Summer is coming. Now is the time to tune up your air conditioning!

May 10, 2022

Summer is on its way to the Detroit area which means it’s time to consider a summer tune-up for your Macomb Township air conditioning unit. While Detroit, on average, doesn’t get as oppressive as other parts of the country, the chances that your AC unit will fail on the hottest or most humid day of summer are high. After all, if there is an issue with the unit, it will probably break down when it’s being used at its highest capacity. That’s just the law of averages. A maintenance tune-up not only helps ward off future problems, it also helps...

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Will Ceilings Fans Reduce Your Summertime Energy Bills?

May 8, 2022

When the hot summer weather comes back around, most homeowners dread the increase in their energy bills due to running their air conditioning systems. If you’re like most homeowners, you’re always looking for ways to keep your energy costs to a minimum. One of the best ways to do this is to install ceiling fans throughout your home. Where Should You Install Ceiling Fans? Installing ceiling fans in every single room of your home can be expensive and truly overkill. It’s best to stick to the most trafficked rooms of your home. For most homeowners, these will include your bedrooms,...

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5 Ways Smart Technology Is Driving the HVAC Industry

May 2, 2022

In the recent past, we have seen a lot of changes in different industries thanks to the revolution brought about by the Internet of Things (IoT) technology. Some of the significant changes are evident in the residential and commercial HVAC systems. The HVAC sector has developed from simple thermostats with very simple features to include a wide range of sensors that provide apps and algorithms with data to make remote changes. IoT gadgets and appliances communicate and evaluate data to improve and monitor systems. The collected information is vital for maintenance planning, optimization, and automation of the systems found in...

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How Do HRV/ERV Systems Work? Everything You Need to Know

April 18, 2022

Fixing tightly sealed doors and windows and insulating solid walls and floors can help to prevent temperature loss in your home. However, removing these same air gaps can also reduce your home’s ability to get rid of old, stale air and replace it with fresh outdoor air. Because of this, many HVAC companies recommend adding ventilation systems to your home to keep airflow moving in a positive way. Mechanical ventilation systems enable the control of impurities and pollutants, control air regulation, reduce damp conditions, and draw excess temperature. This article will discuss the working principle of HRV/ERV systems, how to...

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Spring cleaning? Don’t forget the HVAC system!

April 12, 2022

After a long season of closing our homes to protect us from the cold Detroit winter, many of us make a habit of cleaning out our stale houses in the spring. And, one of the best ways to really clean a home is to clear out our HVAC systems of the dust and dirt it’s gathered from a season of providing us with heat. A good cleaning will also help prepare your air conditioning unit to run without issue during the upcoming summer months. Homeowners should try these four tips to give their HVAC system the same deep-cleaning they give...

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6 Potential Solutions for Uneven Household Temperatures

April 3, 2022

Experiencing hot and cold spots in your household is a problem that’s both frustrating and extremely common. Ideally, you should be able to count on the climate around your living space being relatively consistent, regardless of the weather outside. If you’re suddenly noticing that certain rooms are more comfortable than others or that certain sections of the house aren’t receiving airflow, you shouldn’t ignore the problem. Uneven household temperatures are not only annoying; they may also be indicative of a significant problem with your HVAC system. That said, there are several potential reasons you could be experiencing the hot and...

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Can Upgrading My HVAC System Increase the Value of My Home?

April 2, 2022

If you’re considering selling your home, most real estate experts recommend that you make at least some upgrades in order to increase the value of the property and make it more appealing to prospective buyers. The only problem is that it’s often difficult to know what types of upgrades are actually worth it. Specifically, you’ll want to determine whether or not the cost of the upgrade will be practical in terms of how much value it adds to your home. With this in mind, here is everything you need to know about upgrading your HVAC system and how it will...

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A home maintenance agreement offers homeowners savings and comfort

March 15, 2022

For most of us, owning a home is one of the biggest responsibilities in our lives and it is also usually our biggest asset. And as most homeowners can attest, even if you have a newer home and more modern appliances and HVAC, plumbing or electrical systems, there is still a need to keep them serviced and in good working order. This can extend the life of the system and warn homeowners about upcoming issues. A home service maintenance contract is different than a home warranty. Warranties are usually bought through a realtor when the home is purchased. A maintenance...

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Do You Need an Air Quality Test for Your Home?

March 14, 2022

Everyone wants a home that smells fresh and clean. But scientific research in recent years has revealed that there is much more to indoor air quality than pleasant or bad smells. In fact, the EPA warns that indoor air pollution is among the top health risks facing Americans. We often think of our homes as a sanctuary from the threats that lurk beyond it, but indoor pollutants are often more concentrated due to less ventilation. That often results in indoor levels of pollutants that are three to five times higher than the outdoor pollution levels. It is, therefore, imperative that...

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Tips to Get Your HVAC System Ready for Summer

March 9, 2022

As we finally pull out of the cold winter season, it’s time to get your home prepped for the long summer months ahead. One of the main tasks on your list should be related to getting your HVAC system prepped. If it’s your first year as a homeowner or you just need a refresher, we’re going to share with you the top tasks for getting your cooling system ready for the hot summer weather. Get Your Outdoor Unit Ready The outside weather can wreak havoc on your outdoor condenser unit. You’ll want to take some time and clean up around...

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