Archive for June, 2016

Things to Consider When Purchasing a Generator

Monday, June 27th, 2016

Whether summer or winter, the weather can wreak havoc on us any time of the year. Nowhere is this more apparent than with our electrical system, which can leave you cut off and helpless in a time of crisis. The solution is to enhance your home’s self-sufficiency with the installation of a generator, helping you weather any larger issue in safety and comfort. A trained technician can install and maintain a new generator here in your Flint, MI home, and if you’ve decided to purchase one, we can help make it happen. But before we put your new generator in, there are a few things to consider. Once they’re worked out, we can proceed swiftly and effectively with your new purchase. (more…)

The Best Ways to Use Your Thermostat

Monday, June 20th, 2016

The heat is on here in Davison, MI, and that means you’re going to be using your air conditioner almost every day between now and the end of summer. Your thermostat serves as the control mechanism for it, and as such, you can do wonders for efficiency and cost saving simply by making judicial use of some basic controls. The more you familiarize yourself with the best ways to use your thermostat, the more it can save you money. (more…)

Why Is There Frost on My AC Coils?

Monday, June 13th, 2016

If you’ve ever checked the internal components of your air conditioner, you may have noticed frost or ice forming on the coils. You might not think that this is unusual. After all, summers in Flint, MI get very hot and if your AC is working hard to keep your home cool, it feels like a very natural development. In point of fact, however, the ice is a sign of a serious problem in your system. Never try to scrape it off — the source of the problem lies elsewhere and all you’ll do is damage the coils — but instead, turn the system off and call in a repair service. (more…)

Troubleshoot Before Calling in AC Repair

Monday, June 6th, 2016

You may have heard, and it bears repeating, that only trained technicians should attempt air conditioning repairs. Air conditioners are complex pieces of equipment which require specific, applied knowledge to fix, and the presence of refrigerant can pose an active hazard to those who aren’t properly licensed. But that doesn’t mean you can’t do a little easy troubleshooting when your air conditioning breaks down. In some cases, it may be a problem that anyone can fix, saving you the cost of a service call and restoring your air conditioner quickly. None of them involve more than a few simple checks, and even if repairs are required, you’ll know that the call is absolutely necessary. (more…)