Of course, though, the arrival of fall comes with the arrival of chilly temperatures, meaning you’ll be turning on that heater sometime soon!

One way to ensure that you get the most out of your heater this season is by making sure you change out your air filter on a regular basis. Below, we have explained exactly what an air filter does and what could happen if you do not make changing it a regular habit. All you’ve got to do is keep reading to find out more (and of course, remember to schedule your HVAC service in Grand Rapids with our team!)

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Now’s The Perfect Time To Service That Furnace!

September 16th, 2019

Temperatures are falling, the leaves are changing, and Autumn is most certainly on its way! You know what that means… heating season! Therefore, now is the perfect time to schedule your furnace tune-up! Trust us, you don’t want to wait!

Below, we have answered some of your most frequently asked questions about maintenance in order to prove to you that these services really are important. So, what are you waiting for? Keep reading to find out more! (And of course, remember to call us to tune-up your furnace in Grand Rapids this fall!)

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