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

Why a Smart Thermostat is a Wise Investment

Monday, 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Today’s thermostats are smarter than ever, and we believe that homeowners can truly benefit from upgrading their old, outdated thermostats.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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Time for a New Heater?

Monday, September 3rd, 2018

old-furnaceWe may not be quite ready to start really thinking about the winter season, but that won’t stop it from arriving soon. Before long, you are going to turn once more to your home heating system. When you do, you really want to know for certain that your heater is going to be there for you. That is why you may decide that the time is right for a heater replacement in Grand Rapids, MI. We can help you determine if this is the case.

For most homeowners, a new heater is a pretty major expense. We don’t want you rushing into anything, obviously, but we also don’t want to see you convince yourself that your system’s got another season in it when it just isn’t really the case. So today, let’s look at a few reasons why you may decide to replace your heater before the cold of winter is in full swing. If you do, we’re the pros to handle the job. 

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Can My Heating System Be Repaired?

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Heating-furnace-gasWhen something goes wrong with your heater, you’re likely hoping that the system can be repaired. After all, it’s typically much less expensive to make a repair for your heater than to replace such a costly system. That is, unless you’re making repairs that won’t stand the test of time. Sometimes, it’s simply impossible to repair an older heating system. Other times, it may be possible to repair your heater, but it won’t hold up, meaning you pay spend more money with time.

Of course, there are many times when a simple heating repair is all you need. While you’ll have to call a technician in to check your system and tell you for sure, we want to help you understand why sometimes, replacing your older heater just makes sense. Here’s a primer on knowing the difference between furnace repair and replacement, but call our team for a proper diagnosis!

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How Long Should My Heating System Last?

Monday, September 18th, 2017

question-mark-blueWhether homeowners have just purchased a brand-new heating system or they notice that theirs is aging and beginning to experience some problems, so many homeowners ask us the same question: “How long is it supposed to last?” As you may expect, the answer is not a simple one. No technician can say with certainty how long a heater will work until it fails, but we can provide some information to help you know what to expect.

We also want to help you keep your heating system for longer! Our technicians care about the health and wellbeing of your system, so we’re here to explain what you can expect from the life of your heater and to offer some tips for keeping it around for longer.

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