Five Simple Air Conditioning Troubleshooting Techniques

Air conditioners are one of the modern conveniences that make the hot summer months so much more bearable – until they malfunction! When an air conditioner quits working properly, it can make you realize how much you have grown accustomed to the cool air within only a matter of minutes. While calling an HVAC professional … Continued

Purify and Protect Your Home

The recent outbreak of the Coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has introduced a previously known corona viral strain raising health concerns worldwide. This virus strain, while new, is related to existing corona viral strains like SARS and MERS. There are 7 known coronaviruses that can and do infect humans. Four of the strains are tied … Continued

Can you Protect your Family from Viruses?

As everyone knows, the world is being threatened by a new virus called Coronavirus (COVID-19). There are no definitive answers as to its origin or ways that it is transmitted but there is something that all homeowners can do to at least protect your family at home. That is to install a U.V. (ultra violet … Continued

How Should you Buy HVAC Products?

Anyone living in a home long enough will eventually have to replace their heating and air conditioning equipment. Unfortunately, not all HVAC contractors are alike. Most contractors will sell new equipment as needed but they neglect to address the total home comfort issues. Every home has its own challenges when it comes to comfort (ie: … Continued

How Is Your Humidifier Doing?

An integral part about heating our homes is to make sure we have the proper humidity level. For all of the benefits that we get from a humidifier, without proper maintenance, it can also cause a lot of problems. A humidifier can only function when a water supply line introduces water into the unit. The … Continued

Do you Run Out of Hot Water?

Most of the older homes with one bathroom usually had all the hot water that they needed. But with suburban growth and the construction of larger homes with multiple bathrooms this has become a common problem. Luxury bathrooms with two person tubs and showers with multiple jets can easily deplete a standard 50 gallon water … Continued

Do you Feel Cold Air in your Bathroom?

Any time you penetrate the envelope of a home you allow outside air to enter. This applies to all bath and kitchen exhaust fans. A big trend in kitchen re-modeling is to install commercial grade appliances and fans. Some of these exhaust fans require an 8″ or 10″ duct. This can create numerous comfort problems … Continued

All You Need to Know About Furnaces with Variable Speeds

Today, furnaces are built with state-of-the-art technology to provide homes with a comfortable atmosphere while also delivering great energy efficiency. Furnaces that run at variable speeds accomplish this goal while limiting the amount of energy consumed and providing greater air quality and temperature control. It’s a win-win situation for anyone looking to install a heating … Continued

How to Prolong the Life of Your Water Heater

If your home is supplied with water from Lake Michigan then you don’t have any issues with sediment build up. However, if your water source is from a private or municipal well, then you will definitely have a potential for sediment build up in your tank. Monthly Tip for your Water Heater A good practice … Continued

How Can Cold Weather Affect Your Furnace?

Fortunately most of the heating season is not too extreme and our furnaces do a good job of keeping us comfortable. But whenever the outside conditions drop to the low teens or below zero, then many heating systems tend to have problems or just don’t function. Some of the most common problems are: Furnace runs … Continued