Archive for January, 2016

Eliminate Cold Spots in Your Home

Monday, January 25th, 2016

It’s a fairly common experience here in Flint, MI: you walk through a home that you think is toasty and warm only to find an unexpected dip in temperature: a cold spot. Cold spots have existed for as long as there have been houses for them to exist in, and while many of us love to attribute them to something supernatural like ghosts or spirits, in truth, most cold spots are caused by issues within your heating and air conditioning system. While much less fun that a spectral presence in your home, it also means that the cold spot can be corrected with a session from a trained technician. You can eliminate cold spots in your home first by understanding how they’re caused, then summoning the proper service to take care of the problem. (more…)

Things to Consider When Installing a New Generator

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Winter in Flint, MI is as cold as they come, and when blizzards hit, you can’t be sure that your electric power won’t get knocked out. A good generator is the perfect way to keep your home powered and comfortable during a crisis, and there are reliable companies nearby to install and service it for you. Before you pull the trigger on such a purchase, however, consider your options carefully, and look for a specific heater that’s going to meet your needs. Here are a few things to consider when installing a new generator, which your service technician can help you answer. (more…)

Different Types of Air Cleaners

Monday, January 11th, 2016

We’re in the throes of January here in Flint, MI, which means that the air will be dry and sensitive family members in your household may be suffering from a frequency of colds, asthma attacks and the like. Dust in the air can make such conditions worse, and when the thaw comes there will be pollen and mold to continue the irritation. You can help put a stop to that by seriously considering the nature of your air cleaners, and taking steps to ensure that your house has the right type to suit your needs. Here’s a quick breakdown of different types of air cleaners which you should consider this winter. (more…)

3 Upgrades to Help Your Heating System this Winter

Monday, January 4th, 2016

Winter has come to Flint, MI again, and with it comes the need to run your heater every day to keep warm. A reliable heater can be your best friend this time of the year, but with that heating often comes higher bills. Replacing your heater many not be an option, and if it’s running fine there’s certainly no reason to. But you may want to consider an upgrade or two to help it function at its best. When installed by a professional, upgrades to your heater can make a big difference in the bottom line, as well as providing other amenities that can improve your quality of life. Here are 3 of them to think about this winter. (more…)