GRmetro Heating and Cooling Inc Blog: Posts Tagged ‘Grandville’

Upgrade to a Dual Fuel System for Maximum Efficiency

Monday, February 15th, 2021

If you’ve never heard of a dual fuel system, or you’ve been hesitant to look up this technology, then you’re in the right place. People tend to think that these types of heating systems are reserved for specialized homes, or buildings that need multiple heating systems, but that’s simply not true. Dual fuel heating systems are just another alternative that many homeowners are starting to turn to now that technology is becoming increasingly more effective and efficient.

As your local professionals for all things HVAC in Grandville, MI, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to inform you a little bit about what a dual fuel system is. We’ll talk about the advantages that this system has when dealing with our cold Michigan winters.

By the end of this blog post, you’ll know if a dual fuel heating system is right for you.

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What Is a Heat Exchanger?

Monday, February 1st, 2021

How are you ever supposed to fix a computer if you don’t know what a processor is? Or, how are you ever going to figure out the blueprints for that new deck you want to build if you don’t know how to build it up to code? Our society puts a lot of pressure on people to just “know” things without telling them exactly where to find that valuable information. Unless you pay a lot of money to go to a special school, it might be hard to find good, reliable, trustworthy information on the web.

Luckily, we deal with a lot of people on a regular basis who need furnace repair in Grandville, MI. Many of these people don’t know anything about their heating systems, and while some would like to keep it that way, others are begging us for information. So, let’s discuss what your furnace’s heat exchanger is and why it matters going forward.

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If Your Furnace Makes These Weird Noises, It’s Time to Call Us!

Monday, February 3rd, 2020

In general, furnaces are pretty quiet. In fact, you might even forget it’s there! So, when your system suddenly starts making weird noises, it can definitely be a cause for concern!

See, there are plenty of sounds that you don’t want to hear from your furnace, and below, we have outlined a few of them. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more… Oh! And of course, remember to call our team when you need furnace repair in Grandville, MI. 

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Consider a Humidifier This Winter!

Monday, 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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Boost Your AC Efficiency with these COOL Tricks!

Monday, 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

Monday, 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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Don’t Leave a Dirty Filter in Your Furnace

Monday, December 10th, 2018

If you own a furnace, you know how satisfying it can be when it kicks on and provides you with all the heat you desire. So, when something goes awry, you might begin to panic. However, there are some things that you can do to avoid a furnace malfunction. No, we don’t expect you to understand the inner-workings of your system, but we do want you to be aware of the impact that one little component has on your entire furnace system – we are talking about your air filter.

Here at GRmetro Heating & Cooling, we can’t stress enough the importance of having your air filters regularly changed by an HVAC professional. Many homeowners minimize the importance of changing their air filters, so it might only be changed during their annual maintenance visit. But air filters need to be changed every 1-3 months to keep the furnace running efficiently and effectively. Failure to do so can result in some pretty negative side effects. If you are overdue for an air filter replacement, don’t wait any longer.

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