Do you know how to determine if you have a natural gas leak? Follow these tips to find out.

August 9, 2022

Natural gas may be one of the cleanest and more efficient fossil fuels we use in our homes, but like all sources of energy, it can be dangerous if improperly handled or when leaks occur. Do you know what to do if there is a natural gas emergency in your home? Do you know how to tell when a leak has occurred? Your Detroit HVAC experts at C & C Heating & Air Conditioning want you to be aware of signs. Natural gas leaks can cause fires and inhaling the gas can cause various health issues, including death. By following...

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Ask These Questions Before Hiring Your Duct Cleaner

July 20, 2022

Dust, pollen, debris, and pet dander are just a few airborne particles prevalent in your home’s air. As these impurities accumulate inside your ducts over time, less air will travel through your home while it circulates. Therefore, to keep your home sanitary and hygienic, you should have your ducts professionally cleaned. Doing so will decrease the quantity of dust that is moving through your home. To ensure that you obtain optimum services for your home in Michigan, make sure to ask your potential duct cleaner the following questions before hiring them. How Often Do I Need to Have My Ducts...

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How Much Does It Cost to Replace Your Ductwork?

July 15, 2022

Ductwork is a set of tubes installed in your home to carry air from a heating, ventilation, and air conditioning system by facilitating airflow between rooms. The thought of replacing your old and worn-out ductwork is an off-putting one for most homeowners. After all, it’s a major project that will take time, energy, and money. However, if you’ve gotten tired of constantly battling leaks, the expense might not look too bad in retrospect. This is because old, worn-out ductwork can cause all sorts of problems you might not even think of when trying to save a few dollars. But how...

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Which air filter is right for your system?

July 12, 2022

One of the easiest but most cost-effective ways to ensure your air conditioning unit works efficiently is to regularly change the air filter. But do you know what filter is right for your home and the unit? How do you choose the filter that will both fit your budget and keep the cool air flowing? Your Detroit cooling experts at C & C Heating & Air Conditioning can break down the differences. There are three primary factors you can use to determine the best air filter for your needs: Size, material and MERV rating. 1. Filter size: This is important...

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Summer is here. Do you know the best ways to cool down your home?

June 12, 2022

In just a few days, summer 2022 will officially begin. However, chances are you’re already feeling the heat of summer on some days. You know the hottest days of the year will bear down daily in the near future. Keep it cool At C & C Heating & Air Conditioning, we want our Detroit neighbors to beat the heat while saving a bit of money on their utility costs, so we’re offering some tips to help boost your air conditioner’s efficiency this summer. Keep your windows closed and covered during the day. Yes, the sun is shining and it’s a...

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Can Weather Conditions Affect Your Air Conditioning Unit?

May 18, 2022

Macomb County experiences just about every type of weather you can imagine. The summers are hot, spring and fall are temperate, and winter can be inclement. Sometimes, weather conditions will fluctuate drastically within one week. With these many different conditions, you may wonder, what impact do weather fluctuations have on your AC system? Storms and High Winds During the spring and fall, Michigan is known for having blustery days. Heavy winds can lead to broken tree limbs and debris collecting around your home. Quality air conditioners have been designed to withstand these weather fluctuations. Still, it is not wrong to...

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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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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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