Archive for November, 2016

Get Duct Breaches Repaired Quickly

Monday, November 28th, 2016

Here in Flint, MI, most homes use centralized heating and air conditioning systems: warming or cooling the air in a centralized location, then distributing it to your home with a system of ducts. The ducts are usually protected behind your walls or in your attic, but they’re a part of your HVAC system just like the heater and they can run into trouble from time to time just like any other component. Duct breaches, in particular, can be very harmful if they’re allowed to persist. When an opening appears in the ducts — either because the ducts themselves become damaged or the bolts holding one section of the duct to another  wear out — it can cause a great deal of damage. And while a trained repair technician can usually fix it pretty quickly, you still need to be able to spot the problem to do so. (more…)

How to Find the Best Heating Service

Monday, November 21st, 2016

Davison, MI gets extremely cold in the winter, and you need a heating system that will respond when you need it to — every day in most cases. When trouble arises, you have to count on the repair service you call to do the job right, and ensure that you don’t experience a repeat of the problem a few weeks or months down the line. Our local area is full of heating repair and installation services, but how can you tell the genuine article from a fly-by-nighter?  We’ve provided a few basic tips below. (more…)

How Does Heating Maintenance Benefit Your Home?

Monday, November 14th, 2016

With fall here and winter on its way in Flint, MI, your heater needs to be ready to perform on a daily basis. There’s still time to help prepare it for the long cold months ahead, however, notably with a timely maintenance session from a trained professional. Maintenance sessions aren’t the same as repair sessions. Rather, they’re intended to address a number of tiny issues that don’t merit a look in and of themselves, but can add up to big trouble if you let them go unaddressed. It also allows the technician to spot the signs of trouble coming down the pike and plan for repairs before that happens. Now is the right time to do this, because it gives you time to make those repairs if needed and otherwise enjoy the benefits that maintenance can bring throughout the winter. (more…)

Low Humidity Can Affect Your Heating System

Monday, November 7th, 2016

Wintertime means dry air and with temperatures falling here in Davison, MI, you’ve likely already experienced the effects. Low humidity levels are a constant nuisance in the winter but they can also adversely affect your heating system’s ability to function. The more you’re aware of that, the more readily you can take steps to mitigate the impact and ensure that your heating system doesn’t have to labor under any unnecessary burdens. Here’s a quick breakdown. (more…)