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

Is Your Furnace Creating Smoke?

Monday, March 14th, 2022

First off, if the answer to this question is undoubtedly “yes,” then we recommend taking some immediate action. Turn off your furnace, make sure your family is safe and secure, and call our team for emergency heating repair in Grandville, MI. Smoke in your house, whether it’s coming from the oven or your furnace system, is never a good thing and can lead to detrimental health effects.

Sorry for the serious note, but we had to get that out of the way! For homeowners that might not be dealing with a pressing issue like this, or for those who are just curious, this blog post is dedicated to how a gas furnace works and why anyone would see smoke in their homes.

While furnaces aren’t designed to create smoke or be dangerous, they can run into problems that make them dangerous over time. Let’s talk about a few of those problems.

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Don’t Do This to Your Heater

Monday, January 3rd, 2022

Let’s face it, as the snow is coming down and the cold is keeping us up at night this time of year, you depend on your heater. Whether you’ve got a gas furnace, a heat pump, or some other kind of heating system, it’s basically a member of the family at this point. No, you don’t need to buy it holiday presents next year, but you should consider changing some things about your lifestyle that might be doing harm to your heater.

Ever since ancient times, there have been misconceptions and strange notions about how heat works. Misinformation and wrong facts are the bane of a high-efficiency heating system, which is why we are here to save the day! We’d like to talk about a few things that homeowners might unwittingly be doing that could be leading to a problem that will require expensive heating repair in Grand Rapids, MI!

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Fight the Deep Freeze With Your Heat Pump

Monday, December 6th, 2021

For anyone out there with a heat pump, deep freezes can be a scary thing to encounter. They can freeze up your heating system to the point where it needs to run a defrost cycle, and then it’s going to pump cool air into your house. This can be bizarre and hard to understand for homeowners that are already trying as hard as they can to fight the cold.

If you’re concerned about heating repair in Rockford, MI, we’d like to start off by saying that the defrost cycle on your heat pump isn’t an error, it’s running that way on purpose.

Let’s talk about why a deep freeze can seriously affect your heat pump (and cause the need to recover), and a few other reasons why you might need to call us for repairs during the deep freeze.

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Does your Furnace Need Help?

Monday, March 1st, 2021

You’re probably no stranger to this question. It’s probably one of the hardest things to answer when you’re a homeowner. Does your furnace need help? Is it okay in the condition that it’s in? Or perhaps it’s in dire need of repairs and you just haven’t realized that yet?

Relax, even if your furnace needs urgent repairs, our team can always provide that help. When it comes to HVAC in Hudsonville, MI, homeowners time and time again trust our team to deliver competent furnace repairs that keep them calm and make them happy. So, we can do the same for you if you need it.

For now, let’s focus on the task at hand. How do we figure out if your furnace needs help? What can you do to ensure that you’re not surprised by a furnace breakdown or furnace repair that costs a lot of money?

Keep reading to find out.

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What Can You Expect From a Heating Technician?

Monday, December 7th, 2020

Alright folks, it looks like we’ve got a puzzle in front of us. If you’re a fan of logic puzzles, or a “guess what’s missing in the picture” types of puzzles, you’ll love this post. We’ve got two scenarios in front of us that we’ll need to pick apart piece by piece, so we can better understand the benefit of choosing a great technician from a reputable HVAC company in Grand Rapids, MI.

In the first scenario, we have a heater that’s on the fritz and making noises which is being addressed by a homeowner who has looked up a few online tutorials and has bought a brand new set of tools from the hardware store.

In the second scenario, we have that same malfunctioning heater, only this time it’s being addressed by a licensed professional from our team. What’s the difference? Well, let’s dig in!

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Is Your Heater Running Efficiently?

Monday, November 9th, 2020

We get it, your first response to this blog post is probably, “how should I know, at least my heater is running!” Well, that’s great! The most important aspect of heating is that you feel the heat throughout the winter. After all, what’s the point of a heater if it doesn’t keep you comfortable?

That being said, nobody should be tasked with paying exorbitant amounts of money for stable heating month after month.

We’re not going to play games—we can help you with your efficiency problems. As members of this community and the local experts on heating repair in Rockford, MI, we think there are some seriously helpful upgrades that homeowners can make to their heating systems. Don’t just take our word for it, and don’t just let us sell you an upgrade. Keep reading to see why we’re the team to trust when it comes to quality heating work.

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Heating Season Problems: What’s That Smell?

Monday, September 28th, 2020

We’ve all been there—the chill of fall begins to make us shiver so we start turning on our heaters for the year. The excitement fills you as you get ready to feel nice and cozy, only to smell a certain strange odor in the air as your heater turns on. What the heck is that smell?

Well, we’re not actually in your living room so we can’t specifically tell you about your smell, but we can talk about the general smells that heaters make. Some of them are natural smells that signal your heating system is turning on for the first time in the year. Others signal that you need help with HVAC in Grand Rapids, MI. Keep reading as we discuss the different smells a heater can make and talk a bit more in detail about what you’re experiencing.

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Do You Need Duct Repairs?

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

question-mark-blueWhen it comes to heating, there are a few things you ought to know. For instance, it’s important that you change out your air filter every 1-3 months. It’s also important that you schedule maintenance on a routine basis. And, of course, it is important that you know just how vital your ductwork is to the overall performance of your heating system!

See, your ductwork is incredibly important to the operation of your heating system, so it is important that you take care of it! (How many times can we say the word “important” in one blog introduction? Many.) Therefore, we think you should know the signs that suggest your ductwork needs repair, so below, we have listed a few of them for you. All you have to do is keep reading to find out more, and of course, remember to call us for your HVAC in Grand Rapids.

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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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Do You Need Furnace Repairs?

Monday, 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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